Serene Grace (ability)

Effect

Serene Grace doubles the chance of moves' secondary effects occurring - specifically stat changes, status ailments, or flinching.

Serene Grace does not affect a user's critical hit ratio, nor the move Secret Power. It does not increase chances of effects from held items, but those effects may still occur.

Examples

Shadow Ball normally has a 20% chance of lowering Special Defense; with Serene Grace it is boosted to a 40% chance.

Air Slash has a 30% of causing the target to flinch; with Serene Grace it is boosted to a 60% chance. If the item King's Rock is held, it does not increase that percentage, but rather if the move does not cause flinching (40% chance), then there is a further 10% chance the target will flinch from King's Rock. This means Serene Grace with Air Slash and King's Rock gives a total probability of 64% that the opponent will flinch.

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
Promotes added effects.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
Boosts the likelihood of added effects appearing.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Boosts the likelihood of added effects appearing.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Boosts the likelihood of additional effects occurring.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Boosts the likelihood of additional effects occurring when attacking.

Other languages

English Serene Grace
Japanese てんのめぐみ (Ten no Megumi)
German Edelmut
French Sérénité
Italian Leggiadro
Spanish Dicha

Pokémon with Serene Grace

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
113 Chansey Natural Cure Healer
175 Togepi Hustle Super Luck
176 Togetic Hustle Super Luck
206 Dunsparce Run Away Rattled
242 Blissey Natural Cure Healer
385 Jirachi
440 Happiny Natural Cure Friend Guard
468 Togekiss Hustle Super Luck
492 Shaymin
Sky Forme
585 Deerling Sap Sipper
586 Sawsbuck Sap Sipper
648 Meloetta
Aria Forme
648 Meloetta
Pirouette Forme

Serene Grace as a hidden ability

No Pokémon have Serene Grace as a hidden ability.