Filter (Ability)

Filter フィルター
Filter
Flavor text
Generation IV
Powers down super-effective moves.DPPt
Reduces damage from supereffective attacks.HGSS
Generation V
Reduces damage from supereffective attacks.
Generation VI
Reduces damage from supereffective attacks.
Generation VII
Reduces the power of supereffective attacks taken.
Generation VIII
Reduces the power of supereffective attacks taken.

Filter (Japanese: フィルター Filter) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. Prior to Generation VI, it was the signature Ability of Mime Jr. and Mr. Mime.

Effect

In battle

Filter reduces damage from supereffective moves by 25%, regardless of the effectiveness multiplier.

Outside of battle

Filter has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Filter

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof Filter Technician
  Aggron
Mega Aggron
Steel Steel Filter None None
  Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy Soundproof Filter Technician
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 Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky, Filter reduces from supereffective moves by 25%.

In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, it reduces the damage by about 12.5%.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Reduces the damage that the Pokémon suffers from super-effective moves.
BSL こうかがばつぐんの わざの ダメージを へらす
MDGtI Unavailable
SMD The Pokémon takes less damage from supereffective moves!
MDRTDX The Pokémon takes less damage from supereffective moves.


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 過濾 Gwoleuih
Mandarin 過濾 / 过滤 Guòlǜ
  French Filtre
  German Filter
  Italian Filtro
  Korean 필터 Filter
  Portuguese Filtragem
  Spanish Filtro
  Turkish Filtre
  Vietnamese Bộ Lọc



Variations of the Ability Solid Rock
Solid RockFilterPrism Armor
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