In the core series games
Hoenn, Iron costs 4900 during the Energy Guru sale.
Generation I to II
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, adds 2560
Defense Stat Experience to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 25600 Defense Stat Experience. In Generation II, it also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.
Generation III onward
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, adds 10
Defense EVs to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 100 Defense EVs. It also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.
Stad Increases the Defense rating of the selected Pokémon.
G S C Raises Defense of one Pokémon.
Colo. Raises the stat Defense of one Pokémon.
FR LG A nutritious drink for Pokémon. It raises the base Defense stat of one Pokémon.
XD Raises the base Defense stat of one Pokémon.
D P Pt HG SS
B W B2 W2 A nutritious drink for Pokémon. It raises the base Defense stat of a single Pokémon.
X Y OR AS
S M A nutritious drink for Pokémon. When consumed, it raises the base Defense stat of a single Pokémon.
R B Y
R G B Y
Route 12, Rocket Hideout, Pokémon Mansion
Celadon Department Store
G S C
Ice Path, Rock Tunnel, Vermilion City Route 45 (after defeating Hiker Parry in a rematch)
Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store Battle Tower (×5 - win 7 battles in a row) , C Goldenrod Radio Tower (5 Blue Card points)
R S E
Routes 105, 115, 118, and 126, Artisan Cave E Favor Lady
E Battle Frontier Poké Mart , E Lilycove Department Store, Slateport City ( Energy Guru) Slateport City (1000 Berry Powder) , E Battle Tower (streak of 7-35) , R S Battle Frontier (1 BP)
Route 12, Silph Co., Pokémon Mansion
Celadon Department Store Cerulean City (1000 Berry Powder)
Agate Poké Mart
Phenac Poké Mart
D P Pt
Routes 207, 208 , D P 212 , Pt 215 , Pt 217, and 228, Valor Lakefront , Pt Iron Island , D P Stark Mountain
Veilstone Department Store Battle Park / D P Battle Frontier (1 Pt BP)
Mt. Mortar, Ice Path, Rock Tunnel, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island, Mt. Silver Route 45 (after defeating Hiker Parry in a rematch)
Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store, Safari Zone Gate Poké Mart Goldenrod Radio Tower (10 Blue Card points), Battle Frontier (1 BP)
Mistralton Cave, Chargestone Cave, Twist Mountain Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "About study" survey)
Shopping Mall Nine Battle Subway (1 BP) Anville Town (lost-and-found)
Routes 9, 18, and 23, Chargestone Cave, Mistralton City, Victory Road, Clay Tunnel, Dreamyard, Pinwheel Forest W2 Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "What if...?" survey)
Shopping Mall Nine, Join Avenue ( Market) Battle Subway/ PWT (1 BP), Black Tower/ White Treehollow (Area 1-5 reward) Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat a Infielder), Anville Town (lost-and-found)
Reflection Cave, Terminus Cave
Laverre City Poké Mart Battle Maison (2 BP) Lost Hotel (Trash Cans)
Routes 105, 118, and 126, Mossdeep City, Victory Road, Battle Resort, Mirage Forest (south of Route 132)
Lilycove Department Store, Slateport City ( Energy Guru) Battle Maison (2 BP) Route 110 (15% chance after rematch with Triathlete Benjamin)
Graffiti Eraser (Lv. 2)
Route 8, Shady House
Mount Hokulani Poké Mart Battle Royal Dome (2 BP) Festival Plaza ( Haunted houses, Goody shops)
In spin-off games
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series
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Artwork from Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
The Iron appears in
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, and Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon.
A consumable item that raises the
Defense of Pokémon that ingests it by 3 and restores 5 Belly for it.
If thrown, it will grant the same effect as if it was consumed by the Pokémon it hits (it cannot be caught); if it is
sticky, it will also deal 2 damage. Iron can be blended into a drink at Spinda's Juice Bar, although it has no special effects.
MD R B A drink that boosts the Pokémon's Defense. It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
MD T D S A drink that permanently raises the Pokémon's Defense. It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
MD GtI Drink it to raise your Defense.
S MD Drinking it raises your Defense. The effect lasts even after this adventure.
MD R B
Fiery Field, Lightning Field
MD T D Achieve
Treasure box, Job reward (★5-★9)
Zero Isle North, Zero Isle East, Zero Isle West, Zero Isle South
MD S Achieve
Treasure box, Recycle Shop ( Oran Berry×3 and Blinker Seed), Sky Gift, Job reward (★5-★9) Silver Ticket Big Win prize, Gold Ticket Win and Big Win prize, Prism Ticket Big Win prize
Zero Isle North, Zero Isle East, Zero Isle West, Zero Isle South, Oblivion Forest, Treacherous Waters, Southeastern Islands, Inferno Cave, Zero Isle Center, Destiny Tower
Password, Treasure box
S MD Achieve
Treasure box, Glorious Gold, Sparkling Floor, Various dungeons, mission reward
Appearance In the anime In the manga In other languages External links