Steadfast (Ability)

Steadfast ふくつのこころ
Indomitable Heart
Flavor text
Generation IV
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.
Generation V
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.
Generation VI
Boosts the Speed stat each time the Pokémon flinches.
Generation VII
The Pokémon's determination boosts the Speed stat each time the Pokémon flinches.
Generation VIII
The Pokémon's determination boosts the Speed stat each time the Pokémon flinches.

Steadfast (Japanese: ふくつのこころ Indomitable Heart) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

In battle

Steadfast increases the user's Speed stat by one stage when flinched.

Outside of battle

Steadfast has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Steadfast

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Machop Fighting Fighting Guts No Guard Steadfast
  Machoke Fighting Fighting Guts No Guard Steadfast
  Machamp Fighting Fighting Guts No Guard Steadfast
  Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
Fighting Fighting Steadfast None Scrappy
  Scyther Bug Flying Swarm Technician Steadfast
  Mewtwo
Mega Mewtwo X
Psychic Fighting Steadfast None None
  Tyrogue Fighting Fighting Guts Steadfast Vital Spirit
  Hitmontop Fighting Fighting Intimidate Technician Steadfast
  Riolu Fighting Fighting Steadfast Inner Focus Prankster
  Lucario Fighting Steel Steadfast Inner Focus Justified
  Gallade Psychic Fighting Steadfast None Justified
  Rockruff Rock Rock Keen Eye Vital Spirit Steadfast
  Lycanroc
Midday Form
Rock Rock Keen Eye Sand Rush Steadfast
  Dubwool Normal Normal Fluffy Steadfast Bulletproof
  Sirfetch'd Fighting Fighting Steadfast None Scrappy
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 games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Steadfast will raise the Pokémon's Movement Speed by one stage when it is cross-eyed or cringing.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Boosts the Pokémon's Movement Speed when it is cross-eyed or cringing.
BSL まどわしか ひるみじょうたいに なると いどうそくどが あがる
MDGtI Unavailable
SMD When the Pokémon gets the flinch status condition, its Travel Speed goes up!
MDRTDX When the Pokémon gets the Flinch condition, its Travel Speed goes up.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

  • Sapphire's Gallade, Kirly, was revealed to have Steadfast as his Ability.
  • Darach's Gallade was revealed to have Steadfast as his Ability.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!



In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 不屈之心 Bātwāt-jī Sām
Mandarin 不屈之心 Bùqū-zhī Xīn
  French Impassible
  German Felsenfest
  Italian Cuordeciso
  Korean 불굴의 마음 Bulgul-yi Ma'eum
  Portuguese Inabalável
  Spanish Impasible



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