Filter (Ability)

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Filter フィルター
Filter
Flavor text
Generation IV
Powers down super-effective moves.DPPt
Reduces damage from supereffective attacks.HGSS
Generation V
Reduces damage from supereffective attacks.
Generation VI
Reduces damage from supereffective attacks.
Generation VII
Reduces the power of supereffective attacks taken.

Filter (Japanese: フィルター Filter) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. Prior to Generation VI, it was the signature Ability of Mime Jr. and Mr. Mime.

Effect

In battle

Filter reduces damage from supereffective moves by ¼ (regardless of the effectiveness multiplier).

Outside of battle

Filter has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Filter

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof Filter Technician
Aggron Aggron
Mega Aggron
Steel Steel Filter None None
Mime Jr. Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy Soundproof Filter Technician
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.

In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, Filter reduces damage from supereffective moves by approximately 1/8.

Description

Doll Meowth III.png This article has information requiring translation. If you are able to translate Japanese and would like to help, please add the English translation to the section or sections in Japanese.
Games Description
MDTDS Reduces the damage that the Pokémon suffers from super-effective moves.
BSL こうかがばつぐんの わざの ダメージを へらす
MDGtI Unavailable
SMD The Pokémon takes less damage from supereffective moves!

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 過濾 Gwoleuih
Mandarin 過濾 / 过滤 Guòlǜ
France Flag.png French Filtre
Germany Flag.png German Filter
Italy Flag.png Italian Filtro
South Korea Flag.png Korean 필터 Filter
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Filtragem
Spain Flag.png Spanish Filtro
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Filtre


Variations of the Ability Solid Rock
Solid RockFilterPrism Armor
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