Infiltrator (Ability)

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Infiltrator すりぬけ
Slip Through
Flavor text
Generation V
Passes through the foe's barrier and strikes.
Generation VI
Passes through the opposing Pokémon's barrier and strikes.
Generation VII
Passes through the opposing Pokémon's barrier, substitute, and the like and strikes.
Generation VIII
Passes through the opposing Pokémon's barrier, substitute, and the like and strikes.
Generation IX
The Pokémon's moves are unaffected by the target's barriers, substitutes, and the like.

Infiltrator (Japanese: すりぬけ Slip Through) is an Ability introduced in Generation V.

Effect

In battle

Generation V

Moves used by a Pokémon with Infiltrator bypass the effects of targets' Reflect, Light Screen, Safeguard, and Mist.

Generation VI onward

Moves used by a Pokémon with Infiltrator also bypass the effects of targets' Aurora Veil.

Moves used by a Pokémon with Infiltrator, except Transform and Sky Drop, also bypass the effects of targets' substitutes.

Outside of battle

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In Pokémon Sword and Shield, if a Pokémon with Infiltrator is in the first place in the party (even if fainted), the chance of generating a random encounter is decreased by 87.5%.

Pokémon with Infiltrator

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0041 Zubat Zubat
Poison Flying Inner Focus None Infiltrator
0042 Golbat Golbat
Poison Flying Inner Focus None Infiltrator
0169 Crobat Crobat
Poison Flying Inner Focus None Infiltrator
0187 Hoppip Hoppip
Grass Flying Chlorophyll Leaf GuardGen IV+ Infiltrator
0188 Skiploom Skiploom
Grass Flying Chlorophyll Leaf GuardGen IV+ Infiltrator
0189 Jumpluff Jumpluff
Grass Flying Chlorophyll Leaf GuardGen IV+ Infiltrator
0291 Ninjask Ninjask
Bug Flying Speed Boost None Infiltrator
0336 Seviper Seviper
Poison Poison Shed Skin None Infiltrator
0442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
Ghost Dark Pressure None Infiltrator
0546 Cottonee Cottonee
Grass Fairy Prankster Infiltrator Chlorophyll
0547 Whimsicott Whimsicott
Grass Fairy Prankster Infiltrator Chlorophyll
0607 Litwick Litwick
Ghost Fire Flash Fire Flame Body InfiltratorGen VI+
0608 Lampent Lampent
Ghost Fire Flash Fire Flame Body InfiltratorGen VI+
0609 Chandelure Chandelure
Ghost Fire Flash Fire Flame Body InfiltratorGen VI+
0677 Espurr Espurr
Psychic Psychic Keen Eye Infiltrator Own Tempo
0678 Meowstic Meowstic
Male
Psychic Psychic Keen Eye Infiltrator Prankster
0678 Meowstic Meowstic
Female
Psychic Psychic Keen Eye Infiltrator Competitive
0686 Inkay Inkay
Dark Psychic Contrary Suction Cups Infiltrator
0687 Malamar Malamar
Dark Psychic Contrary Suction Cups Infiltrator
0714 Noibat Noibat
Flying Dragon Frisk Infiltrator Telepathy
0715 Noivern Noivern
Flying Dragon Frisk Infiltrator Telepathy
0885 Dreepy Dreepy
Dragon Ghost Clear Body Infiltrator Cursed Body
0886 Drakloak Drakloak
Dragon Ghost Clear Body Infiltrator Cursed Body
0887 Dragapult Dragapult
Dragon Ghost Clear Body Infiltrator Cursed Body
0946 Bramblin Bramblin
Grass Ghost Wind Rider None Infiltrator
0947 Brambleghast Brambleghast
Grass Ghost Wind Rider None Infiltrator
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 the Generation V games, Litwick, Lampent, and Chandelure have Shadow Tag instead of Infiltrator as their Hidden Ability. However, it is impossible to obtain them with their Hidden Ability in Generation V.

In other games

Description

Games Description
MDGtI The Pokémon's moves can hit foes that used Reflect, Light Screen, Safeguard, or Mist.*
The Pokémon can land moves on targets that have used Reflect, Light Screen, or Safeguard! It also isn't affected by Mist.*
SMD The Pokémon's moves are not affected by ReflectIconCutsCornersSMD.png, Light ScreenIconCutsCornersSMD.png, or SafeguardIconCutsCornersSMD.png! They are also not affected by mist.


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 穿透 Chyūntau
Mandarin 穿透 Chuāntòu
France Flag.png French Infiltration
Germany Flag.png German Schwebedurch
Italy Flag.png Italian Intrapasso
South Korea Flag.png Korean 틈새포착 Tuemsae Pochack
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Infiltrado
Spain Flag.png Spanish Allanamiento


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