Illuminate (ability)

Effect

Illuminate has no effect in battle.

Outside of battle

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

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
Encounter rate increases.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
Raises the likelihood of meeting wild Pokémon.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Raises the likelihood of meeting wild Pokémon.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Raises the likelihood of meeting wild Pokémon.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Raises the likelihood of meeting wild Pokémon by illuminating the surroundings.

Other languages

English Illuminate
Japanese はっこう (Hakkō)
German Erleuchtung
French Lumiattirance
Italian Risplendi
Spanish Iluminación

Pokémon with Illuminate

Illuminate as a hidden ability

No Pokémon have Illuminate as a hidden ability.