Iron Defense (move)

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to navigationJump to search
Iron Defense redirects here. For the Pokémon Battle e card pack, see Iron Defense (Battle e).
Iron Defense
てっぺき Iron Wall
Iron Defense IX.png
[[File:|300px|center]]
Type  Steel
Category  Status
PP  15 (max. 24)
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
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Can avoid being startled by others.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going up in the same turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Prevents the user from being startled until the turn ends.

Iron Defense (Japanese: てっぺき Iron Wall) is a non-damaging Steel-type move introduced in Generation III. It was TR46 in Generation VIII, and is TM104 in Generation IX.

Effect

Iron Defense raises the user's Defense stat by two stages.

If powered up by a Steelium Z into Z-Iron Defense, all of the user's lowered stats are reset.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Iron Defense's PP has been increased to 20, and it raises the user's defensive stats for five turns.

Category  Status
PP  20
Agile Strong
Power  —  —  —
Accuracy  —%  —%  —%
Action speed modifier
Self  -3  -4  +5
Target  ?  ?  ?
Additional effect
Turns  5  4  7
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
Raises the user's defensive stats

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD Hardens the body's surface to sharply raise Defense.
FRLG The user hardens its body's surface to sharply raise its Defense stat.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSP
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.
LA The user hardens its body's surface like iron, raising its defensive stats.
SV The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply boosting its Defense stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0007 Squirtle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 - 34PtHGSS 34 34 34 30 30 30
0008 Wartortle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 - 40PtHGSS 40 40 41 40 40 40
0009 Blastoise WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 - 46PtHGSS 46 46 47 42 42 42
0027 Sandshrew
Sandshrew
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field 23 27 27
0028 Sandslash
Sandslash
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field - 1 Rem.
0074 Geodude RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral - - - - - - 15 -
0075 Graveler RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral - - - - - - 15 -
0076 Golem RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral - - - - - - 15 -
0090 Shellder WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 - 40 49 49 49 36 36 36
0091 Cloyster WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 - - - - - 1 1 1
0122 Mr. Mime PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like - - - - - - - 11
0185 Sudowoodo RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral - - - - - - - 21 -
0204 Pineco BugIC Big.png Bug Bug - 34DP
39PtHGSS
39 39 39 39 39
0205 Forretress BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug - 38DP
45PtHGSS
46 46 42 42 42
0212 Scizor BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 41FRLG 37 37 37 37 32 32 32
0222 Corsola WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 - - 29B2W2 29 29 - -
0227 Skarmory SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying - - - - - 48 48 48
0247 Pupitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster - - - - - 1, Evo. 1, Evo. Evo.
0248 Tyranitar RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster - - - - - 1 1 1
0266 Silcoon BugIC Big.png Bug Bug - - - - - - Evo.
0267 Beautifly BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug - - - - - - 6
0268 Cascoon BugIC Big.png Bug Bug - - - - - - Evo.
0269 Dustox BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug - - - - - - 6
0299 Nosepass RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral - - - - - - 18 -
0303 Mawile SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy 41 41 41 41XY
33ORAS
33 24 24
0304 Aron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster 17 18 18BW
15B2W2
15XY
37ORAS
37 48 48
0305 Lairon SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster 17 18 18BW
15B2W2
15XY
39ORAS
39 58 58
0306 Aggron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster 17 18 18BW
15B2W2
15XY
39ORAS
39 64 64
0324 Torkoal FireIC Big.png Field Field 33 44 44 44XY
38ORAS
38 36 36
0366 Clamperl WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
0367 Huntail WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 - - - - - 1
0368 Gorebyss WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 - - - - - 1
0375 Metang SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 44 40 40BW
47B2W2
47 47 58 58 58
0376 Metagross SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 44 40 40BW
53B2W2
53XY
52ORAS
52 62 62 62
0377 Regirock RockIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 41 41 41 41XY
37ORAS
37 36 36 36
0379 Registeel SteelIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 41 41 41 41XY
37ORAS
37 36 36 36
0386 Deoxys
Deoxys
Defense Forme
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 35 73 73 73XY
55ORAS
55 55 55
0410 Shieldon RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Monster Monster 19 19 19 19 19 9 19
0411 Bastiodon RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Monster Monster 19 19 19 19 19 9 19
0436 Bronzor SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 26 26BW
19B2W2
19 19 36 36 11 36
0437 Bronzong SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 26 26BW
19B2W2
19 19 38 38 11 36
0438 Bonsly RockIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - 21 -
0439 Mime Jr. PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - 21
0447 Riolu FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - 15 -
0448 Lucario FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like - - - - - - 15 -
0476 Probopass RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1,7 1,7BW
1, 4B2W2
1, 4 1, 4 1, 4 18 1
0485 Heatran FireIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - 6 -
0524 Roggenrola RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 20 20 20 20
0525 Boldore RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 20 20 20 20
0526 Gigalith RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 20 20 20 20
0544 Whirlipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 22 22 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
0545 Scolipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug - - 1 1
0589 Escavalier BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 40 40 40 28
0597 Ferroseed GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral 26 26 26 35
0598 Ferrothorn GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral 26 26 26 35
0618 Stunfisk
Stunfisk
Galarian Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous 30
0622 Golett GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 17 17 17 28 28
0623 Golurk GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 17 17 17 28 28
0624 Pawniard DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 46 46 46 45 45
0625 Bisharp DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 46 46 46 45 45
0629 Vullaby DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying - - - 30 30
0630 Mandibuzz DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying - - - 30 30
