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 onwards
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%.
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 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 Minus ability.
MD T D S Boosts the Pokémon's Special Attack when a Pokémon with the Minus ability is nearby.
B S L マイナスの 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 power increases if it battles on the same team as a Pokémon with the Ability Minus.
First Chapter Used In
Plusle Plusle's attack power increases if it battles on the same team as a Pokémon with the Ability Minus.
Adding It Up with Plusle & Minun II Debut
In other languages