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| Generation VII
| The Pokémon's attacks become critical hits if the target is poisoned.
Merciless (Japanese: ひとでなし Miscreant) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature Ability of Mareanie and Toxapex.
Attacks used by the Pokémon with this Ability will always become critical hits against poisoned targets, unless that target has Battle Armor or Shell Armor or is under the effects of Lucky Chant.
Outside of battle
Merciless has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Merciless
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| 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 the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other languages