Iron Valiant (Pokémon)

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Pokémon
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Iron Valiant
Paradox Pokémon
テツノブジン
Tetsunobujin
#1006
Iron Valiant



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Fairy Fighting
Unknown Unknown
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Ability
Quark Drive Cacophony
Cacophony

Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Gender unknown
Catch rate
10 (3.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
No Eggs Discovered
Hatch time
50 cycles
Egg not obtainable
Height
4'07" 1.4 m
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Weight
77.2 lbs. 35.0 kg
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Mega Stone
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Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
295
Leveling rate
Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
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HP
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
White
Base friendship
0
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Iron Valiant (Japanese: テツノブジン Tetsunobujin) is a dual-type Fairy/Fighting Paradox Pokémon introduced in Generation IX.

While not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon, it is said to be a relative of Gardevoir and Gallade[1] from the distant future or a version of them[2] from a different timeline.

Biology

 
Iron Valiant with its blades attached

Iron Valiant is a mechanical, bipedal Pokémon whose appearance retains numerous visual traits from both Gardevoir and Gallade. Its arms consist of gauntlets with large magenta blades protruding from the sides, which it can detach and combine to serve as a deadly double-edged weapon. Its head spikes outward twice from both sides and is covered by a green curved piece resembling hair with two cone-shaped structures at the back of its head, and a teal head crest, somewhat akin to a gladiator's helmet. A hollow magenta core serves as a centerpiece on its chest. Five petal-shaped white and green guards tinged with magenta at the ends adorn its torso, resembling a dress.

According to an article from an April issue of Occulture magazine, Iron Valiant's name is borrowed from that of an object described in the Violet Book. An unproven theory claims that it is a robot built as the product of a mad scientist's efforts to create the most powerful psychic Pokémon. According to eyewitnesses, Iron Valiant is similar in appearance to both Gardevoir and Gallade. It is also said to be a cruel Pokémon, willing to take its shining blade and cut down anyone confronting it without hesitation. While asleep, it turns itself off, causing the energy on its "ponytails", core, blades, feet and dress to disappear, making them black.

According to AI Turo, Iron Valiant is a future Pokémon related to both Gardevoir and Gallade. However, according to a Turo at the Crystal Pool, Iron Valiant is a counterpart of Gardevoir and Gallade from another timeline. Its true origin is unknown. Iron Valiant were brought to the depths of Area Zero by a time machine built by Professor Turo ten years ago.

In the anime

Major appearances

Minor appearances

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Iron Valiant (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IX.
Generation IX Paldea
#398
Kitakami
#—
Blueberry
#—
Scarlet It has some similarities to a mad scientist’s invention covered in a paranormal magazine.
Violet It's possible that this is the object listed as Iron Valiant in a certain expedition journal.


 
Iron Valiant in the Paldea Pokédex

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IX.
Generation IX
Scarlet
Union Circle
Violet
Area Zero


In side games

In events

Games Event Language/Region Location Level Distribution period
SV CoroCoro Iron Valiant All Online 75 December 15, 2023 to February 14, 2024

Held items

Games Held items
Scarlet Violet

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
74
134 - 181 258 - 352
130
121 - 200 238 - 394
90
85 - 156 166 - 306
120
112 - 189 220 - 372
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
116
108 - 184 213 - 364
Total:
590
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation IX, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ¼×
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ¼×
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ¼×
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ¼×
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
None
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Disable Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
011 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00——% 15
011 Shadow Sneak Ghost Physical 04040 100100% 30
011 Fury Cutter Bug Physical 04040 09595% 20
Rem.Rem. Electric Terrain Electric Status 0000 00——% 10
077 Hypnosis Psychic Status 0000 06060% 20
1414 Feint Normal Physical 03030 100100% 10
2121 Future Sight Psychic Special 120120 100100% 10
2828 Dazzling Gleam Fairy Special 08080 100100% 10
3535 Psycho Cut Psychic Physical 07070 100100% 20
4242 Night Slash Dark Physical 07070 100100% 15
4949 Leaf Blade Grass Physical 09090 100100% 15
5656 Moonblast Fairy Special 09595 100100% 15
6363 Close Combat Fighting Physical 120120 100100% 5
7070 Knock Off Dark Physical 06565 100100% 20
7777 Destiny Bond Ghost Status 0000 00——% 5
8484 Wide Guard Rock Status 0000 00——% 10
8484 Quick Guard Fighting Status 0000 00——% 15
9191 Spirit Break Fairy Physical 07575 100100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Iron Valiant
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Iron Valiant

