Pixilate (Ability)

Pixilate フェアリースキン
Fairy Skin
Flavor text
Generation VI
Normal-type moves become Fairy-type moves.
Generation VII
Normal-type moves become Fairy-type moves. The power of those moves is boosted a little.
Generation VIII
Normal-type moves become Fairy-type moves. The power of those moves is boosted a little.

Pixilate (Japanese: フェアリースキン Fairy Skin) is an Ability introduced in Generation VI. In Generation VIII, it is the signature Ability of Sylveon.

Effect

In battle

Generation VI

Pixilate causes all Normal-type moves used by the Pokémon to become Fairy-type and receive a 30% power boost. It overrides Ion Deluge and Electrify.

Generation VII

Affected moves now receive a 20% power boost.

Generation VIII

Pixilate no longer overrides Electrify. If Max Strike is selected with Pixilate, it will turn into Max Starfall when used.

Outside of battle

Pixilate has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Pixilate

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Gardevoir
Mega Gardevoir
Psychic Fairy Pixilate None None
  Altaria
Mega Altaria
Dragon Fairy Pixilate None None
  Sylveon Fairy Fairy Cute Charm None Pixilate
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

Normal-type moves become Fairy type and deal 20-25% more damage.

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Pixilate is Sylveon's Ability. It increases the user's Special Attack and Special Defense by 2.5% for 1.5s, when it deals or receives damage, stacking up to 6 times.

Description

Games Description
SMD Normal-type moves that the Pokémon uses become Fairy type and deal more damage!
MDRTDX Normal-type moves used by the Pokémon become Fairy type and deal more damage.


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

       
Mega Gardevoir
The user's Normal-type attacks become Fairy-type
Pokémon Method
User First Chapter Used In Notes
  Gardevoir Mega Gardevoir's Normal-type attacks become Fairy-type.
Diantha's Gardevoir PS568 Debut


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 妖精皮膚 Yīujīng Pèihfū
Mandarin 妖精皮膚 / 妖精皮肤 Yāojing Pífū
  French Peau Féérique
  German Feenschicht
  Italian Pellefolletto
  Korean 페어리스킨 Fairy Skin
  Brazilian Portuguese Mãos de Fada
  Spanish Piel Feérica
  Vietnamese Da Tiên




Variations of the Ability Aerilate
AerilateGalvanizeNormalizePixilateRefrigerate


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