Iron Head (move)

Move data

Type Steel
Category Physical  Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 4

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR74

Effects

Iron Head deals damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Steelium Z and uses its Z-Power, Iron Head turns into Corkscrew Crash and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Iron Head
Japanese アイアンヘッド (Iron Head)
German Eisenschädel
French Tête de Fer
Italian Metaltestata
Spanish Cabeza de Hierro

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe slams the target with its steel-hard head. It may also make the target flinch.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. It may also make the target flinch.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. This may also make the target flinch.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. This may also make the target flinch.
Sword​/​Shield The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Iron Head at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Level 33
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Level 1
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Level 24
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 24
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 35
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 36
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 36
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Level 28
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Level 28
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Level 28
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 24
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 30
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 40
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Level 25
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Level 25
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 45
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 55
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 57
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Level 44
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 63
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 36
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 38
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Type: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 45
Silvally
#773 / Normal
Level 1
Solgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 7
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Level 60
Stakataka
#805 / Rock · Steel
Level 55
Perrserker
#863 / Steel
Level 1
Cufant
#878 / Steel
Level 40
Copperajah
#879 / Steel
Level 44
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Level 33
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel
Level 33
Kubfu
#891 / Fighting
Level 36
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Level 36
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water
Level 36

Learnt by TR

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Meowth
Galarian Meowth
#052 / Steel
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Entei
#244 / Fire
Suicune
#245 / Water
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Wailord
#321 / Water
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Milotic
#350 / Water
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Beldum
#374 / Steel · Psychic
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Nihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
Guzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Stakataka
#805 / Rock · Steel
Rolycoly
#837 / Rock
Carkol
#838 / Rock · Fire
Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Cufant
#878 / Steel
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water