Sniper (ability)

Effect

Sniper increases the power of critical hits by 1.5×. This means a critical hit will deal 2.25× normal damage instead of 1.5×.

Changes

In Generations 1-5 critical hits deal 2× normal damage, so Sniper inflicts normal damage.

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
Powers up moves if they become critical hits.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Powers up moves if they become critical hits.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Powers up moves if they become critical hits.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Powers up moves if they become critical hits when attacking.

Other languages

English Sniper
Japanese スナイパー (Sniper)
German Superschütze
French Sniper
Italian Cecchino
Spanish Francotirador