0632 Durant BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 56 1, 56 46 52
0679 Honedge SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 32 32 32
0680 Doublade SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 32 32 32
0681 Aegislash SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1
0712 Bergmite IceIC Big.png Monster Mineral - - 27 21 27
0713 Avalugg IceIC Big.png Monster Mineral 1 1 27 27
0713 Avalugg
Avalugg
Hisuian Form
IceIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Mineral 21 27
0737 Charjabug BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 49 57 57
0738 Vikavolt BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug - 1 Rem.
0739 Crabrawler FightingIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 42 42
0740 Crabominable FightingIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 42 42
0749 Mudbray GroundIC Big.png Field Field 29 4 4
0750 Mudsdale GroundIC Big.png Field Field 29 1 1
0768 Golisopod BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 36 20
0769 Sandygast GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 32 40 40
0770 Palossand GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 32 40 40
0776 Turtonator FireIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 25 24
0782 Jangmo-o DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 37 28 28
0783 Hakamo-o DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 38 28 28
0784 Kommo-o DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 38 28 28
0797 Celesteela SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 59 50
0800 Necrozma
Necrozma
All available forms
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 59 56 56
0801 Magearna
Magearna
All forms
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 57 18 18
0805 Stakataka RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 37USUM 50
0823 Corviknight FlyingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Flying Flying 1 1
0841 Flapple GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon 36 36
0842 Appletun GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon 36 36
0863 Perrserker SteelIC Big.png Field Field 1 1
0865 Sirfetch'd FightingIC Big.png Flying Field 1, Evo.
0870 Falinks FightingIC Big.png Fairy Mineral 45 45
0878 Cufant SteelIC Big.png Field Mineral 25 25
0879 Copperajah SteelIC Big.png Field Mineral 25 25
0884 Duraludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon 36 36
0889 Zamazenta
Zamazenta
All forms
FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 22 22
0896 Glastrier IceIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 48 48
0898 Calyrex
Calyrex
Ice Rider
PsychicIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1
0905 Enamorus
Enamorus
All forms
FairyIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 22 25
0932 Nacli RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 20
0933 Naclstack RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 20
0950 Klawf RockIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 51
0968 Orthworm SteelIC Big.png Field Field 38
0983 Kingambit DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 45
0995 Iron Thorns RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1
1018 Archaludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon 36
1023 Iron Crown SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 21
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM/TR/Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Compatibility
Tutor
0007 Squirtle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0008 Wartortle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0009 Blastoise WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0011 Metapod BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0012 Butterfree BugIC Big.png Bug Flying - - - -
0014 Kakuna BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0027 Sandshrew
Sandshrew
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
0028 Sandslash
Sandslash
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
0050 Diglett
Diglett
Alolan Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
0051 Dugtrio
Dugtrio
Alolan Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
0052 Meowth
Meowth
Galarian Form
SteelIC Big.png Field Field
0074 Geodude RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral -
0074 Geodude
Geodude
Alolan Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0075 Graveler RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral -
0075 Graveler
Graveler
Alolan Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0076 Golem RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral -
0076 Golem
Golem
Alolan Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0080 Slowbro WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0080 Slowbro
Slowbro
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0081 Magnemite ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0082 Magneton ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0090 Shellder WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0091 Cloyster WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0098 Krabby WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0099 Kingler WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0104 Cubone GroundIC Big.png Monster Monster
0105 Marowak GroundIC Big.png Monster Monster
0105 Marowak
Marowak
Alolan Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0112 Rhydon GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field - - - -
0122 Mr. Mime PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0122 Mr. Mime
Mr. Mime
Galarian Form
IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0127 Pinsir BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0138 Omanyte RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0139 Omastar RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0140 Kabuto RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0141 Kabutops RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0185 Sudowoodo RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral - - - -
0199 Slowking WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0199 Slowking
Slowking
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0204 Pineco BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0205 Forretress BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0208 Steelix SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral - - - -
0212 Scizor BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0213 Shuckle BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Bug - - - -
0214 Heracross BugIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0218 Slugma FireIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0219 Magcargo FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0222 Corsola WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 -
0222 Corsola
Corsola
Galarian Form
GhostIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
0227 Skarmory SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0232 Donphan GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0246 Larvitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster -
0247 Pupitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0248 Tyranitar RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster -
