Beldum

Beldum is a Steel/Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Iron Ball Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 374
Type Steel Psychic
Species Iron Ball Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 95.2 kg (209.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Clear Body
Light Metal (hidden ability)
Local № 190 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
262 (Black 2/White 2)
199 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
214 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
278 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
129 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 60
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Mineral
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 40 (10,024–10,280 steps)

Base stats

HP 40
190 284
Attack 55
103 229
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 30
58 174
Total 300 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Beldum.

Evolution chart

(Level 20) (Level 45)

Beldum changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby Instead of blood, a powerful magnetic force courses throughout BELDUM’s body. This POKéMON communicates with others by sending controlled pulses of magnetism.
Sapphire BELDUM keeps itself floating by generating a magnetic force that repels earth’s natural magnetism. When it sleeps, this POKéMON anchors itself to a cliff using the hooks on its rear.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It uses magnetic waves to converse with its kind. All the cells in its body are magnetic.
Emerald When BELDUM gather in a swarm, they move in perfect unison as if they were but one POKéMON. They communicate with each other using brain waves.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It converses with others by using magnetic pulses. In a swarm, they move in perfect unison.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
The magnetic force generated by its body repels the ground’s natural magnetism, letting it float.
Black
White
It converses with others by using magnetic pulses. In a swarm, they move in perfect unison.
Black 2
White 2
Its cells are all magnetic, and it communicates with others by using magnetic pulses.
X The magnetic force generated by its body repels the ground’s natural magnetism, letting it float.
Y It converses with others by using magnetic pulses. In a swarm, they move in perfect unison.
Omega Ruby Instead of blood, a powerful magnetic force courses throughout Beldum’s body. This Pokémon communicates with others by sending controlled pulses of magnetism.
Alpha Sapphire Beldum keeps itself floating by generating a magnetic force that repels earth’s natural magnetism. When it sleeps, this Pokémon anchors itself to a cliff using the hooks on its rear.
Sun Its cells are all magnets. It uses magnetism to communicate with others of its kind.
Moon With magnetic traction, it pulls its opponents in close. When they’re in range, it slashes them with its rear claws.
Ultra Sun Instead of blood, magnetism flows through its body. When it’s feeling bad, try giving it a magnet.
Ultra Moon If you anger it, it will do more than rampage. It will also burst out strong magnetism, causing nearby machines to break.
Sword From its rear, Beldum emits a magnetic force that rapidly pulls opponents in. They get skewered on Beldum’s sharp claws.
Shield The cells in this Pokémon’s body are composed of magnetic material. Instead of blood, magnetic forces flow through Beldum’s body.

Moves learned by Beldum

Moves learnt by level up

Beldum learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100

Egg moves

Beldum does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Moves learnt by TM

Beldum cannot be taught any TM moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Moves learnt by TR

Beldum is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
46Iron DefenseSteelStatus
69Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
74Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by level up

Beldum learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85

Egg moves

Beldum does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

Beldum can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

Beldum cannot be taught any TM moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Transfer-only moves

Beldum can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Beldum sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Beldum  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Beldum  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Beldum  sprite from Black & White Beldum  sprite from X & Y Beldum  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Beldum  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Beldum Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Beldum Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Beldum Shiny sprite from Black & White Beldum Shiny sprite from X & Y Beldum Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Beldum

Ruby
Sapphire
Mossdeep City
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Mossdeep City
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 228
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Silph Co.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Breed Metang/Metagross
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mossdeep City
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Mount Hokulani
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Snowslide Slope

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Beldum
Japanese ダンバル (Dumbber)
German Tanhel
French Terhal

Name origin

dumbbell
small training weight