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 The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. It may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Iron Head at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 57
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 53
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Level 29
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Level 29
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Level 25
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 1
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 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
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
Monster, Dragon
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Monster, Dragon
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Monster, Dragon
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Field

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Iron Head by the various move tutors in the games.

Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Entei
#244 / Fire
Suicune
#245 / Water
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Wailord
#321 / Water
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Milotic
#350 / Water
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Beldum
#374 / Steel · Psychic
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Entei
#244 / Fire
Suicune
#245 / Water
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Wailord
#321 / Water
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Milotic
#350 / Water
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Beldum
#374 / Steel · Psychic
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Arceus
#493 / Normal