Iron Barbs(JP) is a Pokémon ability introduced in the fifth generation.


The ability holder hurts an attacking Pokémon by 1/8 of their maximum health if they use a move that makes contact. If Iron Barbs causes both Pokémon to faint, then the attacking Pokémon will faint first. Multistrike contact moves like Fury Swipes triggers this ability each time.


Generation V - Inflicts damage to the Pokémon on contact.

Generation VI - Inflicts damage to the attacker on contact.

Pokémon with the Ability

Ferroseed Ferrothorn Togedemaru
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