Curious Medicine (Ability)

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Curious Medicine きみょうなくすり
Strange Medicine
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Generation VIII
When the Pokémon enters a battle, it scatters medicine from its shell, which removes all stat changes from allies.

Curious Medicine (Japanese: きみょうなくすり Strange Medicine) is an Ability introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature Ability of Galarian Slowking.


In battle

When a Pokémon with this Ability enters the battle, stat stages of ally Pokémon are reset to 0.

Outside of battle

Curious Medicine has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Curious Medicine

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Slowking Slowking
Galarian Form
Poison Psychic Curious Medicine Own Tempo Regenerator
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VIII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
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  • For Generation VII games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VIII or later.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 怪藥 Gwaai Yeuhk
Mandarin 怪藥/怪药 Guài Yào
France Flag.png French Breuvage Suspect
Germany Flag.png German Kuriose Arznei
Italy Flag.png Italian Stranofarmaco
South Korea Flag.png Korean 기묘한약 Gimyohan Yak
Russia Flag.png Russian Любопытное Зелье
Spain Flag.png Spanish Medicina Extraña

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