Honey Gather (Ability)

Honey Gather みつあつめ
Honey Gather
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Generation IV
The Pokémon may gather Honey from somewhere.
Generation V
The Pokémon may gather Honey from somewhere.
Generation VI
The Pokémon may gather Honey from somewhere.
Generation VII
The Pokémon may gather Honey after a battle.
Generation VIII
The Pokémon may gather Honey after a battle.

Honey Gather (Japanese: みつあつめ Honey Gather) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. Prior to Generation V, it was the signature Ability of Combee.

Effect

In battle

Honey Gather has no effect during battle.

Outside of battle

A Pokémon with Honey Gather may collect Honey after a battle if it is not already holding a held item, similar to Pickup. The chance for a Pokémon with Honey Gather to pick up Honey depends on its level, starting at 5% if the Pokémon is between levels 1 and 10, and going up by 5% every ten levels, ending at a 50% chance from levels 91-100.

Pokémon with Honey Gather

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Teddiursa Normal Normal Pickup Quick Feet Honey Gather
  Combee Bug Flying Honey Gather None Hustle
  Cutiefly Bug Fairy Honey Gather Shield Dust Sweet Veil
  Ribombee Bug Fairy Honey Gather Shield Dust Sweet Veil
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 the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers series and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon (WiiWare) games, Honey Gather will increase the chance of finding Nectar in Treasure Boxes. In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, the Pokémon will have a chance of finding Nectar when moving to a different floor of a dungeon.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Improves the chances of finding Nectar in Treasure Boxes.
BSL たからばこから おいしいミツが でやすくなる
MDGtI Unavailable
SMD When the Pokémon goes to a different floor, it may pick up  Nectar! But if it is already holding an item, it won't pick up anything.


Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 採蜜 Chóimaht
Mandarin 採蜜 / 采蜜 Cǎimì
  French Cherche Miel
  German Honigmaul
  Italian Mielincetta
  Korean 꿀모으기 Kkul Moeugi
  Brazilian Portuguese Pegar Mel
  Russian Сбор Мёда Sbor Myoda
  Spanish Recogemiel



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