Quick Guard (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 15  (max. 24)
Priority +3
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Quick Guard protects the user's team from all increased priority moves such as ExtremeSpeed and Bullet Punch. Since its priority is +3 it will be used before all damage-dealing priority moves.

Its accuracy drops to 50% if used consecutively after itself, Detect, Protect, Endure or Wide Guard.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all Pokemon on the user’s team.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user protects itself and its allies from priority moves. If used in succession, its chance of failing rises.
X/Y The user protects itself and its allies from priority moves.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Quick Guard at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 43
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 51
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Level 31
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 51
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 46
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Level 41
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 53
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 57
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 25
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 27
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 33
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 11
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 45
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 25
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 25
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 8
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 45
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 1
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 55
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 1
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 55
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 1
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 55
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 55
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 1
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 53

Learnt by breeding

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

Machop
#066 / Fighting
Human-Like
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Human-Like
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Human-Like
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Field
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Bug
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Field
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Field, Human-Like
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Field
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Human-Like
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Human-Like
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Human-Like
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Human-Like
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Field
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Field
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Field
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Flying
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Flying
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Field, Human-Like
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Human-Like