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
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Type Bug.gifType Rock.gif Generation III
Sturdy

Generation IV
Gluttony

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

Generation IV
Tangled Feet

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