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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

ButterfreeButterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 36
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 34
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
Level 1
SeelSeel
#086 / Water
Level 51
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 61
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 50
LaprasLapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 43
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 43
DratiniDratini
#147 / Dragon
Level 45
DragonairDragonair
#148 / Dragon
Level 53
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 53
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 1
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
Level 39
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
Level 46
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
Level 54
LedybaLedyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Level 14
LedianLedian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Level 14
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
Level 37
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Level 37
WobbuffetWobbuffet
#202 / Psychic
Level 1
ShuckleShuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Level 16
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Level 65
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Level 65
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Level 10
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 9
MiloticMilotic
#350 / Water
Level 41
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
Level 37
WynautWynaut
#360 / Psychic
Level 15
LuvdiscLuvdisc
#370 / Water
Level 55
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
BronzorBronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Level 25
BronzongBronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Level 25
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 50
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
Level 29
LumineonLumineon
#457 / Water
Level 29
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 11
AlomomolaAlomomola
#594 / Water
Level 45
VivillonVivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Level 41
SwirlixSwirlix
#684 / Fairy
Level 67
SlurpuffSlurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Level 67
CarbinkCarbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Level 70
Zygarde (50% Forme)Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Level 5
DiancieDiancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Level 70

Learnt by TM

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
ButterfreeButterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
SandshrewSandshrew
#027 / Ground
SandslashSandslash
#028 / Ground
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
WigglytuffWigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
VileplumeVileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
AbraAbra
#063 / Psychic
KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
TentacoolTentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
TentacruelTentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
SeelSeel
#086 / Water
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
DrowzeeDrowzee
#096 / Psychic
HypnoHypno
#097 / Psychic
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
LaprasLapras
#131 / Water · Ice
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
DratiniDratini
#147 / Dragon
DragonairDragonair
#148 / Dragon
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
LedybaLedyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
LedianLedian
#166 / Bug · Flying
CleffaCleffa
#173 / Fairy
IgglybuffIgglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
MareepMareep
#179 / Electric
FlaaffyFlaaffy
#180 / Electric
AmpharosAmpharos
#181 / Electric
BellossomBellossom
#182 / Grass
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
WooperWooper
#194 / Water · Ground
QuagsireQuagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
WobbuffetWobbuffet
#202 / Psychic
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
ShuckleShuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
BeautiflyBeautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
ShroomishShroomish
#285 / Grass
BreloomBreloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
DelcattyDelcatty
#301 / Normal
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
LunatoneLunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
BaltoyBaltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
ClaydolClaydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
MiloticMilotic
#350 / Water
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
WynautWynaut
#360 / Psychic
SnoruntSnorunt
#361 / Ice
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
GorebyssGorebyss
#368 / Water
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
LuvdiscLuvdisc
#370 / Water
RegirockRegirock
#377 / Rock
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
RegisteelRegisteel
#379 / Steel
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
KyogreKyogre
#382 / Water
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
JirachiJirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Wormadam (Plant Cloak)Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam (Sandy Cloak)Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam (Trash Cloak)Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
MothimMothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
ChinglingChingling
#433 / Psychic
BronzorBronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
BronzongBronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
HappinyHappiny
#440 / Normal
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
LumineonLumineon
#457 / Water
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
UxieUxie
#480 / Psychic
MespritMesprit
#481 / Psychic
AzelfAzelf
#482 / Psychic
DialgaDialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
PalkiaPalkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
PhionePhione
#489 / Water
ManaphyManaphy
#490 / Water
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
MunnaMunna
#517 / Psychic
MusharnaMusharna
#518 / Psychic
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
SewaddleSewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
SwadloonSwadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
LilligantLilligant
#549 / Grass
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
MinccinoMinccino
#572 / Normal
CinccinoCinccino
#573 / Normal
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
SolosisSolosis
#577 / Psychic
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
FrillishFrillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
AlomomolaAlomomola
#594 / Water
ElgyemElgyem
#605 / Psychic
BeheeyemBeheeyem
#606 / Psychic
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
LarvestaLarvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meloetta (Aria Forme)Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
FennekinFennekin
#653 / Fire
BraixenBraixen
#654 / Fire
DelphoxDelphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
VivillonVivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
FlabébéFlabébé
#669 / Fairy
FloetteFloette
#670 / Fairy
FlorgesFlorges
#671 / Fairy
EspurrEspurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic (Female)Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
SwirlixSwirlix
#684 / Fairy
SlurpuffSlurpuff
#685 / Fairy
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
SylveonSylveon
#700 / Fairy
CarbinkCarbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
KlefkiKlefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
BergmiteBergmite
#712 / Ice
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice
Zygarde (50% Forme)Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
DiancieDiancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa (Hoopa Unbound)Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark