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Cotton Guard

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Cotton Guard
コットンガード Cotton Guard
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General Information
Type: Type Grass.gif
Generation: V
Battle Data
Category Status
Power: -
Accuracy: -%
PP: 10*
Effects: User
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: 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.

Effect[edit | edit source]

Battle[edit | edit source]

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

Contest Spectaculars[edit | edit source]

Prevents from being startled until the turn ends.

Description[edit | edit source]

Version(s) Description
X/Y The user protects itself by wrapping its body in soft cotton, drastically raising the user's Defense stat.


Learnset[edit | edit source]

Generation V[edit | edit source]

Cotton Guard

By Leveling Up[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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