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I got into a battle against a wild Wailmer. My Mawile was first in party so it got sent out. Mawile's ability, Intimidate activated, but then the Eailmer's Oblivious took effect and it said "Wailmer's stats were not lowered" or something among those words.

Last time I checked, Oblivious ignores the effects of Cute Charm and Attract and stuff like that. Was it just a glitch or something?

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Generation III
Oblivious prevents the Pokémon from being afflicted by infatuation.
A Pokémon with this Ability will be cured of infatuation if it is infatuated while in battle (such as if it gains the Ability by an effect like Skill Swap).
Generation IV
Pokémon with Oblivious also cannot be affected by Captivate.
In Generation IV only, if a Pokémon is infatuated and has a status condition, if its infatuation is cured by Oblivious, the status condition icon will disappear from the HP bar while it is in battle. The status condition will continue to take effect, however.
If the Pokémon with this Ability is infatuated and is holding a Mental Herb, Oblivious will cure the Pokémon of infatuation before the Mental Herb has a chance to be consumed. If the Pokémon with this Ability is holding a Destiny Knot, the Destiny Knot will be activated before Oblivious cures the Pokémon of infatuation.
Generation V
If the Pokémon with this Ability is infatuated and is holding a Mental Herb, the Mental Herb will be consumed before Oblivious cures the Pokémon of infatuation.
Generation VI to VII
In addition to preventing infatuation, Oblivious now prevents the Pokémon from being afflicted by Taunt.
A Pokémon with this Ability will be cured of Taunt if it is taunted while in battle (such as if it gains the Ability by an effect like Skill Swap, or is taunted by a Pokémon with an Ability like Mold Breaker). If the Pokémon is holding a Mental Herb, it will be consumed before Oblivious cures the Pokémon of the Taunt.
Generation VIII
Oblivious now blocks Intimidate.

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So, this wasn’t a glitch, some other abilities block Intimidate as well, like Inner Focus and Scrappy.

Hope this helps! :)

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Oh okay. Thank you!! :)
No problem! :)