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Protects the user from all effects of moves that target it during the turn it is used, including damage. This does not include damage afflicted by [[weather conditions]] it is susceptible to, or damage from [[status ailment]] that it obtained on a previous turn.
 
Protects the user from all effects of moves that target it during the turn it is used, including damage. This does not include damage afflicted by [[weather conditions]] it is susceptible to, or damage from [[status ailment]] that it obtained on a previous turn.
 
===Generation IV===
 
===Generation IV===
Protect cannot always prevent the effects of attacks if the user of the attack that is being used to attack the Pokémon using Protect has the {{a|No Guard}} ability and is using a [[Same-type attack bonus|STAB]] move, nor can it always protect against those using {{m|Thunder}} while it is raining or {{m|Blizzard}} while it is hailing. In the latter two cases, the moves have a 30% chance of hitting through Protect, whereas with No Guard, the moves have their normal accuracy as their chance to hit. Furthermore, Protect will always be broken by the moves {{m|Feint}} and {{m|Shadow Force}}.
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Protect cannot always prevent the effects of attacks if the user of the attack that is being used to attack the Pokémon using Protect has the {{a|No Guard}} ability and is using a [[Same-type attack bonus|STAB]] move, nor can it always protect against those using {{m|Thunder}} while it is raining or {{m|Blizzard}} while it is hailing. In the latter two cases, the moves have a 30% chance of hitting through Protect, whereas with No Guard, the moves have (100 - move accuracy) as their chance to hit. Furthermore, Protect will always be broken by the moves {{m|Feint}} and {{m|Shadow Force}}.
   
 
==In the anime==
 
==In the anime==

Revision as of 15:49, 23 July 2008

Protect
まもる Protect
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not 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
Does not affect any Pokémon*
Availability
Introduced  [[Generation {{{gen}}}]]
Condition  Cute
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Can avoid being startled by others.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Raises the score if the Voltage is low.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Protect is a non-damaging Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation II.


Effect

Generation II

Protects the user from all effects of moves that target it during the turn it is used, including damage. This does not include damage afflicted by weather conditions it is susceptible to, or damage from status ailment that it obtained on a previous turn.

Generation IV

Protect cannot always prevent the effects of attacks if the user of the attack that is being used to attack the Pokémon using Protect has the No Guard ability and is using a STAB move, nor can it always protect against those using Thunder while it is raining or Blizzard while it is hailing. In the latter two cases, the moves have a 30% chance of hitting through Protect, whereas with No Guard, the moves have (100 - move accuracy) as their chance to hit. Furthermore, Protect will always be broken by the moves Feint and Shadow Force.

In the anime

Pokémon

Ludicolo. The two yellow discs are created in front of the palms of its hands, which block any attacks that hit it.

Elekid/Electivire. A green sphere surrounds the Pokémon, blocking any attacks that hit it.

Burmy. A green sphere surrounds the Pokémon, blocking any attacks that hit it.

Slowking. A green sphere surrounds the Pokémon, blocking any attacks that hit it.

Magmar. A green sphere surrounds the Pokémon, blocking any attacks that hit it.

Protect Attack

In Emerald and Sapphire, The user Pokémon makes a green shield in front of it, stopping any attack from hurting it. It can only be used one turn. It is similiar to Detect in effect.

Learnset

Generation II

By leveling up

By TM17

All Pokémon that can learn TMs in Generation II can learn Protect.

Generation III

By leveling up

By TM17

All Pokémon that can learn TMs in Generation III can learn Protect.

Generation IV

By leveling up

By TM17

All Pokémon that can learn TMs in Generation IV can learn Protect, except Regigigas.

In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Pokémon is protected from all attacks for a set amount of turns. Protect ends on the user's turn.

In other languages

  • French: Abri.
  • Spanish: Protección.
  • German: Schutzschild.

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Generation II TMs
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Generation II HMs
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Generation III TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708RSE
Generation IV TMs
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Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708