Iron Tail (move)

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Iron Tail
アイアンテール Iron Tail
Iron Tail IX.png
Iron Tail IX 2.png
Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  100
Accuracy  75%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Iron Tail (Japanese: アイアンテール Iron Tail) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation II. It was TM23 from Generations II to IV as well as in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl and TM19 in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!. It was TR31 in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

Effect

Iron Tail inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of lowering the target's Defense stat by one stage.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Iron Tail's PP has been lowered to 5. It may lower the opponent's defensive stats.

Category  Physical
PP  5
Agile Strong
Power  100  80  120
Accuracy  75%  75%  90%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  20%  0%  40%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
May lower the opponent's defensive stats

Description

Games Description
Stad2 Strikes the target with a stiff tail. Has a one-in-three shot at lowering the target's Defense.
GSC An attack that may reduce Defense.
RSE Slams the foe with a hard tail. It may also lower Defense.*
Slams the foe with a hard tail. It may lower Defense.*
FRLG An attack with a steel-hard tail. It may lower the foe's Defense stat.
Colo.XD Attacks with a rock-hard tail. May lower Defense.*
Slams target with a hard tail. It may lower Defense.*
DPPtHGSS The foe is slammed with a steel-hard tail. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.*
The foe is slammed with a sturdy tail of steel. It may also lower the target's Defense stat if it hits.*
PBR The foe is slammed with a steel-hard tail. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
BWB2W2 The target is slammed with a steel-hard tail. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
SV
The target is slammed with a steel-hard tail. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
LA The target is slammed with a steel-hard tail. This may also lower the target’s defensive stats.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0025 Pikachu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy - - - - - - - - 37 28
0026 Raichu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy - - - - - - - - 37 1
0026 Raichu
Raichu
Alolan Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Fairy - - - 1
0095 Onix RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 45 38DP
41PtHGSS
49BW
40B2W2
40 40 40 48 48 43
0172 Pichu ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - - 37 -
0190 Aipom NormalIC Big.png Field Field - - - - - - 34 -
0208 Steelix SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 45 38DP
41PtHGSS
49BW
40B2W2
40 40 48 48 43
0304 Aron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster 29 39 39BW
36B2W2
36XY
34ORAS
34 44 44
0305 Lairon SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster 29 45 45BW
40B2W2
40XY
35ORAS
35 52 52
0306 Aggron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster 29 48 48BW
40B2W2
40XY
35ORAS
35 56 56
0424 Ambipom NormalIC Big.png Field Field - - - - - 34 -
0480 Uxie PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - - Rem.*
0481 Mesprit PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - - Rem.*
0482 Azelf PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - - Rem.*
0483 Dialga
Dialga
All available forms
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 42 42 42 80 88 47 80
0706 Goodra
Goodra
Hisuian Form
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon - Evo.
0799 Guzzlord DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - 29
0968 Orthworm SteelIC Big.png Field Field 43
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 Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0004 Charmander FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon - - -
0023 Ekans PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon -
0029 Nidoran♀ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0032 Nidoran♂ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0052 Meowth NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0058 Growlithe FireIC Big.png Field Field -
0086 Seel WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field -
0111 Rhyhorn GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field -
0147 Dratini DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon -
0161 Sentret NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0179 Mareep ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field -
0190 Aipom NormalIC Big.png Field Field - - -
0240 Magby FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like -
0246 Larvitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster -
0335 Zangoose NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0336 Seviper PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon -
0349 Feebas WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon -
0408 Cranidos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster -
0417 Pachirisu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy -
0434 Stunky PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field -
0443 Gible DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon -
0451 Skorupi PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
0495 Snivy GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0504 Patrat NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0572 Minccino NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0587 Emolga ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Field
0610 Axew DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0621 Druddigon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
0704 Goomy DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon -
0967 Cyclizar DragonIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM/TR/Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups TM/Tutor
0004 Charmander FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0005 Charmeleon FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0006 Charizard FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0007 Squirtle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0008 Wartortle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0009 Blastoise WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0019 Rattata NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0019 Rattata
Rattata
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0020 Raticate NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0020 Raticate
Raticate
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0023 Ekans PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon -
0024 Arbok PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon -
0025 Pikachu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy
0026 Raichu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy
0026 Raichu
Raichu
Alolan Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0027 Sandshrew GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0027 Sandshrew
Sandshrew
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
0028 Sandslash GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0028 Sandslash
Sandslash
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
0029 Nidoran♀ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0030 Nidorina PoisonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0031 Nidoqueen PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0032 Nidoran♂ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0033 Nidorino PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0034 Nidoking PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Field
