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

Water Absorb is an ability introduced in Generation 3. So far, 5 Pokémon have this ability.


In battle

When the Pokémon is hit by a Water-type move, its HP is restored by 1/4 of its maximum HP, and the move will have no effect on that Pokémon. It can be seen as a Water counterpart to Volt Absorb.

Outside of battle

Water Absorb has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Water Absorb

Normal Ability

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#049 Icon049 Sponaree
Bug Water
#130 Icon130 Vaporeon
Water Water

Hidden Ability

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#024 Icon024 Fortog
Water Poison
#025 Icon025 Folerog
Water Poison
#026 Icon026 Blubelrog
Water Poison

Abilities that grant a type immunity