Swift Swim (Ability)
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.
In the anime
|The Pokémon can move faster than usual when it is raining.|
|User||First Used In||Notes|
|Luvdisc||While it is raining out, Luvdisc can move extremely fast. It can even speed around above the water while it is raining.|
|Juan's Luvdisc||Eight Ain't Enough||Debut|
|Buizel||Buizel can move extremely fast while it is raining.|
|Ash's Buizel||A Triple Fighting Chance!||None|
|Seismitoad||Seismitoad can move extremely fast while it is raining.|
|Edmund's Seismitoad||The Clubsplosion Begins!||None|
|Ludicolo||Ludicolo can atttack extremely fast while it is raining.|
|Tierno's Ludicolo||Valuable Experience for All!||None|
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
- In volume 25, Yellow's Omny was revealed to have Swift Swim as his Ability.
- In volume 40, Pearl's Zeller was revealed to have Swift Swim as his Ability.
- In volume 42, Silver's Kingdra was revealed to have Swift Swim as her Ability.
- Ruby's Feefee, as a Feebas, is revealed to have Swift Swim as her Ability.
- Emerald's Mantine is revealed to have Swift Swim as her Ability.
- Wallace's Elizabeth is revealed to have Swift Swim as her Ability.
- Crasher Wake's Floatzel is revealed to have Swift Swim as his Ability.
- Clay's Palpitoad is revealed to have Swift Swim as its Ability.
In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga
|The Pokémon moves twice as fast when hit by rain.|
|User||First Chapter Used In||Notes|
|Feebas||Feebas moves twice as fast when it is raining.|
|Enta's Feebas||Introducing the Frontier Brains!||Debut|
In other languages
|Variations of the Ability Chlorophyll|
|Chlorophyll • Swift Swim • Sand Rush • Slush Rush|
|Abilities affected by weather conditions|
|Sand Veil • Swift Swim • Chlorophyll • Forecast • Dry Skin • Rain Dish • Snow Cloak • Hydration • Solar Power • Leaf Guard • Ice Body • Flower Gift • Sand Force • Sand Rush • Slush Rush|
|This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.|