Iron

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If you were looking for the Beldum traded to the player with the nickname "Iron", see Steven Stone → Iron.
Iron
ブロムヘキシン
Bromhexine
Iron
Iron
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation I
Pocket
Generation I Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation II Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation V Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VI Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VII Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Fling
Power 30

The Iron (Japanese: ブロムヘキシン Bromhexine) is a type of vitamin introduced in Generation I. It increases the Defense of a Pokémon.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RGBY/RBY
GSC
RSEFRLG
Colo.XD
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
PokémonDollar.png9800 PokémonDollar.png4900
SM PokémonDollar.png10,000 PokémonDollar.png5,000

In Hoenn, Iron costs PokémonDollar.png4900 during the Energy Guru sale.

Effect

Generation I to II

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, adds 2560 Defense Stat Experience to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 25600 Defense Stat Experience. In Generation II, it also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.

The Iron is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.

Generation III onward

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, adds 10 Defense EVs to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 100 Defense EVs. It also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.

The Iron is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.

Description

Games Description
Stad Increases the Defense rating of the selected Pokémon.
GSC Raises Defense of one Pokémon.
RSColo. Raises the stat Defense of one Pokémon.
FRLG A nutritious drink for Pokémon. It raises the base Defense stat of one Pokémon.
EXD Raises the base Defense stat of one Pokémon.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A nutritious drink for Pokémon. It raises the base Defense stat of a single Pokémon.
XYORAS
SM
A nutritious drink for Pokémon. When consumed, it raises the base Defense stat of a single Pokémon.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RBY
RGBY
Route 12, Rocket Hideout, Pokémon Mansion Celadon Department Store
GSC Ice Path, Rock Tunnel, Vermilion City Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store
Route 45 (after defeating Hiker Parry in a rematch)C
Battle Tower (×5 - win 7 battles in a row)C, Goldenrod Radio Tower (5 Blue Card points)C
RSE Routes 105, 115, 118, and 126, Artisan CaveE
Favor LadyE
Battle Frontier Poké MartE, Lilycove Department Store, Slateport City (Energy Guru)
Slateport City (1000 Berry Powder)E, Battle Tower (streak of 7-35)RS, Battle Frontier (1 BP)E
FRLG Route 12, Silph Co., Pokémon Mansion Celadon Department Store
Cerulean City (1000 Berry Powder)
Colo. Pyrite Cave Agate Poké Mart
XD S.S. Libra Phenac Poké Mart
DPPt Routes 207, 208DP, 212Pt, 215Pt, 217, and 228, Valor LakefrontPt, Iron IslandDP, Stark Mountain Veilstone Department Store
Battle ParkDP/Battle FrontierPt (1 BP)
HGSS Mt. Mortar, Ice Path, Rock Tunnel, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island, Mt. Silver Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store, Safari Zone Gate Poké Mart
Route 45 (after defeating Hiker Parry in a rematch)
Goldenrod Radio Tower (10 Blue Card points), Battle Frontier (1 BP)
BW Mistralton Cave, Chargestone Cave, Twist Mountain
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "About study" survey)
Shopping Mall Nine
Battle Subway (1 BP)
Anville Town (lost-and-found)
B2W2 Routes 9, 18, and 23, Chargestone Cave, Mistralton City, Victory Road, Clay Tunnel, Dreamyard, Pinwheel ForestW2
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "What if...?" survey)
Shopping Mall Nine, Join Avenue (Market)
Battle Subway/PWT (1 BP), Black Tower/White Treehollow (Area 1-5 reward)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat an Infielder), Anville Town (lost-and-found)
DW Spooky Manor
XY Reflection Cave, Terminus Cave Laverre City Poké Mart
Battle Maison (2 BP)
Lost Hotel (Trash Cans)
ORAS Routes 105, 118, and 126, Mossdeep City, Victory Road, Battle Resort, Mirage Forest (south of Route 132) Lilycove Department Store, Slateport City (Energy Guru)
Battle Maison (2 BP)
Route 110 (15% chance after rematch with Triathlete Benjamin)
PMC Graffiti Eraser (Lv. 2)
SM Route 8, Shady House Mount Hokulani Poké Mart
Battle Royal Dome (2 BP)
Festival Plaza (Haunted houses, Goody shops)

In spin-off games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

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Reason: Super Mystery Dungeon cost.
Artwork from Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team

The Iron appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, and Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon.

Price

Games Cost Sell price
MDRB 7000Poké currency.png 5Poké currency.png
MDTDS 4500Poké currency.png 450Poké currency.png
MDGtI 1500Poké currency.png 150Poké currency.png
SMD  ???Poké currency.png 150Poké currency.png

Effect

A consumable item that raises the Defense of Pokémon that ingests it by 3 and restores 5 Belly for it.

If thrown, it will grant the same effect as if it was consumed by the Pokémon it hits (it cannot be caught); if it is sticky, it will also deal 2 damage. Iron can be blended into a drink at Spinda's Juice Bar, although it has no special effects.

Description

Games Description
MDRB A drink that boosts the Pokémon's Defense.
It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
MDTDS A drink that permanently raises the Pokémon's Defense. It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
MDGtI Drink it to raise your Defense.
SMD Drinking it raises your Defense. The effect lasts even after this adventure.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
MDRB Fiery Field, Lightning Field
MDTD Achieve Ultra Rank Treasure box, Job reward (★5-★9)

Zero Isle North, Zero Isle East, Zero Isle West, Zero Isle South

MDS Achieve Ultra Rank Treasure box, Recycle Shop (Oran Berry×3 and Blinker Seed), Sky Gift, Job reward (★5-★9)
Silver Ticket Big Win prize, Gold Ticket Win and Big Win prize, Prism Ticket Big Win prize

Zero Isle North, Zero Isle East, Zero Isle West, Zero Isle South, Oblivion Forest, Treacherous Waters, Southeastern Islands, Inferno Cave, Zero Isle Center, Destiny Tower

MDGtI Password, Treasure box
SMD Achieve Silver Rank Treasure box, Glorious Gold, Sparkling Floor, Various dungeons, mission reward

Appearance

MDBag Health drink Sprite.png MDBag Iron V Sprite.png MDBag Iron VI Sprite.png
Sprite from
Red Rescue Team,
Blue Rescue Team
,
Explorers of Time,
Darkness
, and Sky
Sprite from
Gates to Infinity
Sprite from
Super Mystery Dungeon

In the anime

Vitamins in the anime

In The Clubsplosion Begins!, a full set of vitamins (excluding PP Up and PP Max) were announced to be the prize for the Clubsplosion tournament, like how the set of wings was the prize for the Club Battle tournament. They were won by Stephan.

In the manga

Vitamins in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Weavile Wobbles But It Won't Fall Down, several kinds of vitamins were seen being sold at the Safari Zone Gate.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 防禦增強劑 Fòhngyuh Jāngkèuhngjaih
Mandarin 防禦增強劑 / 防御增强剂 Fángyù Zēngqiángjì
Finland Flag.png Finnish Rauta
France Flag.png French Fer
Germany Flag.png German Eisen
Italy Flag.png Italian Ferro
South Korea Flag.png Korean 사포닌 Saponin
Poland Flag.png Polish Żelazo
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Ferro
Spain Flag.png Spanish Hierro
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Demir

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