Shadow Tag

Shadow Tag
かげふみ
Generation III
Prevents the foe's escape.
Generation IV
Prevents the foe from escaping.
Generation V
Prevents the foe from escaping.
Generation VI
Prevents opposing Pokémon from escaping.
How many Pokémon have this ability
6

Shadow Tag is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Currently, six Pokémon have this Ability.

Contents

Effect

In-Battle

A Pokémon with the Shadow Tag Ability prevents its opponent from running away or switching out. The opponent remains trapped for that turn if the Pokémon with Shadow Tag switches out. The Hold Item Shed Shell, or the moves Baton Pass, Volt Switch or U-turn will still enable substitution.

Overworld

Shadow Tag doesn't have an effect in the Overworld.

Pokémon With Shadow Tag

Normal Ability

# Pokémon Type Abilities Hidden Ability Base Stats
HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Spd
094 094m Mini Sprite.png Mega Gengar Ghost.gif Poison.gif Shadow Tag None 60 65 80 170 95 130
202 202 Mini Sprite.png Wobbuffet Psychic.gif Shadow Tag Telepathy 190 33 58 33 58 33
360 360 Mini Sprite.png Wynaut Psychic.gif Shadow Tag Telepathy 95 23 48 23 48 23

Hidden Ability

# Pokémon Type Abilities Hidden Ability Base Stats
HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Spd
574 574 Mini Sprite.png Gothita Psychic.gif Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag 45 30 50 55 65 45
575 575 Mini Sprite.png Gothorita Psychic.gif Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag 60 45 70 75 85 55
576 576 Mini Sprite.png Gothitelle Psychic.gif Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag 70 55 95 95 110 65

Generation 5 Hidden Ability

# Pokémon Type Abilities Hidden Ability Base Stats
HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Spd
607 607 Mini Sprite.png Litwick Ghost.gif Fire.gif Flash Fire
Flame Body
Shadow Tag 50 30 55 65 55 20
608 608 Mini Sprite.png Lampent Ghost.gif Fire.gif Flash Fire
Flame Body
Shadow Tag 60 40 60 95 60 55
609 609 Mini Sprite.png Chandelure Ghost.gif Fire.gif Flash Fire
Flame Body
Shadow Tag 60 55 90 145 90 80

NOTE: Shadow Tag was replaced by Infiltrator as the Hidden Ability for these three Pokémon in Generation 6.

Last edited by Squiggle on 25 September 2016 at 22:42
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