When its stats are lowered its Attack increases.
Boosts the Pokémon's Attack stat when its stats are lowered.
Boosts the Pokémon's Attack stat sharply when its stats are lowered.
How many Pokémon have this ability
Defiant is an Ability that was introduced in the 5th Generation. 13 Pokémon can have this Ability.
A Pokémon with Defiant increases it's Attack by 2 stages every time a stat is lowered (including Attack). This effect is not activated if the user self inflicts stat reduction through moves like Leaf Storm and Close Combat or is lowered by an ally Pokémon during double battles or triple battles.
Defiant has no overworld effect.
Pokémon with this Ability