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In battle

Inner Focus prevents the Pokémon from flinching. However, Pokémon with this Ability can still flinch to a Pokémon with Mold Breaker, Teravolt or Turboblaze.

While some descriptions state that the user flinches, Focus Punch failing due to taking damage is not flinching, so the move is unaffected by Inner Focus.

If the Pokémon is hit by a move that always causes flinching, the message "<Pokémon>'s Inner Focus prevents flinching!" (Generation III) or "<Pokémon> won't flinch because of its Inner Focus!" (Generation IV) will appear.

Outside of battle

Inner Focus has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Inner Focus

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Zubat Poison Flying Inner Focus None Infiltrator
Golbat Poison Flying Inner Focus None Infiltrator
Abra Psychic Synchronize Inner Focus Magic Guard
Kadabra Psychic Synchronize Inner Focus Magic Guard
Alakazam Psychic Synchronize Inner Focus Magic Guard
Farfetch'd Normal Flying Keen Eye Inner Focus Defiant
Drowzee Psychic Insomnia Forewarn Inner Focus
Hypno Psychic Insomnia Forewarn Inner Focus
Hitmonchan Fighting Keen Eye Iron Fist Inner Focus
Kangaskhan Normal Early Bird Scrappy Inner Focus
Dragonite Dragon Flying Inner Focus None Multiscale
Crobat Poison Flying Inner Focus None Infiltrator
Umbreon Dark Synchronize None Inner Focus
Girafarig Normal Psychic Inner Focus Early Bird Sap Sipper
Sneasel Dark Ice Inner Focus Keen Eye Pickpocket
Raikou Electric Pressure None Inner Focus
Entei Fire Pressure None Inner Focus
Suicune Water Pressure None Inner Focus
Snorunt Ice Inner Focus Ice Body Moody
Glalie Ice Inner Focus Ice Body Moody
Riolu Fighting Steadfast Inner Focus Prankster
Lucario Fighting Steel Steadfast Inner Focus Justified
Gallade

Mega Gallade

Psychic Fighting Inner Focus None None
Throh Fighting Guts Inner Focus Mold Breaker
Sawk Fighting Sturdy Inner Focus Mold Breaker
Darumaka Fire Hustle None Inner Focus
Mienfoo Fighting Inner Focus Regenerator Reckless
Mienshao Fighting Inner Focus Regenerator Reckless
Pawniard Dark Steel Defiant Inner Focus Pressure
Bisharp Dark Steel Defiant Inner Focus Pressure
Mudbray Ground Own Tempo Stamina Inner Focus
Mudsdale Ground Own Tempo Stamina Inner Focus
Oranguru Normal Psychic Inner Focus Telepathy Symbiosis
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII.

Source- https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Inner_Focus_(Ability)