0266 Silcoon BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0268 Cascoon BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0299 Nosepass RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0303 Mawile SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0304 Aron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0305 Lairon SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0306 Aggron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0324 Torkoal FireIC Big.png Field Field
0338 Solrock RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0341 Corphish WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
0342 Crawdaunt WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0347 Anorith RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0348 Armaldo RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0366 Clamperl WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
0369 Relicanth WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2 - - - -
0371 Bagon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon - - - -
0372 Shelgon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0373 Salamence DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon - - - -
0374 Beldum SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0375 Metang SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0376 Metagross SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0377 Regirock RockIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered -
0379 Registeel SteelIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0385 Jirachi SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0386 Deoxys
Deoxys
Defense Forme
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0389 Torterra GrassIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Grass - - - -
0395 Empoleon WaterIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0410 Shieldon RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0411 Bastiodon RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0413 Wormadam
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0436 Bronzor SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral -
0437 Bronzong SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral -
0447 Riolu FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0448 Lucario FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
0452 Drapion PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 - - - -
0462 Magnezone ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0464 Rhyperior GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field - - - -
0476 Probopass RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0483 Dialga
Dialga
All available forms
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0485 Heatran FireIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0493 Arceus
Arceus
All available forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0524 Roggenrola RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0525 Boldore RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0526 Gigalith RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0529 Drilbur GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0530 Excadrill GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
0540 Sewaddle BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0541 Swadloon BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0542 Leavanny BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0543 Venipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0544 Whirlipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0545 Scolipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0555 Darmanitan FireIC Big.png Field Field - - -
0555 Darmanitan
Darmanitan
Galarian Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field
0557 Dwebble BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral
0558 Crustle BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral
0559 Scraggy DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
0560 Scrafty DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
0562 Yamask GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
0562 Yamask
Yamask
Galarian Form
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
0563 Cofagrigus GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
0564 Tirtouga WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0565 Carracosta WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0566 Archen RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
0567 Archeops RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
0577 Solosis PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous -
0578 Duosion PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous -
0579 Reuniclus PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous -
0582 Vanillite IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0583 Vanillish IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0584 Vanilluxe IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0588 Karrablast BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0589 Escavalier BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0597 Ferroseed GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
0598 Ferrothorn GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
0599 Klink SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0600 Klang SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0601 Klinklang SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0615 Cryogonal IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0618 Stunfisk
Stunfisk
Galarian Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
0622 Golett GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0623 Golurk GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0624 Pawniard DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0625 Bisharp DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0629 Vullaby DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying - -
0630 Mandibuzz DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying -
0632 Durant BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0638 Cobalion SteelIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0649 Genesect
Genesect
All forms
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0650 Chespin GrassIC Big.png Field Field -
0651 Quilladin GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0652 Chesnaught GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
0665 Spewpa BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0666 Vivillon
Vivillon
All forms
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug - -
0679 Honedge SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0680 Doublade SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0681 Aegislash SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0688 Binacle RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0689 Barbaracle RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0696 Tyrunt RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0697 Tyrantrum RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0698 Amaura RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0699 Aurorus RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0703 Carbink RockIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
0707 Klefki SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0712 Bergmite IceIC Big.png Monster Monster
0713 Avalugg IceIC Big.png Monster Monster
0713 Avalugg
Avalugg
Hisuian Form
IceIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Mineral
