Rocky Payload (Ability)

Rocky Payload いわはこび
Rock Transport
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Generation IX
Powers up Rock-type moves.

Rocky Payload (Japanese: いわはこび Rock Transport) is an Ability introduced in Generation IX. It is the signature Ability of Bombirdier.

Effect

In battle

If a Rock-type move is used by a Pokémon with this Ability, its Attack or Special Attack stat is multiplied by 1.5 during damage calculation, effectively increasing damage dealt by 50%.

Outside of battle

Rocky Payload has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Rocky Payload

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Bombirdier
Flying Dark Big Pecks Keen Eye Rocky Payload
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation IX 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.
  • For Generation VIII games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IX or later.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 搬岩 Būn Ngàahm
Mandarin 搬岩 Bān Yán
  French Porte-Roche
  German Steinträger
  Italian Portamassi
  Korean 바위나르기 Bawi Nareugi
  Spanish Transportarrocas



Variations of the Ability Steelworker
SteelworkerTransistorDragon's MawRocky Payload


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