Aux Guard

The Aux Guard (Japanese: まもりのがんやく Defense Pills) is a type of battle item introduced in Generation VIII. It temporarily boosts the defensive stats.

Aux Guard
Defense Pills
Bag None Sprite.png
Aux Guard
Pokémon Legends: Arceus artwork
Introduced in Generation VIII
Generation VIII Bag Battle Items HGSS pocket icon.png Battle Items

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
LA N/A  200


When used on a Pokémon from the Bag during battle, it sharply raises that Pokémon's defensive stats. These effects disappear if the Pokémon leaves the battle.


Games Description
LA An item that sharply boosts the defensive stats of a Pokémon during a battle. These effects disappear if the Pokémon leaves the battle.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
LA Jubilife Village (×2; reward for completing Request 21: "Back-Alley Mr. Mime") Crafting: 2 Iron Barktongues and 1 Pep-Up Plant

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 防守藥丸 Fòhngsáu Yeuhkyún
Mandarin 防守藥丸 / 防守药丸 Fángshǒu Yàowán
  French Défense Extra
  German Defensivvitamine
  Italian Difensiva extra
  Korean 방어의환약 Bang-eo-ui Hwanyak
  Spanish Gragea Defensiva

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