Iron Defense
Type  Steel
Category  Status
Accuracy  —%
PP  15 (max. 24)
Priority  {{{priority}}}
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects the user

*Raises the user's defense by two stages

Iron Defense is a stat-boosting Steel-type move. It can be taught by the Ultimate Move Tutor in Tsukinami Village, at a cost of 4 shards of each color.

Pokémon that learn Iron Defense

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
#001 Icon001 Orchynx Grass Steel 25
#002 Icon002 Metalynx Grass Steel 25
#017 Icon017 Gararewl Steel Unknown 17
#054 Icon054 Comite Rock Unknown 28
#081 Icon081 Corsola Water Rock 29
#097 Icon097 S51 Psychic Steel 25
#098 Icon098 S51-A Psychic Steel 25
#112 Icon112 Tracton Dragon Steel 13
#141 Icon141 Gargryph Rock Unknown 41
#164 Icon164 Jungore Fighting Rock 20
#165 Icon165 Majungold Fighting Rock 20

By Tutoring