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Water Veil (Ability)

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Water Veil みずのベール
Water Veil
Flavor text
Generation III
Prevents burns.
Generation IV
Prevents the Pokémon from getting a burn.
Generation V
Prevents the Pokémon from getting a burn.
Generation VI
Prevents the Pokémon from getting a burn.

Water Veil (Japanese: みずのベール Water Veil) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Eleven Pokémon can have this Ability, all of which are Water type.

Effect

In battle

Water Veil prevents the Pokémon from being burned.

A Pokémon with this Ability will be cured of burn if it is burned while in battle (such as if it gains the Ability outside of battle or by an effect like Skill Swap, or is burned by a Pokémon with an Ability like Mold Breaker). If the Pokémon is holding a Rawst Berry or a Lum Berry, it will be eaten before Water Veil cures the Pokémon of burn.

Outside of battle

If a burned Pokémon gains Water Veil by evolution or the Ability Capsule, it will not be cured of burn until sent into battle. Pokémon with Water Veil will not be burned by the Gentleman's Kirlia or Dusclops in the Battle Pike nor the Battle Arcade's game board.

Pokémon with Water Veil

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Goldeen Goldeen Water Water Swift Swim Water Veil Lightning Rod
Seaking Seaking Water Water Swift Swim Water Veil Lightning Rod
Mantine Mantine Water Flying Swift Swim Water Absorb Water Veil
Wailmer Wailmer Water Water Water Veil Oblivious Pressure
Wailord Wailord Water Water Water Veil Oblivious Pressure
Huntail Huntail Water Water Swift Swim None Water Veil
Buizel Buizel Water Water Swift Swim None Water Veil
Floatzel Floatzel Water Water Swift Swim None Water Veil
Finneon Finneon Water Water Swift Swim Storm Drain Water Veil
Lumineon Lumineon Water Water Swift Swim Storm Drain Water Veil
Mantyke Mantyke Water Flying Swift Swim Water Absorb Water Veil
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
Mandarin Chinese 水幕 Shuǐmù
France Flag.png French Ignifu-Voile
Germany Flag.png German Aquahülle
Italy Flag.png Italian Idrovelo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 수의 베일 Su-yi Veil
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Véu de Água
Spain Flag.png Spanish Velo Agua


Variations of the Ability Limber
LimberObliviousInsomniaImmunityOwn TempoInner FocusMagma ArmorWater VeilVital Spirit


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