0035 Clefairy FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0036 Clefable FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0037 Vulpix FireIC Big.png Field Field
0037 Vulpix
Vulpix
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field
0038 Ninetales FireIC Big.png Field Field
0038 Ninetales
Ninetales
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Field
0052 Meowth NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0052 Meowth
Meowth
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0052 Meowth
Meowth
Galarian Form
SteelIC Big.png Field Field
0053 Persian NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0053 Persian
Persian
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0054 Psyduck WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0055 Golduck WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0056 Mankey FightingIC Big.png Field Field
0057 Primeape FightingIC Big.png Field Field
0058 Growlithe FireIC Big.png Field Field
0058 Growlithe
Growlithe
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Field Field
0059 Arcanine FireIC Big.png Field Field
0059 Arcanine
Arcanine
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Field Field
0063 Abra PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like -
0064 Kadabra PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like -
0065 Alakazam PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like -
0077 Ponyta FireIC Big.png Field Field
0077 Ponyta
Ponyta
Galarian Form
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0078 Rapidash FireIC Big.png Field Field
0078 Rapidash
Rapidash
Galarian Form
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Field
0079 Slowpoke WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0079 Slowpoke
Slowpoke
Galarian Form
PsychicIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0080 Slowbro WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0080 Slowbro
Slowbro
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0083 Farfetch'd NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Field
0086 Seel WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field - - -
0087 Dewgong WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 1 Field - - -
0095 Onix RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0103 Exeggutor
Exeggutor
Alolan Form
GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0104 Cubone GroundIC Big.png Monster Monster
0105 Marowak GroundIC Big.png Monster Monster
0105 Marowak
Marowak
Alolan Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0108 Lickitung NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0111 Rhyhorn GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0112 Rhydon GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0113 Chansey NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0115 Kangaskhan NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0125 Electabuzz ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0126 Magmar FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0128 Tauros NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0130 Gyarados WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon - - -
0131 Lapras WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0133 Eevee NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0134 Vaporeon WaterIC Big.png Field Field
0135 Jolteon ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0136 Flareon FireIC Big.png Field Field
0137 Porygon NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0142 Aerodactyl RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0147 Dratini DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0148 Dragonair DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0149 Dragonite DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0150 Mewtwo PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0152 Chikorita GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0153 Bayleef GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0154 Meganium GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0155 Cyndaquil FireIC Big.png Field Field - - - - - -
0156 Quilava FireIC Big.png Field Field - - - - - -
0157 Typhlosion FireIC Big.png Field Field - - - - - -
0157 Typhlosion
Typhlosion
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field
0158 Totodile WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0159 Croconaw WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0160 Feraligatr WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0161 Sentret NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0162 Furret NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0172 Pichu ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0173 Cleffa FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0179 Mareep ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
0180 Flaaffy ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
0181 Ampharos ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
0183 Marill WaterIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Water 1 Fairy
0184 Azumarill WaterIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Water 1 Fairy
0190 Aipom NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0194 Wooper WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0195 Quagsire WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0196 Espeon PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0197 Umbreon DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0199 Slowking WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0199 Slowking
Slowking
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0203 Girafarig NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0206 Dunsparce NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0207 Gligar GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0208 Steelix SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0210 Granbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy -
0215 Sneasel DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
0215 Sneasel
Sneasel
Hisuian Form
FightingIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Field Field
0228 Houndour DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
0229 Houndoom DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
0231 Phanpy GroundIC Big.png Field Field -
0232 Donphan GroundIC Big.png Field Field -
0233 Porygon2 NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0234 Stantler NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0240 Magby FireIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0241 Miltank NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0242 Blissey NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy -
0243 Raikou ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0244 Entei FireIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0245 Suicune WaterIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0246 Larvitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster - - -
0247 Pupitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster - - -
0248 Tyranitar RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0249 Lugia PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0252 Treecko GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0253 Grovyle GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0254 Sceptile GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0258 Mudkip WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0259 Marshtomp WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0260 Swampert WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0261 Poochyena DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0262 Mightyena DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0263 Zigzagoon NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0263 Zigzagoon
