Run Away (Japanese: にげあし Run Away) is an Ability introduced in Generation III.
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A Pokémon with this Ability can always
flee successfully, regardless of trapping moves and Abilities (including Ingrain and binding moves). This Ability has no effect on switching out. Run Away does not guarantee escape in the Battle Pyramid, but if a Pokémon with this Ability successfully flees, this escape will be credited to Run Away.
Until Generation V, when activated, the message "
<Pokémon name> escaped using Run Away!" will appear. From Generation V onward, a banner with Run Away shows up instead.
Outside of battle
Run Away has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Run Away In other games
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, a Pokémon with Run Away will become Terrified and run from all Pokémon when its HP is down below 50%. Leaders are unaffected.
Explorers series and Gates to Infinity, Run Away also protects against becoming Stuck by moves like Mean Look, or Abilities like Shadow Tag, when the HP drops below 50%.
In Super Mystery Dungeon, Run Away simply prevents the Pokémon from getting stuck, regardless of the Pokémon's HP.
MD R B Becomes terrified and flees when HP gets low. Leaders will resist this urge.
MD T D S Causes the Pokémon to become terrified when HP gets low. Doesn't affect leaders.
B S L ＨＰがへると おびえて にげだす リーダーの ときは ぐっと がまんするぞ
MD GtI When its HP gets low, the Pokémon is Terrified and cannot get the Stuck status condition. * When its HP gets low, the Pokémon gets the Terrified status condition, but it's not affected by the Stuck status condition. *
S MD The Pokémon won't get stuck. The other Pokémon's Ability won't make the Pokémon get stuck, either.
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga In other languages