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Leaf Guard (Ability)

Leaf Guard リーフガード
Leaf Guard
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Generation IV
Prevents status problems in sunny weather.
Generation V
Prevents problems with status in sunny weather.
Generation VI
Prevents status conditions in sunny weather.

Leaf Guard (Japanese: リーフガード Leaf Guard) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. Fourteen Pokémon can have this Ability, all of which are Grass types.

Effect

In battle

During intense sunlight, Leaf Guard prevents the Pokémon from being afflicted by non-volatile status conditions and Yawn (including via the Flame Orb and Toxic Orb).

If a Pokémon with this Ability is drowsy due to Yawn, if there is intense sunlight when it would fall asleep the Ability activates and keeps it awake.

Generation IV

It does not prevent self-inflicted sleep from Rest.

Generation V onward

Leaf Guard now prevents the use of Rest.

Outside of battle

Leaf Guard has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Leaf Guard

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Tangela Tangela Grass Grass Chlorophyll Leaf Guard Regenerator
Chikorita Chikorita Grass Grass Overgrow None Leaf Guard
Bayleef Bayleef Grass Grass Overgrow None Leaf Guard
Meganium Meganium Grass Grass Overgrow None Leaf Guard
Hoppip Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll Leaf Guard Infiltrator
Skiploom Skiploom Grass Flying Chlorophyll Leaf Guard Infiltrator
Jumpluff Jumpluff Grass Flying Chlorophyll Leaf Guard Infiltrator
Roselia Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure Poison Point Leaf Guard
Budew Budew Grass Poison Natural Cure Poison Point Leaf Guard
Tangrowth Tangrowth Grass Grass Chlorophyll Leaf Guard Regenerator
Leafeon Leafeon Grass Grass Leaf Guard None Chlorophyll
Swadloon Swadloon Bug Grass Leaf Guard Chlorophyll Overcoat
Petilil Petilil Grass Grass Chlorophyll Own Tempo Leaf Guard
Lilligant Lilligant Grass Grass Chlorophyll Own Tempo Leaf Guard
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.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 葉片防禦 Yèpiàn Fángyù
France Flag.png French Feuille Garde*
Feuil. Garde*
Germany Flag.png German Floraschild
Italy Flag.png Italian Fogliamanto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리프가드 Leaf Guard
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Proteção de Folhas
Spain Flag.png Spanish Defensa Hoja


Abilities affected by weather conditions
Sand VeilSwift SwimChlorophyllForecastDry SkinRain DishSnow CloakHydrationSolar PowerLeaf GuardIce BodyFlower GiftSand ForceSand Rush


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Last modified on 5 October 2014, at 14:00