Battle Armor(JP) is a Pokémon ability introduced in the third generation. It protects from Critical Hits. Shell Armor is an ability introduced in the same generation with the same effect.


Battle Armor and Shell Armor prevents the opponent from landing a critical hit on the ability holder.

Pokémon with Battle Armor

As a Hidden Ability

Pokémon with Shell Armor

As a Hidden Ability


  • Up until the fifth generation, Shell Armor was exclusive to Water-types.
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