Iron Defense
(てっぺき Iron Wall)
Iron Defense VIII.png
Introduced: Generation III
Battle Data
Type: Type Steel.gif
Category: Type Status.gif
Power:
Accuracy: —%
PP: 15 (max. 24)
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
Contests
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Can avoid being startled by others.
Super Contests
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going up in the same turn.
Contest Spectaculars
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Prevents the user from being startled until the turn ends.

Iron Defense (てっぺき Iron Wall) is a Steel-type move introduced in Generation III.

Description

Games Description
RS / E Hardens the body's surface to sharply raise Defense.
FRLG The user hardens its body's surface to sharply raise its Defense stat.
DP / Pt / HGSS
BW / B2W2
XY / ORAS
SM / USUM
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.

Effect

In battle

Foe Foe Foe
User Ally Ally

Iron Defense raises the user's Defense stat by 2 stages.

Learnset


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V
007.png Squirtle Type Water.gif 34PtHGSS 34
008.png Wartortle Type Water.gif 40PtHGSS 40
009.png Blastoise Type Water.gif 46PtHGSS 46
090.png Shellder Type Water.gif 40 49
204.png Pineco Type Bug.gif 34DP
39PtHGSS
39
205.png Forretress Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
38DP
45PtHGSS
46
212.png Scizor Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
41FRLG 37 37
222.png Corsola Type Water.gif
Type Rock.gif
29B2W2
303.png Mawile Type Steel.gif 41 41 41
304.png Aron Type Steel.gif
Type Rock.gif
17 18 18BW
15B2W2
305.png Lairon Type Steel.gif
Type Rock.gif
17 18 18BW
15B2W2
306.png Aggron Type Steel.gif
Type Rock.gif
17 18 18BW
15B2W2
324.png Torkoal Type Fire.gif 33 44 44
366.png Clamperl Type Water.gif 1 1 1
375.png Metang Type Steel.gif
Type Psychic.gif
44 40 40BW
47B2W2
376.png Metagross Type Steel.gif
Type Psychic.gif
44 40 40BW
53B2W2
377.png Regirock Type Rock.gif 41 41 41
379.png Registeel Type Steel.gif 41 41 41
386C.png Deoxys
Defense Forme
Type Psychic.gif 35 73 73
410.png Shieldon Type Rock.gif
Type Steel.gif
19 19
411.png Bastiodon Type Rock.gif
Type Steel.gif
19 19
436.png Bronzor Type Steel.gif
Type Psychic.gif
26 26BW
19B2W2
437.png Bronzong Type Steel.gif
Type Psychic.gif
26 26BW
19B2W2
476.png Probopass Type Rock.gif
Type Steel.gif
1, 7 1, 7BW
1, 4B2W2
524.png Roggenrola Type Rock.gif 20
525.png Boldore Type Rock.gif 20
526.png Gigalith Type Rock.gif 20
544.png Whirlipede Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
22
589.png Escavalier Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
40
597.png Ferroseed Type Grass.gif
Type Steel.gif
26
598.png Ferrothorn Type Grass.gif
Type Steel.gif
26
622.png Golett Type Ground.gif
Type Ghost.gif
17
623.png Golurk Type Ground.gif
Type Ghost.gif
17
624.png Pawniard Type Dark.gif
Type Steel.gif
46
625.png Bisharp Type Dark.gif
Type Steel.gif
46
632.png Durant Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
56
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
007.png Squirtle Type Water.gif 34 34 TBA
008.png Wartortle Type Water.gif 40 41 TBA
009.png Blastoise Type Water.gif 46 47 TBA
027A.png Sandshrew
Alola Form
