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Multiscale (Ability)

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Multiscale マルチスケイル
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Generation V
Reduces damage when HP is full.
Generation VI
Currently unknown

Multiscale (Japanese: マルチスケイル Multiscale) is an Ability introduced in Generation V. Only two Pokémon can have this Ability, both having the Flying-type. This Ability is available through the Dream World and upon facing a Dragonite in the Hidden Grotto on Route 18 in Black 2 and White 2.


In battle

Multiscale lowers damage taken by half when at maximum HP.

Outside of battle

Multiscale has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Multiscale

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying Inner Focus None Multiscale
Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying Pressure None Multiscale
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 other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Multiécaille
Germany Flag.png German Multischuppe
Italy Flag.png Italian Multisquame
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Multiescama
Spain Flag.png Spanish Compensación

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