Chlorophyll (Ability)

Chlorophyll ようりょくそ
Chlorophyll
Flavor text
Generation III
Raises Speed in sunshine.
Generation IV
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed in sunshine.
Generation V
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed in sunshine.
Generation VI
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed stat in sunshine.
Generation VII
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed stat in sunshine.SM
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed stat in harsh sunlight.USUM
Generation VIII
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed stat in harsh sunlight.

Chlorophyll (Japanese: ようりょくそ Chlorophyll) is an Ability introduced in Generation III.

Effect

In battle

During harsh sunlight, the Speed stat of Pokémon with this Ability is doubled.

Outside of battle

Chlorophyll has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Chlorophyll

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow None Chlorophyll
  Ivysaur Grass Poison Overgrow None Chlorophyll
  Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow None Chlorophyll
  Oddish Grass Poison Chlorophyll None Run Away
  Gloom Grass Poison Chlorophyll None Stench
  Vileplume Grass Poison Chlorophyll None Effect Spore
  Bellsprout Grass Poison Chlorophyll None Gluttony
  Weepinbell Grass Poison Chlorophyll None Gluttony
  Victreebel Grass Poison Chlorophyll None Gluttony
  Exeggcute Grass Psychic Chlorophyll None Harvest
  Exeggutor Grass Psychic Chlorophyll None Harvest
  Tangela Grass Grass Chlorophyll Leaf Guard Regenerator
  Bellossom Grass Grass Chlorophyll None Healer
  Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll Leaf Guard Infiltrator
  Skiploom Grass Flying Chlorophyll Leaf Guard Infiltrator
  Jumpluff Grass Flying Chlorophyll Leaf Guard Infiltrator
  Sunkern Grass Grass Chlorophyll Solar Power Early Bird
  Sunflora Grass Grass Chlorophyll Solar Power Early Bird
  Seedot Grass Grass Chlorophyll Early Bird Pickpocket
  Nuzleaf Grass Dark Chlorophyll Early Bird Pickpocket
  Shiftry Grass Dark Chlorophyll Early Bird Pickpocket
  Tropius Grass Flying Chlorophyll Solar Power Harvest
  Cherubi Grass Grass Chlorophyll None None
  Tangrowth Grass Grass Chlorophyll Leaf Guard Regenerator
  Leafeon Grass Grass Leaf Guard None Chlorophyll
  Sewaddle Bug Grass Swarm Chlorophyll Overcoat
  Swadloon Bug Grass Leaf Guard Chlorophyll Overcoat
  Leavanny Bug Grass Swarm Chlorophyll Overcoat
  Cottonee Grass Fairy Prankster Infiltrator Chlorophyll
  Whimsicott Grass Fairy Prankster Infiltrator Chlorophyll
  Petilil Grass Grass Chlorophyll Own Tempo Leaf Guard
  Lilligant Grass Grass Chlorophyll Own Tempo Leaf Guard
  Maractus Grass Grass Water Absorb Chlorophyll Storm Drain
  Deerling Normal Grass Chlorophyll Sap Sipper Serene Grace
  Sawsbuck Normal Grass Chlorophyll Sap Sipper Serene Grace
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VIII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII or later.
  • For Generation VII games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VIII or later.

In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Sunny weather, Pokémon can use an attack twice in one turn, using only one PP. Any linked moves will also attack twice. Solar Beam, being a single-turn move in harsh sunlight, will also be executed twice.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Boosts attack frequency if the weather is sunny.
MDTDS Raises the number of moves the Pokémon attempts per turn when it is sunny.
BSL ひざしがつよい てんきだと こうげきかいすうが あがる
MDGtI In sunny weather, it can use a move 2 times at once for only 1 PP.*
When the Pokémon uses a move in the Sunny weather condition, it uses it 2 times at once but only consumes PP for 1 use!*
SMD When the Pokémon uses a move when it's sunny, it uses the move 2 times at once but only consumes PP for 1 use!
MDRTDX When the Pokémon uses a move during Sunny weather or in Extremely Harsh Sunlight, it uses the move 2 times at once but only consumes PP for 1 use.


In the anime

       
Cherubi Jumpluff Weepinbell
The Pokémon can move faster than usual when the sunlight is bright.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Cherubi When the sunlight is bright, Cherubi can move faster than usual.
Gardenia's Cherubi The Grass Menagerie! Debut
  Jumpluff When the sunlight is bright, Jumpluff can move faster than usual.
Ramos's Jumpluff The Green, Green Grass Types of Home! None
  Weepinbell When the sunlight is bright, Weepinbell can move faster than usual.
Ramos's Weepinbell The Green, Green Grass Types of Home! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 葉綠素 Yihpluhksou
Mandarin 葉綠素 / 叶绿素 Yèlǜsù
  Dutch Chlorofyl
  Finnish Yhteytys*
Lehtivihreä*
  French Chlorophylle*
Chlorophyle*
  German Chlorophyll
  Indonesian Klorofil
  Italian Clorofilla
  Korean 엽록소 Yeoprokso
  Polish Chlorofil
  Portuguese Clorofila
  Romanian Clorofila
  Spanish Clorofila
  Turkish Klorofil
  Vietnamese Diệp Lục



Variations of the Ability Chlorophyll
ChlorophyllSwift SwimSand RushSlush Rush
Abilities affected by weather conditions
Sand VeilSwift SwimChlorophyllForecastDry SkinRain DishSnow CloakHydrationSolar PowerLeaf GuardIce BodyFlower GiftSand ForceSand RushSlush Rush


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