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.
Generation VII
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. All Pokémon that have this Ability are Water types.

Effect

In battle

Mega Launcher boosts the strength of aura and pulse moves used by a Pokémon with this Ability. Damage-dealing moves are boosted in power by 50%, while Heal Pulse 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 or later 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 Pokémon'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 A Full-Strength Battle Surprise! None

Trivia

  • 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
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Megawerper
Finland Flag.png Finnish Megaheitin
France Flag.png French Méga Blaster
Germany Flag.png German Megawumme
Italy Flag.png Italian Megalancio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 메가런처 Mega Launcher
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Megalançamento
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Megalançador
Spain Flag.png Spanish Megadisparador


Variations of the Ability Mega Launcher
Mega LauncherStrong JawSteelworker

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