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When Pokemon are traded from sinno to x or y, are the Pokemon assigned a hidden ability, or they stay the same?

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No, transfering doesn't change abilities.

Only Scolipede changes from Quick Feet to Speed Boost.

If a Scolipede with Quick Feet is transferred from Generation V to Generation VI using the Poké Transporter, its Ability will become Speed Boost.

To my knowledge Scolipede is the only Pokemon that changes abilities.

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Thanks it helped a whole lot but how will I get an infernape with its hidden ability?
They came out during a BW special promotion, so it's very rare. You can read here on the methods: http://pokemondb.net/pokebase/223917/how-do-i-find-a-chimchar-with-iron-fist
Chandelure's HA changes from Shadow Tag to Infiltrator, but I don't know if it was ever released.
And wasn't there something with basculin?