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Swift Swim (Japanese: すいすい Smooth Swim) is an Ability introduced in Generation III.
During rain, the Speed stat of Pokémon with this Ability is doubled.
Outside of battle
Swift Swim has no effect outside of battle.
Whenever the Pokémon uses a special move while it is raining, the move is used twice. No additional PP is used during the second usage. If the Pokémon has a speed bonus, only the first move will gain the benefit of Swift Swim. If the special move is part of a linked move, all moves in the link are performed before they are done the second time.
Pokémon with Swift Swim
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga
- With 39 Pokémon that can have this Ability, Swift Swim is the most prevalent Ability in the games.
- Anorith, Armaldo, and Beartic are the only Pokémon capable of having this ability that aren't part Water-type.
In other languages