Iron Head (move)

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Move data

Type Steel
Category Physical Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Iron Head deals damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe slams the target with its steel-hard head. It may also make the target flinch.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. It may also make the target flinch.
X/Y The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Iron Head at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 57
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 50
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 56
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Level 25
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Level 25
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Level 25
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 1
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 73
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Level 42
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Level 51
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Level 47
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 1
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 65
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 37
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Level 43
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Level 46
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 54
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 1
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 57
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Level 36
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 37
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 42
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 45
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Iron Head as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Cubone
#104 / Ground
Monster
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Monster
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Monster
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Monster
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Monster
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Field
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Field
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Monster
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Monster
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Field

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Iron Head in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Entei
#244 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Suicune
#245 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wailord
#321 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Milotic
#350 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Beldum
#374 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Regice
#378 / Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor