Suction Cups (ability)

Effect

Suction Cups prevents opponents forcing the ability-bearer to switch out or flee via the moves Roar, Whirlwind, Circle Throw, or Dragon Tail, or the item Red Card.

Outside of battle

If a Pokémon with Suction Cups is the leading party Pokémon, the chance of hooking a Pokémon during fishing increases.

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
Firmly anchors the body.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
Negates moves that force switching out.
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver Negates foes’ moves that force switching out.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Negates all moves that force switching out.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Negates all moves and items that force switching out.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
This Pokémon uses suction cups to stay in one spot to negate all moves and items that force switching out.

Pokémon with Suction Cups

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
224 Octillery Sniper Moody
345 Lileep Storm Drain
346 Cradily Storm Drain
686 Inkay Contrary Infiltrator
687 Malamar Contrary Infiltrator

Suction Cups as a hidden ability

No Pokémon have Suction Cups as a hidden ability.