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Defiant (まけんき Makenki) is an ability naturally exclusive to Pawniard and Bisharp, introduced in Generation V. Thirteen Pokémon have this ability.

Effect

In-Game Text
Generation VWhen its stats are lowered its Attack increases.
Generation VIBoosts the Pokémon's Attack stat when its stats are lowered.
Generation VIIBoosts the Pokémon's Attack stat sharply when its stats are lowered.
Effect
When the Pokémon's stats are lowered by another Pokémon, its Attack stat is raised by two stages.

Pokémon

Pokédex Pokémon Type Abilities
#056 Mankey
056
Type Fighting Generation III
Vital Spirit

Generation IV
Anger Point

Generation V
Defiant
#057 Primeape
057
#083 Farfetch'd
083
Type NormalType Flying Generation III
Keen Eye
Inner Focus

Generation V
Defiant
#393 Piplup
393
Type Water Generation IV
Torrent

Generation V
Defiant
#394 Prinplup
394
#395 Empoleon
395
Type WaterType Steel
#432 Purugly
432
Type Normal Generation IV
Thick Fat
Own Tempo

Generation V
Defiant
#624 Pawniard
624
Type DarkType Steel Generation V
Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure(DW)
#625 Bisharp
625
#628 Braviary
628
Type NormalType Flying Generation V
Keen Eye
Sheer Force
Defiant
#641 Incarnate
Tornadus
641
Type Flying Generation V
Prankster
Defiant
#642 Incarnate
Thundurus
642
Type ElectricType Flying
Green indicates the ability is known naturally
Yellow indicates the ability is only known through the Dream World
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