Marvel Scale (Ability)

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Marvel Scale ふしぎなうろこ
Marvelous Scale
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Generation III
Ups Defense if suffering.
Generation IV
Boosts Defense if there is a status problem.
Generation V
Ups Defense if there is a status problem.
Generation VI
Currently unknown

Marvel Scale (Japanese: ふしぎなうろこ Marvelous Scale) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Only three Pokémon can have this Ability. Prior to Generation V, it was the signature Ability of Milotic.


In battle

Marvel Scale raises the Defense stat by 50% if the Pokémon with this Ability is suffering from a status ailment.

In Mystery Dungeon, a Pokémon with a status problem with this Ability will have a 50% defense bonus when hit by a physical attack.

Outside of battle

This Ability has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Marvel Scale

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon Shed Skin None Marvel Scale
Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon Shed Skin None Marvel Scale
Milotic Milotic Water Water Marvel Scale None Cute Charm
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 怪鱗 Guàilín
France Flag.png French Écaille Spé.
Germany Flag.png German Notschutz
Italy Flag.png Italian Pelledura
South Korea Flag.png Korean 이상한 비늘 Isanghan Bineul
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Escama Maravilhosa
Spain Flag.png Spanish Escama Esp.

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