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Ability capsule not working

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    Hey everyone,

    I want to switch my Empoleon's ability to competitive but I am unable to use an ability capsule on it for some reason. I got this Empoleon through the egg I got from Jacques in Kitakami.

    Thanks for the help!
     
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    Used the wrong item on it. Needs an Ability Patch, not an Ability Capsule.
    • Ability Capsule: Changes a Pokemon's regular ability to its other regular ability. Example: Switches Machamp's Guts ability to No Guard.
    • Ability Patch: Changes a Pokemon's regular ability to its Hidden ability. (Note: Typically rarer than the Ability Capsule.) May change a Pokemon's Hidden Ability to its regular ability in Generation 9, also.
     
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