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Mold Breaker

Description

If the wielder attacks and the target's ability would prevent the effects of the attack from taking place, or hinder the effects of the move, the ability is temporarily nullified while the attack is in progress. Abilities that prevent status, such as Limber or Magma Armor, are also deactivated during the attack. This allows a Pokemon that has one to be affected by the status they prevent, but the ability will cure the status immediately after all effects of the attack resolve. Mold Breaker also gives a message when the wielder switches in stating that it has Mold Breaker. Mold Breaker does not nullify abilities for the duration of either Future Sight or Doom Desire that was used by another Pokemon.

Abilities that are ignored are as follows:

Competitive Use

Mold Breaker is awesome, because a lot of Pokemon are heavily dependent on their abilities, such as Bronzong. Haxorus is by far the best user of it, allowing it to narrow its counters down to a very small number of Pokemon. Mold Breaker is great against Pokemon using Levitate, as it allows Earthquake to be used against them as a method to bring them down. Pokemon such as Pinsir can also use Mold Breaker to negate Magic Bounce, allowing it to set up Stealth Rock without trouble.

Found normally

Pokémon Type Tier Abilities HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spe BST
Axew Dragon LC Rivalry / Mold Breaker / Unnerve 46 87 60 30 40 57 320
Cranidos Rock LC Mold Breaker / Sheer Force 67 125 40 30 30 58 350
Fraxure Dragon NU Rivalry / Mold Breaker / Unnerve 66 117 70 40 50 67 410
Haxorus Dragon OU Rivalry / Mold Breaker / Unnerve 76 147 90 60 70 97 540
Pinsir Bug NU Hyper Cutter / Mold Breaker / Moxie 65 125 100 55 70 85 500
Rampardos Rock NU Mold Breaker / Sheer Force 97 165 60 65 50 58 495

Found in Dream World

Pokémon Type Tier Abilities HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spe BST
Basculin Water NU Reckless / Adaptability / Mold Breaker 70 92 65 80 55 98 460
Basculin-B Water NU Rock Head / Adaptability / Mold Breaker 70 92 65 80 55 98 460
Drilbur Ground LC Sand Rush / Sand Force / Mold Breaker 60 85 40 30 45 68 328
Druddigon Dragon RU Rough Skin / Sheer Force / Mold Breaker 77 120 90 60 90 48 485
Excadrill Ground / Steel Uber Sand Rush / Sand Force / Mold Breaker 110 135 60 50 65 88 508
Sawk Fighting NU Sturdy / Inner Focus / Mold Breaker 75 125 75 30 75 85 465
Throh Fighting NU Guts / Inner Focus / Mold Breaker 120 100 85 30 85 45 465