Gear Up (move)

Gear Up
アシストギア Assist Gear
Gear Up VIII.png
Type  Steel
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  0
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Your Party: Affects the user and all allies
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Gear Up (Japanese: アシストギア Assist Gear) is a non-damaging Steel-type move introduced in Generation VII.


Gear Up raises the Attack and Special Attack stats of allied Pokémon (including the user) with the Ability Plus or Minus by one stage each.

If powered up by a Steelium Z into Z-Gear Up, the user's Special Attack stat rises one stage.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Gear Up cannot be selected in a battle.

Generation IX

Gear Up cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
The user engages its gears to raise the Attack and Sp. Atk stats of ally Pokémon with the Plus or Minus Ability.
This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0601     Mineral Mineral 1 1
All forms
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 24
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.

In other generations

Core series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 輔助齒輪 Fuhjoh Chílèuhn
Mandarin 輔助齒輪 / 辅助齿轮 Fǔzhù Chǐlún
  French Engrenage
  German Hilfsmechanik
  Italian Marciainpiù
  Korean 어시스트기어 Eosiseuteugi-eo
  Spanish Piñón Auxiliar

Variations of the move Magnetic Flux
  Magnetic FluxGear Up

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