Corrosion (Ability)

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Corrosion ふしょく
Corrosion
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Generation VII
The Pokémon can poison the target even if it's a Steel or Poison type.

Corrosion (Japanese: ふしょく Corrosion) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature Ability of Salandit and Salazzle.

Effect

In battle

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Corrosion allows the user to inflict poison on any Pokémon regardless of type, allowing them to poison Poison and Steel-type Pokémon.

If a Poison- or Steel-type Pokémon with Corrosion holds a Toxic Orb, it will badly poison itself. A Pokémon with Corrosion can poison Poison- and Steel-type Pokémon if it uses Fling while holding a Toxic Orb or a Poison Barb.

This Ability has no effect on Toxic Spikes. It does not allow the Pokémon with this Ability to poison a Pokémon with Immunity. Corrosion does not allow the Pokémon with this Ability to damage Steel-type Pokémon with Poison-type moves.

If the Pokémon with this Ability uses a move, and that move gets reflected by the target due to Magic Coat or Magic Bounce, the reflected move will not be able to poison Steel- or Poison-type Pokémon. If a Poison- or Steel-type Pokémon with this Ability poisons a target with Synchronize, Synchronize will not be able to affect the Pokémon with this Ability.

Outside of battle

Corrosion has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Corrosion

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Salandit Salandit Poison Fire Corrosion None Oblivious
Salazzle Salazzle Poison Fire Corrosion None Oblivious
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VII 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 or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 腐蝕 Fuhsihk
Mandarin 腐蝕 / 腐蚀 Fǔshí
France Flag.png French Corrosion
Germany Flag.png German Korrosion
Italy Flag.png Italian Corrosione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 부식 Busik
Russia Flag.png Russian Коррозия Korroziya
Spain Flag.png Spanish Corrosión


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