Pressure (ability)

Effect

Pressure makes any attack targeted at the ability-bearer - regardless of whether it hits - use 2 PP instead of 1.

Outside of battle

If a Pokémon with Pressure is the leading party Pokémon, wild Pokémon are 50% more likely to be higher level.

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
Raises foe’s PP usage.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The Pokémon raises the foe’s PP usage.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The Pokémon raises the foe’s PP usage.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The Pokémon raises opposing Pokémon’s PP usage.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
By putting pressure on the opposing Pokémon, it raises their PP usage.

Pokémon with Pressure

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
142 Aerodactyl Rock Head Unnerve
144 Articuno Snow Cloak
145 Zapdos Static
146 Moltres Flame Body
150 Mewtwo Unnerve
243 Raikou Inner Focus
244 Entei Inner Focus
245 Suicune Inner Focus
249 Lugia Multiscale
250 Ho-oh Regenerator
356 Dusclops Frisk
359 Absol Super Luck Justified
386 Deoxys
Normal Forme
386 Deoxys
Attack Forme
386 Deoxys
Defense Forme
386 Deoxys
Speed Forme
416 Vespiquen Unnerve
442 Spiritomb Infiltrator
461 Weavile Pickpocket
477 Dusknoir Frisk
483 Dialga Telepathy
484 Palkia Telepathy
487 Giratina
Altered Forme
Telepathy
646 Kyurem

Pressure as a hidden ability