Summary: Deals 2% damage to attacking Pokémon on contact; deals 1% damage to the target when using a contact move.
Pokémon with this ability have exceptionally rough, pebbly skin that is so abrasive that even running a hand along it can lead to torn skin and bleeding palms. Any Pokémon making a contact attack against a Pokémon that has this ability, therefore, will take 2% recoil damage, even if the attack used is not directly damaging. This recoil is not prevented by the Rock Head ability. In addition, when this Pokémon makes a contact attack against an opponent, the damage is increased by 1% for the effects of Rough Skin.
|Pokémon||Type||Ability 1||Ability 2||Hidden Ability||Speed|
|Carvanha||WaterDark||Rough Skin||Speed Boost||65|
|Sharpedo||WaterDark||Rough Skin||Speed Boost||95|
|Druddigon||Dragon||Rough Skin||Sheer Force||Mold Breaker||48|
|Gible||DragonGround||Sand Veil||Rough Skin||42|
|Gabite||DragonGround||Sand Veil||Rough Skin||82|
|Garchomp||DragonGround||Sand Veil||Rough Skin||102|