Arena Trap (ability)

Effect

Arena Trap prevents opponents from fleeing or switching out. Raised Pokémon are not affected.

Raised Pokémon are any Flying types or those under the effects of Levitate, Magnet Rise or Telekinesis. Full details in glossary.

Outside of battle

If a Pokémon with Arena Trap is the leading party Pokémon, wild Pokémon are twice as likely to appear.

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
Prevents fleeing.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
Prevents the foe from fleeing.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Prevents the foe from fleeing.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Prevents opposing Pokémon from fleeing.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Prevents opposing Pokémon from fleeing.

Other languages

English Arena Trap
Japanese ありじごく (Ariji Goku)
German Ausweglos
French Piège Sable
Italian Trappoarena
Spanish Trampa Arena

Pokémon with Arena Trap

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
050 Diglett Sand Veil Sand Force
051 Dugtrio Sand Veil Sand Force
328 Trapinch Hyper Cutter Sheer Force

Arena Trap as a hidden ability

No Pokémon have Arena Trap as a hidden ability.