Iron Head (move)

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 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.

Learnt by level up

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

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Level 30
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Level 35
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 41
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 57
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 50
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 45
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Level 22
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Level 22
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Level 22
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 43
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Level 42
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Level 51
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Level 47
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 1
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 65
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 37
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Level 43
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Level 46
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 54
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 1
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 57
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Level 26
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 25
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 42
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 45
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Type: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 50
Silvally
#773 / Normal
Level 1
Solgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 7
Celesteela
#797 / Steel · Flying
Level 29
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1
Stakataka
#805 / Rock · Steel
Level 43

Learnt by breeding

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

Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Monster

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Iron Head by the various move tutors in the games.

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Entei
#244 / Fire
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Regice
#378 / Ice
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
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
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Rockruff
Own Tempo Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying