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Cotton Guard
(コットンガード Cotton Guard)
Cotton Guard VI.png
Introduced: Generation V
Battle Data
Type: Type Grass.gif
Category: Type Status.gif
Power:
Accuracy: —%
PP: 10 (max. 16)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Bright Powder: No
Detect/Protect: No
King's Rock: No
Magic Bounce: No
Magic Coat: No
Mirror Move: No
Snatch: Yes
Contest Data
Contest Spectaculars
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Prevents the user from being startled until the turn ends.

Cotton Guard (コットンガード Cotton Guard) is a Grass-type move introduced in Generation V.

Description

Games Description
BW / B2W2 The user protects itself by wrapping its body in soft cotton, drastically raises the user's Defense stat.
XY / ORAS
SM / USUM
The user protects itself by wrapping its body in soft cotton, which drastically raises the user's Defense stat.

Effect

In battle

Foe Foe Foe
User Ally Ally

Cotton Guard raises the user's Defense stat by 3 stages.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V
179.png Mareep Type Electric.gif 32BW
36B2W2
180.png Flaaffy Type Electric.gif 36BW
43B2W2
181.png Ampharos Type Electric.gif 40BW
46B2W2
333.png Swablu Type Normal.gif
Type Flying.gif
40BW
39B2W2
334.png Altaria Type Dragon.gif
Type Flying.gif
46BW
42B2W2
546.png Cottonee Type Grass.gif 37
556.png Maractus Type Grass.gif 55
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Pokémon Type Level
VI VII VIII
179.png Mareep Type Electric.gif 36 36 TBA
180.png Flaaffy Type Electric.gif 43 43 TBA
181.png Ampharos Type Electric.gif 46 46 TBA
333.png Swablu Type Normal.gif
Type Flying.gif
39XY
34ORAS
34 TBA
334.png Altaria Type Dragon.gif
Type Flying.gif
42XY
34ORAS
34 TBA
546.png Cottonee Type Grass.gif 37 37 TBA
556.png Maractus Type Grass.gif 1, 55 1, 55 TBA
676.png Furfrou Type Normal.gif 48 48 TBA
684.png Swirlix Type Fairy.gif 41 41 TBA
685.png Slurpuff Type Fairy.gif 41 41 TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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