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Iron Tail
(アイアンテール Iron Tail)
Generation: II
Battle Data
Type: Type Steel
Category Type Physical
Power: 100
Accuracy: 75
PP: 15
Secondary Effect:
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: No
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest data
Pokémon Contest Spectacular (RSEORAS)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 1
Jam: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥

Iron Tail is a Steel-type physical move introduced in Generation II. Iron Tail is used by the Pokémon by hardening its tail and then proceeding to slam it into the opponent.


In Battle

Iron Tail is a physical attack that has 100 power and 75% accuracy. Additionally, there is a 10% chance that the opponent's Defense stat will be lowered.

Outside Battle


In Anime

Iron Tail has been used repeatedly throughout the Anime series, mostly by Ash's Pikachu. While each Pokémon uses Iron Tail slightly differently, the move is usually portrayed as the user's tail glowing brightly and then being hurled at the opposing Pokémon or enemy. In Pokémon Best Wishes, When a Pokémon uses Iron Tail, its tail turns into a shiny-silver Color.


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