Marvel Scale (ability)

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Effect

Marvel Scale raises the ability-bearer's Defense by 50% when inflicted by a major status ailment (poison, burn, paralysis, freeze or sleep).

All effects of the status condition remain, e.g. losing HP each turn (poison, burn), speed drop (paralysis) or being unable to attack (paralysis, freeze, sleep).

Game descriptions

Generation 3 Ups DEFENSE if suffering.
Generation 4 Ups Defense if there is a status problem.
Generation 5 Ups Defense if there is a status problem.
Generation 6 Boosts the Defense stat if the Pokémon has a status condition.

Pokémon with Marvel Scale

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Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
350 Milotic Competitive Cute Charm

Marvel Scale as a hidden ability

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Name
Other abilities
147 Dratini Shed Skin
148 Dragonair Shed Skin