Iron Tail
Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  100
Accuracy  75%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
  • Move Tutor

Iron Tail is a damage-dealing Steel-type move.


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


The target is slammed with a steel-hard tail. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
026 026MS Kobalt Dark Steel 60
126 126MS Pangolash Grass Steel 57
153 153MS Erycoon Normal Normal 31
157 157MS Orett Steel Steel 39
158 158MS Anvelid Steel Steel 43
159 159MS Magroplex Steel Steel 43
181 181MS Monkezuma Fighting Fighting Start
196 196MS Ankillosore Poison Ground Start
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Type Tutor
008 008MS Iguadium Water Fighting
009 009MS Aguanaut Water Fighting
025 025MS Koberus Dark Fire
026 026MS Kobalt Dark Steel
027 027MS Pebblosa Normal Unknown
028 028MS Terratetra Normal Rock
029 029MS Gigaard Normal Rock
030 030MS Cowatti Electric Unknown
039 039MS Musburry Normal Grass
040 040MS Musbushel Normal Grass
062 062MS Pawter Water Unknown
063 063MS Hurricanine Water Electric
071 071MS Totter Water Unknown
072 072MS Cascotta Water Unknown
073 073MS Lutrajet Water Unknown
076 076MS Platypow Fighting Poison
077 077MS Platikhao Fighting Poison
088 088MS Craliber Water Steel
089 089MS Crawglock Water Steel
090 090MS Leafish Water Grass
091 091MS Chlorofin Water Grass
119 119MS Cobrascet Ground Poison
120 120MS Charmbra Ground Poison
121 121MS Cairup Ground Unknown
122 122MS Kairoglyph Ground Psychic
138 138MS Nurshary Water Unknown
147 147MS Doppole Normal Unknown
148 148MS Artifish Normal Unknown
149 149MS Thoraxe Bug Unknown
153 153MS Erycoon Normal Unknown
157 157MS Orett Steel Unknown
158 158MS Anvelid Steel Unknown
159 159MS Magroplex Steel Unknown
172 172MS Glauqua Water Poison
173 173MS Hydranticus Water Poison
177 177MS Parapy Bug Water
178 178MS Mawasite Bug Water
184 184MS Arjibi Normal Unknown
185 185MS Royjibiv Normal Dragon
186 186MS Barracute Water Unknown
187 187MS Jawgodon Water Unknown
199 199MS Dilophlora Grass Dark
205 205MS Luchito Fighting Electric
206 206MS Eluchadon Fighting Electric
217 217MS Crakling Fire Unknown
218 218MS Fuelong Fire Dragon
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 Type Father
Direct Chain
030 030MS Cowatti Electric Electric 025MS027MS028MS029MS030MS039MS040MS062MS063MS076MS077MS119MS120MS121MS122MS126MS138MS147MS148MS153MS181MS205MS206MS
184 184MS Arjibi Normal Normal 119MS120MS157MS158MS159MS184MS185MS199MS217MS218MS
186 186MS Barracute Water Water 008MS009MS025MS026MS090MS091MS121MS122MS138MS147MS148MS177MS178MS186MS187MS196MS217MS218MS
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

Free Move Tutors
MetronomePay DaySecret Power
Fire PledgeGrass PledgeWater Pledge
Blast BurnFrenzy PlantHydro CannonDraco Meteor
Shard Move Tutors
Bag Red Shard Sprite BounceBug BiteFire PunchGunk ShotIce PunchIron HeadMega KickMega Punch
Seed BombSignal BeamSteel WingSuper FangThunder PunchUproarVacuum Wave
Bag Green Shard Sprite CounterEndeavorFlingGastro AcidHelping HandOutragePay DayRecycleSnatch
SpiteStealth RockTrickWonder RoomWorry Seed
Bag Blue Shard Sprite Ancient PowerAqua TailAvalancheDouble-EdgeEarth PowerElectrowebGravityHyper Voice
Iron DefenseIron TailMagic CoatMagnet RiseMud-SlapSuperpowerZen Headbutt
Bag Yellow Shard Sprite Dragon PulseHeal BellHeat WaveIcy WindKnock OffOminous WindPain SplitRole Play
Silver WindSnoreSwiftSynthesisTailwind

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