| Generation VII
| Soundproofing of the Pokémon itself gives full immunity to all sound-based moves.
| Generation VIII
| Soundproofing gives the Pokémon full immunity to all sound-based moves.
Soundproof (Japanese: ぼうおん Soundproof) is an Ability introduced in Generation III.
Soundproof makes the Pokémon immune to sound-based moves.
Generations III and IV
Pokémon with Soundproof are immune to all sound-based moves, including their own. Pokémon with Soundproof, including inactive Pokémon, are not affected by Heal Bell.
In Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, a sleeping Pokémon with this Ability cannot be woken with a Poké Flute.
In Generation III and IV only, Pokémon with this Ability can still fall asleep during an uproar.
Pokémon with Soundproof can now be affected by Heal Bell.
Generation VI to VII
Active Pokémon with Soundproof cannot be affected by Heal Bell. (Inactive Pokémon can be affected by Heal Bell even if they have Soundproof.)
Pokémon with Soundproof are no longer immune to their own sound-based moves.
The Ability affects the following moves:
Outside of battle
Soundproof has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Soundproof
In other games
|| Blocks the effects of all moves that use sound.
|| Protects the Pokémon from the effects of any sound-based move.
|| おとを つかった わざの こうかを うけない
|| The Pokémon takes no damage from the effects of moves using sound!
|| The Pokémon is not affected by the effects of moves that use sound, such as Growl or Uproar. But this also blocks those moves when a teammate uses them.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
- Crystal's Mymee is revealed to have Soundproof as her Ability.
In other languages