Receiver (Ability)

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Receiver レシーバー
Receiver
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Generation VII
The Pokémon copies the Ability of a defeated ally.

Receiver (Japanese: レシーバー Receiver) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature Ability of Passimian.

Effect

In battle

When an ally of the Pokémon with this Ability faints in battle (regardless of cause), Receiver will be replaced by the fainted Pokémon's Ability.

Receiver will not activate if its ally had the Ability Receiver, Power of Alchemy, Trace, Forecast, Flower Gift, Multitype, Illusion, Wonder Guard, Zen Mode, Imposter, Stance Change, Power Construct, Schooling, Comatose, Shields Down, Disguise, RKS System, or Battle Bond.

Receiver cannot be copied by Role Play or Trace. Role Play and Entrainment will fail if used by a Pokémon with Receiver.

Outside of battle

Receiver has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Receiver

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Passimian Passimian Fighting Fighting Receiver None Defiant
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 接球手 Jipkàuhsáu
Mandarin 接球手 Jiēqiúshǒu
France Flag.png French Receveur
Germany Flag.png German Receiver
Italy Flag.png Italian Ricezione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리시버 Receiver
Poland Flag.png Polish Odbiorca
Russia Flag.png Russian Приёмник Priyomnik
Spain Flag.png Spanish Receptor


Variations of the Ability Power of Alchemy
Power of AlchemyReceiver

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