Essentials

Guard Split

Psychic status

Generation 5

Summary

Averages Defense and Special Defense with the target.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 0
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 2
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 2
  • Psychic ½
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Averages the user's unmodified Defense with the target's unmodified Defense; the value becomes the unmodified Defense for both Pokémon. Unmodified Special Defense is averaged the same way.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user employs its psychic power to average its Defense and Sp. Def stats with those of its target’s.

Foreign Names

French
Partage Garde
German
Schutzteiler
Spanish
Isoguardia
Italian
Paridifesa
Japanese
ガードシェア (gaadoshea)

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Guard Split.

Pokémon

Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
55 45 45 Shuckle Bug Rock Sturdy
Gluttony
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Bug 20 10 230 10 230 5 505
48 34 34 Baltoy Ground Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 40 40 55 40 70 55 300
54 34 34 Claydol Ground Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 60 70 105 70 120 75 500
75 75 Latias Dragon Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 80 80 90 110 130 110 600
33 33 33 Yamask Ghost Mummy ½ male, ½ female Mineral
Amorphous
38 30 85 55 65 30 303
33 33 33 Cofagrigus Ghost Mummy ½ male, ½ female Mineral
Amorphous
58 50 145 95 105 30 483
50 50 50 Elgyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 55 55 55 85 55 30 335
56 56 56 Beheeyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 75 75 75 125 95 40 485
27 Carbink Rock Fairy Clear Body
Sturdy
genderless Fairy
Mineral
50 50 150 50 150 50 500
27 Diancie Rock Fairy Clear Body genderless Undiscovered 50 100 150 100 150 50 600
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • Abra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 25 20 15 105 55 90 310
• Rhyhorn Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
80 85 95 30 30 25 345
• Spinda Normal Own Tempo
Tangled Feet
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
60 60 60 60 60 60 360
• Shieldon Rock Steel Sturdy
Soundproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 30 42 118 42 88 30 350
• • • Shelmet Bug Hydration
Shell Armor
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 40 85 40 65 25 305

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