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
None
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM004  TM004 Agility Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TM007  TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM012  TM012 Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM016  TM016 Psybeam Psychic Special 06565 100}}100% 20
TM017  TM017 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM023  TM023 Charge Beam Electric Special 05050 090}}90% 10
TM027  TM027 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM029  TM029 Hex Ghost Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TM032  TM032 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM033  TM033 Magical Leaf Grass Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM034  TM034 Icy Wind Ice Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM041  TM041 Stored Power Psychic Special 02020 100}}100% 10
TM043  TM043 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM047  TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM054  TM054 Psyshock Psychic Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM057  TM057 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
TM058  TM058 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM059  TM059 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 08080 090}}90% 15
TM061  TM061 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM067  TM067 Fire Punch Fire Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM068  TM068 Thunder Punch Electric Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM069  TM069 Ice Punch Ice Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM070  TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM073  TM073 Drain Punch Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TM074  TM074 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM075  TM075 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TM079  TM079 Dazzling Gleam Fairy Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM080  TM080 Metronome Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM081  TM081 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
TM082  TM082 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 090}}90% 20
TM083  TM083 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TM085  TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM087  TM087 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM088  TM088 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM092  TM092 Imprison Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM098  TM098 Skill Swap Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM103  TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM105  TM105 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM109  TM109 Trick Psychic Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM110  TM110 Liquidation Water Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
TM112  TM112 Aura Sphere Fighting Special 08080 00—}}—% 20
TM114  TM114 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TM117  TM117 Hyper Voice Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM119  TM119 Energy Ball Grass Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM120  TM120 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM122  TM122 Encore Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 5
TM126  TM126 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM129  TM129 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM130  TM130 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM134  TM134 Reversal Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 15
TM136  TM136 Electric Terrain Electric Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM138  TM138 Psychic Terrain Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM139  TM139 Misty Terrain Fairy Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM152  TM152 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM158  TM158 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TM161  TM161 Trick Room Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM163  TM163 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM167  TM167 Close Combat Fighting Physical 120120 100}}100% 5
TM171  TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM181  TM181 Knock Off Dark Physical 06565 100}}100% 20
TM184  TM184 Vacuum Wave Fighting Special 04040 100}}100% 30
TM203  TM203 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM213  TM213 Coaching Fighting Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM217  TM217 Future Sight Psychic Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TM218  TM218 Expanding Force Psychic Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM221  TM221 Throat Chop Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Iron Valiant
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or an alternate form of Iron Valiant

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
None
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by breeding.
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Iron Valiant
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Iron Valiant
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Iron Valiant

Side game data

Pokémon GO
File:GO1006.png Base HP: 179 Base Attack: 279 Base Defense: 171
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 20 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks:
Charged Attacks:

Evolution data

 
Unevolved
Iron Valiant
 Fairy  Fighting 



Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IX.
Cross-Generation
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  For other sprites and images, please see Iron Valiant images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

  • No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Iron Valiant.
    • Its types are the secondary types of the Pokémon it is based on.
  • Iron Valiant is the only Paradox Pokémon to be based on more than one Pokémon.
  • Iron Valiant and Roaring Moon can be considered counterparts of one another.
    • They share a base stat total of 590 instead of the 570 found in most other non-Legendary Paradox Pokémon.
    • Both are separated from the other non-Legendary Paradox Pokémon in Paldea Pokédex and National Pokédex numbering.
    • Both are not covered in any editions of Occulture magazine in the Naranja AcademyS/Uva AcademyV entrance hall, with the editions covering them being found in the lab on Poco Path instead.
    • They are both the final and highest-leveled Pokémon used by Professor SadaS/Professor TuroV in their first battle, as well as the only Pokémon on their team with the held item Booster Energy.
    • Both possess a weakness and resistant to their own type attacks. Iron Valiant, Fairy/Fighting, is weak to Fairy and resistant to Fighting; Roaring Moon, Dragon/Dark, is weak to Dragon and resistant to Dark.
  • Although Iron Valiant can learn Skill Swap via TM, it will always fail as Quark Drive cannot be swapped.

Origin

Iron Valiant is based on a fusion of Gardevoir and Gallade, including traits from the Mega Evolved forms of both Pokémon. It also seems to be based on a paladin. Like Gallade, Iron Valiant's blades resemble tonfas while sheathed in its arms, but form a sort of dual-headed glaive or other similar bladed polearm when joined together.

Name origin

Iron Valiant is literally iron valiant.

Tetsunobujin can be taken literally as 鉄の武人 tetsu no bujin (iron warrior).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
  Japanese テツノブジン Tetsunobujin From 鉄の武人 tetsu no bujin
  French Garde-de-Fer From garde de fer
  Spanish Ferropaladín From ferro- and paladín
  German Eisenkrieger From Eisen and Krieger
  Italian Eroeferreo From eroe and ferreo
  Korean 무쇠무인 Musoemuin From 무쇠 musoe and 무인 (武人) muin
  Mandarin Chinese 鐵武者 / 铁武者 Tiěwǔzhě From 鐵 / 铁 tiě and 武者 wǔzhě
  Cantonese Chinese 鐵武者 Titmóuhjé From tit and 武者 móuhjé


Related articles

Notes

  1. AI SadaS/AI TuroV: "Through analysis of its genetic makeup, as well as its behavioral patterns...I came to realize that what I had discovered was in fact an ancientS/futuristicV form of Cyclizar, the Pokémon commonly ridden in this region." (Pokémon Scarlet and Violet)
  2. Professor SadaS/Professor TuroV: "I am researching methods to catch Pokémon that live in different timelines, so I might transport them to the present day in my own timeline." (Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: The Indigo Disk)

External links

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