Stalwart (Ability)

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Stalwart すじがねいり
Flavor text
Generation VIII
Ignores the effects of opposing Pokémon's Abilities and moves that draw in moves.
Generation IX
Ignores the effects of opposing Pokémon's Abilities and moves that draw in moves.

Stalwart (Japanese: すじがねいり Staunch) is an Ability introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature Ability of Duraludon and Archaludon.


In battle

Stalwart makes its user's moves ignore the target-redirecting effects of moves (e.g. Rage Powder, Follow Me, and Ally Switch) and Abilities (e.g. Storm Drain and Lightning Rod).

Outside of battle

Stalwart has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Stalwart

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0884 Duraludon Duraludon
Steel Dragon Light Metal Heavy Metal Stalwart
1018 Archaludon Archaludon
Steel Dragon Stamina Sturdy Stalwart
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 languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 堅毅 Gīnngaih
Mandarin 堅毅 / 坚毅 Jiānyì
France Flag.png French Nerfs d'Acier
Germany Flag.png German Stahlrückgrat
Italy Flag.png Italian Volontà di Ferro
South Korea Flag.png Korean 굳건한신념 Gutgeon-han Sinnyeom
Spain Flag.png Spanish Acérrimo

Variations of the Ability Propeller Tail
Propeller TailStalwart

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