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Drought (ひでり) is an ability formerly exclusive to Groudon, introduced in Generation III.

Description

Generation III

Summons sunlight in battle.

Generation IV

The Pokémon makes it sunny if it appears in battle.

Generation V

Turns the sunlight harsh if it is in battle.

Generation VI

Turns the sunlight harsh when the Pokémon enters a battle.

Effect

Generation III

Upon entering battle sunlight is summoned and lasts until replaced by another weather (e.g. via Drizzle summoning rain). If Drought or other weather changing abilities are on 2 Pokémon on the field, the slower Pokémon has its ability activate first.

Generation VI

Retconned so upon entering battle sunlight is summoned and lasts for five fixed turns (eight with a Heat Rock). It is also incapable of overriding the Weather Trio’s alternate form’ abilities introduced in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Pokémon

PokédexPokémon TypeAbilities
#383Groudon
383
Type Ground Generation VI
Desolate Land(PR)

Hidden

PokédexPokémon TypeAbilities
#037Vulpix
037
Type Fire Generation III
Flash Fire
#038Ninetales
038
if not indicated, Drought was received in Generation V

Mega Evolution

Pokédex Pokémon Type Abilities
#006Charizard
006M2
Type FireType Flying Generation III
Blaze

Generation V
Solar Power

Generation VI
Tough Claws(ME/X)

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