Mega Launcher (Ability)

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Mega Launcher メガランチャー
Mega Launcher
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Generation VI
Powers up aura and pulse moves.

Mega Launcher (Japanese: メガランチャー Mega Launcher) is an Ability introduced in Generation VI. Three Pokémon can have this Ability, all of which are Water types.


In battle

Mega Launcher boosts the power of aura and pulse moves by 50%. In the case of Heal Pulse, it heals 75% of the target's maximum HP rather than the usual 50%.

Affected moves

The Ability affects the following moves:

Move Type Cat. Pokémon learned by*
Aura Sphere  Fighting  Special BlastoiseClawitzer
Dark Pulse  Dark  Special BlastoiseClawitzer
Dragon Pulse  Dragon  Special BlastoiseClauncherClawitzer
Heal Pulse  Psychic  Status Clawitzer
Origin Pulse  Water  Special 000
Water Pulse  Water  Special BlastoiseClauncherClawitzer

Outside of battle

Mega Launcher has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Mega Launcher

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Blastoise Blastoise
Mega Blastoise
Water Water Mega Launcher None None
Clauncher Clauncher Water Water Mega Launcher None None
Clawitzer Clawitzer Water Water Mega Launcher None None
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 the anime

None.png Siebold Mega Blastoise Dragon Pulse.png Sawyer Clawitzer Heal Pulse.png None.png
Mega Blastoise Clawitzer
The user's pulse and aura moves are more powerful than normal.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
009M Blastoise Mega Blastoise's pulse and aura moves become more powerful than normal.
Siebold's Blastoise Mega Evolution Special I Debut
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer's pulse and aura moves become more powerful than normal.
Sawyer's Clawitzer XY119 None


  • This Ability affects moves containing はどう hadō in their Japanese names, which can be translated as either wave or aura.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 超級噴射 Chīukāp Panseh
Mandarin 超級發射器 Chāojí Fāshèqì
France Flag.png French Méga Blaster
Germany Flag.png German Megawumme
Italy Flag.png Italian Megalancio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 메가런처 Mega Launcher
Spain Flag.png Spanish Megadisparador

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