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Iron Moth (Japanese: テツノドクガ, HepburnTetsunodokuga) is a Fire/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation IX. It is Slither Wing's counterpart.

Biology[]

Physiology[]

Iron Moth is very similar if not outright identical to Volcarona in appearance, appearing as a robotic moth. It has a mostly black body with a white chest mimicking fur. It possesses six wings that float independent of it's body and six appendages that appear to be legs. It's eyes have a cross going through them to split them into four compound eyes.

Behavior[]

According to the paranormal magazine "Occulture", it sporadically descends from the skies to attack random people for no clear reason. The magazine claims that Iron Moth may have been sent by aliens to spy on humanity.

Natural abilities[]

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Evolution[]

Iron Moth does not evolve.

Game Info[]

Iron Moth is the Future equivalent of Slither Wing.

Locations[]

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Scarlet and Violet Area Zero Grass (Violet Only) Uncommon

Pokédex entries[]

  • Scarlet

    This Pokémon resembles an unknown object described in a paranormal magazine as a UFO sent to observe humanity.

  • Violet

    No records exist of this species being caught. Data is lacking, but the Pokémon's traits match up with an object described in an old book.


Stats[]

Stats
HP
80
Attack
70
Defense
60
Sp. Atk
140
Sp. Def
110
Speed
110
Total
570

Learnset[]

Leveling[]

Generation IX
Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
1 Gust Type Flying Special 40 100% 35
1 Whirlwind Type Normal Status - -% 20
1 Ember Type Fire Special 40 100% 25
1 Acid Spray Type Poison Special 40 100% 20
Rem. Electric Terrain Type Electric Status - -% 10
7 Struggle Bug Type Bug Special 50 100% 20
14 Fire Spin Type Fire Special 35 85% 15
21 Take Down Type Normal Physical 90 85% 20
28 Lunge Type Bug Physical 80 100% 15
35 Screech Type Normal Status - 85% 40
42 Discharge Type Electric Special 80 100% 15
49 Sludge Wave Type Poison Special 95 100% 10
56 Fiery Dance Type Fire Special 80 100% 10
63 Metal Sound Type Steel Status - 85% 40
70 Morning Sun Type Normal Status - -% 5
77 Hurricane Type Flying Special 110 70% 10
84 Bug Buzz Type Bug Special 90 100% 10
91 Overheat Type Fire Special 130 90% 5
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM[]

Generation IX
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TM001 Take Down Type Normal Physical 90 85% 20
TM004 Agility Type Psychic Status - -% 30
TM007 Protect Type Normal Status - -% 10
TM013 Acid Spray Type Poison Special 40 100% 20
TM014 Acrobatics Type Flying Physical 55 100% 15
TM015 Struggle Bug Type Bug Special 50 100% 20
TM017 Confuse Ray Type Ghost Status - 100% 10
TM021 Pounce Type Bug Physical 50 100% 20
TM023 Charge Beam Type Electric Special 50 90% 10
TM024 Fire Spin Type Fire Special 35 85% 15
TM025 Facade Type Normal Physical 70 100% 20
TM032 Swift Type Normal Special 60 -% 20
TM038 Flame Charge Type Fire Physical 50 100% 20
TM045 Venoshock Type Poison Special 65 100% 10
TM047 Endure Type Normal Status - -% 10
TM049 Sunny Day Type Fire Status - -% 5
TM060 U-turn Type Bug Physical 70 100% 20
TM065 Air Slash Type Flying Special 75 95% 15
TM070 Sleep Talk Type Normal Status - -% 10
TM075 Light Screen Type Psychic Status - -% 30
TM079 Dazzling Gleam Type Fairy Special 80 100% 10
TM085 Rest Type Psychic Status - -% 5
TM091 Toxic Spikes Type Poison Status - -% 10
TM093 Flash Cannon Type Steel Special 80 100% 10
TM103 Substitute Type Normal Status - -% 10
TM118 Heat Wave Type Fire Special 95 90% 10
TM119 Energy Ball Type Grass Special 90 100% 10
TM120 Psychic Type Psychic Special 90 100% 10
TM125 Flamethrower Type Fire Special 90 100% 15
TM130 Helping Hand Type Normal Status - -% 20
TM136 Electric Terrain Type Electric Status - -% 10
TM141 Fire Blast Type Fire Special 110 85% 5
TM152 Giga Impact Type Normal Physical 150 90% 5
TM157 Overheat Type Fire Special 130 90% 5
TM160 Hurricane Type Flying Special 110 70% 10
TM162 Bug Buzz Type Bug Special 90 100% 10
TM163 Hyper Beam Type Normal Special 150 90% 5
TM165 Flare Blitz Type Fire Physical 120 100% 15
TM168 Solar Beam Type Grass Special 120 100% 10
TM171 Tera Blast Type Normal Special 80 100% 10
TM175 Toxic Type Poison Status 90% 10
TM185 Lunge Type Bug Physical 80 100% 15
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding[]

Iron Moth learns no moves via breeding.


Tutoring[]

Generation IX
Games Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites[]

    Trivia[]

    • Iron Moth is the counterpart to Slither Wing.

    Origin[]

    Iron Moth, like Slither Wing, is inspired by Volcarona

    Etymology[]

    Iron Moth along with the other futuristic Pokémon all have the English names.

    Gallery[]

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