- Moisture redirects here. For information about Berries, see Berry → Generation IV.
Damp prevents all Pokémon from using Self-Destruct, Explosion, Mind Blown, and Misty Explosion; if a Pokémon attempts to use one of these moves, it will fail and the user will not faint or take damage. Additionally, Damp prevents the Ability Aftermath from doing damage when the Pokémon with Aftermath faints.
Damp affects non-adjacent Pokémon in Triple Battles.
Outside of battle
Damp has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Damp
In other games
The floor becomes defused, preventing all explosions, including moves such as Explosion and traps such as the Explosion Trap. The Blast Seed and Blast Wand will also become ineffective in the presence of a Pokémon with Damp.
In the manga
|Defense Forme Deoxys||Poliwrath|
|The Pokémon dampens its surroundings, preventing the usage of explosive moves.|
|User||First Chapter Used In||Notes|
|Poliwrath||If the opponent tries to use an explosive move near Poliwrath, smoke will rise from the opponent, but no explosion happens. The opponent also gets knocked out.|
|Red's Poli||Put Your Beast Foot Forward||Debut|
|Deoxys||If the opponent tries to use an explosive move near Defense Forme Deoxys, the opponent with start to glow brightly, and so will Defense Forme Deoxys's core. The opponent then stops glowing and it cannot explode.|
|Giovanni's Organism No. 2||Storming the Forretress||Used via Skill Swap|
In other languages
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