Iron Head (move)

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Move data

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

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 Pokemon.

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 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Alolan SandshrewSandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Level 30
Alolan DiglettDiglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Level 35
Alolan DugtrioDugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 41
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 57
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 50
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 45
AronAron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Level 22
LaironLairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Level 22
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Level 22
RegisteelRegisteel
#379 / Steel
Level 43
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Level 42
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Level 51
Wormadam (Trash Cloak)Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Level 47
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 1
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 65
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 37
FerroseedFerroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Level 43
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Level 46
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 54
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 1
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 57
DurantDurant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Level 26
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 25
HonedgeHonedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 42
DoubladeDoublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 45
Aegislash (Blade Forme)Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Type: NullType: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 50
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
Level 1
SolgaleoSolgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 7
CelesteelaCelesteela
#797 / Steel · Flying
Level 29
MagearnaMagearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Iron Head as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
Monster
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Monster
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Monster
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Monster
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Monster
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Monster
AronAron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Monster
LaironLairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Monster
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Monster
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Field
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Field
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
Monster
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
Monster
GibleGible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
GabiteGabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
BouffalantBouffalant
#626 / Normal
Field
PassimianPassimian
#766 / Fighting
Field