Contrary

Contrary
あまのじゃく
Generation V
Makes stat changes have an opposite effect.
Generation VI
Makes stat changes have an opposite effect.
Generation VII
Makes stat changes have an opposite effect.
How many Pokémon have this ability
9

Contrary is an Ability introduced in Generation V. Nine Pokémon are capable of having this Ability, five of which as a Hidden Ability.

Contents

Effect

In-Battle

With Contrary, all moves that would decrease a stat will now increase the stats, and those that would normally increase a stat will now decrease the stat. This applies also to self inflicted moves such as Close Combat, Charge Beam and Leaf Storm. Baton Passed stat changes are not included.

Overworld

Contrary doesn't have an effect in the overworld.

Pokémon With This Ability

Normal Ability

# Pokémon Type Abilities Hidden Ability Base Stats
HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Spd
686 686 Mini Sprite.png Inkay Dark.gif Psychic.gif Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator 53 54 53 37 46 45
687 687 Mini Sprite.png Malamar Dark.gif Psychic.gif Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator 86 92 88 68 75 73

Hidden Ability

# Pokémon Type Abilities Hidden Ability Base Stats
HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Spd
213 213 Mini Sprite.png Shuckle Bug.gif Rock.gif Sturdy
Gluttony
Contrary 20 10 230 10 230 5
327 327 Mini Sprite.png Spinda Normal.gif Own Tempo
Tangled Feet
Contrary 60 60 60 60 60 60
495 495 Mini Sprite.png Snivy Grass.gif Overgrow Contrary 45 45 55 45 55 63
496 496 Mini Sprite.png Servine Grass.gif Overgrow Contrary 60 60 75 60 75 83
497 497 Mini Sprite.png Serperior Grass.gif Overgrow Contrary 75 75 95 75 95 113
753 753 Mini Sprite.png Fomantis Grass.gif Leaf Guard Contrary 40 55 35 50 35 35
754 754 Mini Sprite.png Lurantis Grass.gif Leaf Guard Contrary 70 105 90 80 90 45

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Last edited by Squiggle on 25 November 2016 at 01:20
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