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| Vital Spirit
Vital Spirit (Japanese: やるき Willingness) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Twelve Pokémon can have this Ability. It is one of three Abilities that prevent sleeping, the others being Insomnia and Sweet Veil.
Vital Spirit prevents sleep. If a Pokémon with Vital Spirit uses Rest, it will automatically fail.
Outside of battle
From Pokémon Emerald onwards, if a Pokémon with Vital Spirit is leading the party, the chance of encountering a higher-leveled wild Pokémon increase by 50%. It shares this effect with Hustle and Pressure.
In Generation V, Vital Spirit also prevents a Pokémon from visiting the Dream World.
Pokémon with Vital Spirit
In the anime
- Vital Spirit is the only variation of Water Veil that has been seen in the anime so far.
In other languages