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Serene Grace (Ability)

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Serene Grace てんのめぐみ
Heavenly Blessing
Flavor text
Generation III
Promotes added effects.
Generation IV
Boosts the likelihood of added effects appearing.
Generation V
Boosts the likelihood of added effects appearing.
Generation VI
Boosts the likelihood of additional effects occurring.

Serene Grace (Japanese: てんのめぐみ Heavenly Blessing) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Twelve Pokémon can have this Ability.

Effect

In battle

Serene Grace will double the chance of a move having an additional effect. For example, Psychic will have a 20% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense stat instead of its usual 10% chance, and Rock Smash will always lower an opponent's Defense by 1 level, as opposed to having a 50% chance of doing so. Serene Grace boosts the 10% flinch chance due to King's Rock or Razor Fang to 20%. Serene Grace has no effect on status moves.

Affected moves

The following moves are affected by this Ability and can be learned by Pokémon with it:

Move Type Cat. Pokémon learned by*
Air Slash  Flying  Special TogekissShaymin
Ancient Power  Rock  Special TogepiTogeticTogekissDunsparceJirachi
Astonish  Ghost  Physical Dunsparce
Bite  Dark  Physical Dunsparce
Blizzard  Ice  Special ChanseyBlisseyDunsparce
Body Slam  Normal  Physical ChanseyBlisseyTogepiTogeticTogekissDunsparce
Jirachi
Bounce  Flying  Physical DeerlingSawsbuck
Charge Beam  Electric  Special ChanseyBlisseyDunsparceJirachiMeloettaMeloetta
Confusion  Psychic  Special MeloettaMeloetta
Earth Power  Ground  Special Shaymin
Energy Ball  Grass  Special JirachiShayminDeerlingSawsbuckMeloettaMeloetta
Extrasensory  Psychic  Special TogepiTogeticTogekiss
Fire Blast  Fire  Special HappinyChanseyBlisseyTogepiTogeticTogekiss
Dunsparce
Fire Punch  Fire  Physical ChanseyBlisseyJirachiMeloettaMeloetta
Flamethrower  Fire  Special HappinyChanseyBlisseyTogepiTogeticTogekiss
Dunsparce
Flash Cannon  Steel  Special Jirachi
Focus Blast  Fighting  Special BlisseyMeloettaMeloetta
Headbutt  Normal  Physical HappinyChanseyBlisseyTogepiTogeticTogekiss
DunsparceJirachiShaymin
Heat Wave  Fire  Special TogeticTogekiss
Ice Beam  Ice  Special ChanseyBlisseyDunsparce
Ice Punch  Ice  Physical ChanseyBlisseyJirachiMeloettaMeloetta
Iron Head  Steel  Physical Jirachi
Iron Tail  Steel  Physical ChanseyBlisseyDunsparce
Ominous Wind  Ghost  Special TogeticTogekissShaymin
Psybeam  Psychic  Special MeloettaMeloetta
Psychic  Psychic  Special HappinyChanseyBlisseyTogepiTogeticTogekiss
JirachiShayminMeloettaMeloetta
Relic Song  Normal  Special MeloettaMeloetta
Rock Climb  Normal  Physical ChanseyBlissey
Rock Slide  Rock  Physical ChanseyBlisseyDunsparce
Rock Smash  Fighting  Physical ChanseyBlisseyTogepiTogeticTogekissDunsparce
SawsbuckMeloettaMeloetta
Seed Flare  Grass  Special Shaymin
Shadow Ball  Ghost  Special HappinyChanseyBlisseyTogepiTogeticTogekiss
DunsparceJirachiDeerlingSawsbuckMeloettaMeloetta
Signal Beam  Bug  Special TogepiTogeticTogekissJirachiMeloettaMeloetta
Silver Wind  Bug  Special TogeticTogekiss
Sky Attack  Flying  Physical Togetic*Togekiss
Snore  Normal  Special HappinyChanseyBlisseyTogepiTogeticTogekiss
DunsparceJirachiShayminDeerlingSawsbuckMeloetta
Meloetta
Steel Wing  Steel  Physical TogeticTogekiss
Thunder  Electric  Special ChanseyBlisseyDunsparceJirachiMeloettaMeloetta
Thunderbolt  Electric  Special ChanseyBlisseyDunsparceJirachiMeloettaMeloetta
ThunderPunch  Electric  Physical ChanseyBlisseyJirachiMeloettaMeloetta
Tri Attack  Normal  Special Togepi*Togetic*Togekiss*
Twister  Dragon  Special TogeticTogekiss
Water Pulse  Water  Special HappinyChanseyBlisseyTogepiTogeticTogekiss
DunsparceJirachi
Zen Headbutt  Psychic  Physical HappinyChanseyBlisseyTogepiTogeticTogekiss
DunsparceJirachiShayminMeloettaMeloetta

Although the following moves are affected by the Ability, they currently cannot be learned by any Pokémon with Serene Grace. They may, however, be called via Metronome, Mirror Move, Copycat, or Mimic; or be used by a Pokémon that gained Serene Grace by Trace or a move such as Skill Swap or Role Play.

Outside of battle

Serene Grace has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Serene Grace

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Chansey Chansey Normal Normal Natural Cure Serene Grace Healer
Togepi Togepi Fairy Fairy Hustle Serene Grace Super Luck
Togetic Togetic Fairy Flying Hustle Serene Grace Super Luck
Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal Serene Grace Run Away Rattled
Blissey Blissey Normal Normal Natural Cure Serene Grace Healer
Jirachi Jirachi Steel Psychic Serene Grace None None
Happiny Happiny Normal Normal Natural Cure Serene Grace Friend Guard
Togekiss Togekiss Fairy Flying Hustle Serene Grace Super Luck
Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
Grass Flying Serene Grace None None
Deerling Deerling Normal Grass Chlorophyll Sap Sipper Serene Grace
Sawsbuck Sawsbuck Normal Grass Chlorophyll Sap Sipper Serene Grace
Meloetta Meloetta
Aria Forme
Normal Psychic Serene Grace None None
Meloetta Meloetta
Pirouette Forme
Normal Fighting Serene Grace 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 other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 天恩 Tiān'ēn
France Flag.png French Sérénité
Germany Flag.png German Edelmut
Italy Flag.png Italian Leggiadro
South Korea Flag.png Korean 하늘의 은총 Haneul-yi Eunchong
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Graça Serena
Spain Flag.png Spanish Dicha


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