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Steals an item when hit by another Pokémon.

Pickpocket is an Ability. Two Pokémon can have this Ability


In battle[]

When a Pokémon with this Ability is hit by a move that makes contact, the Pokémon with this Ability will steal the item of the attacking Pokémon. It will not activate if the Pokémon with this Ability already has a held item, or if either Pokémon is behind a Substitute.

It cannot steal a Plate from a Pokémon with Multitype or Mail. It cannot steal a Mega Stone that can Mega Evolve either Pokémon

Outside of battle[]

Pickpocket has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Pickpocket[]

Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Pomparunt Pomparunt Dark Dark Pickpocket Rivalry None
Pompagoon Pompagoon Dark Fighting Pickpocket Rivalry None