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Iron Head (move)

Iron Head
アイアンヘッド Iron Head
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Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.

Iron Head (Japanese: アイアンヘッド Iron Head) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Iron Head inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The foe slams the target with its steel-hard head. It may also make the target flinch.
BWB2W2 The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. It may also make the target flinch.
Conq Strike the enemy with a hard head. It may also cause the target to flinch.
XY The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying 49 57 --, 57
212 Scizor Scizor Bug Steel 53 53 50
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Fairy 56 56 --, 56
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock 29 29 25 25
305 Lairon Lairon Steel Rock 29 29 25 25
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock 29 29 25 25
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel 73 73 --, 73
410 Shieldon Shieldon Rock Steel 43 42 42
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Rock Steel 52 51 51
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Steel 47 47 47
485 Heatran Heatran Fire Steel 65 65 --, 65
589 Escavalier Escavalier Bug Steel   37 37
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed Grass Steel   43 43
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn Grass Steel   46 46
624 Pawniard Pawniard Dark Steel   54 54
625 Bisharp Bisharp Dark Steel   57 --, 57
632 Durant Durant Bug Steel   36 36
638 Cobalion Cobalion Steel Fighting   37 37
679 Honedge Honedge Steel Ghost     42
680 Doublade Doublade Steel Ghost     45
681 Aegislash Aegislash Steel Ghost     --
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon
246 Larvitar Larvitar Rock Ground AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon
322 Numel Numel Fire Ground no Mawile Mawile
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock no AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon
443 Gible Gible Dragon Ground AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant Normal Normal no Mawile Mawile
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Type Game
DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2
059 Arcanine Arcanine Fire Fire
076 Golem Golem Rock Ground
095 Onix Onix Rock Ground
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
130 Gyarados Gyarados Water Flying
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
208 Steelix Steelix Steel Ground
212 Scizor Scizor Bug Steel
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying
227 Skarmory Skarmory Steel Flying
230 Kingdra Kingdra Water Dragon
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal
243 Raikou Raikou Electric Electric
244 Entei Entei Fire Fire
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water
246 Larvitar Larvitar Rock Ground
247 Pupitar Pupitar Rock Ground
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Fire Flying
297 Hariyama Hariyama Fighting Fighting
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Steel
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock
305 Lairon Lairon Steel Rock
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
321 Wailord Wailord Water Water
322 Numel Numel Fire Ground
323 Camerupt Camerupt Fire Ground
337 Lunatone Lunatone Rock Psychic
338 Solrock Solrock Rock Psychic
350 Milotic Milotic Water Water
362 Glalie Glalie Ice Ice
365 Walrein Walrein Ice Water
374 Beldum Beldum Steel Psychic
375 Metang Metang Steel Psychic
376 Metagross Metagross Steel Psychic
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel
382 Kyogre Kyogre Water Water
383 Groudon Groudon Ground Ground
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying
385 Jirachi Jirachi Steel Psychic
389 Torterra Torterra Grass Ground
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock
409 Rampardos Rampardos Rock Rock
410 Shieldon Shieldon Rock Steel
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Rock Steel
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Steel
437 Bronzong Bronzong Steel Psychic
443 Gible Gible Dragon Ground
444 Gabite Gabite Dragon Ground
445 Garchomp Garchomp Dragon Ground
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon Ground Ground
462 Magnezone Magnezone Electric Steel
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine Ice Ground
476 Probopass Probopass Rock Steel
483 Dialga Dialga Steel Dragon
485 Heatran Heatran Fire Steel
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal
487 Giratina Giratina
Altered Forme
Ghost Dragon
487 Giratina Giratina
Origin Forme
Ghost Dragon
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
500 Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting
508 Stoutland Stoutland Normal Normal
526 Gigalith Gigalith Rock Rock
530 Excadrill Excadrill Ground Steel
559 Scraggy Scraggy Dark Fighting
560 Scrafty Scrafty Dark Fighting
565 Carracosta Carracosta Water Rock
589 Escavalier Escavalier Bug Steel
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed Grass Steel
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn Grass Steel
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon
624 Pawniard Pawniard Dark Steel
625 Bisharp Bisharp Dark Steel
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant Normal Normal
632 Durant Durant Bug Steel
638 Cobalion Cobalion Steel Fighting
639 Terrakion Terrakion Rock Fighting
646 Kyurem Kyurem Dragon Ice
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel
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 IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
374 374 Beldum Steel Psychic Pokéwalker - Winner's Path
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
374 374 Beldum Steel Psychic Dream World - Rugged Mountain
408 408 Cranidos Rock Dream World - Icy Cave
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By event

Generation IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
486 486 Regigigas Normal Movie RegigigasDP
Toys "R" Us RegigigasDP
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In other games

Pokémon Conquest

Iron Head is the only move of Lairon, Beldum, and Shieldon.

In the anime

Georgia Bisharp Iron Head.png Georgia Pawniard Iron Head.png Byron Bastiodon Iron Head.png Bertha Hippowdon Iron Head.png
Bisharp Pawniard Bastiodon Hippowdon
The foe slams the target with its steel-hard head.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
306 Aggron The steel plate on the top of Aggron's head glows white and it slams its head into the opponent.
Head engineer's Aggron Bibarel Gnaws Best! Debut
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon's body becomes surrounded by a white aura, making it seem black and white, and it slams into the opponent.
Byron's Bastiodon Ancient Family Matters! None
379 Registeel Registeel's body becomes surrounded by a white aura, making it seem black and white, and it slams its head into the opponent.
Brandon's Registeel A Pyramiding Rage! None
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon's body becomes surrounded by a white aura, making it seem black and white, and it slams its body into the opponent.
Bertha's Hippowdon An Elite Coverup! None
624 Pawniard Pawniard lowers its head and the blade sticking out of the top of Pawniard's head turns into iron from the base to the tip. Pawniard then jumps into the air and flies at the opponent, slamming into it head first.
Georgia's Pawniard Cilan Versus Trip, Ash Versus Georgia! None
625 Bisharp Bisharp lowers its head and the blade sticking out of the top of Bisharp's head turns into iron from the front to the back. Bisharp then jumps into the air and flies at the opponent, slamming into it head first.
Georgia's Bisharp Search for the Clubultimate! None
632 Durant Durant's forehead turns into silver metal and it slams its head into the opponent.
A wild Durant Battling the Leaf Thieves! None
303M Mawile Mega Mawile's body becomes surrounded by a white aura, making it seem black and white, and it slams its body into the opponent.
Maple's Mawile The Bonds of Mega Evolution! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Iron Head IV.png Iron Head 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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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
Mandarin Chinese 鐵頭 Tiětóu
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch IJzerkop
France Flag.png French Tête de Fer
Germany Flag.png German Eisenschädel
Greece Flag.png Greek Σιδηρούν Κεφάλι
India Flag.png Hindi लोहे की सिर Lohe Ki Sir
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Kepala Besi
Italy Flag.png Italian Metaltestata
South Korea Flag.png Korean 아이언헤드 Iron Head
Poland Flag.png Polish Stalowa Głowa
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Cabeçada de Ferro
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Cabeça de Ferro
Romania Flag.png Romanian Cap de Fier
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Cabeza de Hierro
Spain Flag.png Spain Cabeza de Hierro (Gen. VI)
Cabezahierro (Prior to Gen. VI)


Variations of the move Waterfall
Physical Iron HeadPoison JabWaterfall
Special Dark PulseExtrasensoryScald


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Last modified on 25 July 2014, at 12:18