Vital Spirit (Ability)
Outside of battle
From Pokémon Emerald onwards, if a Pokémon with Vital Spirit is leading the party, the chance of encountering a higher-leveled wild Pokémon increase by 50%. It shares this effect with Hustle and Pressure.
In Generation V, Vital Spirit also prevents a Pokémon from visiting the Dream World.
Pokémon with Vital Spirit
|#||Pokémon||Types||First Ability||Second Ability||Hidden Ability|
|Mankey||Fighting||Vital Spirit||Anger Point||Defiant|
|Primeape||Fighting||Vital Spirit||Anger Point||Defiant|
|Magmar||Fire||Flame Body||None||Vital Spirit|
|Magby||Fire||Flame Body||None||Vital Spirit|
|Electivire||Electric||Motor Drive||None||Vital Spirit|
|Magmortar||Fire||Flame Body||None||Vital Spirit|
|Lillipup||Normal||Vital Spirit||Pickup||Run Away|
| Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
In the anime
|The user cannot fall asleep, and nullifies moves that causes sleep.|
|User||First Used In||Notes|
|Vigoroth||Vigoroth attacks and destroys moves that would cause it to fall asleep with its claws.|
|Marcel's Vigoroth||The Garden of Eatin'||Debut|
- Vital Spirit is the only variation of Water Veil that has been seen in the anime so far.
In other languages
|Variations of the Ability Water Veil|
|Water Veil • Limber • Magma Armor • Own Tempo • Insomnia • Vital Spirit • Immunity|
|This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.|