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Pixilate (Ability)

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Pixilate フェアリースキン
Fairy Skin
Flavor text
Generation VI
Normal-type moves become Fairy-type moves.
Generation VII
Currently unknown

Pixilate (Japanese: フェアリースキン Fairy Skin) is an Ability introduced in Generation VI. Three Pokémon can have this Ability, all of which are Fairy-type.


In battle

Pixilate causes all Normal-type moves used by the Pokémon to become Fairy-type and receive a 30% boost in addition to all other modifiers, such as STAB.

Outside of battle

Pixilate has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Pixilate

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Gardevoir Gardevoir
Mega Gardevoir
Psychic Fairy Pixilate None None
Altaria Altaria
Mega Altaria
Dragon Fairy Pixilate None None
Sylveon Sylveon Fairy Fairy Cute Charm None Pixilate
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 manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

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The user's Normal-type attacks become Fairy-type
Pokémon Method
User First Chapter Used In Notes
282M Gardevoir Mega Gardevoir's Normal-type attacks become Fairy-type.
Diantha's Gardevoir X & Y chapter Debut

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Peau Féérique
Germany Flag.png German Feenschicht
Italy Flag.png Italian Pellefolletto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 페어리스킨 Fairy Skin
Spain Flag.png Spanish Piel Feérica

Variations of the Ability Aerilate

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