Iron Barbs (Ability)

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Iron Thorns てつのトゲ
Iron Thorns
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Generation V
Inflicts damage to the foe on contact.
Generation VI
Currently unknown
Generation VII
Currently unknown

(Japanese: てつのトゲ Iron Thorns) is an ability introduced in Generation V. Only two Pokémon have this ability, both in the same evolutionary line.


In battle

All moves that make contact with the Pokémon with Iron Thorns will damage the user by 1/8 of their maximum HP after damage is dealt.

Outside of battle

Iron Thorns has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Iron Thorns

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Tesshido Tesshido Grass Steel Iron Thorns None None
Nattorei Nattorei Grass Steel Iron Thorns None None

In other languages

Variations of the Ability Rough Skin
Rough SkinIron Thorns
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