Boosts the Attack stat when hit by a Grass-type move.
Boosts the Attack stat if hit by a Grass-type move, instead of taking damage.
Sap Sipper (Japanese: そうしょく Herbivorous) is an Ability introduced in Generation V.
When a Pokémon with Sap Sipper is hit by a
Grass-type move, its Attack is increased by one stage, and the move will have no effect on that Pokémon.
Multi-strike moves, such as Bullet Seed, will only increase the Pokémon's Attack once. Aromatherapy will not activate Sap Sipper.
Sap Sipper will not activate if the Pokémon is
protected from the Grass-type move.
Generation VI onward
Aromatherapy now activates Sap Sipper of allies.
Outside of battle
Sap Sipper has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Sap Sipper In other games
MD GtI Unavailable
S MD Grass-type moves don't work on the Pokémon, and they cause the Pokémon's Attack to go up!
In the anime
The Pokémon takes no damage from Grass-type attacks.
First Used In
Bouffalant When Bouffalant gets hit by a Grass-type move, it takes no damage, and simply repels the attack from its body, leaving its afro sparking with light green energy. Bouffalant then shakes the sparks away, increasing its Attack.
Goodbye, Junior Cup - Hello Adventure! Debut
In the manga
In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga In other languages