Gear Up (move)

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Gear Up
アシストギア Assist Gear
Gear Up VIII.png
Type  Steel
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user and all allies
Introduced  Generation VII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Gear Up (Japanese: アシストギア Assist Gear) is a non-damaging Steel-type move introduced in Generation VII. In Generation VIII, it is the signature move of Klinklang.


Gear Up raises the Attack and Special Attack stats of allied Pokémon (including the user) with the Ability Plus or Minus by one stage each.

If powered up by a Steelium Z into Z-Gear Up, the user's Special Attack stat rises one stage.


Games Description
The user engages its gears to raise the Attack and Sp. Atk stats of ally Pokémon with the Plus or Minus Ability.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
601 Klinklang Klinklang
SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 1 1
801 Magearna Magearna
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
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 generations

Core series games

Gear Up VII.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
Generation VI XY ORAS Generation VII SMUSUM LGPE Generation VIII 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


  • Gear Up is the only Steel-type move which can target multiple Pokémon.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 輔助齒輪 Fuhjoh Chílèuhn
Mandarin 輔助齒輪 / 辅助齿轮 Fǔzhù Chǐlún
France Flag.png French Engrenage
Germany Flag.png German Hilfsmechanik
Italy Flag.png Italian Marciainpiù
South Korea Flag.png Korean 어시스트기어 Assist Gear
Spain Flag.png Spanish Piñón Auxiliar

Variations of the move Magnetic Flux
Status Magnetic FluxGear Up
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