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Iron Barbs (てつのトゲ Tetsu no Toge) is an ability exclusive to Steel-type Pokémon, introduced in Generation V. This ability was exclusive to Ferroseed and Ferrothorn before Generation VII. Three Pokémon have this ability.

Effect

In-Game Text
Generation VInflicts damage to the Pokémon on contact.
Generation VIInflicts damage to the attacker on contact.
Generation VIIInflicts damage to the attacker on contact with iron barbs.
Effect
When a Pokémon hits a Pokémon with this ability the attacker will lose ⅛ of it's maximum HP.

Pokémon

Pokédex Pokémon Type Abilities
#597 Ferroseed
597
Type GrassType Steel Generation V
Iron Barbs
#598 Ferrothorn
598
Generation V
Iron Barbs

Generation VI
Anticipation(DW)
#777 Togedemaru
777
Type ElectricType Steel Generation VII
Iron Barbs
Lightning Rod
Sturdy(DW)
Green indicates the ability is known naturally
Yellow indicates the ability is only known through the Dream World
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