Adaptability (ability)

Effect

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

For example, a Water-type Pokémon 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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Powers up moves of the same type as the Pokémon.

Other languages

English Adaptability
Japanese てきおうりょく (Tekiō Ryoku)
German Anpassung
French Adaptabilité
Italian Adattabilità
Spanish Adaptable

Pokémon with Adaptability

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

Adaptability as a hidden ability