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Baton Pass

Categorystatus
Power-
Accuracy-
PP40 (max 64)
Priority0
IntroducedGeneration II

Machines

Sword / Shield
TR29normal

Descriptions

Gold / Silver
Crystal
Switches while keeping effects.
Ruby / Sapphire
Emerald
Switches out the user while keeping effects in play.
Fire Red / Leaf GreenThe user switches out, passing along any stat changes to the new battler.
Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
The user switches places with a party Pokémon in waiting, passing along any stat changes.
Black / White
Black 2 / White 2
The user switches places with a party Pokémon in waiting, passing along any stat changes.
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
The user switches places with a party Pokémon in waiting and passes along any stat changes.
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
The user switches places with a party Pokémon in waiting and passes along any stat changes.
Sword / ShieldThe user switches places with a party Pokémon in waiting and passes along any stat changes.

Target

This move targets the user.

Foe
front view of Gardevoir
Foe
front view of Gengar
Foe
front view of Moltres
Back view of Current Pokemon
User
front view of Charizard
Ally
front view of Electrivire
Ally

Stat Changes

Baton Pass doesn't affect any stats when used.

Effect Entries

User switches out, and the trainer selects a replacement Pokémon from the party. Stat changes, confusion, and persistent move effects are passed along to the replacement Pokémon. The following move effects are passed: * aqua ring * both the user's and target's effect of block, mean look, and spider web * the curse effect of curse * embargo * focus energy or an activated lansat berry * gastro acid * ingrain * being sapped by leech seed * being targeted by lock on or mind reader * magnet rise * perish song's counter * power trick * substitute; the doll's HP is unchanged The replacement Pokémon does not trigger effects that respond to Pokémon switching in.

Version Changes

No changes in previous Generations.

Contests

Baton Pass has the Cute contest type.

Appeal2
Jam0

Makes all Pokémon after the user nervous.

Super Contests

Appeal0

Raises the score if the Voltage is low.


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