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What is the difference between ability and hidden ability?

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asked Apr 13, 2013 by nortorm

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Hidden abilities are gained through Dream World or Hidden Grottos, and are only available in Gen V games.

Normal abilities are the ones you can get by catching a Pokemon in-game (except in Hidden Grottos).

answered Apr 13, 2013 by fondant
selected Jun 17, 2013 by Psychic x
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A Hidden Ability can only be obtained from a Hidden Grotto or the Dream World, thus, they are also called Dream World Abilitys.

answered Apr 13, 2013 by Poke'slash