Electric Surge (Ability)

Electric Surge エレキメイカー
Electric Maker
Flavor text
Generation VII
Turns the ground into Electric Terrain when the Pokémon enters a battle.
Generation VIII
Turns the ground into Electric Terrain when the Pokémon enters a battle.

Electric Surge (Japanese: エレキメイカー Electric Maker) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. Prior to Generation VIII, it was the signature Ability of Tapu Koko.

Effect

In battle

When a Pokémon with Electric Surge enters the battle, it creates the effect of the move Electric Terrain on the battlefield.

Outside of battle

Electric Surge has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Electric Surge

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Tapu Koko Electric Fairy Electric Surge None Telepathy
  Pincurchin Electric Electric Lightning Rod None Electric Surge
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 the anime

       
Tapu Koko
When the Pokémon enters battle, an Electric Terrain covers the surrounding area.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Tapu Koko When Tapu Koko enters battle, an Electric Terrain covers the surrounding area.
Tapu Koko (anime) The Guardian's Challenge! Debut


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 電氣製造者 Dihnhei Jaijouhjé
Mandarin 電氣製造者 / 电气制造者 Diànqì Zhìzàozhě
  Dutch Elektrisch veld
  Finnish Sähkönpurkaus
  French Créa-Élec
  German Elektro-Erzeuger
  Italian Elettrogenesi
  Korean 일렉트릭메이커 Electric Maker
  Polish Elektryczna Fala
Portuguese   Brazil Eletrogênese
  Portugal Efeito Elétrico
  Russian Электровсплеск Elektrovsplesk
  Spanish Electrogénesis



Variations of the Ability Electric Surge
Electric SurgePsychic SurgeGrassy SurgeMisty Surge


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