Metal Sound (move)

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Metal Sound
きんぞくおん Metal Sound
Metal Sound.png
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Type  Steel
Category  Status
PP  40 (max. 64)
Power  —
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Lowers the Voltage of all Judges by one each.
Condition  Clever
Appeal  1
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles all of the Pokémon to act before the user.

Metal Sound (Japanese: きんぞくおん Metal Sound) is a non-damaging Steel-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Metal Sound lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages. Pokémon with the Ability Soundproof are not affected by this move.

If powered up by a Steelium Z into Z-Metal Sound, the user's Special Attack raises one stage.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD Emits a horrible screech that sharply lowers Sp. Def.
FRLG A horrible metallic screech is used to sharply lower the foe's Sp. Def.
DPPtHGSS A horrible sound like scraping metal is emitted to sharply reduce the foe's Sp. Def stat.
BWB2W2 A horrible sound like scraping metal harshly reduces the target's Sp. Def stat.
XYORAS A horrible sound like scraping metal harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
081 Magnemite Magnemite
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1BW
29B2W2
29XY
25ORAS
082 Magneton Magneton
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1BW
29B2W2
29XY
25ORAS
140 Kabuto Kabuto
Water 1 Water 3 43 41 41 41
141 Kabutops Kabutops
Water 1 Water 3 45 45 45 45
227 Skarmory Skarmory
Flying Flying 45 33DP
31PtHGSS
31 31XY
42ORAS
304 Aron Aron
Monster Monster 39 36 36BW
32B2W2
32XY
31ORAS
305 Lairon Lairon
Monster Monster 45 40 40BW
34B2W2
34XY
31ORAS
306 Aggron Aggron
Monster Monster 50 40 40BW
34B2W2
34XY
31ORAS
410 Shieldon Shieldon
Monster Monster 10 10 10
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon
Monster Monster 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Bug 29 29 29
436 Bronzor Bronzor
Mineral Mineral 31B2W2 31
437 Bronzong Bronzong
Mineral Mineral 31B2W2 31
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like 24 24 24
462 Magnezone Magnezone
Mineral Mineral 1 1BW
29B2W2
29XY
25ORAS
485 Heatran Heatran
Undiscovered Undiscovered 25 25 25
599 Klink Klink
Mineral Mineral 45 45
600 Klang Klang
Mineral Mineral 48 48
601 Klinklang Klinklang
Mineral Mineral 48 48
624 Pawniard Pawniard
Human-Like Human-Like 38 38
625 Bisharp Bisharp
Human-Like Human-Like 38 38
632 Durant Durant
Bug Bug 66 1, 66
649 Genesect Genesect
Undiscovered Undiscovered 33 33
679 Honedge Honedge
Mineral Mineral 8
680 Doublade Doublade
Mineral Mineral 8
707 Klefki Klefki
Mineral Mineral 12
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 Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
529 Drilbur Drilbur
Field Field
679 Honedge Honedge
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 III

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
145 Zapdos Zapdos
Undiscovered Undiscovered Purified in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
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 Egg Groups Obtained with
529 Drilbur Drilbur
Field Field Dream World - Icy Cave
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

Metal Sound lowers the target's Special Defense by three stages.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Reduces the target's Special Defense by three levels.

In the anime

Clemont Magneton Metal Sound.png Paul Aggron Metal Sound.png Georgia Bisharp Metal Sound.png Korrina Lucario Metal Sound.png
Magneton Aggron Bisharp Lucario
A part of the user's body glows white and it emits a sound with blue waves which lowers the foe's special defense stat.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
306 Aggron The two horns on Aggron's head starts to glow white and they move back and forth quickly, causing a loud ringing sound to be released. The horns then release light blue sound waves from them at the opponent, lowering their special defense. Any Pokémon that hears the sound gets a loud ringing sound that echoes in their ears as well.
Paul's Aggron Familiarity Breeds Strategy! Debut
625 Bisharp Bisharp rubs its arms together or it extends its arms outwards, then slams its arms together, and silver colored sound waves spread out and when it hits the opponent, the opponent finds the sound unbearable.
Georgia's Bisharp Search for the Clubultimate! None
Bryony's Bisharp Meeting at Terminus Cave! None
082 Magneton Magneton's body glows light blue and it emits silver colored sound waves that spread out towards the opponent, forcing the opponent to hold their ears in pain.
Clemont's Magneton Clemont's Got a Secret! None
448 Lucario Lucario puts the spikes on its paws together, causing white sounds waves accompanied by a high pitched ringing to emit from the tips and spread towards the target, making them cover their ears in pain. Lucario also howls in unison with the ringing.
Korrina's Lucario The Cave of Trials! None
448M Lucario Mega Lucario puts the spikes on its paws together, causing white sounds waves accompanied by a high pitched ringing to emit from the tips and spread towards the target, making them cover their ears in pain.
Korrina's Lucario Showdown at the Shalour Gym! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Metal Sound III.png Metal Sound IV.png Metal Sound V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Metal Sound PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Metal Sound Colo.png Metal Sound XD.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 金屬音 Gāmsuhk Yām
Mandarin 金屬音 / 金属音 Jīn​shǔ​ Yīn
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Metaal klank
France Flag.png French Strido-Son
Germany Flag.png German Metallsound
Greece Flag.png Greek Μεταλλικός Ήχος
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Besi Berderit
Italy Flag.png Italian Ferrostrido
South Korea Flag.png Korean 금속음 Geumsok Eum
Poland Flag.png Polish Dźwięk Metalu
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Som Metálico
Som de Metal (XY series and TCG)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Som Metálico
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Metalni Zvuk
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Eco Metálico (DP186)
Sonido Metálico (BW071)
Spain Flag.png Spain Eco Metálico
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Âm Thanh Kim Loại


Variations of the move Screech
Status ScreechMetal Sound
Formerly a variation
Status Cotton Spore


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