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Contrary (あまのじゃく Contrary) is an ability naturally exclusive to Inkay and Malamar, introduced in Generation V. Nine Pokémon have this ability.

Effect

In-Game Text
Generation V Makes stat changes have an opposite effect.
Generation VI
Generation VII
Effect
Stat changes made against or for the Pokémon are inverted.

Pokémon

Pokédex Pokémon Type Abilities
#213 Shuckle
213
Type BugType Rock Generation III
Sturdy

Generation IV
Gluttony

Generation V
Contrary
#327 Spinda
327
Type Normal Generation III
Own Tempo

Generation IV
Tangled Feet

Generation V
Contrary
#495 Snivy
495
Type Grass Generation V
Overgrow
Contrary
#496 Servine
496
#497 Serperior
497
#686 Inkay
686
Type DarkType Psychic Generation VI
Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator(DW)
#687 Malamar
687
#753 Fomantis
753
Type Grass Generation VI
Leaf Guard
Contrary
#754 Lurantis
754
Green indicates the ability is known naturally
Yellow indicates the ability is only known through the Dream World
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