Durant

Durant is a Bug/Steel type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Iron Ant Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 632
Type Bug Steel
Species Iron Ant Pokémon
Height 1′00″ (0.3 m)
Weight 72.8 lbs (33.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Swarm
2. Hustle
Truant (hidden ability)
Local № 138 (Black/White)
194 (Black 2/White 2)
106 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 169
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 58
226 320
Attack 109
200 348
Defense 112
206 355
Sp. Atk 48
90 214
Sp. Def 48
90 214
Speed 109
200 348
Total 484 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 Durant.

Evolution chart

Pokédex entries

Black They attack in groups, covering themselves in steel armor to protect themselves from Heatmor.
White Durant dig nests in mountains. They build their complicated, interconnected tunnels into mazes.
Black 2
White 2
Individuals each play different roles in driving Heatmor, their natural predator, away from their colony.
X
Omega Ruby
Individuals each play different roles in driving Heatmor, their natural predator, away from their colony.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They attack in groups, covering themselves in steel armor to protect themselves from Heatmor.

Moves learned by Durant

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDark 60 100
1Fury CutterBug 40 95
1GuillotineNormal
1Metal SoundSteel 85
1Sand AttackGround 100
1Vice GripNormal 55 100
6AgilityPsychic
11Metal ClawSteel 50 95
16Bug BiteBug 60 100
21CrunchDark 80 100
26Iron HeadSteel 80 100
31DigGround 80 100
36EntrainmentNormal 100
41X-ScissorBug 80 100
46Iron DefenseSteel
51GuillotineNormal
56Metal SoundSteel 85

Egg moves

Durant learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Durant egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormal
EndureNormal
Feint AttackDark 60
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
ScreechNormal 85
Thunder FangElectric 65 95

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Durant 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
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Durant does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Durant does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Durant sprites

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

Where to find Durant

Black
White
Victory Road
Black 2
White 2
Twist Mountain, Clay Tunnel, Underground Ruins
X
Y
Route 18, Terminus Cave
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Durant
Japanese アイアント (Aiant)
German Fermicula
French Fermite

Name origin

durable
hard to break, does not wear easily
ant
a species of small insect