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Water Absorb
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In-game description
Restores HP if hit by a Water-type move.

Water Absorb is an ability introduced in Generation III. So far, 9 Pokémon have this ability.

Effect

In battle

When a Pokémon with Water Absorb is hit by a Water-type move, its HP is restored by one quarter of its maximum HP, and the move will have no effect on that Pokémon (if a Pokémon with this Ability already has full HP, the Water-type move will do nothing).

Water Absorb will not activate if the Pokémon is protected from the Water-type move.

If a Pokémon with Water Absorb is holding an Absorb Bulb or Luminous Moss, Water Absorb absorbs the move, so the item's effect is not triggered.

Outside of battle

Water Absorb has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Water Absorb

Normal Ability

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#003 Icon003.png Staryu Water Water
#004 Icon004.png Starmie Water Psychic
#021 Icon021.png Poliwag Water Water
#022 Icon022.png Poliwhirl Water Water
#023 Icon023.png Poliwrath Water Fighting
#024 Icon024.png Politoed Water Water
#043 Icon043.png Vaporeon Water Water
#122 Icon122.png Wooper Water Ground
#123 Icon123.png Quagsire Water Ground

Hidden Ability

None

Abilities that grant a type immunity
LevitateFlash FireSap SipperDry Skin
Lightning RodMotor DriveVolt AbsorbWater Absorb
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