Arena Trap

Arena Trap
Generation III
Prevents fleeing.
Generation IV
Prevents the foe from fleeing.
Generation V
Prevents the foe from fleeing.
Generation VI
Prevents opposing Pokémon from fleeing.
How many Pokémon have this ability

Arena Trap is a Ability which was introduced in the 3rd Generation. 3 Pokémon can have this Ability.



In Battle

The opponent can't switch or flee. Flying Type Pokémon and Pokémon with the ability Levitate will be unaffected by this Ability and can switch or flee. If the opponent uses the move Baton Pass it is able to switch out for another Pokémon.

However, if the Pokémon with Arena Trap switches out, the opponent remains trapped for that turn, but can be switched out or flee on the next turn.


If a Pokémon with this Ability is in the leading spot of your party, the Pokémon Encounter Rate is increased to 200%.

Pokémon With This Ability

Pokémon that can have this Ability:

# Pokémon Type Abilities Hidden Ability Base Stats
HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Spd
050 050 Mini Sprite.png Diglett Ground.gif Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force 10 55 25 35 45 95
051 051 Mini Sprite.png Dugtrio Ground.gif Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force 35 80 50 50 70 120
328 328 Mini Sprite.png Trapinch Ground.gif Hyper Cutter
Arena Trap
Sand Force 45 100 45 45 45 10

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