Essentials

Rough Skin

Generation 3

Summary

Damages attacking Pokémon for 1/8 their max HP on contact.

Effect

Whenever a move makes contact with this Pokémon, the move's user takes 1/8 of its maximum HP in damage.

This ability functions identically to Iron Barbs.

History

Before Diamond, Pearl

Inflicts only 1/16 of the attacker's maximum HP in damage.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen

Hurts to touch.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

Inflicts damage to the foe on contact.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Inflicts damage to the attacker on contact.

Generation 6
X, Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire

Inflicts damage to the attacker on contact.

Generation 7
Sun, Moon

This Pokémon inflicts damage with its rough skin to the attacker on contact.

Foreign Names

Japanese
さめはだ (samehada)
さめはだ
Korean
까칠한피부
Chinese
粗糙皮膚
粗糙皮肤
French
Peau Dure
German
Rauhaut
Spanish
Piel Tosca
Italian
Cartavetro
Czech
Drsná kůže

Pokémon

Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Normal: May be found normally on Pokémon.
Carvanha Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 90 20 65 20 65 305
Sharpedo Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
Druddigon Dragon Rough Skin
Sheer Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
77 120 90 60 90 48 485
Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Hidden: Found on Pokémon from the Dream World and Dream Radar, as well as a few Pokémon from specific in-game encounters.
Gible Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
58 70 45 40 45 42 300
Gabite Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
68 90 65 50 55 82 410
Garchomp Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
108 130 95 80 85 102 600

6 Pokémon

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