Defeatist (Japanese: よわき Timid) is an Ability introduced in Generation V. It is the signature Ability of Archen and Archeops.
Defeatist halves the user's Attack and Special Attack stats when their HP is equal to or less than half of its maximum.
Outside of battle
Defeatist has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Defeatist
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|Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation IX games.
In other games
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series
Defeatist decreases the power of the Pokémon's moves by 1/3 when its HP is equal to or less than half of its maximum.
In the manga
- N's Archeops was revealed to have Defeatist as his Ability in the PokéSPedia data-book.
- In Pokémon Rumble, Skittish is a Special Trait variant of this Ability, lowering the damage done to enemy Pokémon when HP is low.
In other languages
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