0719 Diancie RockIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0737 Charjabug BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0738 Vikavolt BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0739 Crabrawler FightingIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0740 Crabominable FightingIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0744 Rockruff RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Midday Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0747 Mareanie PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
0748 Toxapex PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
0749 Mudbray GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0750 Mudsdale GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0751 Dewpider WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
0752 Araquanid WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
0768 Golisopod BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
0769 Sandygast GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0770 Palossand GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0772 Type: Null NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0773 Silvally
Silvally
All forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0776 Turtonator FireIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0781 Dhelmise GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0782 Jangmo-o DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0783 Hakamo-o DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0784 Kommo-o DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0785 Tapu Koko ElectricIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0786 Tapu Lele PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0787 Tapu Bulu GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0788 Tapu Fini WaterIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0791 Solgaleo PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0797 Celesteela SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0798 Kartana GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0799 Guzzlord DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0800 Necrozma
Necrozma
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0801 Magearna
Magearna
All forms
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0805 Stakataka RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0808 Meltan SteelIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0809 Melmetal SteelIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0823 Corviknight FlyingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0825 Dottler BugIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0826 Orbeetle BugIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0834 Drednaw WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0837 Rolycoly RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0838 Carkol RockIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0839 Coalossal RockIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0841 Flapple GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon
0842 Appletun GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon
0844 Sandaconda GroundIC Big.png Field Dragon
0862 Obstagoon DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0863 Perrserker SteelIC Big.png Field Field
0864 Cursola GhostIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
0865 Sirfetch'd FightingIC Big.png Flying Field
0866 Mr. Rime IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0867 Runerigus GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
0870 Falinks FightingIC Big.png Fairy Mineral
0874 Stonjourner RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0875 Eiscue IceIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0878 Cufant SteelIC Big.png Field Mineral
0879 Copperajah SteelIC Big.png Field Mineral
0883 Arctovish WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0884 Duraludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
0888 Zacian
Zacian
All forms
FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered -
0889 Zamazenta
Zamazenta
All forms
FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0892 Urshifu
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0892 Urshifu
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
FightingIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0896 Glastrier IceIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0898 Calyrex
Calyrex
Ice Rider
PsychicIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0905 Enamorus
Enamorus
All forms
FairyIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0932 Nacli RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0933 Naclstack RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0934 Garganacl RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0936 Armarouge FireIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0937 Ceruledge FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0950 Klawf RockIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0953 Rellor BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0954 Rabsca BugIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0965 Varoom SteelIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0966 Revavroom SteelIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0968 Orthworm SteelIC Big.png Field Field
0969 Glimmet RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0970 Glimmora RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0983 Kingambit DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0989 Sandy Shocks ElectricIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0990 Iron Treads GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0992 Iron Hands FightingIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0995 Iron Thorns RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1010 Iron Leaves GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1012 Poltchageist
Poltchageist
All forms
GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
1013 Sinistcha
Sinistcha
All forms
GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
1018 Archaludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
1022 Iron Boulder RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1023 Iron Crown SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0246 Larvitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0347 Anorith RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 -
0447 Riolu FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like -
0529 Drilbur GroundIC Big.png Field Field -
0557 Dwebble BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral
0564 Tirtouga WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0582 Vanillite IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0707 Klefki SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral -
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0374 Beldum SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral Pokéwalker - Winner's Path
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0564 Tirtouga WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 Dream World - Sparkling Sea
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0371 Bagon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon Pokémon Center 5th Anniversary
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0386 Deoxys
DeoxysLv. 50
Normal Forme
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 10th Movie Deoxys
GameStop Deoxys
Nintendo of Korea Deoxys
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

