Friend Guard is a Pokémon ability introduced in the fifth generation. It reduces the damage dealt to allies. It can only be obtained as a Hidden Ability.


Friend Guard reduces damage to allies on the field by 25%. It cannot reduce damage of moves that do set damage like Dragon Rage, Bide or Sheer Cold.

Pokémon with Ability

As a Hidden Ability


  • The ability is almost exclusively known by unevolved Pokémon with Vivillon being the only final evolution with it.
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