Intrepid Sword (Ability)

Intrepid Sword ふとうのけん
Sword of Tenacity
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Generation VIII
Boosts the Pokémon's Attack stat when the Pokémon enters a battle.

Intrepid Sword (Japanese: ふとうのけん Sword of Tenacity) is an Ability introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature Ability of Zacian.

Effect

In battle

Intrepid Sword raises the Attack stat of the Pokémon with this Ability by one stage when it enters the battle.

Outside of battle

It is unknown if Intrepid Sword has an effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Intrepid Sword

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Zacian
Hero of Many Battles
Fairy Fairy Intrepid Sword None None
  Zacian
Crowned Sword
Fairy Steel Intrepid Sword None None
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 languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 不撓之劍 Bātnàauh-jī Téuhn
Mandarin 不撓之劍 / 不挠之剑 Bùnáo-zhī Jiàn
  French Lame Indomptable
  German Kühnes Schwert
  Italian Spada Indomita
  Korean 불요의검 Buryo-ui Geom
  Brazilian Portuguese Espada Intrépida
  Spanish Espada Indómita



Variations of the Ability Dauntless Shield
Dauntless ShieldIntrepid Sword


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