Hunger Switch (Ability)

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Hunger Switch はらぺこスイッチ
Hunger Switch
Flavor text
Generation VIII
The Pokémon changes its form, alternating between its Full Belly Mode and Hangry Mode after the end of each turn.

Hunger Switch (Japanese: はらぺこスイッチ Hunger Switch) is an Ability introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature Ability of Morpeko.

Effect

In battle

At the end of each turn, Hunger Switch switches a Morpeko with the Ability between its Full Belly Mode and Hangry Mode. In Full Belly Mode, Aura Wheel is an Electric-type move; in Hangry Mode, it is a Dark-type move.

If Morpeko's Hunger Switch is negated or replaced, Morpeko remains in its current mode.

Pokémon with Hunger Switch

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Morpeko Morpeko
Full Belly Mode
Electric Dark Hunger Switch None None
Morpeko Morpeko
Hangry Mode
Electric Dark Hunger Switch None None
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VIII 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 or later.
  • For Generation VII games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VIII or later.

In the anime

None.png Morpeko Hunger Switch.png None.png None.png
Morpeko
Morpeko changes its form depending on its hunger level.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
877 Morpeko When Full Belly Mode Morpeko gets hungry, it changes into its Hangry Mode.
A wild Morpeko JN028 Debut

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 飽了又餓 Báaulíuh yauh Ngoh
Mandarin 飽了又餓 / 饱了又饿 Bǎole yòu È
France Flag.png French Déclic Fringale
Germany Flag.png German Heißhunger
Italy Flag.png Italian Pancialterna
South Korea Flag.png Korean 꼬르륵스위치 Kkoreureuk Switch
Russia Flag.png Russian Голодное Переключение Golodnoye Pereklyucheniye
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mutapetito


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