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Sticky Hold (Japanese: ねんちゃく Adhesion) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Eight Pokémon can have this Ability.
This Ability prevents the user's held item from being taken by Covet or Thief, traded by Trick or Switcheroo, eaten by Bug Bite or Pluck, destroyed by Incinerate, or removed by Knock Off, unless the attacker has a variation of Mold Breaker.
Outside of battle
From Pokémon Emerald onwards, if a Pokémon with Sticky Hold is in the first place in the party, bites will occur more often while fishing. Suction Cups has the same effect.
Pokémon with Sticky Hold
In other languages
| Variations of the Ability Sticky Hold
| Sticky Hold • Suction Cups