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Stamina redirects here. For the Pokéathlon stat, see Performance. For the base stat in Pokémon GO, see Statistic → In Pokémon GO. For the mechanic in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, see Pokémon Trainer (Super Smash Bros.) → Pokémon Change.

Stamina じきゅうりょく
Flavor text
Generation VII
Boosts the Defense stat when hit by an attack.
Generation VIII
Currently unknown

Stamina (Japanese: じきゅうりょく Stamina) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature Ability of Mudbray and Mudsdale.



In battle

When a Pokémon with Stamina is hit by an attack, its Defense rises by one stage.

If a Pokémon with this Ability is hit by a multi-strike move (such as Fury Swipes), each hit activates this Ability.

Outside of battle

Stamina has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Stamina

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Mudbray Mudbray Ground Ground Own Tempo Stamina Inner Focus
Mudsdale Mudsdale Ground Ground Own Tempo Stamina Inner Focus
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VII 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.

In the anime

None.png Hapu Mudsdale Stamina.png None.png None.png
The Pokémon's Defense power rises each time it is struck by an attack.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
750 Mudsdale Every time Mudsdale is hit by an attack, an orange aura appears around its body, increasing its Defense.
Hapu's Mudsdale That's Some Spicy Island Research! Debut

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 持久力 Chìhgáulihk
Mandarin 持久力 Chíjiǔlì
France Flag.png French Endurance
Germany Flag.png German Zähigkeit
Italy Flag.png Italian Sopportazione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 지구력 Jiguryeok
Poland Flag.png Polish Wytrzymałość
Russia Flag.png Russian Выдержка Vyderzhka
Spain Flag.png Spanish Firmeza

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