Tinted Lens (Ability)

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Tinted Lens いろめがね
Tinted Glasses
Flavor text
Generation IV
Doubles the power of this Pokémon's "not very effective" attacks.
Generation V
Powers up "not very effective" moves.
Generation VI
Powers up "not very effective" moves.
Generation VII
The Pokémon can use "not very effective" moves to deal regular damage.
Generation VIII
The Pokémon can use "not very effective" moves to deal regular damage.
Generation IX
The Pokémon can use "not very effective" moves to deal regular damage.

Tinted Lens (Japanese: いろめがね Tinted Glasses) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

In battle

Tinted Lens doubles the damage done by any moves that the Pokémon uses which are "not very effective". This effect is independent of whether the type effectiveness is ½× or less.

Outside of battle

Tinted Lens has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Tinted Lens

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0012 Butterfree Butterfree
Bug Flying Compound Eyes None Tinted Lens
0048 Venonat Venonat
Bug Poison Compound Eyes Tinted LensGen IV+ Run Away
0049 Venomoth Venomoth
Bug Poison Shield Dust Tinted LensGen IV+ Wonder Skin
0163 Hoothoot Hoothoot
Normal Flying Insomnia Keen Eye Tinted Lens
0164 Noctowl Noctowl
Normal Flying Insomnia Keen Eye Tinted Lens
0314 Illumise Illumise
Bug Bug Oblivious Tinted LensGen IV+ Prankster
0414 Mothim Mothim
Bug Flying Swarm None Tinted Lens
0469 Yanmega Yanmega
Bug Flying Speed Boost Tinted Lens Frisk
0561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
Psychic Flying Wonder Skin Magic Guard Tinted Lens
0628 Braviary Braviary
Hisuian Form
Psychic Flying Keen Eye Sheer Force Tinted LensGen IX+
0919 Nymble Nymble
Bug Bug Swarm None Tinted Lens
0920 Lokix Lokix
Bug Dark Swarm None Tinted Lens
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 games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Tinted Lens boosts the damage of not very effective moves by about 20%.

In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, the boost is 40%.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Boosts damage that the Pokémon inflicts with moves that are not very effective.
BSL こうかが いまひとつのときに あたえるダメージが あがる
MDGtI Unavailable
SMD If the Pokémon uses a move that is not very effective, its power goes up!
MDRTDX If the Pokémon uses a move that is not very effective, the move's power goes up.


Trivia

  • This Ability is probably a reference to the idiom "viewing the world through rose-tinted glasses", an expression which means to see good where there is none.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 有色眼鏡 Yáuhsīk Ngáahngeng
Mandarin 有色眼鏡 / 有色眼镜 Yǒusè Yǎnjìng
France Flag.png French Lentiteintée
Germany Flag.png German Aufwertung
Italy Flag.png Italian Lentifumé
South Korea Flag.png Korean 색안경 Saek'angyeong
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cromolente
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