Generation V
Comes out disguised as Pokémon in back.
Generation VI
Comes out disguised as the Pokémon in the party's last spot.
How many Pokémon have this ability
Illusion is an ability introduced in Generation V. Two Pokémon have this ability, both part of the same evolutionary line.




Illusion changes the overall appearance of the Pokémon to that of the one at the back of the roster. It will imitate everything about that Pokémon, including the type of Pokéball is was captured in, species, shininess (If any), and name of the Pokémon it is appearing as, the only thing not replicated is it's Level. However this ability is only on an aesthetic level, as stats, typing, etc is not copied.

Illusion will be broken when hit by either a physical or special attack, but remains intact if damage is dealt by Life Orb, Weather conditions, status ailments and Entry hazards. It is not not effected if Substitute is in play.


Illusion has no effect in the overworld.

Pokémon with Ability

# Pokémon Type Abilities Hidden Ability Base Stats
HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Spd
570 570 Mini Sprite.png Zorua Dark.gif Illusion None 40 65 40 80 40 65
571 571 Mini Sprite.png Zoroark Dark.gif Illusion None 60 105 60 120 60 105

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Last edited by Squiggle on 25 September 2016 at 02:20
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