Ultra-sun: It uses various psychic powers even while it’s sleeping, so you can’t tell whether or not it’s awake.Moon: It can teleport itself to safety while it’s asleep, but when it wakes, it doesn’t know where it is, so it panics.Alpha-sapphire: Abra needs to sleep for eighteen hours a day. If it doesn’t, this Pokémon loses its ability to use telekinetic powers. If it is attacked, Abra escapes using Teleport while it is still sleeping.
Prof. Lotus' Notes: The name is part of the magical incantation 'abracadabra'. Abra has qualities of a Goat and Fox which are deeply routed in sorcery and magic in Spanish and Japanese cultures. Abra's Japanese name is ケーシィ (Casey (I know, right?)), in reference to Edgar Cayce, a purported psychic famous for entering self-induced trances. Unlike the English counterpart, the Japanese names are all based on known mystics.