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| Dry Skin
| Dry Skin
| Generation VII
| Restores HP in rain or when hit by Water-type moves. Reduces HP in sunshine, and increases the damage received from Fire-type moves.
Dry Skin (Japanese: かんそうはだ Dry Skin) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV.
During harsh sunlight, a Pokémon with Dry Skin will lose ⅛ of its maximum HP at the end of each turn. During rain, a Pokémon with Dry Skin will regain ⅛ of its maximum HP at the end of each turn.
Fire-type attacks do 25% more damage to a Pokémon with Dry Skin.
When a Pokémon with Dry Skin is hit by a Water-type move, its HP is restored by one quarter of its maximum HP, and the move will have no effect on that Pokémon (if a Pokémon with this Ability already has full HP, the Water-type move will do nothing). This effect will not activate if the Pokémon is protected from the Water-type move.
If a Pokémon with Dry Skin is holding an Absorb Bulb or Luminous Moss, Dry Skin absorbs the Water-type move so the item's effect is not triggered.
Outside of battle
Dry Skin has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Dry Skin
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other languages