Wonder Skin (Ability)

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Wonder Skin ミラクルスキン
Miracle Skin
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Generation V
Makes status-changing moves more likely to miss.
Generation VI
Makes status moves more likely to miss.
Generation VII
Makes status moves more likely to miss.
Generation VIII
Makes status moves more likely to miss.
Generation IX
Makes status moves more likely to miss the Pokémon.

Wonder Skin (Japanese: ミラクルスキン Miracle Skin) is an Ability introduced in Generation V.


In battle

Wonder Skin lowers the accuracy of status moves used against the Pokémon with this Ability to 50%. If the move's accuracy is already below 50%, it does not change. Other effects may still be able to modify the accuracy after Wonder Skin's effect.

Wonder Skin does not affect moves used by Pokémon with Mold Breaker, Teravolt, or Turboblaze.

Outside of battle

Wonder Skin has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Wonder Skin

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0049 Venomoth Venomoth
Bug Poison Shield Dust Tinted LensGen IV+ Wonder Skin
0300 Skitty Skitty
Normal Normal Cute Charm NormalizeGen IV+ Wonder Skin
0301 Delcatty Delcatty
Normal Normal Cute Charm NormalizeGen IV+ Wonder Skin
0561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
Psychic Flying Wonder Skin Magic Guard Tinted Lens
0779 Bruxish Bruxish
Water Psychic Dazzling Strong Jaw Wonder Skin
Please note that abilities marked with a superscript are only available in the stated generation or later.
  • For Generation III and IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.

In other games


Games Description
MDGtI Unavailable
SMD It makes it easier for the Pokémon to dodge status moves!


  • Unlike Abilities that provide complete protection against status changes (e.g. Immunity or Keen Eye), the "Pokémon's Ability" message is not displayed when Wonder Skin takes effect.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 奇跡皮膚 Kēijīk Pèihfū
Mandarin 奇跡皮膚 / 奇迹皮肤 Qíjī Pífū / Qíjì Pífū
France Flag.png French Peau Miracle
Germany Flag.png German Wunderhaut
Italy Flag.png Italian Splendicute
South Korea Flag.png Korean 미라클스킨 Miracle Skin
Spain Flag.png Spanish Piel Milagro
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Da thần kỳ
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