Bulletproof (Ability)

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Bulletproof ぼうだん
Bulletproof
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Generation VI
Protects the Pokémon from some ball and bomb moves.
Generation VII
Protects the Pokémon from some ball and bomb moves.

Bulletproof (Japanese: ぼうだん Bulletproof) is an Ability introduced in Generation VI. Prior to Generation VII, it was the signature Ability of Chespin's evolutionary line.

Effect

In battle

Pokémon with Bulletproof are not affected by ball and bomb moves, as well as some cannon-based and blast-based attacks.

Ball and bomb moves

The Ability affects the following moves:

Move Type Cat. Gen.
Acid Spray*  Poison  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Aura Sphere*  Fighting  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Barrage*  Normal  Physical VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Beak Blast*  Flying  Physical VII {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Bullet Seed  Grass  Physical VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Egg Bomb  Normal  Physical VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Electro Ball  Electric  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Energy Ball  Grass  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Focus Blast*  Fighting  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Gyro Ball  Steel  Physical VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Ice Ball  Ice  Physical VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Magnet Bomb  Steel  Physical VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Mist Ball  Psychic  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Mud Bomb  Ground  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Octazooka*  Water  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Pollen Puff*  Bug  Special VII {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Rock Blast  Rock  Physical VII {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Rock Wrecker*  Rock  Physical VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Searing Shot*  Fire  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Seed Bomb  Grass  Physical VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Shadow Ball  Ghost  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Sludge Bomb  Poison  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Weather Ball  Normal  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Zap Cannon  Electric  Special VI+ {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}

Outside of battle

Bulletproof has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Bulletproof

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Chespin Chespin Grass Grass Overgrow None Bulletproof
Quilladin Quilladin Grass Grass Overgrow None Bulletproof
Chesnaught Chesnaught Grass Fighting Overgrow None Bulletproof
Jangmo-o Jangmo-o Dragon Dragon Bulletproof Soundproof Overcoat
Hakamo-o Hakamo-o Dragon Fighting Bulletproof Soundproof Overcoat
Kommo-o Kommo-o Dragon Fighting Bulletproof Soundproof Overcoat
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 languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 防彈 Fòhngdáan
Mandarin 防彈 / 防弹 Fángdàn
France Flag.png French Pare-Balles
Germany Flag.png German Kugelsicher
Italy Flag.png Italian Antiproiettile
South Korea Flag.png Korean 방탄 Bangtan
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Blindado
Russia Flag.png Russian Бронежилет Bronezhilet
Spain Flag.png Spanish Antibalas


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