Unnerve (Japanese: きんちょうかん Tension) is an Ability introduced in Generation V.
Unnerve causes opposing Pokémon to be unable to eat their own held Berries. However, it does not stop against using Natural Gift. When an Unnerve user switches in, the Ability displays a message. If there are entry hazards, then they activate after the message.
Wild Pokémon are 1.2x as likely to answer calls for help when facing a Pokémon with Unnerve. It shares this effect with Intimidate and Pressure.
Generation VIII onward
Unnerve does not prevent opposing Pokémon from eating held Berries when the move Teatime is used.
Outside of battle
Unnerve has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Unnerve
In other games
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon series
In the Mystery Dungeon series, Unnerve prevents adjacent enemies from eating food items or consuming health drinks.
In the manga
- In volume 44, Black's Galvantula, Tula, was revealed to have Unnerve as his Ability.
In other languages
|Components of As One|
|Unnerve • Chilling Neigh • Grim Neigh|
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