Adaptability (ability)

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Effect

Adaptability increases the effectiveness of STAB moves from the usual 1.5× to 2×.

For example, a Water-type Pokemon using Surf (base power 90) would normally get an effective power of 135. With Adaptability it would be 180 instead.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Powers up moves of the same type.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Powers up moves of the same type.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
Powers up moves of the same type as the Pokémon.
Sun/Moon Powers up moves of the same type as the Pokémon.

Pokémon with Adaptability

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
Mega Beedrill 015 Beedrill
Mega Beedrill
Eevee 133 Eevee Run Away Anticipation
Mega Lucario 448 Lucario
Mega Lucario
Porygon-Z 474 Porygon-Z Download Analytic
Basculin 550 Basculin Reckless Mold Breaker

Adaptability as a hidden ability

#
Name
Other abilities
Corphish 341 Corphish Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Crawdaunt 342 Crawdaunt Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Feebas 349 Feebas Oblivious
Swift Swim
Skrelp 690 Skrelp Poison Point
Poison Touch
Dragalge 691 Dragalge Poison Point
Poison Touch
Yungoos 734 Yungoos Strong Jaw
Stakeout
Gumshoos 735 Gumshoos Strong Jaw
Stakeout