In-game description
Powers up moves if they become critical hits.

Sniper is an ability introduced in Generation IV. So far, 3 Pokémon have this ability.


In battle

Critical hits will do 1.5× the normal critical hit damage. (2.25× instead of 1.5×)

Outside of battle

Sniper has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Sniper

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#041 Icon041 Firoke
Bug Fire
#157 Icon157 Shrimputy
Water Fire
#158 Icon158 Krilvolver
Water Fire


  • All Pokémon with Sniper have no other possible abilities.
    • They are also all partly Fire-type.
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