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| Generation V
| Damages the attacker landing the finishing hit.
Aftermath (Japanese: ゆうばく Detonation) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. Eight Pokémon can have this Ability.
When a Pokémon with this Ability faints by damage from a move that makes contact, the attacker will lose ¼ of its maximum HP.
Outside of battle
Aftermath has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness, when the Pokémon faints, it sometimes causes an explosion similar to Selfdestruct, reducing HP by half on team members and by 40 on hostile Pokémon.
Pokémon with Aftermath
In the manga
In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga
- All Pokémon that can have this Ability can learn Explosion. Aftermath's similarity to Explosion is more apparent in other language versions, including the original Japanese, where the Ability is known as ゆうばく Yūbaku (Detonation).
In other languages