Stamina (Ability)

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Stamina redirects here. For other uses, see Stamina (disambiguation).
Stamina じきゅうりょく
Flavor text
Generation VII
Boosts the Defense stat when hit by an attack.
Generation VIII
Boosts the Defense stat when hit by an attack.
Generation IX
Boosts the Defense stat when the Pokémon is hit by an attack.

Stamina (Japanese: じきゅうりょく Stamina) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. Prior to Generation IX, it was the signature Ability of Mudbray and Mudsdale.


In battle

When a Pokémon with Stamina is hit by an attack, its Defense rises by one stage.

If a Pokémon with this Ability is hit by a multi-strike move (such as Fury Swipes), each hit activates this Ability.

Outside of battle

Stamina has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Stamina

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0749 Mudbray Mudbray
Ground Ground Own Tempo Stamina Inner Focus
0750 Mudsdale Mudsdale
Ground Ground Own Tempo Stamina Inner Focus
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.

Starmobiles with Stamina

Starmobile Caph.png
Caph Starmobile
Serious Nature
HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spe
408 95 120 80 85 131

In the anime

Hapu Mudsdale Stamina.png

The Pokémon becomes more resistant to physical attacks each time it is struck by an attack.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Mudsdale Every time Mudsdale is hit by an attack, an orange aura appears around its body, making it more resistant to physical attacks.
Hapu's Mudsdale That's Some Spicy Island Research! Debut


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 持久力 Chìhgáulihk
Mandarin 持久力 Chíjiǔlì
France Flag.png French Endurance
Germany Flag.png German Zähigkeit
Italy Flag.png Italian Sopportazione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 지구력 Jiguryeok
Poland Flag.png Polish Wytrzymałość
Russia Flag.png Russian Выдержка Vyderzhka
Spain Flag.png Spanish Firmeza

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