The Pokémon may heal its own status conditions by shedding its skin.
Shed Skin (Japanese: だっぴ Molting) is an Ability introduced in Generation III.
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.
Outside of battle
Shed Skin has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Shed Skin In other games
MD R B Recovers easily from status problems.
MD T D S Helps the Pokémon recover more easily from status problems.
B S L じぶんが こうどう したあとに わるいじょうたいが なおることがある
Conq. The Pokémon may heal its own status ailments.
MD GtI Sometimes heals the Pokémon's negative status conditions. * Sometimes it cures every single bad status condition the Pokémon has! *
S MD Sometimes it cures every single bad status condition the Pokémon has!
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.
First Chapter Used In
Seviper When Seviper is hit with a status condition, it separates from its outer skin, leaving behind a white outer shell in its place.
Swanky Showdown with Swalot Debut
Bugsy's Kakuna are revealed to have Shed Skin as their Ability. Trivia In other languages