Pressure (ability)

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

Pressure as a hidden ability

#
Name
Other abilities
Wailmer 320 Wailmer Oblivious
Water Veil
Wailord 321 Wailord Oblivious
Water Veil
Pawniard 624 Pawniard Inner Focus
Defiant
Bisharp 625 Bisharp Inner Focus
Defiant