Iron Barbs (Ability)

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Revision as of 14:57, 28 February 2011 by RiverAura (talk | contribs) (Minor grammar fix)

Jump to: navigation, search
Iron Thorns てつのトゲ
Iron Thorns
Flavor text
Generation V
触れた 相手を キズつける。
Generation VI
Currently unknown
Generation VII
Currently unknown

(Japanese: てつのトゲ Iron Thorns) is an ability introduced in Generation V. Only two Pokémon have this ability, both in the same evolutionary line.


In battle

Iron Thorns deals damage to an opponent equal to 1/8 of the user's maximum HP when hit with a move that makes contact, after all turn-based damage is dealt.

Outside of battle

Iron Thorns has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Iron Thorns

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Tesshido Tesshido Grass Steel Iron Thorns None None
Nattorei Nattorei Grass Steel Iron Thorns None None
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.

In other languages

Variations of the Ability Rough Skin
Rough SkinIron Thorns
Project Moves and Abilities logo.png This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.