Safeguard (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 25  (max. 40)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM20
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM20
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM20
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM20

Effects

The user's party is protected from status conditions.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all Pokemon on the user’s team.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Prevents all status problems.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A mystical force prevents all status problems.
FireRed/LeafGreen It protects the user’s party from all status problems for five turns.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user creates a protective field that prevents status problems for five turns.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user creates a protective field that prevents status problems for five turns.
X/Y The user creates a protective field that prevents status conditions for five turns.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Safeguard 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.

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 36
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 36
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Level 1
Seel
#086 / Water
Level 51
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 61
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 50
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 43
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 43
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Level 45
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Level 53
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 53
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 1
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Level 39
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Level 46
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Level 54
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Level 14
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Level 14
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Level 37
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Level 37
Wobbuffet
#202 / Psychic
Level 1
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Level 16
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Level 65
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Level 65
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Level 10
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 13
Milotic
#350 / Water
Level 45
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Level 41
Wynaut
#360 / Psychic
Level 15
Luvdisc
#370 / Water
Level 55
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 15
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 15
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Level 25
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Level 25
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 50
Finneon
#456 / Water
Level 29
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Level 29
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 11
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Level 45
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Level 41
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Level 67
Slurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Level 67
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Level 70
Zygarde
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Level 5
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Level 70

Learnt by TM

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Seel
#086 / Water
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Wobbuffet
#202 / Psychic
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Milotic
#350 / Water
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Wynaut
#360 / Psychic
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Luvdisc
#370 / Water
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Finneon
#456 / Water
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Phione
#489 / Water
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Audino
#531 / Normal
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Deerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Flabébé
#669 / Fairy
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Espurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Slurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Zygarde
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Hoopa
#720 / Psychic · Ghost