Generations III and IV
Minus powers up with
Plus. When a Pokémon with Minus enters into a Double Battle with a Pokémon with the Ability Plus, the user's Special Attack stat is increased by 50%.
Generation V onwards
When a Pokémon with Minus enters a battle and has an ally with
Plus or Minus, the Special Attack stat of the Pokémon with Minus is increased by 50%.
Magnetic Flux raises the Defense and Special Defense of allied Pokémon with Plus or Minus by 1 stage, while the move Gear Up raises the Attack and Special Attack of target Pokémon with Plus or Minus by 1 stage.
Outside of battle
Minus has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Minus In other games
A Pokémon with this Ability will receive a 50% bonus to Special Attack when using a
special move if an allied Pokémon with the Ability Plus is nearby. Since Gates to Infinity, the Ability also activates if an allied Pokémon with the Ability Minus is in the same room.
MD R B Boosts Special Attack if there is a Pokémon with the Plus ability.
MD T D S Boosts the Pokémon's Special Attack when a Pokémon with the Plus ability is nearby.
B S L プラスの とくせいの ポケモンがいると とくこうがあがる
MD GtI Raises Special Attack when an ally with the Plus or Minus Ability is nearby. * If a teammate in the same room has the Plus or Minus Ability, the Pokémon's Special Attack will go up! *
S MD If a teammate in the same room has the Plus or Minus Ability, the Pokémon's Sp. Atk goes up!
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
The user's attacks become more powerful if it battles on the same team as a Pokémon with the Ability Plus.
First Chapter Used In
Minun The power of Minun's attacks increases if it battles on the same team as a Pokémon with the Ability Plus.
Adding It Up with Plusle & Minun II Debut
In other languages