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Rivalry (Ability)

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Rivalry とうそうしん
Belligerence
Flavor text
Generation IV
Raises Attack if the foe is of the same gender.
Generation V
Deals more damage to a Pokémon of same gender.
Generation VI
Deals more damage to Pokémon of the same gender.

Rivalry (Japanese: とうそうしん Belligerence) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. Eighteen Pokémon can have this Ability.

Effect

In battle

Rivalry raises the base power of a move by 25% if the foe and the user have the same gender, but reduces base power by 25% if the foe and the user have opposite genders.

If the user or the foe is genderless, the move's base power is unaffected.

Outside of battle

Rivalry has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Rivalry

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ Poison Poison Poison Point Rivalry Hustle
Nidorina Nidorina Poison Poison Poison Point Rivalry Hustle
Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground Poison Point Rivalry Sheer Force
Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison Poison Poison Point Rivalry Hustle
Nidorino Nidorino Poison Poison Poison Point Rivalry Hustle
Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground Poison Point Rivalry Sheer Force
Beautifly Beautifly Bug Flying Swarm None Rivalry
Shinx Shinx Electric Electric Rivalry Intimidate Guts
Luxio Luxio Electric Electric Rivalry Intimidate Guts
Luxray Luxray Electric Electric Rivalry Intimidate Guts
Pidove Pidove Normal Flying Big Pecks Super Luck Rivalry
Tranquill Tranquill Normal Flying Big Pecks Super Luck Rivalry
Unfezant Unfezant Normal Flying Big Pecks Super Luck Rivalry
Axew Axew Dragon Dragon Rivalry Mold Breaker Unnerve
Fraxure Fraxure Dragon Dragon Rivalry Mold Breaker Unnerve
Haxorus Haxorus Dragon Dragon Rivalry Mold Breaker Unnerve
Litleo Litleo Fire Normal Rivalry Unnerve Moxie
Pyroar Pyroar Fire Normal Rivalry Unnerve Moxie
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

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 鬥爭心 Dòuzhēngxīn
France Flag.png French Rivalité
Germany Flag.png German Rivalität
Italy Flag.png Italian Antagonismo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 투쟁심 Tujaengsim
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Rivalidade
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rivalidad


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