Iron Barbs (Japanese: てつのトゲ Steel Thorns) is an ability exclusive to Ferroseed and Ferrothorn, introduced in Generation V. It appears to be a stronger version of Rough Skin, as it deals twice the amount of damage that Rough Skin would.
Inflicts damage to the Pokémon on contact.
Inflicts damage to the attacker on contact.
A Pokémon will lose 1/8 of it's HP upon hitting a Pokémon with this ability with a physical attack.
|if not indicated, Iron Barbs was received in Generation V|