Where to Find Iron Valiant in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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Iron Valiant is one of the Paradox Pokémon found exclusively in Pokémon Violet, which takes the shape of a Gallade or Gardevoir with cyber-enhanced parts, making it a formidable opponent in combat. Read on, and this guide will teach players what kind of Pokémon Iron Valiant is and where to find this rare specie.

Who is Iron Valiant in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?

Iron Valiant is a Paradox Pokémon and a dual-type Fairy/Fighting Pokémon and appears to be a futuristic relative of Gardevoir and Gallade. Its arms consist of gauntlets with large blades that can detach and combine to serve as a deadly weapon.

According to the Pokédex, it has some similarities to a mad scientist’s invention covered in a paranormal magazine and it’s possible that this is the object listed as Iron Valiant in a certain expedition journal.

Who is Iron Valiant - Pokemon Scarlet And Violet
Battle against Iron Valiant

Where to Find Iron Valiant in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?

To find Iron Valiant, players must go to the Great Crater of Paldea (Area Zero). This location can only be unlocked after defeating all 5 Titan bosses in the main story. Upon reaching the Great Crater, players will then need to go to Poco Path Lighthouse in South Province (Area One), and you’ll eventually trigger a cutscene and a battle.

Afterwards, players can access the route going to the Great Crater of Paldea from the northwest side through the West Province (Area Three) where there is a purple color section on the map. Complete the final ending of the story in the Crater and players will be able to unlock Miraidon for combat use.

Where To Find Iron Valiant - Pokemon Scarlet And Violet

After finishing the story, Roaring Moon Pokémon will spawn, and finding it will be no problem around Area Zero. Head to the research lab and teleport your way to Research Station No. 2 where Iron Valiant will spawn the most.

How to Catch Iron Valiant in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?

Upon confronting Iron Valiant, players must remember that this Pokémon’s catch rate is at 3.9% making it hard to capture. Use moves like False Swipe, Hypnosis, Thunder Wave, and Disable to increase the catch rate. Not only that, trainers must stock up on the following Poké-balls so that they have a better chance of getting Iron Valiant:

  • Ultra-Ball
  • Timer Ball
  • Dusk Ball
  • Quick Ball

Iron Valiant Stats

Below are the basic stats once they catch Iron Valiant in the game:

  • HP -> 74
  • Attack -> 130
  • Defense -> 90
  • Sp. Attack – 120
  • Sp. Def. – 60
  • Speed -> 116

Iron Valiant Movesets

When a Pokémon levels up, there will be times that it will learn new moves that will improve its performance in battle. Below is the list of moves that Iron Valiant can learn:

Level

Move

Type

1

Disable

Normal

1

Double Team

Normal

1

Shadow Sneak

Ghost

1

Fury Cutter

Bug

7

Hypnosis

Psychic

14

Feint

Normal

21

Future Sight

Psychic

28

Dazzling Gleam

Fairy

35

Psycho Cut

Psychic

42

Night Slash

Dark

49

Leaf Blade

Grass

56

Moonblast

Fairy

63

Close Combat

Fighting

70

Knock Off

Dark

77

Destiny Bond

Ghost

84

Wide Guard

Rock

84

Quick Guard

Fighting

91

Spirit Break

Fairy


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