Rough Skin (ability)

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
This Pokémon inflicts damage with its rough skin to the attacker on contact.

Pokémon with Rough Skin

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

Rough Skin as a hidden ability

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