Thick Fat (Ability)

Thick Fat あついしぼう
Thick Fat
Flavor text
Generation III
Heat-and-cold protection.
Generation IV
Raises resistance to Fire-type and Ice-type moves.DPPt
Ups resistance to Fire- and Ice-type moves.HGSS
Generation V
Ups resistance to Fire- and Ice-type moves.
Generation VI
Boosts resistance to Fire- and Ice-type moves.
Generation VII
The Pokémon is protected by a layer of thick fat, which halves the damage taken from Fire- and Ice-type moves.
Generation VIII
The Pokémon is protected by a layer of thick fat, which halves the damage taken from Fire- and Ice-type moves.

Thick Fat (Japanese: あついしぼう Thick Fat) is an Ability introduced in Generation III.

Effect

In battle

If a Pokémon with Thick Fat is attacked by an Ice- or Fire-type move, the opponent's Attack or Special Attack is reduced by 50% during damage calculation, effectively halving the damage the Pokémon takes.

Outside of battle

Thick Fat has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Thick Fat

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Venusaur
Mega Venusaur
Grass Poison Thick Fat None None
  Rattata
Alolan Form
Dark Normal Gluttony Hustle Thick Fat
  Raticate
Alolan Form
Dark Normal Gluttony Hustle Thick Fat
  Seel Water Water Thick Fat Hydration Ice Body
  Dewgong Water Ice Thick Fat Hydration Ice Body
  Snorlax Normal Normal Immunity Thick Fat Gluttony
  Marill Water Fairy Thick Fat Huge Power Sap Sipper
  Azumarill Water Fairy Thick Fat Huge Power Sap Sipper
  Swinub Ice Ground Oblivious Snow Cloak Thick Fat
  Piloswine Ice Ground Oblivious Snow Cloak Thick Fat
  Miltank Normal Normal Thick Fat Scrappy Sap Sipper
  Makuhita Fighting Fighting Thick Fat Guts Sheer Force
  Hariyama Fighting Fighting Thick Fat Guts Sheer Force
  Azurill Normal Fairy Thick Fat Huge Power Sap Sipper
  Spoink Psychic Psychic Thick Fat Own Tempo Gluttony
  Grumpig Psychic Psychic Thick Fat Own Tempo Gluttony
  Spheal Ice Water Thick Fat Ice Body Oblivious
  Sealeo Ice Water Thick Fat Ice Body Oblivious
  Walrein Ice Water Thick Fat Ice Body Oblivious
  Purugly Normal Normal Thick Fat Own Tempo Defiant
  Munchlax Normal Normal Pickup Thick Fat Gluttony
  Mamoswine Ice Ground Oblivious Snow Cloak Thick Fat
  Tepig Fire Fire Blaze None Thick Fat
  Pignite Fire Fighting Blaze None Thick Fat
  Appletun Grass Dragon Ripen Gluttony Thick Fat
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VIII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII or later.
  • For Generation VII games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VIII or later.

In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, and the Mystery Dungeon (WiiWare) games, Thick Fat reduces the damage taken from Fire- and Ice-type moves by 50%.

In Gates to Infinity and Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, Thick Fat reduces the damage from Fire- and Ice-type moves by 30%.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Resistant to Fire- and Ice-type moves.
MDTDS Makes the Pokémon resistant to Fire- and Ice-type moves.
BSL ほのおタイプや こおりタイプの わざが ききにくい
Conq. Raises resistance to Fire-type and Ice-type moves.
MDGtI Reduces damage from Fire- and Ice-type moves.*
The Pokémon takes less damage from Fire- and Ice-type moves!*
SMD The Pokémon takes less damage from Fire- and Ice-type moves!
MDRTDX The Pokémon takes less damage from Fire- and Ice-type moves.


In the anime

       
Hariyama Mega Venusaur
The Pokémon doesn't get as hurt by Fire- and Ice-type attacks as much as it normally would.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Hariyama Hariyama barely gets hurt when hit with Fire- or Ice-type attacks.
Tyson's Hariyama At the End of the Fray Debut
  Venusaur Mega Venusaur barely gets hurt when hit with Fire- or Ice-type attacks.
A Trainer's Venusaur Mega Evolution Special IV None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 厚脂肪 Háuh Jīfōng}
肥脂 Fèihjī *
Mandarin 厚脂肪 Hòu Zhīfáng *
肥脂 Féizhī *
  Dutch Speklaag
  French Isograisse
  German Speckschicht
  Italian Grassospesso
  Korean 두꺼운 지방 Dukkeoun Jibang
Portuguese   Brazil Gordura Espessa (TCG, manga)
Camada de Gordura
  Portugal Gordura Grossa
  Russian Толстый Жир Tolstyy Zhir
  Spanish Sebo
  Vietnamese Mỡ dày



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