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Limber (Ability)

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Limber じゅうなん
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Generation III
Prevents paralysis.
Generation IV
The Pokémon is protected from paralysis.
Generation V
The Pokémon is protected from paralysis.
Generation VI
Protects the Pokémon from paralysis.

Limber (Japanese: じゅうなん Flexible) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Ten Pokémon can have this Ability.


In battle

Limber prevents paralysis. If a Pokémon is paralyzed and gains this Ability through Transform, Role Play or Trace, then the paralysis will be removed.

Outside of battle

Limber has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Limber

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Persian Persian Normal Normal Limber Technician Unnerve
Hitmonlee Hitmonlee Fighting Fighting Limber Reckless Unburden
Ditto Ditto Normal Normal Limber None Imposter
Buneary Buneary Normal Normal Run Away Klutz Limber
Lopunny Lopunny Normal Normal Cute Charm Klutz Limber
Glameow Glameow Normal Normal Limber Own Tempo Keen Eye
Purrloin Purrloin Dark Dark Limber Unburden Prankster
Liepard Liepard Dark Dark Limber Unburden Prankster
Stunfisk Stunfisk Ground Electric Static Limber Sand Veil
Hawlucha Hawlucha Fighting Flying Unburden Limber Mold Breaker
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 柔軟 Róuruǎn
France Flag.png French Échauffement
Germany Flag.png German Flexibilität
Italy Flag.png Italian Scioltezza
South Korea Flag.png Korean 유연 Yuyeon
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Elasticidade
Spain Flag.png Spanish Flexibilidad

Variations of the Ability Limber
LimberObliviousInsomniaImmunityOwn TempoInner FocusMagma ArmorWater VeilVital Spirit

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