| Swift Swim
| Smooth Swim
Swift Swim (Japanese: すいすい Smooth Swim) is an Ability introduced in Generation III.
During rain, the Speed stat of Pokémon with this Ability is doubled.
Outside of battle
Swift Swim has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Swift Swim
In other games
Whenever the Pokémon uses a special move while it is raining, the move is used twice. No additional PP is used during the second usage. If the Pokémon has a speed bonus, only the first move will gain the benefit of Swift Swim. If the special move is part of a linked move, all moves in the link are performed before they are done the second time.
|| Boosts attack frequency if it is raining.
|| Raises the number of moves the Pokémon attempts per turn when it is raining.
|| てんきが あめだと こうげきかいすうが あがる
|| In the Rain weather condition, it can use a move 2 times at once for only 1 PP.*|
When the Pokémon uses a move in the Rain weather condition, it uses it 2 times at once but only consumes PP for 1 use!*
|| When the Pokémon uses a move in rain, it uses it 2 times at once but only consumes PP for 1 use!
|| When the Pokémon uses a move in Rain or Heavy Rain, it uses the move 2 times at ones, but only consumes PP for 1 use.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga
- Anorith and Armaldo are the only Pokémon with the Ability Swift Swim that are also weak to Water.
- Swift Swim is the most common ability among all Pokémon, with a total of 42 Pokémon sharing this ability.
In other languages