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Unaware (Ability)

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This article is about the Ability that involves stat changes. For the Ability with a synonymous meaning, see Oblivious (Ability).
Unaware てんねん
Doofus
Flavor text
Generation IV
Ignores any change in ability by the foe.
Generation V
Ignores any stat changes in the Pokémon.
Generation VI
Ignores the opposing Pokémon's stat changes.

Unaware (Japanese: てんねん Doofus) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. Seven Pokémon can have this Ability. Prior to Generation V, it was the signature Ability of Bidoof and Bibarel.

Effect

In battle

Unaware ignores other Pokémon's positive and negative stat changes when calculating damage involving a Pokémon with this Ability. This means that damage dealt by a Pokémon with Unaware ignores the target's Defense and Special Defense stat changes. Likewise, damage dealt to a Pokémon with Unaware ignores the attacker's Attack and Special Attack stat changes.

Unaware will not prevent the moves Stored Power and Punishment from factoring in the stat changes that determine their power.

Outside of battle

Unaware has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Unaware

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Clefable Clefable Fairy Fairy Cute Charm Magic Guard Unaware
Wooper Wooper Water Ground Damp Water Absorb Unaware
Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground Damp Water Absorb Unaware
Bidoof Bidoof Normal Normal Simple Unaware Moody
Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water Simple Unaware Moody
Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying Unaware Klutz Simple
Swoobat Swoobat Psychic Flying Unaware Klutz Simple
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 後知後覺 Hòuzhī-hòujué
France Flag.png French Inconscient
Germany Flag.png German Unkenntnis
Italy Flag.png Italian Imprudenza
South Korea Flag.png Korean 천진 Cheojin
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Ignorância
Spain Flag.png Spanish Ignorante


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