Volt Absorb (ability)

Effect

A Pokémon with Volt Absorb heals 14 of its maximum HP when hit by an Electric-type attack, including Thunder Wave.

Changes

In Generation 3, Volt Absorb does not activate for Thunder Wave.

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
Turns electricity into HP.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
Restores HP if hit by an Electric-type move.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Restores HP if hit by an Electric-type move.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Restores HP if hit by an Electric-type move.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Restores HP if hit by an Electric-type move, instead of taking damage.

Other languages

English Volt Absorb
Japanese ちくでん (Chikuden)
German Voltabsorber
French Absorb Volt
Italian Assorbivolt
Spanish Absorbe Elec

Pokémon with Volt Absorb

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
135 Jolteon Quick Feet
170 Chinchou Illuminate Water Absorb
171 Lanturn Illuminate Water Absorb
642 Thundurus
Therian Forme
807 Zeraora

Volt Absorb as a hidden ability

#
Name
Other abilities
312 Minun Minus
417 Pachirisu Run Away
Pickup