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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
Currently unknown

Pixilate (Japanese: フェアリースキン Fairy Skin) is an Ability introduced in Generation VI. All Pokémon that have this Ability are Fairy types.



In battle

Generation VI

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

Generation VII

Affected moves now receive a 20% power boost.

Outside of battle

Pixilate has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Pixilate

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Gardevoir Gardevoir
Mega Gardevoir
Psychic Fairy Pixilate None None
Altaria Altaria
Mega Altaria
Dragon Fairy Pixilate None None
Sylveon Sylveon Fairy Fairy Cute Charm None Pixilate
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VII 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.

In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

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


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

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

None.png Diantha Mega Gardevoir Hyper Beam Adventures.png None.png None.png
Mega Gardevoir
The user's Normal-type attacks become Fairy-type
Pokémon Method
User First Chapter Used In Notes
282M Gardevoir Mega Gardevoir's Normal-type attacks become Fairy-type.
Diantha's Gardevoir X & Y chapter 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
France Flag.png French Peau Féérique
Germany Flag.png German Feenschicht
Italy Flag.png Italian Pellefolletto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 페어리스킨 Fairy Skin
Spain Flag.png Spanish Piel Feérica
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Da Tiên

Variations of the Ability Aerilate

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