Worst Pokemon AbilitiesTheStupidHobo
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Um, guys! Feint goes through protect/other moves! Guess who can learn feint... Slaking himself! If you ask me, defeatist is the worst, cause you can cripple teams by swapping slow start onto them. Plus, no one expects feint!
It doesn't have any redeeming factors: It makes you immobile doing every other turn. The opponent can just use Protect every other turn and you can't do anything.
Um, this was made to balance Slaking. If he didn't have this, Norman's Slaking probably wouldn't be possible.
Truant only lets you attack 1ce every 2 turns.V 5 Comments
At least with Truant, you can use recharge moves for that turn you miss. Slow Start on the other hand...
I just don't understand why they made this ability. Regigigas is a legendary, it is supposed to be strong and hard to catch.
For FIVE whole turns you get decreased speed and attack! This is why Regigigas is an unpopular Pokemon. - LugiaLover87
Please buff regigigas, it needs it! Maybe do 3 quarters of attack and speed... Oh yeah, and regigigas can learn substitute. You could do substitute-heal pulse, and infiltrator isn't that common. Just beware of taunt, but u can switchV 10 Comments
My friend loves Archeops, I think I'll just use one surf and set up like 20 swords dances and then hit it when I'm bored
Why would any Pokemon have an ability that halves it's own stats... Game Freak does odd things sometimes.
Doesn't do anything clutch, just harms you for getting hurt - Doggus
Halving stats? This is one of the worst things (after Garbodor) that Gen V introduced.V 2 Comments
Slow Start and Truant are given to Pokemon that would be broken otherwise, but THIS is just bad. I mean, really bad. And I know, Payback, but that doesn't stop it from being terrible.
The thing about Sableye. Would you rather have the ability that makes your Status moves go first or the one that kills your Speed stat?
If paired with analytic, this may work greatly - Doggus
It just makes you go last like useing quash it's dumb and just horrible in any type of battle unless you use payback,revenge or avalanche
I voted only to say that it's not good, but not terrible. You know how many times I've battled Lopunny w/ Switcheroo Flame Orb/Iron Ball? Annoying.
You can not use the item equiptd to the Pokemon except mega stonesV 3 Comments
Run away is an ability that lets you run away. That's pretty much it. This ability is worthless in battle and is just a waste of an ability slotV 2 Comments
It makes encounter rate higher why would unless your are hunting shiny Pokemon?
No effect in battle, horribly annoying effect outside of battle. - EminemXLilKim
Boring unless looking for rares - Doggus
How is this bad? It ignores the godly magic bounce dual screen espeon
Doesn't do anything bad - Doggus
Weak Armor is mainly used by defensive Pokemon with barely any speed, this ability is so backwards that it turns a physical tank into a failure, Thus it should be higher.
This is actually a pretty good ability. Skarmory can troll with Guard Swap while keeping the Speed boost without keeping the Defense drop, and meanwhile, it can also force switches. It's also a pretty good ability on Vanilluxe. - EminemXLilKim
Truant is the worst in my opinion, but I voted Weak Armor to get it into the top ten.
Very very bad. - DoggusV 2 Comments
Makes all abilities the Pokemon uses Normal-Type. This is useless as Normal is the worst of all types, being super effective against nothing. If it turned all moves into moves of a better type such as Ice, it may be better. Well, actually, it wouldn't, since your coverage is still pathetic. - EminemXLilKim
It makes your pokemon's move useless against ghost rock and steel types
It's like giving up when
The worst possible - DoggusV 1 Comment
How is this bad? Helps scouting, which is great in competitive play. - EminemXLilKim
An ok move if you want to be predictive - Doggus
I love Frisk! She like meets Sans I think :D
What's the point of this ability?
Every pokemon with this ability, have other, A LOT better ability.
Alolan Exeggutor have Harvest.
Yanma have Speed Boost.
Stantler - Sap Sipper.
Duskull have levitate.
Even Noivern's telepathy is more usefull.
Who the heck put Wonder Guard on this list?
Honey is bad anyway, just use sweet scent.
Completely useless for competitive
Honey is just useless outside of the Sinnoh games.
Honey..? - DoggusV 1 Comment
Why this is bad? Low kick and grass knot require weight to deal heavy damage, making this bad if you do not predict it - Doggus
My favorite music genre - Yungstirjoey
Autotomize halves the weight, but wastes a move - Doggus
If an ability has the original Japanese name allude to seppuku and its French name literally as "agitation", you would be better off without it. And it's especially unnecessary for strictly special attackers like Togekiss.
I mean, it may boost your attack, but it's still pretty bad. Especially with moves that already have 70% or 80% accuracy. And Dynamic Punch? Forget it.
Accuracy is EVERYTHING! Attack RELIES on accuracy!
Lowers accuracy, by 20%? HOW IS THIS GOOD - Doggus
What? Why is this here? - noo7na7
so? - Doggus
Dynamic Punch Machamp with No Guard
Your argument is invalid
I probably am using this for one or max 2 moves with low accuracy and meanwhile my opponent swaps to bull horn driller and takes me out. Yay.
Mega heracross can also learn arm thrust
Its actually not bad. mega heracross has it and can learn pin missile, bullet seed, and rock blast
VERY GOOD FOR PIN MISSILE, BONE CLUB, AND FURY ATTACKS - Doggus
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3. Run Away
3. Slow Start