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I want to know more about baton pass!

Discussion in 'Pokémon Games Discussion' started by Leethewah, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. I was trying to make a strategy with a somewhat balanced team when it hit me. If I used "skill swap" then "baton pass" will the new Pokémon in the field have the swapped ability? Example I use skill swap with Partner that knows volt absorb then change to a water type would that water type have volt absorb now?

    Add: I tested this in coliseum XD apparently doesn't work in III gen but does it work in IV gen.
     
    #1 Leethewah, Feb 15, 2010
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 27, 2014
  2. According to Bulbapedia, the answer is no. I haven't checked this personally, but I might try to soon.
     
  3. Yeah, such ability would make that combo deadly. I changed the planned team just have to get around to breeding them.
     
  4. Nope, this doesn't work. Sorry. I've tried it myself. You can pass a Power Swap though... but not Skill Swap.
     
  5. Agreed, I've tried also. can't pass skill swap. :(
     

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