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Iron Defense raises the user's Defense by two stages.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB - - 17 - —% - User User -
MDTDS - - 16 - —% - User User -
BSL - - 16 - —% - User User -
MDGtI - - 17 50 —% - User User -
SMD - - 17 40 —% - User User -
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Rumble Rush

In Pokémon Rumble Rush, all status moves including Iron Defense could only be used by opposing Pokémon and could not be obtained on any caught Pokémon. Iron Defense could be seen as a move used by Boss Blastoise, Shieldon, Bastiodon, Bronzor.

SteelIC RR.png Iron Defense
Charge time 1.54 seconds
Range type Circular (self)
Target Self
Additional effect Raises the user's Defense
Iron Defense Rumble Rush.png

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Status 2 —% Self Raises the user's Defense by two stat ranks. Emmet (Special Costume) & Escavalier
Sygna Suit Steven & Deoxys (Defense Forme)
Sophocles & Alolan Golem
Raihan & Gigalith
Liza (Summer 2023) & Celesteela
Scottie/Bettie & Galarian Meowth/PerrserkerEgg (Support role only)

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Iron Defense is Aegislash's second starting move. The move envelops the user in a powerful protective force for 3s or after blocking one attack. If this move blocks an attack, increase boost count by 1. After reaching level 8, this move is replaced by either Wide Guard or Iron Head.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Boosts the user's Defense by two levels.
MDTDS Boosts the user's Defense by 2 levels.
BSL じぶんの ぼうぎょを 2だんかいあげる
MDGtI It sharply boosts your Defense. (The stat change returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a IconTileGTI.pngWonder Tile.)
SMD It sharply boosts your Defense.*
It sharply boosts your Defense. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a IconTileSMD.pngWonder Tile.*