Type Ice.gif
Type Steel.gif
23 TBA
090.png Shellder Type Water.gif 49 49 TBA
204.png Pineco Type Bug.gif 39 39 TBA
205.png Forretress Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
39 39 TBA
212.png Scizor Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
37 37 TBA
222.png Corsola Type Water.gif
Type Rock.gif
2o 29 TBA
303.png Mawile Type Steel.gif
Type Fairy.gif
41XY
33ORAS
33 TBA
304.png Aron Type Steel.gif
Type Rock.gif
15XY
37ORAS
37 TBA
305.png Lairon Type Steel.gif
Type Rock.gif
15XY
39ORAS
39 TBA
306.png Aggron Type Steel.gif
Type Rock.gif
15XY
39ORAS
39 TBA
324.png Torkoal Type Fire.gif 44XY
38ORAS
38 TBA
366.png Clamperl Type Water.gif 1 1 TBA
375.png Metang Type Steel.gif
Type Psychic.gif
47 47 TBA
376.png Metagross Type Steel.gif
Type Psychic.gif
53XY
52ORAS
52 TBA
377.png Regirock Type Rock.gif 41XY
37ORAS
37 TBA
379.png Registeel Type Steel.gif 41XY
37ORAS
37 TBA
386C.png Deoxys
Defense Forme
Type Psychic.gif 73XY
55ORAS
55 TBA
410.png Shieldon Type Rock.gif
Type Steel.gif
19 19 TBA
411.png Bastiodon Type Rock.gif
Type Steel.gif
19 19 TBA
436.png Bronzor Type Steel.gif
Type Psychic.gif
19 19 TBA
437.png Bronzong Type Steel.gif
Type Psychic.gif
19 19 TBA
476.png Probopass Type Rock.gif
Type Steel.gif
1, 4 1, 4 TBA
524.png Roggenrola Type Rock.gif 20 20 TBA
525.png Boldore Type Rock.gif 20 20 TBA
526.png Gigalith Type Rock.gif 20 20 TBA
544.png Whirlipede Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
22 1, Evo. TBA
545.png Scolipede Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
1 TBA
589.png Escavalier Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
40 40 TBA
597.png Ferroseed Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
26 26 TBA
598.png Ferrothorn Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
26 26 TBA
622.png Golett Type Ground.gif
Type Ghost.gif
17 17 TBA
623.png Golurk Type Ground.gif
Type Ghost.gif
17 17 TBA
624.png Pawniard Type Dark.gif
Type Steel.gif
46 46 TBA
625.png Bisharp Type Dark.gif
Type Steel.gif
46 46 TBA
632.png Durant Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
1, 56 46 TBA
679.png Honedge Type Steel.gif
Type Ghost.gif
32 32 TBA
680.png Doublade Type Steel.gif
Type Ghost.gif
32 32 TBA
681.png Aegislash Type Steel.gif
Type Ghost.gif
1 1 TBA
713.png Avalugg Type Ice.gif 1 1 TBA
737.png Charjabug Type Bug.gif
Type Electric.gif
49 TBA
739.png Crabrawler Type Fighting.gif 42 TBA
740.png Crabominable Type Fighting.gif
Type Ice.gif
42 TBA
749.png Mudbray Type Ground.gif 29 TBA
750.png Mudsdale Type Ground.gif 29 TBA
768.png Golisopod Type Bug.gif
Type Water.gif
36 TBA
769.png Sandygast Type Ghost.gif
Type Ground.gif
32 TBA
770.png Palossand Type Ghost.gif
Type Ground.gif
32 TBA
776.png Turtonator Type Fire.gif
Type Dragon.gif
25 TBA
782.png Jangmo-o Type Dragon.gif 37 TBA
773.png Hakamo-o Type Dragon.gif
Type Fighting.gif
38 TBA
774.png Kommo-o Type Dragon.gif
Type Fighting.gif
38 TBA
797.png Celesteela Type Steel.gif
Type Flying.gif
59 TBA
800.png Necrozma Type Psychic.gif 59 TBA
801.png Magearna Type Steel.gif
Type Fairy.gif
57 TBA
805.png Stakataka Type Rock.gif
Type Steel.gif
37USUM 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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