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This is a page on the item Ability Patch and its effect, as well as how to get it. Read on for more information on this item and where to find it.

What is the Ability Patch?

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The Ability Patch is a new Item announced for the Crown Tundra DLC. This item will allow players to change a Pokemon's Ability to a Hidden Ability.

The Ability Capsule, a similar item, only allows Pokemon to change between non-Hidden Abilities. The Ability Patch allows Pokemon to change to a Hidden Ability for the first time, making breeding competitive-ready Pokemon significantly easier.

Ability Patch Effect

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Effect When used on a Pokémon, its Ability will change to its species’ Hidden Ability, if it has one.

How to Get Ability Patch

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The Ability Patch will be obtainable in the Crown Tundra DLC, coming October 22nd, 2020. It's stated that they are hard to come by, but it's been confirmed that they will be available in this DLC, so be sure to purchase it if you want to unlock a Pokemon's Hidden Ability.

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