Rough Skin (ability)

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Effect

When a Pokémon with Rough Skin is hit by a move that makes contact, the attacker receives damage equal to 18 of their maximum HP.

Multi-hit moves (e.g. DoubleSlap) activate Rough Skin for each strike.

Changes

In Generation 3, the damage from Rough Skin is 116 of the maximum HP.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
Hurts to touch.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Inflicts damage to the foe on contact.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Inflicts damage to the attacker on contact.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
Inflicts damage to the attacker on contact.
Sun/Moon This Pokémon inflicts damage with its rough skin to the attacker on contact.

Pokémon with Rough Skin

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
Carvanha 318 Carvanha Speed Boost
Sharpedo 319 Sharpedo Speed Boost
Druddigon 621 Druddigon Sheer Force Mold Breaker

Rough Skin as a hidden ability

#
Name
Other abilities
Gible 443 Gible Sand Veil
Gabite 444 Gabite Sand Veil
Garchomp 445 Garchomp Sand Veil