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Cotton Guard
BW Cotton Guard
(コットンガード Cotton Guard)
Generation: V
Battle Data
Type: Type Grass
Category Type Status
Power: -
Accuracy: -%
PP: 10*
Affects: User
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: No
Protect/Detect: No
Snatch: Yes
King's Rock: No

Cotton Guard (コットンガード Cotton Guard) is a Grass-type move introduced in Generation V. The user covers itself with fluffy cotton, raising its defense by three stages.


Cotton Guard raises the user's Defense stat by three stages.


The user protects itself by wrapping its body in soft cotton, drastically raising the user's Defense stat.


Generation V

By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon type Level
Mareep Electric 32
Flaaffy Electric 36
Ampharos Electric 40
Swablu Normal/Flying 40
Altaria Dragon/Flying 46
Cottonee Grass 37
Maractus Grass 55
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move

By Breeding

By Breeding
Pokémon type Father
Hoppip Grass/Flying Cottonee, Maractus
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding


Moves in the games
Cotton Guard
Mareep using Cotton Guard

Moves in the anime
Cottonee Cotton Guard
Cottonee using Cotton Guard
Ramos' Jumpluff Cotton Guard
Ramos' Jumpluff using Cotton Guard

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