Zigzagoon
Galarian Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0264 Linoone NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0264 Linoone
Linoone
Galarian Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0286 Breloom GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
0298 Azurill NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0300 Skitty NormalIC Big.png Field Fairy
0301 Delcatty NormalIC Big.png Field Fairy
0304 Aron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0305 Lairon SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0306 Aggron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0309 Electrike ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0310 Manectric ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0311 Plusle ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0312 Minun ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0324 Torkoal FireIC Big.png Field Field
0325 Spoink PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0326 Grumpig PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0330 Flygon GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
0334 Altaria DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
0335 Zangoose NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0336 Seviper PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
0348 Armaldo RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0349 Feebas WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon - -
0350 Milotic WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0352 Kecleon NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0359 Absol DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0363 Spheal IceIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0364 Sealeo IceIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0365 Walrein IceIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0373 Salamence DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0383 Groudon GroundIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0384 Rayquaza DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0387 Turtwig GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0388 Grotle GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0389 Torterra GrassIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0390 Chimchar FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0391 Monferno FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
0392 Infernape FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
0399 Bidoof NormalIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0400 Bibarel NormalIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0403 Shinx ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0404 Luxio ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0405 Luxray ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0408 Cranidos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster
0409 Rampardos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster
0410 Shieldon RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0411 Bastiodon RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0417 Pachirisu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy
0418 Buizel WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0419 Floatzel WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0424 Ambipom NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0427 Buneary NormalIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0428 Lopunny NormalIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0431 Glameow NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0432 Purugly NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0434 Stunky PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0435 Skuntank PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0443 Gible DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0444 Gabite DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0445 Garchomp DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0447 Riolu FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0448 Lucario FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
0449 Hippopotas GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0450 Hippowdon GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0451 Skorupi PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
0452 Drapion PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
0459 Snover GrassIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0460 Abomasnow GrassIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0461 Weavile DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
0463 Lickilicky NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0464 Rhyperior GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0466 Electivire ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0467 Magmortar FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0470 Leafeon GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0471 Glaceon IceIC Big.png Field Field
0472 Gliscor GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0474 Porygon-Z NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0480 Uxie PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0481 Mesprit PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0482 Azelf PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0483 Dialga
Dialga
All available forms
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0487 Giratina
Giratina
All available forms
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0493 Arceus
Arceus
All available forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0495 Snivy GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0496 Servine GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0497 Serperior GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0498 Tepig FireIC Big.png Field Field
0499 Pignite FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
0500 Emboar FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
0501 Oshawott WaterIC Big.png Field Field
0502 Dewott WaterIC Big.png Field Field
0503 Samurott WaterIC Big.png Field Field
0503 Samurott
Samurott
Hisuian Form
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0504 Patrat NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0505 Watchog NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0509 Purrloin DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0510 Liepard DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0511 Pansage GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0512 Simisage GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0513 Pansear FireIC Big.png Field Field
0514 Simisear FireIC Big.png Field Field
0515 Panpour WaterIC Big.png Field Field
0516 Simipour WaterIC Big.png Field Field
0531 Audino NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0545 Scolipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0551 Sandile GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0552 Krokorok GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0553 Krookodile GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0559 Scraggy DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
0560 Scrafty DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
