Intimidate

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Lowers the opposing Pokémon’s Attack stat.

Effect

When this Pokémon enters battle, the opponent's Attack is lowered by one stage. In a double or triple battle, all adjacent opponents are affected.

This ability also takes effect when acquired during a battle, but will not take effect again if lost and reobtained without leaving battle.

This ability has no effect on an opponent that has a Substitute.

Out-of-Battle Effect

If the first Pokémon in the party has this ability, any random encounter with a Pokémon five or more levels lower than it has a 50% chance of being skipped.

Pokémon with Intimidate as a hidden ability (2)

Canon Pokémon (2)