Talk:Wonder Skin (Ability)

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"Miracle Skin causes the chance of a status move working to be halved." Does this refer to the user's moves, moves used against the user, or moves in general? The current phrasing is quite ambiguous. --AndyPKMN 16:24, 4 October 2010 (UTC)

Indeed. Also status moves meant moves from status category, or those, inflicting status ailment? --ЫъГЬ 13:36, 5 January 2011 (UTC)
It refers to status moves used against the user, and status moves refers to moves in the status category. Pikiwyn talk 18:22, 9 January 2011 (UTC)

What about self-inflicted status moves, like Swords Dance, Reflect, etc? DisgruntledGoat 13:25, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

They're not status moves. Blazios 14:02, 1 March 2011 (UTC)
What are you classifying as "status moves" then, because Swords Dance, Reflect are most definitely Status moves, it says so right in the games themselves. - unsigned comment from DisgruntledGoat (talkcontribs)
Sorry, meant status ailments. Blazios 21:59, 1 March 2011 (UTC)
In other words, it only affects status moves that afflict status ailments? Meaning that it does not affect moves that raise or lower in-battle stat modifiers? The latter needs to be tested -- time for a quick Sigilyph hunt down in Desert Resort, I guess. --Stratelier 17:44, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
Okay, found a wild Wonder Skin Sigilyph, and out of 16 Flash attempts, 8 of them missed outright (implied: 50% accuracy). However, Sigilyph's ability message was never displayed, so (unless that is normal for this ability) I'm at a loss to explain the result. I'll need to back this up with Growl and Spore later. --Stratelier 19:38, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
Second attempt, same parameters. Spore hit 2 of 3 times, Growl 3 of 6. The "Pokemon's Ability" prompt was never displayed. Looks like it affects all status moves. --Stratelier 15:32, 27 March 2012 (UTC)

Other Languages

"Superguarda" is spanish for Wonder Guard (Shedinja's ability). I just caught a Sigilyph, the ability appears as "Piel Milagro" (Divdax 09:16, 12 May 2011 (UTC))


New question: Does Wonder Skin work on Yawn, which otherwise never misses an opponent? --Stratelier 15:51, 27 March 2012 (UTC)

No Guard and Wonder Skin

What would happen if a Pokemon with No guard uses a status move on a pokemon with Wonder Skin? Would the move have 100% Accuracy or 50% accuracy? Boorider7 (talk) 19:14, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

No Guard makes the move impossible to miss, not set its accuracy value to 100. As being impossible to miss is independent of the move's accuracy, the move is guaranteed to not miss. Nescientist (talk) 19:25, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

Signature Ability of Sigilyph in Generation VIII?

Since Sigilyph is the only Pokémon in Generation VIII to get this ability, shouldn't the page say that it is the signature Ability of Sigilyph in Generation VIII? Just wondering if that applies the same way as Pixilate says it is Sylveon's signature Ability in Generation VIII on its page, as well as Refrigerate is for Amaura and Aurorus in Generation VIII?
Gallade User 01:31, 8 February 2021 (UTC)