0564 Tirtouga WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0565 Carracosta WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0566 Archen RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
0567 Archeops RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
0572 Minccino NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0573 Cinccino NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0587 Emolga ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Field
0603 Eelektrik ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0604 Eelektross ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0610 Axew DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0611 Fraxure DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0612 Haxorus DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0621 Druddigon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
0635 Hydreigon DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0641 Tornadus
Tornadus
All forms
FlyingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0642 Thundurus
Thundurus
All forms
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0645 Landorus
Landorus
All forms
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0650 Chespin GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0651 Quilladin GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0652 Chesnaught GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
0653 Fennekin FireIC Big.png Field Field
0654 Braixen FireIC Big.png Field Field
0655 Delphox FireIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0659 Bunnelby NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0660 Diggersby NormalIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
0667 Litleo FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0668 Pyroar
Pyroar
All forms
FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0672 Skiddo GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0673 Gogoat GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0676 Furfrou
Furfrou
All forms
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0677 Espurr PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0678 Meowstic
Meowstic
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0690 Skrelp PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0691 Dragalge PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0692 Clauncher WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
0693 Clawitzer WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
0694 Helioptile ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0695 Heliolisk ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0696 Tyrunt RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0697 Tyrantrum RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0698 Amaura RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0699 Aurorus RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0700 Sylveon FairyIC Big.png Field Field
0702 Dedenne ElectricIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0704 Goomy DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0705 Sliggoo DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0705 Sliggoo
Sliggoo
Hisuian Form
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0706 Goodra DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0706 Goodra
Goodra
Hisuian Form
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0714 Noibat FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
0715 Noivern FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
0718 Zygarde
Zygarde
All available forms
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0728 Popplio WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0729 Brionne WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0730 Primarina WaterIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0734 Yungoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0735 Gumshoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0744 Rockruff RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Midday Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0746 Wishiwashi WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
0757 Salandit PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0758 Salazzle PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0766 Passimian FightingIC Big.png Field Field
0776 Turtonator FireIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0777 Togedemaru ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0779 Bruxish WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0782 Jangmo-o DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0783 Hakamo-o DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0784 Kommo-o DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0791 Solgaleo PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0799 Guzzlord DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0803 Poipole PoisonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0804 Naganadel PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0807 Zeraora ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0819 Skwovet NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0820 Greedent NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0834 Drednaw WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0862 Obstagoon DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0863 Perrserker SteelIC Big.png Field Field
0880 Dracozolt ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0881 Arctozolt ElectricIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0888 Zacian
Zacian
All forms
FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0889 Zamazenta
Zamazenta
All forms
FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0893 Zarude
Zarude
All forms
DarkIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0899 Wyrdeer NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0903 Sneasler FightingIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Field Field
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 V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0019 Rattata NormalIC Big.png Field Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
0128 Tauros NormalIC Big.png Field Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
0241 Miltank NormalIC Big.png Field Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0610 Axew DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon Island Scan - Mount HokulaniSM
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0025 Pikachu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy All Nippon Airways PikachuBW
Pokémon Center Best Wishes Ash's PikachuBW
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Hoenn Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Sinnoh Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Unova Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Kalos Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Alola Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Partner Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's PikachuUSUM
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VIII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Orignal Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Partner Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Hoenn Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Sinnoh Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Unova Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Kalos Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
Alola Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
0025 Pikachu
Pikachu
World Cap
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Ash's Pikachu
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

