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Frisk (Ability)

Frisk おみとおし
Unobstructed Sight
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Generation IV
The Pokémon can check the foe's held item.
Generation V
The Pokémon can check a foe's held item.
Generation VI
The Pokémon can check an opposing Pokémon's held item.

Frisk (Japanese: おみとおし Unobstructed Sight) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. Twenty Pokémon can have this Ability.

Effect

In battle

Frisk allows the Pokémon to see the opponent's held item upon entering battle. If the foe is holding an item, a message identifying the item will be shown right after the Pokémon with Frisk enters the battle. If the foe is not holding an item, no message will appear.

In a Double Battle, an unidentified opponent is randomly chosen and their held item revealed.

Generation VI

Frisk now identifies the held items of all opposing Pokémon, regardless of position.

Outside of battle

Frisk has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Frisk

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm Competitive Frisk
Sentret Sentret Normal Normal Run Away Keen Eye Frisk
Furret Furret Normal Normal Run Away Keen Eye Frisk
Yanma Yanma Bug Flying Speed Boost Compound Eyes Frisk
Stantler Stantler Normal Normal Intimidate Frisk Sap Sipper
Shuppet Shuppet Ghost Ghost Insomnia Frisk Cursed Body
Banette Banette Ghost Ghost Insomnia Frisk Cursed Body
Duskull Duskull Ghost Ghost Levitate None Frisk
Dusclops Dusclops Ghost Ghost Pressure None Frisk
Yanmega Yanmega Bug Flying Speed Boost Tinted Lens Frisk
Dusknoir Dusknoir Ghost Ghost Pressure None Frisk
Gothita Gothita Psychic Psychic Frisk Competitive Shadow Tag
Gothorita Gothorita Psychic Psychic Frisk Competitive Shadow Tag
Gothitelle Gothitelle Psychic Psychic Frisk Competitive Shadow Tag
Phantump Phantump Ghost Grass Natural Cure Frisk Harvest
Trevenant Trevenant Ghost Grass Natural Cure Frisk Harvest
Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup Frisk Insomnia
Gourgeist Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup Frisk Insomnia
Noibat Noibat Flying Dragon Frisk Infiltrator Telepathy
Noivern Noivern Flying Dragon Frisk Infiltrator Telepathy
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.

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Last modified on 12 January 2014, at 19:59