Infiltrator (すりぬけ Surinuke) is an ability introduced in Generation V. This ability was naturally exclusive to Cottonee and Whimsicott before Generation VI. 21 Pokémon have this ability.

Effect

In-Game Text
Generation V Passes through the foe's barrier and strikes.
Generation VI Passes through the opposing Pokémon's barrier and strikes.
Generation VII Passes through the opposing Pokémon's barrier, substitute, and the like and strikes.
Effect

The Pokémon ignores the following moves

Move Type Category
Aurora Veil Type Ice.gif Other type.gif
Light Screen Type Psychic.gif
Mist Type Ice.gif
Reflect Type Psychic.gif
Safeguard Type Normal.gif
Substitute Type Normal.gif

Pokémon

Pokédex Pokémon Type Abilities
#041 Zubat
041.png
Type Poison.gifType Flying.gif Generation III
Inner Focus

Generation V
Infiltrator
#042 Golbat
042.png
#169 Crobat
169.png
#187 Hoppip
187.png
Type Grass.gifType Flying.gif Generation III
Chlorophyll

Generation IV
Leaf Guard

Generation V
Infiltrator
#188 Skiploom
188.png
#189 Jumpluff
189.png
#291 Ninjask
291.png
Type Bug.gifType Flying.gif Generation III
Speed Boost

Generation V
Infiltrator
#336 Seviper
336.png
Type Poison.gif Generation III
Shed Skin

Generation V
Infiltrator
#442 Spiritomb
442.png
Type Ghost.gifType Dark.gif Generation IV
Pressure

Generation V
Infiltrator
#546 Cottonee
546.png
Type Grass.gifType Fairy.gif Generation V
Prankster
Infiltrator
Chlorophyll(DW)
#547 Whimsicott
547.png
#607 Litwick
607.png
Type Ghost.gifType Fire.gif Generation V
Flash Fire
Flame Body
Shadow Tag(DW)

Generation VI
Infiltrator
#608 Lampent
608.png
#609 Chandelure
609.png
#677 Espurr
677.png
Type Psychic.gif Generation VI
Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Own Tempo(DW)
#678 Male
Meowstic
678.png
Generation VI
Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Prankster(DW)
Female
Meowstic
678A.png
Generation VI
Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Competitive(DW)
#686 Inkay
686.png
Type Dark.gifType Psychic.gif Generation VI
Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator
#687 Malamar
687.png
#714 Noibat
714.png
Type Flying.gifType Dragon.gif Generation VI
Frisk
Infiltrator
Telepathy(DW)
#715 Noivern
715.png
Green indicates the ability is known naturally
Yellow indicates the ability is only known through the Dream World
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