Refrigerate (Ability)

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Refrigerate フリーズスキン
Freeze Skin
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Generation VI
Normal-type moves become Ice-type moves.
Generation VII
Normal-type moves become Ice-type moves. The power of those moves is boosted a little.

Refrigerate (Japanese: フリーズスキン Freeze Skin) is an Ability introduced in Generation VI. Prior to Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it was the signature Ability of Amaura and Aurorus. All Pokémon that have this Ability are Ice types.


In battle

Refrigerate causes all Normal-type moves used by the Pokémon to become Ice-type and receive a 20% (30% in Generation VI) power boost.

Outside of battle

Refrigerate has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Refrigerate

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Glalie Glalie
Mega Glalie
Ice Ice Refrigerate None None
Amaura Amaura Rock Ice Refrigerate None Snow Warning
Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice Refrigerate None Snow Warning
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

Language Title
France Flag.png French Peau Gelée
Germany Flag.png German Frostschicht
Italy Flag.png Italian Pellegelo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 프리즈스킨 Freeze Skin
Spain Flag.png Spanish Piel Helada
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Dondurucu

Variations of the Ability Aerilate

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