Plus (Japanese: プラス Plus) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Prior to Generation V, it was the signature Ability of Plusle.
Generations III and IV
Plus powers up with Minus. When a Pokémon with Plus enters into a Double Battle with a Pokémon with the Ability Minus, the user's Special Attack stat is increased by 50%.
Generation V onward
When a Pokémon with Plus enters a battle and has an ally with Plus or Minus, the Special Attack stat of the Pokémon with Plus is increased by 50%.
The move 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
Plus has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Plus
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|Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation IX games.
In other games
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series
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 Minus is nearby. Since Gates to Infinity, the Ability also activates if an allied Pokémon with the Ability Plus is in the same room.
In the manga
|The user's power increases if it battles on the same team as a Pokémon with the Ability Minus.|
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|Plusle||Plusle's attack power increases if it battles on the same team as a Pokémon with the Ability Minus.|
|Ruby's Plusle||Adding It Up with Plusle & Minun II||Debut|
In other languages
|Variations of the Ability Minus|
|Minus • Plus|
|This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.|