Lingering Aroma (Ability)
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When a Pokémon with Lingering Aroma is hit by a contact move, the attacker's Ability is changed to Lingering Aroma. The attacker regains its original Ability once it is switched out, faints, or the battle ends.
Multitype, Zen Mode, Stance Change, Shields Down, Schooling, Disguise, Battle Bond, Power Construct, Comatose, RKS System, Ice Face, As One, Zero to Hero, Commander, Mummy, and Lingering Aroma itself are not affected by Lingering Aroma.
Pokémon with Lingering Aroma
|#||Pokémon||Types||First Ability||Second Ability||Hidden Ability|
|Normal||Lingering Aroma||Gluttony||Thick Fat|
|Please note that abilities marked with a superscript are only available in the stated generation or later.
- Lingering Aroma is the first Generation IX Ability in index number order.
- Lingering Aroma is the only signature Ability to be specific to one gender of its owning species. Female Oinkologne may instead have the Ability Aroma Veil.
- Lingering Aroma being specific to male Oinkologne may be reference to how male pigs in real life produce an odor called boar taint when they hit puberty from a gland that develops when they mature, this scent and gland being absent from female pigs.
In other languages
|Variations of the Ability Mummy|
|Mummy • Lingering Aroma|
|This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.|