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Metal Sound (move)

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Metal Sound
きんぞくおん Metal Sound
Metal Sound.png
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Type  Steel
Category  Status
PP  40 (max. 64)
Power  —
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Lowers the Voltage of all Judges by one each.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Metal Sound (Japanese: きんぞくおん Metal Sound) is a non-damaging Steel-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Metal Sound lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD Emits a horrible screech that sharply lowers Sp. Def.
FRLG A horrible metallic screech is used to sharply lower the foe’s Sp. Def.
PMDRB Reduces the target's Special Defense by three levels.
DPPtHGSS A horrible sound like scraping metal is emitted to sharply reduce the foe’s Sp. Def stat.
BWB2W2 A horrible sound like scraping metal harshly reduces the target's Sp. Def stat.
XYORAS A horrible sound like scraping metal harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
081 Magnemite Magnemite Electric Steel -- -- -- 29 29
25
082 Magneton Magneton Electric Steel -- -- -- 29 29
25
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water 43 41 41 41
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water 45 45 45 45
227 Skarmory Skarmory Steel Flying 45 33 31 31 31
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock 39 36 36 32 32
305 Lairon Lairon Steel Rock 45 40 40 34 34
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock 50 40 40 34 34
410 Shieldon Shieldon Steel Rock   10 10 10
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Steel Rock   --, 10 --, 10 --, 10
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Steel   29 29 29
436 Bronzor Bronzor Steel Psychic       31 31
437 Bronzong Bronzong Steel Psychic       31 31
448 Lucario Lucario Fighting Steel   24 24 24
462 Magnezone Magnezone Electric Steel   -- -- 29 29
485 Heatran Heatran Fire Steel   25 25 25
599 Klink Klink Steel Steel     45 45
600 Klang Klang Steel Steel     48 48
601 Klinklang Klinklang Steel Steel     48 48
624 Pawniard Pawniard Dark Steel     38 38
625 Bisharp Bisharp Dark Steel     38 38
632 Durant Durant Bug Steel     66 --, 66
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel     33 33
679 Honedge Honedge Steel Ghost       8
680 Doublade Doublade Steel Ghost       8
707 Klefki Klefki Steel Fairy       12
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
II III IV V VI
529 Drilbur Drilbur Ground Ground     Lucario Lucario
679 Honedge Honedge Steel Ghost       HonedgeDoubladeKlefki
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation III

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
145 145 Zapdos Electric Flying Purified in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
529 529 Drilbur Ground Dream World - Icy Cave
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 games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Metal Sound lowers the target's Special Defense by three stages.

In the anime

Clemont Magneton Metal Sound.png Paul Aggron Metal Sound.png Georgia Bisharp Metal Sound.png Korrina Lucario Metal Sound.png
Magneton Aggron Bisharp Lucario
A part of the user's body glows white and it emits a sound with blue waves which lowers the foe's special defense stat.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
306 Aggron The two horns on Aggron's head starts to glow white and they move back and forth quickly, causing a loud ringing sound to be released. The horns then release light blue sound waves from them at the opponent, lowering their special defense. Any Pokémon that hears the sound gets a loud ringing sound that echoes in their ears as well.
Paul's Aggron Familiarity Breeds Strategy! Debut
625 Bisharp Bisharp rubs its arms together and silver colored sound waves spread out and when it hits the opponent, the opponent finds the sound unbearable.
Georgia's Bisharp Search for the Clubultimate! None
082 Magneton Magneton's body glows light blue and it emits silver colored sound waves that spread out towards the opponent, forcing the opponent to hold their ears in pain.
Clemont's Magneton Clemont's Got a Secret! None
448 Lucario Lucario puts the spikes on its paws together, causing white sounds waves accompanied by a high pitched ringing to emit from the tips and spread towards the target, making them cover their ears in pain. Lucario also howls in unison with the ringing.
Korrina's Lucario The Cave of Trials! None
448M Lucario Mega Lucario puts the spikes on its paws together, causing white sounds waves accompanied by a high pitched ringing to emit from the tips and spread towards the target, making them cover their ears in pain.
Korrina's Lucario Showdown at the Shalour Gym! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Metal Sound III.png Metal Sound IV.png Metal Sound V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Metal Sound PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 金屬音 Jīn​shǔ​ Yīn
France Flag.png French Strido-Son
Germany Flag.png German Metallsound
Greece Flag.png Greek Μεταλλικός Ήχος
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Besi Berderit
Italy Flag.png Italian Ferrostrido
South Korea Flag.png Korean 금속음 Geumsok Eum
Poland Flag.png Polish Dźwięk Metalu
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Som Metálico
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Som Metálico
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Metalni Zvuk
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Eco Metálico (DP186)
Sonido Metálico (BW071)
Spain Flag.png Spain Eco Metálico


Variations of the move Screech
Status ScreechMetal Sound
Formerly a variation
Status Cotton Spore


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