Adaptability (ability)

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Powers up moves of the same type as the Pokémon.

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