Cacophony (Ability)

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Cacophony is an unused Ability introduced in Generation III. Its effect is identical to Soundproof: it negates the effects of sound-based moves on the user with this Ability. It exists only in Generation III games, having been removed in Generation IV. No Pokemon have it, and it cannot be acquired by normal means.

Due to its use on the Exploud card released in Great Encounters, it is possible that this Ability was initially intended to be related to the Whismur family. The reason for the change is unknown, given several other Abilities are equivalent in effect to another (such as Air Lock and Cloud Nine).

Sound moves

Pokemon with the Ability Cacophony would be immune to the following moves.

Move Type
Grass Whistle  Grass 
Growl  Normal 
Heal Bell  Normal 
Hyper Voice  Normal 
Metal Sound  Steel 
Perish Song  Normal 
Roar  Normal 
Screech  Normal 
Sing  Normal 
Snore  Normal 
Supersonic  Normal 
Uproar  Normal