Super Luck (Ability)

Super Luck きょううん
Good Luck
Flavor text
Generation IV
Heightens the critical-hit ratios of moves.
Generation V
Heightens the critical-hit ratios of moves.
Generation VI
Boosts the critical-hit ratios of moves.
Generation VII
The Pokémon is so lucky that the critical-hit ratios of its moves are boosted.
Generation VIII
The Pokémon is so lucky that the critical-hit ratios of its moves are boosted.
Generation IX
The Pokémon is so lucky that the critical-hit ratios of its moves are boosted.

Super Luck (Japanese: きょううん Good Luck) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. In Generation IX, it is the signature Ability of Murkrow and Honchkrow.

Effect

In battle

Super Luck increases the critical hit ratio by 1 stage.

Outside of battle

Generation VIII

If a Pokémon with this Ability leads the party (even if fainted), the chances of finding a wild Pokémon holding an item increase from 50%/5% to 60%/20%. This effect is shared with Compound Eyes.

Generation IX

In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, Super Luck has no effect on the items held by wild Pokémon.

Pokémon with Super Luck

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0175   Togepi
Fairy Fairy Hustle Serene Grace Super Luck
0176   Togetic
Fairy Flying Hustle Serene Grace Super Luck
0198   Murkrow
Dark Flying Insomnia Super LuckGen IV+ Prankster
0359   Absol
Dark Dark Pressure Super LuckGen IV+ Justified
0430   Honchkrow
Dark Flying Insomnia Super Luck Moxie
0468   Togekiss
Fairy Flying Hustle Serene Grace Super Luck
0519   Pidove
Normal Flying Big Pecks Super Luck Rivalry
0520   Tranquill
Normal Flying Big Pecks Super Luck Rivalry
0521   Unfezant
Normal Flying Big Pecks Super Luck Rivalry
Please note that abilities marked with a superscript are only available in the stated generation or later.
  • For Generation III and IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.

In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Super Luck increases move's critical hit ratio by flat 15%.

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Super Luck is Absol's Ability. It increases the user's critical hit ratio by 15%.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Improves the chances of the Pokémon making critical hits.
BSL きゅうしょに こうげきを あてやすい
MDGtI Unavailable
SMD The Pokémon's moves have a high critical-hit rate!
MDRTDX The Pokémon's moves have a high critical-hit rate.


In the anime

 
Honchkrow
 
Tranquill
The Pokémon can sense the opponent's weak spots and hit them easily.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Honchkrow can sense and hit the opponent's weak spot with ease.
Paul's Honchkrow Pursuing a Lofty Goal! Debut
  Tranquill has a better chance of hitting the opponent with a critical hit. When it hits the opponent with a critical hit, the spot where Tranquill strikes the opponent flashes white.
Trip's Tranquill A Rival Battle for Club Champ! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

  • In the Japan Mini-volume 6 for the X & Y arc, Y's Absol, Solsol, was revealed to have Super Luck as his Ability.
  • N's Pidove was revealed to have Super Luck as his Ability in the PokéSPedia data-book.
  • Hugh's Pidove is revealed to have Super Luck as its Ability.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 超幸運 Chīuhahngwahn *
強運 Kèuhngwahn *
Mandarin 超幸運 / 超幸运 Chāoxìngyùn *
強運 Qiángyùn *
  Dutch Supergeluk
  Finnish Superonni
  French Chanceux
  German Glückspilz
  Indonesian Nasib Baik
  Italian Supersorte
  Korean 대운 Dae'un
  Polish Superszczęście
  Portuguese Supersorte
  Romanian Super Noroc
Spanish   Latin America Supersuerte
  Spain Afortunado
  Turkish Süper Şans
  Vietnamese Siêu may mắn


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