Tangling Hair (Ability)

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Tangling Hair カーリーヘアー
Curly Hair
Flavor text
Generation VII
Contact with the Pokémon lowers the attacker's Speed stat.

Tangling Hair (Japanese: カーリーヘアー Curly Hair) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature Ability of Alolan Diglett and Alolan Dugtrio.

Effect

In battle

When a Pokémon with this Ability is hit by a move that makes contact, the Speed of the attacking Pokémon is decreased by one stage.

If a Pokémon with this Ability is hit by a multi-strike move that makes contact (such as Fury Swipes), each hit activates this Ability.

Outside of battle

Tangling Hair has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Tangling Hair

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Diglett Diglett
Alola Form
Ground Steel Sand Veil Tangling Hair Sand Force
Dugtrio Dugtrio
Alola Form
Ground Steel Sand Veil Tangling Hair Sand Force
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 the anime

None.png DJ Leo Dugtrio Tangling Hair.png None.png None.png
Alolan Dugtrio
The Pokémon can grab and bind any nearby opponents with its hair.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
051A Dugtrio Alolan Dugtrio can grab and bind any nearby opponents with its hair.
DJ Leo's Jessica, Ashley, and Michael Getting the Band Back Together! Debut

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 捲髮 Gyúnfaat
Mandarin 捲髮 / 卷发 Juǎnfǎ
France Flag.png French Mèche Rebelle
Germany Flag.png German Lockenkopf
Italy Flag.png Italian Boccolidoro
South Korea Flag.png Korean 컬리헤어 Curly Hair
Poland Flag.png Polish Plączące Włosy
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Cabelo Desgrenhado
Russia Flag.png Russian Спутавшиеся Волосы Sputavshiyesya Volosy
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rizos Rebeldes


Variations of the Ability Gooey
GooeyTangling Hair

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