While the Pokémon with this Ability has a status condition, its Defense is increased by 50%.
In the Mystery Dungeon series, a Pokémon with a status problem with this Ability will have a 50% defense bonus when hit by a physical attack.
Outside of battle
Marvel Scale has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Marvel Scale
In other games
|| Boosts Defense if there is a status problem.
|| Boosts the Pokémon's Defense when it has any status problems.
|| わるいじょうたいに なったときに ぼうぎょが あがる
|| When the Pokémon gets a bad status condition, its Defense goes up!
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other languages