In the anime

Raihan Duraludon Iron Defense.png
Duraludon
Burgh Whirlipede Iron Defense.png
Whirlipede
Lucian Bronzong Iron Defense.png
Bronzong
Sawyer Doublade Iron Defense.png
Doublade
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Torkoal Torkoal pulls its head and limbs into its shell and protects itself.
Flannery's Torkoal Going, Going, Yawn Debut
Ash's Torkoal Manectric Charge None
Clamperl Clamperl closes its shell and protects itself from attacks.
Nancy's Clamperl The Evolutionary War None
Keith's Clamperl The Evolutionary War None
Metagross Metagross's whole body glows white and it can block attacks.
Anabel's Metagross Talking a Good Game! None
Regirock Regirock tenses up and crosses its arms. Regirock can then block attacks.
Brandon's Regirock Battling the Enemy Within! None
Bronzong Bronzong crosses its arms and its body becomes surrounded in blue. Its body briefly shines and it can protect itself from attacks.
Lucian's Bronzong An Elite Meet and Greet! None
Bastiodon The outline of Bastiodon's head glows light blue and a white shine goes down its face. Bastiodon can then stop attacks.
Byron's Bastiodon Ancient Family Matters! None
Lairon Lairon's body becomes outlined in light blue and its body briefly shines, increasing Lairon's defense.
Paul's Lairon A Pyramiding Rage! None
Whirlipede Whirlipede's body becomes outlined in light blue, and then moments later, a white shine goes up its body and its body turns into iron for a moment. Whirlipede can then stop attacks.
Burgh's Whirlipede Battling For The Love of Bug-Types! None
Escavalier Escavalier raises both of its lances into the air and its body becomes outlined in light blue. A white shine then goes up its body and its body turns into iron. Escavalier can then stop attacks.
Bianca's Escavalier Evolution Exchange Excitement! None
Doublade Doublade's unsheathes its swords, the swords turn a shiny metallic color, it raises the swords upward and crosses then so that they form an "X" shape. Doublade then stays still as its opponent attacks it in this defensive stance.
Sawyer's Doublade A Full-Strength Battle Surprise! None
Duraludon Duraludon's body becomes outlined in white and its body briefly shines. Duraludon can then stop attacks.
Raihan's Duraludon Toughing It Out! None
Ferrothorn Ferrothorn's feelers glow white, and it uses them to block the opponent's attacks.
Rose's Ferrothorn Sword and Shield... The Legends Awaken! None
Bronzor Bronzor's body glows and then block the opponent's attacks. Bronzor can also move around to protect its ally
Tepen's Bronzor HZ028 None


In the manga

Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 鐵壁 Titbīk
Mandarin 鐵壁 / 铁壁 Tiěbì
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Železná obrana
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch IJzerwering
Finland Flag.png Finnish Rautapuolustus
France Flag.png French Mur de Fer
Germany Flag.png German Eisenabwehr
Greece Flag.png Greek Μεταλλική Άμυνα
India Flag.png Hindi लोहे का बचाव Lohe ka bachav
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Dinding Besi
Italy Flag.png Italian Ferroscudo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 철벽 Cheolbyeok
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Jernforsvar
Poland Flag.png Polish Stalowa Obrona
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Defesa de Ferro
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Defesa de Ferro (anime)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Protecția de Fier
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Gvozdena odbrana
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Defensa de Hierro
Defensa Férrea (DP107-DP108)
Spain Flag.png Spain Defensa Férrea*
Def. Férrea*
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Phòng Ngự Kiên Cố
Phòng Ngự Thép*


Variations of the move Acid Armor
StatusIC HOME.png Acid ArmorAmnesiaAutotomizeBarrierIron DefenseNasty PlotRock PolishSwords Dance
Formerly a variation
StatusIC HOME.png Minimize


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
0001020304050607080910111213141516171819
2021222324252627282930313233343536373839
4041424344454647484950515253545556575859
6061626364656667686970717273747576777879
8081828384858687888990919293949596979899
BDSP
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920
2122232425262728293031323334353637383940
4142434445464748495051525354555657585960
6162636465666768697071727374757677787980
81828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
0001020304050607080910111213141516171819
2021222324252627282930313233343536373839
4041424344454647484950515253545556575859
6061626364656667686970717273747576777879
8081828384858687888990919293949596979899
Generation IX TMs
SV
001002003004005006007008009010011012013014015016017018019
020021022023024025026027028029030031032033034035036037038
039040041042043044045046047048049050051052053054055056057
058059060061062063064065066067068069070071072073074075076
077078079080081082083084085086087088089090091092093094095
096097098099100101102103104105106107108109110111112113114
115116117118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133
134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151152
153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171
Added in SV 2.0.1
172173174175176177178179180181182183184185186
187188189190191192193194195196197198199200201
Added in SV 3.0.0
202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216
217218219220221222223224225226227228229


Project Moves and Abilities logo.png This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.