In-game description
Powers up Bug-type moves in a pinch.

Swarm is an ability introduced in Generation III. So far, 6 Pokémon have this ability.


In battle

The power of Bug-type moves will increase by 1.5× if the user has less than or equal to ⅓ of its maximum HP remaining.

Outside of battle

Swarm has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Swarm

Normal Ability

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#012 Icon012 Cubbug
Bug Bug
#013 Icon013 Cubblfly
Bug Fairy
#014 Icon014 Nimflora
Bug Fairy
#040 Icon040 Smore
Bug Bug
#048 Icon048 Sponee
Bug Bug
#063 Icon063 Tricwe
Bug Bug

Abilities that boost a type in a pinch
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