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Plus (Ability)

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Plus プラス
Plus
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Generation III
Powers up with Minus.
Generation IV
Boosts Sp. Atk if another Pokémon has Minus.
Generation V
Ups Sp. Atk if another Pokémon has Plus or Minus.
Generation VI
Boosts the Sp. Atk stat if another Pokémon has Plus or Minus.

Plus (Japanese: プラス Plus) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Eight Pokémon can have this Ability. Prior to Generation V, it was the signature Ability of Plusle.

Effect

In battle

Generations III and IV

When a Pokémon with Plus enters a Double Battle and has an ally with Minus, the Special Attack stat of the Pokémon with Plus increases by 50%.

Generation V

Plus now raises the user's Special Attack stat by 50% when it enters a Double or Triple Battle and has an ally that has Plus or Minus.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

A Pokémon with this Ability will receive a 50% bonus to Special Attack if an allied Pokémon has Minus.

Outside of battle

Plus has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Plus

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Mareep Mareep Electric Electric Static None Plus
Flaaffy Flaaffy Electric Electric Static None Plus
Ampharos Ampharos Electric Electric Static None Plus
Plusle Plusle Electric Electric Plus None Lightning Rod
Klink Klink Steel Steel Plus Minus Clear Body
Klang Klang Steel Steel Plus Minus Clear Body
Klinklang Klinklang Steel Steel Plus Minus Clear Body
Dedenne Dedenne Electric Fairy Cheek Pouch Pickup Plus
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 manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 陽性 Yángxìng
France Flag.png French Plus
Germany Flag.png German Plus
Italy Flag.png Italian Più
South Korea Flag.png Korean 플러스 Plus
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Mais
Spain Flag.png Spanish Más


Variations of the Ability Minus
MinusPlus
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