Telepathy (テレパシー Telepathy) is an ability introduced in Generation V. This ability was naturally exclusive to Elgyem and Beheeyem before Generation VII. 21 Pokémon have this ability.

Effect

In-Game Text
Generation V Anticipates an ally's attack and dodges it.
Generation VI
Generation VII
Effect
The Pokémon avoids taking damage from its allies.

Pokémon

Pokédex Pokémon Type Abilities
#202 Wobbuffet
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Type Psychic.gif Generation III
Shadow Tag

Generation V
Telepathy
#280 Ralts
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Type Psychic.gifType Fairy.gif Generation III
Synchronize
Trace

Generation V
Telepathy
#281 Kirlia
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#282 Gardevoir
282.png
#307 Meditite
307.png
Type Fighting.gifType Psychic.gif Generation III
Pure Power

Generation V
Telepathy
#308 Medicham
308.png
#360 Wynaut
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Type Psychic.gif Generation III
Shadow Tag

Generation V
Telepathy
#483 Dialga
483.png
Type Steel.gifType Dragon.gif Generation IV
Pressure

Generation V
Telepathy
#484 Palkia
484.png
Type Water.gifType Dragon.gif
#487 Giratina
487.png
Type Ghost.gifType Dragon.gif
#517 Munna
517.png
Type Psychic.gif Generation V
Forewarn
Synchronize
Telepathy
#518 Musharna
518.png
#605 Elgyem
605.png
Type Psychic.gif Generation V
Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic(DW)
#606 Beheeyem
606.png
#714 Noibat
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Type Flying.gifType Dragon.gif Generation VI
Frisk
Infiltrator
Telepathy
#715 Noivern
715.png
#765 Oranguru
765.png
Type Normal.gifType Psychic.gif Generation VII
Inner Focus
Telepathy
Symbiosis(DW)
#785 Tapu Koko
785.png
Type Electric.gifType Fairy.gif Generation VII
Electric Surge
Telepathy
#786 Tapu Lele
786.png
Type Psychic.gifType Fairy.gif Generation VII
Psychic Surge
Telepathy
#787 Tapu Bulu
787.png
Type Grass.gifType Fairy.gif Generation VII
Grassy Surge
Telepathy
#788 Tapu Fini
788.png
Type Water.gifType Fairy.gif Generation VII
Misty Surge
Telepathy
#824 Blipbug
824.png
Type Bug.gif Generation VIII
Swarm
Compound Eyes
Telepathy
#825 Dottler
825.png
Type Bug.gifType Psychic.gif Generation VIII
Swarm
Compound Eyes
Telepathy
#826 Orbeetle
826.png
Type Bug.gifType Psychic.gif Generation VIII
Swarm
Compound Eyes
Telepathy
Green indicates the ability is known naturally
Yellow indicates the ability is only known through the Dream World

Trivia

  • In the anime, telepathy has mainly been featured as a power to communicate thoughts to others.
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