Defiant (ability)

Effect

Defiant raises the ability-bearer's Attack by two stages when hit by a stat-lowering move.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
When its stats are lowered its Attack increases.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Boosts the Pokémon’s Attack stat when its stats are lowered.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Boosts the Pokémon’s Attack stat sharply when its stats are lowered.
Sword​/​Shield
B.Diamond​/​S.Pearl
Boosts the Pokémon’s Attack stat sharply when its stats are lowered.
Scarlet​/​Violet If the Pokémon has any stat lowered by an opposing Pokémon, its Attack stat will be boosted sharply.

Other languages

English Defiant
Japanese まけんき (Makenki)
German Siegeswille
French Acharné
Italian Agonismo
Spanish Competitivo

Pokémon with Defiant

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
Galarian Zapdos145 Zapdos
Galarian Zapdos
Pawniard624 Pawniard Inner Focus Pressure
Bisharp625 Bisharp Inner Focus Pressure
Kingambit983 Kingambit Supreme Overlord Pressure

Defiant as a hidden ability