Essentials

Minus

Generation 3

Summary

Increases Special Attack to 1.5× when a friendly Pokémon has Plus or Minus.

Effect

This Pokémon has 1.5× its Special Attack if any friendly Pokémon has Plus or Minus.

This bonus does not count as a stat modifier. If either ability is disabled by Gastro Acid, both lose their effect.

History

Before Black, White

Powers up only when paired with Plus.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen

Powers up with PLUS.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum

Boosts Sp. Atk if another Pokémon has Plus.

HeartGold, SoulSilver

Ups Sp. Atk if another Pokémon has Plus.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Ups Sp. Atk if another Pokémon has Plus or Minus.

Generation 6
X, Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire

Boosts the Sp. Atk stat if another Pokémon has Plus or Minus.

Generation 7
Sun, Moon

Boosts the Sp. Atk stat of the Pokémon if an ally with the Plus or Minus Ability is also in battle.

Foreign Names

Japanese
マイナス (mainasu)
マイナス
Korean
마이너스
Chinese
負電
负电
French
Minus
German
Minus
Spanish
Menos
Italian
Meno
Czech
Minus

Pokémon

Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Normal: May be found normally on Pokémon.
Minun Electric Minus
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 40 50 75 85 95 405
Klink Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 40 55 70 45 60 30 300
Klang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 80 95 70 85 50 440
Klinklang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 100 115 70 85 90 520
Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Hidden: Found on Pokémon from the Dream World and Dream Radar, as well as a few Pokémon from specific in-game encounters.
Electrike Electric Static
Lightning Rod
Minus
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 40 65 40 65 295
Manectric Electric Static
Lightning Rod
Minus
½ male, ½ female Field 70 75 60 105 60 105 475

6 Pokémon

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