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Guard Swap (move)

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Guard Swap
ガードスワップ Guard Swap
Guard Swap IV.png
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Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Raises the score if the Voltage is low.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Guard Swap (Japanese: ガードスワップ Guard Swap) is a non-damaging Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Guard Swap switches any changes to the user's Defense stat and Special Defense stat with any changes to the target's Defense stat and Special Defense stat. The effect of Guard Swap may be Baton Passed.

Learnset

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
122 122 Mr. Mime Psychic --
150 150 Mewtwo Psychic 64
177 177 Natu Psychic Flying 44
178 178 Xatu Psychic Flying 54
197 197 Umbreon Dark 78PtHGSS
203 203 Girafarig Normal Psychic --
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 063 | style="background: #FFF" | 063 | style="background: #FFF" | Abra | colspan="2" style="background:#F85888; text-align:center" | Psychic | style="background: #FFF" | Mr. Mime

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 096 | style="background: #FFF" | 096 | style="background: #FFF" | Drowzee | colspan="2" style="background:#F85888; text-align:center" | Psychic | style="background: #FFF" | Mr. MimeHGSS

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 227 | style="background: #FFF" | 227 | style="background: #FFF" | Skarmory | colspan="1" style="background:#B8B8D0; text-align:center" | Steel || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Natu, XatuHGSS

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 303 | style="background: #FFF" | 303 | style="background: #FFF" | Mawile | colspan="2" style="background:#B8B8D0; text-align:center" | Steel | style="background: #FFF" | Umbreon
GirafarigHGSS

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 307 | style="background: #FFF" | 307 | style="background: #FFF" | Meditite | colspan="1" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting || style="background:#F85888" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Psychic | style="background: #FFF" | Mr. Mime

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

Generation V

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
122 122 Mr. Mime Psychic --
150 150 Mewtwo Psychic 57
177 177 Natu Psychic Flying 47
178 178 Xatu Psychic Flying 59
197 197 Umbreon Dark 78
203 203 Girafarig Normal Psychic --
616 616 Shelmet Bug 52
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In other languages

  • Chinese: 交換守衛 Jiāohuàn Shǒuwèi
  • French: Permugarde
  • German: Schutztausch
  • Greek: Ανταλλαγή Άμυνας
  • Italian: Barattoscudo
  • Korean: 가드스웹 Guard Swap
  • Spanish: Cambia Def.


Variations of the move Skill Swap
Status Skill SwapHeart SwapPower SwapGuard Swap


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