Shed Skin (Ability)
At the end of each turn, Shed Skin has a 1/3 chance of curing the Pokémon of a non-volatile status condition. If it cures a status condition, it does so before burn or poison damage is dealt on that turn.
In Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, Shed Skin had a 30% chance of curing the Pokémon.
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|
|Silicobra||Ground||Sand Spit||Shed Skin||Sand Veil|
|Sandaconda||Ground||Sand Spit||Shed Skin||Sand Veil|
|Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VIII games.
In other games
In the 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.|