Skill Link (ability)

Effect

Skill Link causes multi-strike moves to always hit their maximum number of times. The moves affected are listed below; note that moves such as Double Kick that always strike the same number of times are not affected.

Moves affected

Changes

In Generation 4, Triple Kick is not affected by Skill Link.

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
Increases the frequency of multi-strike moves.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Increases the frequency of multi-strike moves.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Increases the number of times multi-strike moves hit.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Maximizes the number of times multi-strike moves hit.

Other languages

English Skill Link
Japanese スキルリンク (Skill Link)
German Wertelink
French Multi-Coups
Italian Abillegame
Spanish Encadenado

Pokémon with Skill Link

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
090 Shellder Shell Armor Overcoat
091 Cloyster Shell Armor Overcoat
214 Heracross
Mega Heracross
731 Pikipek Keen Eye Pickup
732 Trumbeak Keen Eye Pickup
733 Toucannon Keen Eye Sheer Force

Skill Link as a hidden ability