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Arena Trap

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Arena Trap is a Ground-type 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 Type 1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
050 Diglett ground Sand Veil Arena Trap Sand Force
051 Dugtrio ground Sand Veil Arena Trap Sand Force
328 Trapinch ground Hyper Cutter Arena Trap Sheer Force
*Please note that the Pokémon listed with these abilities may only have them in certain generations.
*Please note that the following is up to date with Generation VI.

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