Gooey (Ability)

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Gooey ぬめぬめ
Gooey
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Generation VI
Contact with the Pokémon lowers the attacker's Speed stat.
Generation VII
Contact with the Pokémon lowers the attacker's Speed stat.
Generation VIII
Contact with the Pokémon lowers the attacker's Speed stat.
Generation IX
Contact with the Pokémon lowers the attacker's Speed stat.

Gooey (Japanese: ぬめぬめ Gooey) is an Ability introduced in Generation VI. Prior to Generation IX, it was the signature Ability of Goomy's evolutionary line.

Effect

In battle

When a Pokémon with this Ability is hit by a move that makes contact, the Speed of the attacking Pokémon is decreased by one stage.

If a Pokémon with this Ability is hit by a multi-strike move that makes contact (such as Fury Swipes), each hit activates this Ability.

Outside of battle

Gooey has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Gooey

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0704 Goomy Goomy
Dragon Dragon Sap Sipper Hydration Gooey
0705 Sliggoo Sliggoo
Dragon Dragon Sap Sipper Hydration Gooey
0705 Sliggoo Sliggoo
Hisuian Form
Steel Dragon Sap Sipper Shell ArmorGen IX+ Gooey
0706 Goodra Goodra
Dragon Dragon Sap Sipper Hydration Gooey
0706 Goodra Goodra
Hisuian Form
Steel Dragon Sap Sipper Shell ArmorGen IX+ Gooey
0960 Wiglett Wiglett
Water Water Gooey Rattled Sand Veil
0961 Wugtrio Wugtrio
Water Water Gooey Rattled Sand Veil
Please note that abilities marked with a superscript are only available in the stated generation or later.
  • For Generation III and IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 黏滑
Mandarin 黏滑 Niánhuá
France Flag.png French Poisseux
Germany Flag.png German Viskosität
Italy Flag.png Italian Viscosità
South Korea Flag.png Korean 미끈미끈 Mikkeunmikkeun
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Pegajoso
Spain Flag.png Spanish Baba


Variations of the Ability Gooey
GooeyTangling Hair


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