Ice Face (Ability)
Ice Face (Japanese: アイスフェイス Ice Face) is an Ability introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature Ability of Eiscue.
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When an Eiscue that's in its Ice Face form is hit by a physical move, it takes no damage and changes into its Noice Face form. If a hailstorm begins while Eiscue is in its Noice Face form, or if it is sent out in its Noice Face form during hail, it will immediately revert to its Ice Face form. Eiscue will not revert to its Ice Face form if there is already hail when it changes into its Noice Face form. This form change persists even when Eiscue is switched out, but is undone at the end of the battle.
Ice Face does not protect against special moves.
Gastro Acid, Worry Seed, and Simple Beam fail if the target has Ice Face. Role Play, Skill Swap, Entrainment, and Doodle fail if either Pokémon has Ice Face. Ice Face cannot be copied by Trace. Ice Face cannot be suppressed by Neutralizing Gas or traded by Wandering Spirit.
Due to snow replacing hail as a weather condition, Eiscue will now revert to Ice Face form during snow in the same circumstances as Generation VIII.
Outside of battle
Ice Face has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Ice Face
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|Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation IX games.
In the manga
|The Pokémon's ice head can take a physical attack as a substitute, but the attack also changes the Pokémon's appearance.|
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|Eiscue||When Eiscue is hit by a physical attack, the ice on its head absorbs the blow, preventing it from taking damage. The ice then shatters, revealing Eiscue's Noice Face.|
In other languages
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