Stalwart (Ability)

Stalwart すじがねいり
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Generation VIII
Ignores the effects of opposing Pokémon's Abilities and moves that draw in moves.

Stalwart (Japanese: すじがねいり Staunch) is an Ability introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature Ability of Duraludon.


In battle

Stalwart makes its user's moves ignore the target-redirecting effects of moves (e.g. Rage Powder, Follow Me, and Ally Switch) and Abilities (e.g. Storm Drain, Lightning Rod).

Outside of battle

Stalwart has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Stalwart

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Duraludon Steel Dragon Light Metal Heavy Metal Stalwart
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VIII 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.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 堅毅 Gīnngaih
Mandarin 堅毅 / 坚毅 Jiānyì
  French Nerfs d'Acier
  German Stahlrückgrat
  Italian Volontà di Ferro
  Korean 굳건한신념 Gutgeon-han Sinnyeom
  Spanish Acérrimo

Variations of the Ability Propeller Tail
Propeller TailStalwart
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