Quick Guard (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category 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.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fightinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Quick Guard turns into Z-Quick Guard and raises Defense one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

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
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user protects itself and its allies from priority moves.
Sun/Moon 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.

ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 43
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 51
HitmonchanHitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Level 31
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 51
HitmontopHitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 46
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
Level 41
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 53
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 57
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 25
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 27
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 33
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 11
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 45
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 25
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 25
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 8
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 45
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 1
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 55
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 1
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 55
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 1
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 55
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 55
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 1
Meowstic (Male)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.

MachopMachop
#066 / Fighting
Human-Like
MachokeMachoke
#067 / Fighting
Human-Like
MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
Human-Like
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Bug
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
Field
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Bug
MedititeMeditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
MedichamMedicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
Field
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
Field, Human-Like
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
Field
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Human-Like
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Human-Like
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Human-Like
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Human-Like
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
Field
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
Field
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Field
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Flying
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Flying
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Flying
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Field, Human-Like
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Human-Like