Guardian of Alola (move)

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Guardian of Alola
ガーディアン・デ・アローラ Guardian de Alola
Guardian of Alola VII.png
Guardian of Alola VII 2.png
Type  Fairy
Category  Special
PP  — (max. —)
Power  —
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  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Guardian of Alola (Japanese: ガーディアン・デ・アローラ Guardian de Alola) is a damage-dealing Fairy-type Z-Move introduced in Generation VII. It is the exclusive Z-Move of the guardian deities and an upgraded version of their signature move, Nature's Madness.


Generation VII

Guardian of Alola deals damage equal to 75% of the target's remaining HP (rounded down, but no less than 1).

Like all Z-Moves, Guardian of Alola deals one-quarter of its normal damage (18.75% in this case) if the target is protected by a protection move.

Generation VIII onwards

Guardian of Alola cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
SMUSUM The user, the Land Spirit Pokémon, obtains Alola's energy using its Z-Power and attacks the target with full force. This reduces the target's HP greatly.
This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Any guardian deity Pokémon, or a Pokémon transformed into one, can use Guardian of Alola if it knows Nature's Madness, holds Tapunium Z, and if its Trainer wears a Z-RingSM or Z-Power RingUSUM.

In the anime

Tapu Koko Guardian of Alola 1.png
Tapu Koko Guardian of Alola 2.png
Tapu Koko
Tapu Koko Guardian of Alola text.png
The user obtains Alola's energy using its Z-Power to form a giant entity to attack the opponent with.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Tapu Koko Tapu Koko strikes a series of synchronized poses with its Trainer to build Z-Power. It then becomes surrounded by an orb of yellow energy and summons a giant, yellow, headless, humanoid energy-based entity from the ground before closing its shell to merge on top of the entity as its head. The entity then punches the opponent with one of its fists.
Tapu Koko (anime) From Z to Shining Z! Debut
Partnered with
Professor Kukui




  • Guardian of Alola is the only Z-Move that deals direct damage.
  • Out of all species-based Z-Moves, Guardian of Alola can be used by the most amount of Pokémon, at four.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 巨人衛士・阿羅拉 Geuihyàhn Waihsih Álòhlā
Mandarin 巨人衛士・阿羅拉 / 巨人卫士・阿罗拉 Jùrén Wèishì Āluólā
France Flag.png French Colère du Gardien d'Alola
Germany Flag.png German Alolas Wächter
Italy Flag.png Italian Collera del Guardiano
South Korea Flag.png Korean 알로라의수호자 Allora-uisuhoja
Poland Flag.png Polish Strażnik Aloli
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Guardião de Alola
Russia Flag.png Russian Хранитель всей Алолы Khranitel' vsey Alola
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cólera del Guardián

Type-based Z-Moves
Breakneck BlitzAll-Out PummelingSupersonic SkystrikeAcid DownpourTectonic Rage
Continental CrushSavage Spin-OutNever-Ending NightmareCorkscrew Crash
Inferno OverdriveHydro VortexBloom DoomGigavolt HavocShattered Psyche
Subzero SlammerDevastating DrakeBlack Hole EclipseTwinkle Tackle
Species-based Z-Moves
Catastropika10,000,000 Volt ThunderboltStoked SparksurferExtreme Evoboost
Pulverizing PancakeGenesis SupernovaSinister Arrow RaidMalicious Moonsault
Oceanic OperettaSplintered StormshardsLet's Snuggle ForeverClangorous Soulblaze
Guardian of AlolaSearing Sunraze SmashMenacing Moonraze Maelstrom
Light That Burns the SkySoul-Stealing 7-Star Strike

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