Cobalion

Cobalion is a Steel/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Iron Will Pokémon.

Cobalion artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 638
Type Steel Fighting
Species Iron Will Pokémon
Height 6′11″ (2.1 m)
Weight 551.2 lbs (250.0 kg)
Abilities Justified
Local № 144 (Black/White)
225 (Black 2/White 2)
Japanese Kobaruon

Training

EV yield 3 Defense
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 35 (lower than normal)
Base EXP 261
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 80 (base 20,480 steps)

Base stats

HP 91
292 386
Attack 90
166 306
Defense 129
236 392
Sp. Atk 90
166 306
Sp. Def 72
134 267
Speed 108
198 346
Total 580 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 Cobalion.

Pokédex entries

Black This legendary Pokémon battled against humans to protect Pokémon. Its personality is calm and composed.
White It has a body and heart of steel. Its glare is sufficient to make even an unruly Pokémon obey it.
Black 2
White 2
It has a body and heart of steel. It worked with its allies to punish people when they hurt Pokémon.
X
Omega Ruby
It has a body and heart of steel. Its glare is sufficient to make even an unruly Pokémon obey it.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It has a body and heart of steel. It worked with its allies to punish people when they hurt Pokémon.

Evolution chart

  • Cobalion does not evolve.

Name origin

cobalt
blueish-grey metal
lion
large ferocious cat

Moves learned by Cobalion

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Close CombatFighting 120 100
1Double KickFighting 30 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Metal BurstSteel 100
1Metal ClawSteel 50 95
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
7Take DownNormal 90 85
13Helping HandNormal
19RetaliateNormal 70 100
25Iron HeadSteel 80 100
31Sacred SwordFighting 90 100
37Swords DanceNormal
42Quick GuardFighting
49Work UpNormal
55Metal BurstSteel 100
61Close CombatFighting 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormal
BounceFlying 85 85
Helping HandNormal
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Laser FocusNormal
Magnet RiseElectric
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

Cobalion is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
4Calm MindPsychic
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Cobalion 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
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Close CombatFighting 120 100
1Double KickFighting 30 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Metal BurstSteel 100
1Metal ClawSteel 50 95
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
7Take DownNormal 90 85
13Helping HandNormal
19RetaliateNormal 70 100
25Iron HeadSteel 80 100
31Sacred SwordFighting 90 100
37Swords DanceNormal
42Quick GuardFighting
49Work UpNormal
55Metal BurstSteel 100
61Close CombatFighting 120 100

Egg moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

Cobalion is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
4Calm MindPsychic
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Cobalion sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Cobalion  sprite from Black & White Cobalion  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Cobalion Shiny sprite from Black & White Cobalion Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Cobalion

Black
White
Mistralton Cave
Black 2
White 2
Route 13
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Spots
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds