At the end of each turn, Shed Skin has a 30% chance of curing the Pokémon of a non-volatile status condition. If the Pokémon is burned or poisoned, Shed Skin will cure the user before any burn or poison damage is dealt.
Outside of battle
Shed Skin has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Shed Skin
|#||Pokémon||Types||First Ability||Second Ability||Hidden Ability|
|Dratini||Dragon||Shed Skin||None||Marvel Scale|
|Dragonair||Dragon||Shed Skin||None||Marvel Scale|
|Kricketot||Bug||Shed Skin||None||Run Away|
|Karrablast||Bug||Swarm||Shed Skin||No Guard|
|Spewpa||Bug||Shed Skin||None||Friend Guard|
| Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
|When hit with a status condition, the user separates from its skin, leaving behind a white outer shell in its place.|
|User||First Chapter Used In||Notes|
|Seviper||When Seviper is hit with a status condition, it separates from its outer skin, leaving behind a white outer shell in its place.|
|Lucy's Seviper||Swanky Showdown with Swalot||Debut|
In other languages
|This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.|