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Limber (Ability)

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Limber じゅうなん
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Generation III
Prevents paralysis.
Generation IV
The Pokémon is protected from paralysis.
Generation V
Currently unknown
Generation VI
Currently unknown

Limber (Japanese: じゅうなん Flexible) is an ability introduced in Generation III. Nine Pokémon can have this ability.


In battle

Limber prevents paralysis. If a Pokémon is paralyzed and gains this ability through Transform, Role Play or Trace, then the paralysis will be removed. If this ability is then lost, the Pokémon will be paralyzed again.

Outside of battle

Limber has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Limber

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Persian Persian Normal Normal Limber Technician Unnerve
Hitmonlee Hitmonlee Fighting Fighting Limber Reckless Unburden
Ditto Ditto Normal Normal Limber None Eccentric
Buneary Buneary Normal Normal Run Away Klutz Limber
Lopunny Lopunny Normal Normal Run Away Klutz Limber
Glameow Glameow Normal Normal Limber Own Tempo Keen Eye
Purrloin Purrloin Normal Normal Limber Unburden Teasing Heart
Liepard Liepard Normal Normal Limber Unburden Teasing Heart
Maggyo Maggyo Ground Electric Static Limber Sand Veil
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.

In other languages

  • French: Échauffement
  • German: Flexibilität
  • Greek: Ευλυγισία
  • Italian: Scioltezza
  • Spanish: Flexibilidad
Variations of the Ability Water Veil
Water VeilLimberMagma ArmorOwn TempoInsomniaVital SpiritImmunity
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