Steadfast (Ability)

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Steadfast ふくつのこころ
Indomitable Heart
Flavor text
Generation IV
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.
Generation V
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.
Generation VI
Boosts the Speed stat each time the Pokémon flinches.
Generation VII
The Pokémon's determination boosts the Speed stat each time the Pokémon flinches.
Generation VIII
The Pokémon's determination boosts the Speed stat each time the Pokémon flinches.

Steadfast (Japanese: ふくつのこころ Indomitable Heart) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

In battle

Steadfast increases the user's Speed stat by one stage when flinched.

Outside of battle

Steadfast has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Steadfast

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Machop Machop
Fighting Fighting Guts No Guard Steadfast
Machoke Machoke
Fighting Fighting Guts No Guard Steadfast
Machamp Machamp
Fighting Fighting Guts No Guard Steadfast
Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
Fighting Fighting Steadfast None Scrappy
Scyther Scyther
Bug Flying Swarm Technician Steadfast
Mewtwo Mewtwo
Mega Mewtwo X
Psychic Fighting Steadfast None None
Tyrogue Tyrogue
Fighting Fighting Guts Steadfast Vital Spirit
Hitmontop Hitmontop
Fighting Fighting Intimidate Technician Steadfast
Riolu Riolu
Fighting Fighting Steadfast Inner Focus Prankster
Lucario Lucario
Fighting Steel Steadfast Inner Focus Justified
Gallade Gallade
Psychic Fighting Steadfast None Justified
Rockruff Rockruff
Rock Rock Keen Eye Vital Spirit Steadfast
Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midday Form
Rock Rock Keen Eye Sand Rush Steadfast
Dubwool Dubwool
Normal Normal Fluffy Steadfast Bulletproof
Sirfetch'd Sirfetch'd
Fighting Fighting Steadfast None Scrappy
Kleavor Kleavor
Bug Rock Swarm Sheer Force Steadfast
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 other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Steadfast will raise the Pokémon's Movement Speed by one stage when it is cross-eyed or cringing.

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Steadfast is Lucario's Ability. When the user is at low HP, it gets a shield and increased movement speed.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Boosts the Pokémon's Movement Speed when it is cross-eyed or cringing.
BSL まどわしか ひるみじょうたいに なると いどうそくどが あがる
MDGtI Unavailable
SMD When the Pokémon gets the flinch status condition, its Travel Speed goes up!
MDRTDX When the Pokémon gets the Flinch condition, its Travel Speed goes up.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 不屈之心 Bātwāt-jī Sām
Mandarin 不屈之心 Bùqū-zhī Xīn
France Flag.png French Impassible
Germany Flag.png German Felsenfest
Italy Flag.png Italian Cuordeciso
South Korea Flag.png Korean 불굴의 마음 Bulgul-yi Ma'eum
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Inabalável
Spain Flag.png Spanish Impasible



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