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Steadfast (Ability)

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Steadfast ふくつのこころ
Indomitable Heart
Flavor text
Generation IV
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.
Generation V
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.
Generation VI
Currently unknown

Steadfast (Japanese: ふくつのこころ Indomitable Heart) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. Nine Pokémon have this Ability, all but one of which are at least part Fighting-type.


In battle

Steadfast increases the user's Speed stat by one stage when flinched.

Outside of battle

Steadfast has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

Steadfast will raise the Pokémon's Movement Speed when it is cross-eyed or cringing.

Pokémon with Steadfast

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Machop Machop Fighting Fighting Guts No Guard Steadfast
Machoke Machoke Fighting Fighting Guts No Guard Steadfast
Machamp Machamp Fighting Fighting Guts No Guard Steadfast
Scyther Scyther Bug Flying Swarm Technician Steadfast
Tyrogue Tyrogue Fighting Fighting Guts Steadfast Vital Spirit
Hitmontop Hitmontop Fighting Fighting Intimidate Technician Steadfast
Riolu Riolu Fighting Fighting Steadfast Inner Focus Prankster
Lucario Lucario Fighting Steel Steadfast Inner Focus Justified
Gallade Gallade Psychic Fighting Steadfast None Justified
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 the manga

In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 不屈之心 Bùqū zhī Xīn
France Flag.png French Impassible
Germany Flag.png German Felsenfest
Italy Flag.png Italian Cuordeciso
South Korea Flag.png Korean 불굴의 마음 Bulgul-yi Ma'eum
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Inabalável
Spain Flag.png Spanish Impasible

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