Transistor (Ability)

Transistor トランジスタ
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Generation VIII
Powers up Electric-type moves.
Generation IX
Powers up Electric-type moves.

Transistor (Japanese: トランジスタ Transistor) is an Ability introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature Ability of Regieleki.


In battle

Generation VIII

If an Electric-type move is used by a Pokémon with this Ability, its Attack or Special Attack stat is multiplied by 1.5 during damage calculation, effectively increasing damage dealt by 50%.

Generation IX

The attacking stat multiplier has now been reduced to ~1.3 (5325/4096).

Outside of battle

Transistor has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Transistor

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0894   Regieleki
Electric Electric Transistor None None
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 languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 電晶體 Dihnjīngtái
Mandarin 電晶體 / 电晶体 Diànjīngtǐ
  French Transistor
  German Transistor
  Italian Transistor
  Korean 트랜지스터 Teuraenjiseuteo
  Brazilian Portuguese Transistor
  Russian Транзистор Tranzistor
  Spanish Transistor

Variations of the Ability Steelworker
SteelworkerTransistorDragon's MawRocky Payload

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