Shadow Tag
In-game description
Prevents the foe from escaping.

Shadow Tag is an Ability. Two Pokémon can have this Ability.


In battle

Shadow Tag prevents all foes that are not Ghost-type from fleeing or switching out while the bearer is on the field.

Using Baton Pass, U-turn, or Volt Switch allows the user to switch out, but not flee. Having the Ability Run Away or holding a Smoke Ball allows the Pokémon to flee or Teleport, but not switch.

Outside of battle

Shadow Tag has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Shadow Tag

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
049MS Taggler Psychic Ghost Frisk Shadow Tag None
Incantag Incantag Psychic Ghost Frisk Shadow Tag None