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Big Pecks (Ability)

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Big Pecks はとむね
Pigeon Breast
Flavor text
Generation V
Protects the Pokémon from Defense-lowering attacks.
Generation VI
Protects the Pokémon from Defense-lowering attacks.

Big Pecks (Japanese: はとむね Pigeon Breast) is an Ability introduced in Generation V. Twelve Pokémon can have this Ability, which are all Flying-type Pokémon.

Effect

In battle

Big Pecks prevents the Defense stat from being reduced (except self-inflicted reductions). However, the stat can be changed by Guard Swap, Heart Swap, or Guard Split.

This Ability can be ignored with Mold Breaker, Teravolt, and Turboblaze.

Pokémon with Big Pecks

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Pidgey Pidgey Normal Flying Keen Eye Tangled Feet Big Pecks
Pidgeotto Pidgeotto Normal Flying Keen Eye Tangled Feet Big Pecks
Pidgeot Pidgeot Normal Flying Keen Eye Tangled Feet Big Pecks
Chatot Chatot Normal Flying Keen Eye Tangled Feet Big Pecks
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
Ducklett Ducklett Water Flying Keen Eye Big Pecks Hydration
Swanna Swanna Water Flying Keen Eye Big Pecks Hydration
Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying Big Pecks Overcoat Weak Armor
Mandibuzz Mandibuzz Dark Flying Big Pecks Overcoat Weak Armor
Fletchling Fletchling Normal Flying Big Pecks None Gale Wings
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.

Trivia

  • Big Pecks' name is a pun, referring to both pecking with a beak and the pectoralis major.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Cœur de Coq
Germany Flag.png German Brustbieter
Italy Flag.png Italian Pettinfuori
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Bico Grande
Spain Flag.png Spanish Sacapecho


Variations of the Ability Keen Eye
Keen EyeHyper CutterBig Pecks

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