Iron Tail deals damage. It may lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 20 - 10 - 78% - Front Enemy No
MDTD 20 - 10 - 78% - Front Enemy No
MDS 40 - 10 - 78% - Front Enemy No
BSL 40 - 10 - 78% - Front Enemy No
SMD 30 99 16 40 80% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure

Iron Tail is a move learnable by Pikachu in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. Pikachu does not know the move at the beginning of the game, it must be taught to him by Primeape for a cost of 350 Berries. Unlike Dash and Thunderbolt, this move cannot be used outside of battle. It can be used by shaking the Wii Remote during battle. The move's power is upgradeable by returning to Primeape and paying more Berries.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 45
Accuracy: 75%
Effect: Has a 30% chance of lowering the target's Defense.
Users: Steelix   Aggron
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Iron Tail is a Fast Attack that has been available since February 16, 2017.

GO Steel.png Iron Tail
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 15
Energy boost 7
Duration 1.1 seconds
Damage window 0.85 - 1.05 seconds
Iron Tail GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 10
Energy boost 7
Turns 3
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
NidokingSlowpokeDewgongDratiniDragonairMewtwo (Armored Mewtwo)SteelixTyranitarLaironAggronSeviperShieldonBastiodonArceusServineSerperiorAxewFraxureWishiwashi
By Elite Fast TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • February 21, 2017
    • Energy boost: 6 → 7
    • Duration: 1.55 → 1.1 seconds
Trainer Battles
  • December 1, 2023
    • Energy boost: 6 → 7
    • Power: 9 → 10

Pokémon Rumble Rush

SteelIC RR.png Iron Tail
★★★★★
Attack power 96.67848
Charge time 1.22 seconds
Range type Dash
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect May lower the foe's Defense
Iron Tail Rumble Rush.png

Pokémon Masters EX

Name Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Iron Tail Physical 3 132 158 75% An opponent Has a chance (30%) lowering the target's Defense by one stat rank. Leaf & Eevee
Jasmine & Steelix
1 132 158 75% An opponent All the following sync pairs have chances to use this move when they use Metronome:

Burgh (Spring 2021) & Togepi
Elesa (Palentine's 2023) & Togetic

4 198 237 75%* An opponent Sygna Suit Giovanni & Nidoking (Direct link)
Sync move
Steel-Clad Iron Tail Physical 160 192 —% An opponent Default: Become Mega Steelix until the end of battle. The more the user’s Defense is raised, the greater the power of this attack.

6★ EX*: The sync buff is doubled the first time a sync move is used.

Jasmine & Steelix

Notes:

  • Iron Tail:
    • Description prior to Version 2.10.0*: Has a moderate chance lowering the target's Defense.
  • Steel-Clad Iron Tail:
    • Description of default effects prior to Version 2.20.0*: Become Mega Steelix until the end of battle. The more the user’s Defense is raised, the greater the power of this move.
    • Description of 6★-EX effect prior to Version 2.18.5*: The stat increase after a sync move is doubled once per battle.
    • Unlike some sync moves, this attack did not have access to its 6★-EX feature since its release date (of May 21, 2020) until 195 days* later (on December 2, 2020).

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also lower the target's Defense by one level.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also reduce the target's Defense by 1 level.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで ぼうぎょを 1だんかいさげる
Conq. Beat the enemy with a hardened tail. It may also lower the target's Attack.
MDGtI IconKanji2MD.pngUNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It could also lower the enemy's Defense.


In the anime

Main series


Pokémon Generations


Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer


In the manga

Ash & Pikachu


Movie adaptations


Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~


Pokémon Adventures


Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

Primeape knowing Iron Tail
  • Despite the narrative implying the need for a tail to perform this attack, Pokémon that lose their tails when they evolve (such as Primeape) or do not have a tail but gain one upon evolution (such as Nidoran♀) can still learn and use this attack.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 鐵尾 Titméih *
鋼鐵尾巴 Gongtit Méihbā *
Mandarin 鐵尾 / 铁尾 Tiěwěi *
鋼鐵尾巴 Gāngtiě Wěiba / Gāngtiě Yǐba *
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Železný ocas
Denmark Flag.png Danish Jernhale
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch IJzerstaart
Finland Flag.png Finnish Häntäisku (OS/early AG)
Rautahäntä (later AG)
France Flag.png French Queue de Fer
Germany Flag.png German Eisenschweif
Greece Flag.png Greek Σιδερένια Ουρά Siderénia Ourá
Israel Flag.png Hebrew זנב ברזל Znav Barzel
India Flag.png Hindi लोहे की पूँछ Lohay ki Poonch
Hungary Flag.png Hungarian Vasfarok
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Ekor Besi
Italy Flag.png Italian Codacciaio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 아이언테일 Ai-eonteil
Malaysia Flag.png Malaysian Ekor Besi
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Jernhale
Poland Flag.png Polish Stalowy Ogon
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Cauda de Ferro
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Cauda de Ferro
Romania Flag.png Romanian Coada de Fier
Russia Flag.png Russian Стальной хвост Stal'noi khvost
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Gvozdeni Rep
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Cola de Acero (EP224)
Cola de Hierro (EP204-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Cola Férrea
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Järnsvans
Thailand Flag.png Thai ไอออนเทล
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Demir Kuyruk
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Đuôi Sắt


Variations of the move Iron Tail
PhysicalIC HOME.png Dragon RushIron Tail



Generation II TMs
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Generation II HMs
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Generation III TMs
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Generation III HMs
0102030405060708RSE
Generation IV TMs
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Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation VII TMs
SMUSUM
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PE
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Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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8081828384858687888990919293949596979899


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