How to train Iron Hands Build For Raid Guide in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (Pokemon SV). See how to train Belly Drum, Effort Values, recommended skills and what to bring.
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Iron Hands - Pokemon Details
High Firepower Attacker That Can Beat Enemies With A Single Blow
|Adamant||Quark Drive||Punching Glove|
|HP||ATK||DEF||SP. ATK||SP. DEF||SPD|
Iron Hands is a Physical Attacker with extremely high firepower that can be further increased by using Belly Drum. And it can restore its HP with Drain Punch, making it easy to keep fighting.
Suitable For High Difficulty Raids With Fighting/Electric Weaknesses
The Drain Punch and Thunder Punch are powerful with the Same-type attack bonus after being enhanced by Belly Drum, making it especially useful in Tera Raid Battles which are weak to Fighting or Electric type.
Drain Punch Allows It Keep Fighting
In Tera Raid Battles, getting faited may make you lose. One of Iron Hands's Strengths is that it can restore HP and deal damage at the same time with Drain Punch, making it easy to attack without getting knocked down.Best Pokemon For Tera Raid Battles & Raid Tips
How To Train Iron Hands For Raids
Training & Strengthening Iron Hands
- Catch Iron Hands at Area Zero
└ Reroll for IV if you want to save money.
- Change Nature Correction to Adamant with Mints
- Change Effort Value
- Raise Iron Hands to Lv 100
- Best Individual Value with Bottle Cap
- Find Iron Hands At Area Zero
- Change Nature Correction To Adamant In Mints
- Raise Effort Value
- Raise Iron Hands To Lv 100
- Maximize Individual Value With Bottle Cap
Iron Hands is a Violet limited edition Pokemon. Since it appears in Area Zero in the Violet, you may catch it at the Research Stations 1-3 in Area Zero. For Scarlet limited edition, you may try to get it by exchanging it with other players using the exchange bulletin board.Pokemon Trading Board
Be Selective If You Want To Save Money
Once Iron Hands are prepared, make sure to use items to raise them into an ideal individual Pokemon. Each item costs money, so if you want to save even a little money, it is recommended to carefully select its Nature, Individual Value, and Ability.
|Item||Effect / How To Obtain|
|Adamant Mint||・Change Nature Modifier to Adamant|
・Nature itself remains the same.
Purchased at Chansey Supply for 20,000 Poke Dollars
With Adamant Mint, you can turn it into Adamant with some Nature correction. If you don't have it, go to Chansey Supply in Mesagoza or other places and buy one for 20,000 Poke Dollars. However, there is no need to use Mints if the original Nature is Adamant.Chansey Evolution & How To Get (Location)
Since the original Base Stats are high, it is better to use defense and special defense than to use all of them for HP, which results in higher durability. If you find it troublesome to make adjustments, it is possible to use a 252 Attack/252 Defense or 252 Sp. Attack/252 Sp. Defense.
Use Vitamins To Increase Effort Value
|HP||HP Up ×7|
|Special Defense||Zinc ×17|
The fastest way is to use the above Vitamins to change its value if you can afford it. Although a total of about 500,000 Poke Dollars is required, it can be changed out in a more time-efficient manner.
Where To Get Vitamins & Feathers?
Vitamins are also available at Chansey Supply and Feathers are available at Casseroya Lake Glitter.Vitamins - How To Get & Uses
Get Money From Winning Battles
|Power Item (Increase specific EV gain by +8)|
|Power Weight||Power Bracer||Power Belt|
|Sp. Attack||Sp. Defense||Agility|
|Power Lens||Power Band||Power Anklet|
By capturing or destroying wild Pokemon, you can earn 1-3 Effort Value. If a Power Item is given, it is also possible to increase the Effort Value gained by 8. Power Item costs only 10,000 Poke Dollars each and is recommended for those who want to save money.Power Items List - Effects & How To Get
▼ Recommended Pokemon To Defeat To Raise Effort Value
Fastest Way Is To Use Exp Candy
|Exp. Candy L||EXP Value: 10,000|
|Exp. Candy XL||EXP Value: 30,000|
If you clear the 5 or 6 star Tera Raid,you can get Exp. Candy L or Exp Candy XL. Leveling up is the most efficient when training a single Pokemon.▶Tera Raid Battle Codes Search Board
Get Chansey If You Have Few Candy
If you do not have enough candies to raise a Pokemon to Lv 100, it is recommended to hunt for Chansey at North Province Area Three until you get sufficient candies.EXP Farming Guide
|Item||Effect / How To Obtain|
|Bottle Cap||Can maximize 1 Individual Value|
Purchased at Delibird Presents (20000 PokeDollars)
|Gold Bottle Cap||Maximize all Individual Value|
Drop Bid at Porto Marinada
Perform Hyper Training with Bottle Cap to raise Individual Value to the highest except for Special Attack and Agility.The Hyper Training can be obtained by talking to the NPC behind the Pokemon Center in Montenevera.Bottle Cap Guide - How To Get
Where To Buy Bottle Caps
Learn Special Moves
|Belly Drum||- Learn at Lv 84|
- Significant increase in firepower
|Thunder Punch||- Learn at Lv 21|
- Electric type move that delivers Physical attack damage with an electrified fist punched .
|Electric Terrain||- Learned by remembering moves|
- A move to activate Ability
|- Acquired through TM68|
- Drain Punch for stability with emphasis on recovery
- Learn by remembering the move
- Select Close Combat if you want to single blow attack targets
The ideal moves list for Iron Hands are listed above. If you want to fight consistently in the Raid, learn Drain Punch while if you want to aim for a single blow attack in the rounds, learn Close Combat.
How To Use Iron Hands In Raid
- Get Punching Gloves
- Use Belly Drum on the first turn.
- Wait for ally support before Close Combat or Drain Punch
- Get Punching Gloves
- Use Belly Drum On The First Turn
- Wait For Ally Support Before Close Combat Or Drain Punch
|Punching Gloves||Boosts the power of the holder’s punching moves and prevents direct contact with targets.|
Punching gloves are the best items to use as Iron Hands movesets revolves around punching. Another option is to give them Clear Amulet to prevent the Belly Drum from reducing the effect, or Life Orb to increase the power of the moves.
During the first turn, use the Belly Drum to raise the firepower.
After using Belly Drum, wait for the enemies to weaken then strengthen your allies. When you're done to some extent, use Close Combat or Drain Punch to attack and defeat them.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Raid Information
Tera Raid Events
|Event Period / Overview|
|[Armarouge & Ceruledge]|
Feb 6 (Fri) 00:00am - Feb 9 (Sun) 11:59pm
Armarouge & Ceruledge 4★ and 5★ will appear more often in their exclusive versions
▶ Armarouge & Ceruledge Tera Raid Event
|7 Star Greninja]|
Jan 27 (Fri) 00:00am - Jan 29 (Sun) 11:59pm (Finished)
Feb 10 (Fri) 00:00am - Feb 12 (Sun) 11:59pm
The normally unavailable 7 Star Greninja with [Mightiest Mark] will appear in Poison Tera Raids.
▶ 7 Star Greninja Tera Raid Event
▶ 7 Star Greninja Solo Guide
Feb 13 (Mon) 00:00am - Feb 14 (Tue) 11:59pm
For Valentine's the couple Pokemon, Tandemaus will appear in various Tera Types.
▶Valentine Raid Guide