Safeguard (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category 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
Sun/Moon TM20

Effects

The user's party is protected from status conditions.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Safeguard turns into Z-Safeguard and raises Speed one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

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
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user creates a protective field that prevents status conditions for five turns.
Sun/Moon 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