Wide Guard (move)

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Move data

Type Rock
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Priority +3
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Wide Guard protects the user's team from all multi-target moves for that turn, such as Surf or Earthquake. Since its priority is +3 it will be used before all damage-dealing moves.

Its accuracy drops to 50% if used consecutively after itself, Detect, Protect, Endure or Quick Guard.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Rockium Z and uses its Z-Power, Wide Guard turns into Z-Wide Guard and raises Defense 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

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user and its allies are protected from wide-ranging attacks for one turn. If used in succession, its chance of failing rises.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user and its allies are protected from wide-ranging attacks for one turn.
Sun/Moon The user and its allies are protected from wide-ranging attacks for one turn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Wide Guard 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.

MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
Level 1
KinglerKingler
#099 / Water
Level 1
HitmonleeHitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 41
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 23
HitmontopHitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 46
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 23
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 23
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Level 1
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Level 40
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
Level 37
TirtougaTirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Level 25
CarracostaCarracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Level 25
AlomomolaAlomomola
#594 / Water
Level 1
AlomomolaAlomomola
#594 / Water
Level 61
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 45
MareanieMareanie
#747 / Poison · Water
Level 17
ToxapexToxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Level 17
AraquanidAraquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Level 1
SolgaleoSolgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 67
LunalaLunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 67
CelesteelaCelesteela
#797 / Steel · Flying
Level 1
GuzzlordGuzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

ParasParas
#046 / Bug · Grass
Bug, Grass
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Bug, Grass
GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
Alolan GeodudeGeodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Mineral
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
Alolan GravelerGraveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Mineral
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
Alolan GolemGolem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Mineral
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Flying
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Water 1
MudkipMudkip
#258 / Water
Monster, Water 1
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Monster, Water 1
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Monster, Water 1
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1
MakuhitaMakuhita
#296 / Fighting
Human-Like
HariyamaHariyama
#297 / Fighting
Human-Like
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
Mineral
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Monster
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Monster
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Undiscovered
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Mineral
RoggenrolaRoggenrola
#524 / Rock
Mineral
BoldoreBoldore
#525 / Rock
Mineral
GigalithGigalith
#526 / Rock
Mineral
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
Human-Like
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Human-Like
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Human-Like
DwebbleDwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Bug, Mineral
CrustleCrustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Bug, Mineral
HonedgeHonedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Mineral
DoubladeDoublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Mineral
Aegislash (Blade Forme)Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Mineral
CrabrawlerCrabrawler
#739 / Fighting
Water 3
CrabominableCrabominable
#740 / Fighting · Ice
Water 3
StuffulStufful
#759 / Normal · Fighting
Field
BewearBewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
Field
WimpodWimpod
#767 / Bug · Water
Bug, Water 3
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Bug, Water 3
TurtonatorTurtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
Dragon, Monster