Essentials

Arena Trap

Generation 3

Summary

Prevents opponents from fleeing or switching out. Eluded by Flying-types and Pokémon in the air.

Effect

While this Pokémon is in battle, opposing Pokémon cannot flee or switch out. Flying-type Pokémon and Pokémon in the air, e.g. due to Levitate or Magnet Rise, are unaffected.

Pokémon with Run Away can still flee. Pokémon can still switch out with the use of a move or item.

Overworld: If the lead Pokémon has this ability, the wild encounter rate is doubled.

History

Before Emerald

Has no overworld effect.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen

Prevents fleeing.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

Prevents the foe from fleeing.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Prevents the foe from fleeing.

Generation 6
X, Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire

Prevents opposing Pokémon from fleeing.

Generation 7
Sun, Moon

Prevents opposing Pokémon from fleeing.

Foreign Names

Japanese
ありじごく (arijigoku)
ありじごく
Korean
개미지옥
Chinese
沙穴
沙穴
French
Piège Sable
German
Ausweglos
Spanish
Trampa Arena
Italian
Trappoarena
Czech
Past

Pokémon

Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Normal: May be found normally on Pokémon.
Diglett Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 10 55 25 35 45 95 265
Dugtrio Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 35 100 50 50 70 120 425
Trapinch Ground Hyper Cutter
Arena Trap
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Bug 45 100 45 45 45 10 290

3 Pokémon

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