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[[File:Type Steel/Fighting.gif|link=Steel/Fighting type]]  
Species Iron Will Pokémon
Abilities Justified
None ← 638 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves from None
Evolves into None
'(コバルオン Kobaruon)'
[[Generation V]]
Evolutionary line
No evolution line
Weight Height
Pokédex color Egg group
<font color=Blue>Blue</font>
Shape Footprint

Cobalion (Japanese: コバルオン Kobaruon) is one of the generation V legendary foursome along with Terrakion, Keldeo and Virizion. It is a Steel/Fighting type. They used to be three, Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion, until they rescued Keldeo from a forest fire. It is known as the Iron Will pokemon and bears a close resemblance to a markhor.


Cobalion does not evolve.

Game Info

Game Locations

Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black/White Mistralton Cave (Guidance Chamber) One
Black 2/White 2 Route 13 One

Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
This legendary Pokémon battled against humans to protect Pokémon. Its personality is calm and composed.
It has a body and heart of steel. Its glare is sufficient to make even an unruly Pokémon obey it. It is also the leader of the swords of justice.
Black 2
White 2
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical|Physical]]
1 Leer - 100% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status|Status]]
7 Double Kick 30 100% 30 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Physical|Physical]]
13 Metal Claw 50 95% 35 [[Steel type|Steel]] [[Move#Physical|Physical]]
19 Take Down 90 85% 20 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical|Physical]]
25 Helping Hand - -% 20 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status|Status]]
31 Retaliate 70 100% 5 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical|Physical]]
37 Iron Head 80 100% 15 [[Steel type|Steel]] [[Move#Physical|Physical]]
42 Sacred Sword 90 100% 20 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Physical|Physical]]
49 Swords Dance - -% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status|Status]]
55 Quick Guard - -% 15 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Status|Status]]
61 Work Up - -% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status|Status]]
67 Metal Burst - 100% 10 [[Steel type|Steel]] [[Move#Physical|Physical]]
73 Close Combat 120 100% 5 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Physical|Physical]]
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back


  • The first part of this Pokémon's name is a reference to a metal, Cobalt. This is also a reference to the fact this Pokémon is a Steel Type Pokémon, as well as the Pokémon's color; Cobalt, a shade of blue.
  • Cobalion along with Keldeo, Terrakion and Virizion seem to resemble Entei, Suicune, and Raikou by them all being able to walk on four legs, they are all legendary that can be used in the Gear Station, and they all seem to be tied together. Additionally, Cobalion is the same height as Entei, Terrakion is the same height as Raikou, and Virizion is the same height as Suicune.
  • Cobalion is the first Fighting-type legendary besides Arceus's Multitype.
  • The Best Pokéball to catch this Pokemon in (as well as Terrakion) is the Dusk Ball.
  • Cobalion is one of the main antagonists in Pokemon Rumble Blast. But later, turns out to be a hero as he was trying to save all the toys from Dark Rust.
    File:Cobalion rumbleblast.png
  • Between Terrakion, Cobalion, and Virizion, Cobalion has the best defense.


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