Arena Trap (ありじごく Antlion) is an ability introduced in Generation III.


In battle

Opposing Pokémon are restricted from running or switching. Only flying-type Pokémon, Pokémon with Levitate, and Pokémon who use Baton Pass can escape Arena Trap.

Outside of battle

When Pokémon with this ability are in the lead spot, the chance of encountering a wild Pokémon increases to 200%.

Pokémon with Arena Trap

As a natural ability

Pokémon Type
050 Diglett ground
051 Dugtrio ground
328 Trapinch ground
If any of the Pokémon were introduced before the generation that Arena Trap was introduced in, then they will not have it as a natural ability until then.

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