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.

Pokémon with Illuminate

Illuminate as a hidden ability

No Pokémon have Illuminate as a hidden ability.