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Cloud Nine (Japanese: ノーてんき No Weather) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Six Pokémon can have this Ability. Prior to Generation V, it was the signature Ability of Psyduck and Golduck.
When a Pokémon with Cloud Nine is in battle, all effects of weather are negated (the weather does not disappear).
When a Pokémon with Cloud Nine is brought out, the message "The effects of weather disappeared." will be displayed.
During heavy rain, extremely harsh sunlight and strong winds, even if a Pokémon is negating the effects of weather with Cloud Nine, the moves Rain Dance, Sunny Day, Sandstorm, and Hail will fail if used; and the Abilities Drizzle, Drought, Sand Stream, and Snow Warning will fail. However, all other effects of these weather conditions are negated by Cloud Nine.
Outside of battle
Cloud Nine has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Cloud Nine
- The Japanese name of this Ability is a double entendre, written so as to suggest ノー天気 nō tenki (no weather), but also homophonous to 能天気 nōtenki (carefree), in reference to Psyduck, originally the only Pokémon (in addition to Golduck) that had this Ability. The English name derives directly from the "carefree" meaning, while still maintaining a weak pun to connect it to the weather.
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