Air Lock (Ability)

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Generation III
Negates weather effects.
Generation IV
Eliminates the effects of weather.
Generation V
Currently unknown
Generation VI
Currently unknown
Generation VII
Currently unknown

Air Lock (Japanese: エアロック Air Lock) is an ability introduced in Generation III. Rayquaza is the only Pokémon that has this ability. Possessing this ability ties Rayquaza to its mythology of stopping the battle between Kyogre and Groudon by stopping their influence on the weather.


In battle

Air Lock prevents the effects of all weather effects.

Outside of battle

Air Lock has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, the current weather will be changed to Clear every 36 turns. Air Lock will take precedence over Drizzle, Drought, Sand Stream, and Snow Warning. Additionally, this ability prevents the use of the moves Sunny Day, Rain Dance, Hail, and Sandstorm.

Pokémon with Air Lock

Single ability

# Pokémon Type
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying

Dual ability

No Pokémon have Air Lock as one of their two abilities.

See also

In other languages

  • French: Air Lock
  • German: Klimaschutz
  • Italian: Riparo
  • Spanish: Bucle aire