Swarm (むしのしらせ Bug's Foreboding) is an ability introduced in Generation III. The Pokémon that have this ability are all bug-types.


In Battle

Swarm raises the Pokémon's bug-type attacks when the Pokémon's HP is at 30% of its original, making them do 150% damage.

Out of Battle

The chance of finding wild Pokémon increases.



Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#015 Beedrill 015 Type BugType Poison
#123 Scyther 123 Type BugType Flying
#165 Ledyba 165 Type BugType Flying
#166 Ledian 166 Type BugType Flying
#167 Spinarak 167 Type BugType Poison
#168 Ariados 168 Type BugType Poison
#212 Scizor 212 Type BugType Steel
#214 Heracross 214 Type BugType Fighting
#267 Beautifly 267 Type BugType Flying
#313 Volbeat 313 Type Bug
#402 Kricketune 402 Type Bug
#414 Mothim 414 Type BugType Flying
#540 Sewaddle 540 Type BugType Grass
#542 Leavanny 542 Type BugType Grass
#543 Venipede 543 Type BugType Poison
#544 Whirlipede 544 Type BugType Poison
#545 Scolipede 545 Type BugType Poison
#588 Karrablast 588 Type Bug
#589 Escavalier 589 Type BugType Steel
#632 Durant 632 Type BugType Steel
??? Grubbin Type Bug


Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#595 Joltik 595 Type BugType Electric
#596 Galvantula 596 Type BugType Electric
#636 Larvesta 636 Type BugType Fire
#637 Volcarona 637 Type BugType Fire


See also

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