Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.

Rock Head is an ability introduced in Generation III. So far, 7 Pokémon have this ability.


In battle

Rock Head prevents the bearer from taking recoil damage, except from Struggle or crash damage (from Jump Kick or High Jump Kick).The Life Orb will still damage the bearer if held.

Outside of battle

Rock Head has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Rock Head

Normal Ability

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#015 Icon015 Barewl
Steel Rock
#016 Icon016 Dearewl
Steel Rock
#017 Icon017 Gararewl
Steel Steel
#042 Icon042 Brailip
Water Psychic
#043 Icon043 Brainoar
Water Psychic

Hidden Ability

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#115 Icon115 Slothohm
Electric Rock
#116 Icon116 Theriamp
Electric Rock
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