Overcoat (Ability)

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Overcoat ぼうじん
Dust Proof
Flavor text
Generation V
Protects the Pokémon from damage from weather.
Generation VI
Protects the Pokémon from things like sand, hail and powder.
Generation VII
Protects the Pokémon from things like sand, hail, and powder.
Generation VIII
Protects the Pokémon from things like sand, hail, and powder.

Overcoat (Japanese: ぼうじん Dust Proof) is an Ability introduced in Generation V.

Effect

In battle

Generation V

A Pokémon with Overcoat does not take damage from the weather conditions sandstorm and hailstorm.

Generation VI onward

Overcoat now also protects from powder and spore moves, as well as Effect Spore.

Outside of battle

Overcoat has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Overcoat

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Shellder Shellder
Water Water Shell Armor Skill Link Overcoat
Cloyster Cloyster
Water Ice Shell Armor Skill Link Overcoat
Pineco Pineco
Bug Bug Sturdy None Overcoat
Forretress Forretress
Bug Steel Sturdy None Overcoat
Shelgon Shelgon
Dragon Dragon Rock Head None Overcoat
Burmy Burmy
Bug Bug Shed Skin None Overcoat
Wormadam Wormadam
Bug Grass Anticipation None Overcoat
Sewaddle Sewaddle
Bug Grass Swarm Chlorophyll Overcoat
Swadloon Swadloon
Bug Grass Leaf Guard Chlorophyll Overcoat
Leavanny Leavanny
Bug Grass Swarm Chlorophyll Overcoat
Solosis Solosis
Psychic Psychic Overcoat Magic Guard Regenerator
Duosion Duosion
Psychic Psychic Overcoat Magic Guard Regenerator
Reuniclus Reuniclus
Psychic Psychic Overcoat Magic Guard Regenerator
Escavalier Escavalier
Bug Steel Swarm Shell Armor Overcoat
Shelmet Shelmet
Bug Bug Hydration Shell Armor Overcoat
Vullaby Vullaby
Dark Flying Big Pecks Overcoat Weak Armor
Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
Dark Flying Big Pecks Overcoat Weak Armor
Sliggoo Sliggoo
Hisuian Form
Steel Dragon Sap Sipper Overcoat Gooey
Goodra Goodra
Hisuian Form
Steel Dragon Sap Sipper Overcoat Gooey
Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
Dragon Dragon Bulletproof Soundproof Overcoat
Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
Dragon Fighting Bulletproof Soundproof Overcoat
Kommo-o Kommo-o
Dragon Fighting Bulletproof Soundproof Overcoat
Enamorus Enamorus
Therian Form
Fairy Flying Overcoat None None
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.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII or later.
  • For Generation VII games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VIII or later.

In other games

Description

Games Description
MDGtI Protects the Pokémon from weather that would damage it.*
The Hail and Sandstorm weather conditions won't damage the Pokémon!*
SMD Hail or a sandstorm won't damage the Pokémon! It also prevents the effects of the Effect Spore Ability and moves such as Poison Powder and Powder IconCutsCornersSMD.png.


Trivia

  • Six of the Pokémon able to have this Ability are already immune to one of the damage-dealing weather conditions by virtue of their type (Seven if Wormadam's Sandy and Trash Cloaks are counted as separate Pokémon).
  • Four of the Pokémon able to have this Ability are already immune to powder moves by virtue of their type.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 防塵 Fòhngchàhn
Mandarin 防塵 / 防尘 Fángchén
France Flag.png French Envelocape
Germany Flag.png German Partikelschutz*
Wetterfest*
Italy Flag.png Italian Copricapo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 방진 Bangjin
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Sobrecasaco
Spain Flag.png Spanish Funda



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