Suction Cups (ability)

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Effect

Suction Cups prevents opponents forcing the ability-holder to switch out or scaring it into fleeing via moves such as Roar or Whirlwind.

Outside of battle

If a Pokémon with Suction Cups is the leading party Pokémon, the chance of hooking a Pokémon during fishing increases.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
Firmly anchors the body.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Negates moves that force switching out.
HeartGold/SoulSilver Negates foes’ moves that force switching out.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Negates all moves that force switching out.
X/Y Negates all moves and items that force switching out.

Pokémon with Suction Cups

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
224 Octillery Sniper Moody
345 Lileep Storm Drain
346 Cradily Storm Drain
686 Inkay Contrary Infiltrator
687 Malamar Contrary Infiltrator

Suction Cups as a hidden ability

No Pokémon have Suction Cups as a hidden ability.