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Guts こんじょう
Guts
Flavor text
Generation III
Ups Attack if suffering.
Generation IV
Boosts Attack if there is a status problem.
Generation V
Boosts Attack if there is a status problem.
Generation VI
Boosts the Attack stat if the Pokémon has a status condition.
Generation VII
It's so gutsy that having a status condition boosts the Pokémon's Attack stat.
Generation VIII
Currently unknown

Guts (Japanese: こんじょう Guts) is an Ability introduced in Generation III.

Contents

Effect

In battle

While a Pokémon with this Ability has a status condition, its Attack is increased by 50%. Additionally, a Pokémon with this Ability does not lose Attack due to burn.

Generation III to IV

The Attack boost from Guts is activated if a Pokémon is frozen and uses a move which thaws it out, such as Flame Wheel or Flare Blitz.

Generation V

The Attack boost from Guts no longer activates if a Pokémon is frozen and uses a move which thaws it out, such as Flame Wheel or Flare Blitz.

Outside of battle

Guts has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Guts

In other games

Mystery Dungeon series

When the Pokémon is afflicted with a bad status condition, the Pokémon's Attack increases by 2 timesRBTDS or 1.5 timesSMD.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Boosts Attack if the Pokémon has any status problems.
MDTDS Boosts the Pokémon's Attack when it has any status problems.
BSL わるいじょうたいに なったときに こうげきが あがる
Conq. Raises Attack when suffering from a status ailment.
MDGtI When the Pokémon is affected by a bad status condition, the power of its physical moves rises.*
When the Pokémon is affected by a bad status condition, the power of its physical moves goes up!*
SMD When the Pokémon is affected by a bad status condition, the power of its physical moves goes up!

In the anime

None.png Paul Ursaring Guts.png None.png None.png
Ursaring
When the Pokémon is inflicted with a status problem, its body becomes surrounded by a crimson aura, raising its Attack power.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
217 Ursaring After being inflicted with a status problem, Ursaring's eyes glow red and its body becomes surrounded in a crimson aura, raising its attack power.
Paul's Ursaring Evolving Strategies! Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 毅力 Ngaih​lihk​
Mandarin 毅力 Yì​lì​
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Lef
Finland Flag.png Finnish Sisu
France Flag.png French Cran
Germany Flag.png German Adrenalin
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Semangat
Italy Flag.png Italian Dentistretti
South Korea Flag.png Korean 근성 Geunseong
Poland Flag.png Polish Odwaga
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Tenacidade (TCG)
Músculos
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Músculos
Romania Flag.png Romanian Curaj
Russia Flag.png Russian Смелость Smelost'
Spain Flag.png Spanish Agallas
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Metanet
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Ngoan cường


Variations of the Ability Guts
GutsFlare BoostMarvel ScaleQuick FeetTangled FeetToxic Boost

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