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Overcoat (Ability)

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Overcoat ぼうじん
Dust Proof
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Generation V
Protects the Pokémon from damage from weather.
Generation VI
Protects the Pokémon from things like sand, hail and powder.

Overcoat (Japanese: ぼうじん Dust Proof) is an Ability introduced in Generation V. Seventeen Pokémon can have this Ability.

Effect

In battle

Generation V

In battle, a Pokémon with Overcoat does not take damage from the weather conditions sandstorm and hailstorm.

Generation VI

Overcoat now also protects from powder and spore moves, as well as Effect Spore.

Outside of battle

Overcoat has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Overcoat

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Shellder Shellder Water Water Shell Armor Skill Link Overcoat
Cloyster Cloyster Water Ice Shell Armor Skill Link Overcoat
Pineco Pineco Bug Bug Sturdy None Overcoat
Forretress Forretress Bug Steel Sturdy None Overcoat
Shelgon Shelgon Dragon Dragon Rock Head None Overcoat
Burmy Burmy
Plant Cloak
Bug Bug Shed Skin None Overcoat
Burmy Burmy
Sandy Cloak
Bug Bug Shed Skin None Overcoat
Burmy Burmy
Trash Cloak
Bug Bug Shed Skin None Overcoat
Wormadam Wormadam
Plant Cloak
Bug Grass Anticipation None Overcoat
Wormadam Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
Bug Ground Anticipation None Overcoat
Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Steel Anticipation None Overcoat
Sewaddle Sewaddle Bug Grass Swarm Chlorophyll Overcoat
Swadloon Swadloon Bug Grass Leaf Guard Chlorophyll Overcoat
Leavanny Leavanny Bug Grass Swarm Chlorophyll Overcoat
Solosis Solosis Psychic Psychic Overcoat Magic Guard Regenerator
Duosion Duosion Psychic Psychic Overcoat Magic Guard Regenerator
Reuniclus Reuniclus Psychic Psychic Overcoat Magic Guard Regenerator
Escavalier Escavalier Bug Steel Swarm Shell Armor Overcoat
Shelmet Shelmet Bug Bug Hydration Shell Armor Overcoat
Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying Big Pecks Overcoat Weak Armor
Mandibuzz Mandibuzz Dark Flying Big Pecks Overcoat Weak Armor
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.

Trivia

  • Four of the Pokémon able to have this Ability are already immune to one of the damage-dealing weather conditions by virtue of their type (five if Wormadam's Sandy and Trash Cloaks are counted as separate Pokémon).
  • Four of the Pokémon able to have this Ability are already immune to powder moves by virtue of their type.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Envelocape
Germany Flag.png German Wetterfest
Italy Flag.png Italian Copricapo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 방진 Bangjin
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Sobrecasaco
Spain Flag.png Spanish Funda


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