Adaptability (てきおうりょく) is an ability introduced in Generation IV.


In battle

It powers up moves of the same type as the Pokémon, changing the STAB boost from 1.5x to 2x.

Pokémon with Adaptability

As a natural ability

Pokémon Type
015M Mega Beedrill bug/poison
133 Eevee normal
448M Mega Lucario fighting/steel
474 Porygon-Z normal
550A Basculin water
550B Basculin water
If any of the Pokémon were introduced before the generation that Adaptability was introduced in, then they will not have it as a natural ability until then.

As a hidden ability

Pokémon Type
341 Corphish water
342 Crawdaunt water/dark
349 Feebas water
690 Skrelp poison/water
691 Dragalge poison/dragon
Hidden abilities were not introduced until Generation V, so if any of the Pokémon were introduced before that, then they will not have Adaptability as a hidden ability until then.
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