Withdraw (move)

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Move data

Type Water
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 40  (max. 64)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Withdraw raises the user's Defense by one stage.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Heightens the user's DEFENSE.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Withdraws the body into its hard shell to raise DEFENSE.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user withdraws its body in its hard shell, raising its DEFENSE stat.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, raising its Defense stat.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, raising its Defense stat.
X/Y The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, raising its Defense stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Withdraw 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.

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Level 10
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Level 10
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 1
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 37
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 4
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Level 1
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Level 1
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Level 1
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 7
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Level 5
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Level 1
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Level 5
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Level 7
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Level 1
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Level 1
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Level 1
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 7
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 7