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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 and Special Defense stats by one stage each.
If powered up by a Buginium Z into Z-Defend Order, the user's Defense stat rises by 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.
|| Egg Groups
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In other games
|| Boosts the user's Defense and Special Defense by 1 level.
|| じぶんの ぼうぎょ とくぼうを １だんかいあげる
|| It boosts your Defense and Sp. Def. The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
Core series games
Side series games
In other languages