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
312 Minun Minus
417 Pachirisu Pickup
642 Thundurus
Therian Forme
Defiant
807 Zeraora

Volt Absorb as a hidden ability

No Pokémon have Volt Absorb as a hidden ability.