Dry Skin (ability)

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Effect

Dry Skin causes several effects:

  • When hit by a Water-type attack, instead of damage it heals 14 of this Pokemon's maximum HP.
  • When hit by a Fire-type attack, it does 25% more damage.
  • During bright sunshine the Pokemon loses 18 of its maximum HP each turn.
  • During rain the Pokemon recovers 18 of its maximum HP each turn.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Reduces HP if it is hot. Water restores HP.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Reduces HP if it is hot. Water restores HP.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
Reduces HP if it’s hot. Water restores HP.
Sun/Moon Restores HP in rain or when hit by Water-type moves. Reduces HP in sunshine, and increases the damage received from Fire-type moves.

Pokémon with Dry Skin

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
Paras 046 Paras Effect Spore Damp
Parasect 047 Parasect Effect Spore Damp
Croagunk 453 Croagunk Anticipation Poison Touch
Toxicroak 454 Toxicroak Anticipation Poison Touch
Helioptile 694 Helioptile Sand Veil Solar Power
Heliolisk 695 Heliolisk Sand Veil Solar Power

Dry Skin as a hidden ability

#
Name
Other abilities
Jynx 124 Jynx Oblivious
Forewarn