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Defense Curl
Defense Curl
Battles
Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  40 (max. 64)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects the user
Availability
  • Not a TM, HM or Move Tutor move.

Defense Curl is a non-damaging Normal-type move.

EffectEdit

Defense Curl increases the user's Defense by 1 stage.

Defense Curl now also doubles the power of the user's Rollout and Ice Ball as long as the user remains in battle. This effect cannot be Baton Passed.

DescriptionEdit

Description
The user curls up to conceal weak spots and raise its Defense stat.

LearnsetEdit

By leveling upEdit

# Pokémon Type Egg Group Level
#027 027MS Lanshil RockIC Big Mineral Mineral 1
#028 028MS Middril RockIC Big Mineral Mineral 1
#029 029MS Shurismash RockIC Big
SteelIC Big
Mineral Mineral 1
#120 120MS Drapillar BugIC Big
DragonIC Big
Bug Dragon 14
#121 121MS Caparagon BugIC Big
DragonIC Big
Bug Dragon 14
#122 122MS Mantrake BugIC Big
DragonIC Big
Bug Dragon 14
#132 132MS Blobbos IceIC Big
RockIC Big
Ditto Ditto 13
#192 192MS Ballacle RockIC Big Mineral Human-Like 1
#193 193MS Barbarkley RockIC Big
FightingIC Big
Mineral Human-Like 1
#196 196MS Ricosheep NormalIC Big Field Field 4
#197 197MS Ricosuave NormalIC Big Field Field 4
#202 202MS Floconut GrassIC Big Grass Grass 1
#203 203MS Sappalm GrassIC Big Grass Grass 1
#204 204MS Roynapalm GrassIC Big Grass Grass 1
#271 271MS Upbote PsychicIC Big Amorphous Amorphous 1
#272 272MS Upbeddit PsychicIC Big Amorphous Amorphous 1
#279 279MS Walruse WaterIC Big Water 1 Water 1 1
#280 280MS Walruskie WaterIC Big
SteelIC Big
Water 1 Water 1 1
#324 324MS Snuffant IceIC Big Field Human-Like 1
#325 325MS Cokemmoth IceIC Big Field Human-Like 1
#344 344MS Hornigiri IceIC Big Mineral Human-Like 1
#345 345MS Hornicier IceIC Big Mineral Human-Like 1
#346 346MS Hornititan IceIC Big
GroundIC Big
Mineral Human-Like 1
#358 358MS Rolango DragonIC Big
FairyIC Big
Field Fairy 1
#359 359MS Dreameme DragonIC Big
FairyIC Big
Field Fairy 1
  • Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
  • Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By breedingEdit

# Pokémon Type Egg Group Father
#037 037MS Semdrop NormalIC Big Amorphous Monster 271MS272MS
#112 112MS Miasmer PoisonIC Big
SteelIC Big
Amorphous Amorphous 271MS272MS
#120 120MS Drapillar BugIC Big
DragonIC Big
Bug Dragon 120MS121MS122MS194MS195MS
#184 184MS Piicee PsychicIC Big
PoisonIC Big
Amorphous Monster 271MS272MS
#212 212MS Ticktac BugIC Big
SteelIC Big
Bug Monster 120MS121MS122MS194MS195MS
#279 279MS Walruse WaterIC Big Water 1 Water 1 279MS280MS
#324 324MS Snuffant IceIC Big Field Human-Like 192MS193MS196MS197MS324MS325MS344MS345MS346MS358MS359MS
  • Egg moves are currently not implemented!
  • Pokémon marked with an asterisk (*) must have this move chain bred onto them.
  • Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
  • Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
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