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Defend Order (Japanese: ぼうぎょしれい Defend Order) is a non-damaging Bug-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is one of the signature moves of Vespiquen.
Defend Order increases the user's Defense stat and Special Defense stat by one stage each.
If powered up by a Buginium Z into Z-Defend Order, the user's Defense stat raises another stage.
|| The user calls out its underlings to make a living shield, raising its Defense and Sp. Def stats.
| The user calls out its underlings to shield its body, raising its Defense and Sp. Def stats.
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|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
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