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Defeatist (Japanese: よわき Timid) is an Ability introduced in Generation V. It is the signature Ability of Archen and Archeops.
Defeatist halves the user's Attack and Special Attack stat when its HP is at or less than half of its maximum.
Outside of battle
Defeatist has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Defeatist
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| Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VII games.
- For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
- For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
- For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
- For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII.
- The Special Trait variant of this Ability is Skittish, which lowers the damage done to enemy Pokémon when HP is low.
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