Essentials

Withdraw

Water status

Generation 1

Summary

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
40, up to 64 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Heightens the user's DEFENSE.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Withdraws the body into its hard shell to raise DEFENSE.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user withdraws its body in its hard shell, raising its DEFENSE stat.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, raising its Defense stat.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, raising its Defense stat.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, raising its Defense stat.

Foreign Names

Japanese
からにこもる (karanikomoru)
Korean
껍질에숨기
French
Repli
German
Panzerschutz
Spanish
Refugio
Italian
Ritirata
Czech
Schování

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
Jam
Flavor text
Can avoid being startled by others.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Prevents the Voltage from going up in the same turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Withdraw.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

Pokémon

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 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.
28 10 10 10 10 10 Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
31 10 10 10 10 10 Wartortle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
59 63 80 65 80 58 405
31 Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
37 37 37 37 37 37 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
4 4 4 Shellder Water Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 65 100 45 25 40 305
Cloyster Water Ice Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 50 95 180 85 45 70 525
Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
Shuckle Bug Rock Sturdy
Gluttony
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Bug 20 10 230 10 230 5 505
7 7 7 Torkoal Fire White Smoke
Shell Armor
½ male, ½ female Field 70 85 140 85 70 20 470
5 5 5 Turtwig Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
55 68 64 45 55 31 318
Grotle Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
75 89 85 55 65 36 405
Torterra Grass Ground Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
95 109 105 75 85 56 525
7 7 Dwebble Bug Rock Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Bug
Mineral
50 65 85 35 35 55 325
Crustle Bug Rock Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Bug
Mineral
70 95 125 65 75 45 475
Tirtouga Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
54 78 103 53 45 22 355
Carracosta Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
74 108 133 83 65 32 495
7 Binacle Rock Water Tough Claws
Sniper
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 42 52 67 39 56 50 306
7 Barbaracle Rock Water Tough Claws
Sniper
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 72 105 115 54 86 68 500

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