Bronzong (Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Steel/Psychic Type, and it is known as the Bronze Bell Pokémon.) is the 89th Pokémon in the
Bronzong can have one of two Abilities: Levitate, which makes it immune to Ground-Type moves that cause damage, or Heatproof, which reduces the amount of damage it takes from Fire-Type attacks and Burns by 50%. A third Ability is available to Bronzong from the Dream World, the Heavy Metal Ability. This Ability doubles its weight, which has an effect on moves that depend on either the weight of the user or the target.
Bronzor can evolve into Bronzong at Level 33.
Bronzong is in the Mineral Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Bronzong One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Bronzong takes on the appearance of a large blue bell. Its two eyes are towards its lower portion.
Bronzong is a genderless Pokémon.
Bronzong appears at Turnback Cave and Mt. Coronet in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Bronzong appears at the Safari Zone's Forest Area after placing 9 Forest Objects and 19 Peak Objects, then waiting 110 Days.
Bronzong appears on the first ten floors of the upper portion of Temporal Tower in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, but cannot be recruited, leaving evolving a Bronzor as the only means to get a Bronzong in Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness. Bronzong also appears at Star Cave B10-B15 in Explorers of Sky.
Bronzong is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Weird Mountain 10F-23F and the following floors of Legendary Volcanic Island: 31 & 32, 35, 37, 41, 44 & 45 and 47 & 48.
Bronzong appears within Hippowdon Temple in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Bronzong appears on the third floor of Oblivia Ruins in the main room and at the end of the passageway on the left in the Present, and in the Thunder Temple Missions "Are You for Riolu?" and "A Shock Everywhere You Turn" by capturing it and obtaining its Slate. Defeat the Boss in either level to retain these slates.
Bronzong appears at Frozen Tundra Tower 4-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Bronzong appears within the Arbor Area's Verdant Courts after opening up a cave with Tepig. To befriend Bronzong use Oshawott's Water Pulse to wash it.
Trading Card Game
Bronzong is listed in the 2009 Movie Premiere Pack, and is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Platinum (Team Galactic), Arceus and Next Destinies sets. Bronzong is listed as a Rare Card in the Mysterious Treasures, Majestic Dawn, Stormfront, Rising Rivals (Lucian), Arceus and Triumphant sets.
Lucian of Sinnoh's Elite Four would use a Bronzong in the episodes An Elite Meet & Greet! and Top-Down Training!. Other trainers used Bronzong in the episodes Old Rivals, New Tricks and An Old Family Blend!
Bronzong's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
Bronzong resides in the Rarelyused (RU) tier of competitive battling. With a good defensive typing that gives it numerous resistances and an immunity to go along with solid bulk and a good support movepool, Bronzong can be quite a well-rounded defensive supporter. Levitate gives Bronzong a Ground immunity and further adds to its defensive utility, as it cannot be trapped by Dugtrio unlike its Steel-type bretheren Registeel. Bronzong can run a specially defensive set that can handle Pokémon like Meloetta and Abomasnow while providing Stealth Rock support or an offensive Trick Room set that can provide utility for slower powerhouses while hitting relatively hard with Gyro Ball and Explosion. Unfortunately, Bronzong suffers from having a lack of reliable recovery, being weak to the common Knock Off, and having a low Speed stat that means that it is forced to tank a hit more often than not before it can do anything.
Bronzong is also viable in the Underused (UU) tier of competitive battling. With the ability to wall some significant threats such as Mega Aerodactyl, Kyurem, Shaymin, and Sylveon, Bronzong can be quite a good team contributor and team supporter that can provide Stealth Rock for a team. Its main advantage over other Steel-types like Mega Aggron and Forretress is Levitate, which leaves it immune to Ground attacks and Spikes. Bronzong can even use Trick Room well due to its ability to provide entry hazards and use Explosion to make way for a slow wallbreaker like Crawdaunt to wreak havoc. Bronzong's biggest flaws are its average offensive prowess when uninvested and dreadful Speed, which can lead to it being easy set-up bait for Pokémon like Reuniclus, Suicune, and Snorlax. Its lack of reliable recovery is also a problem, as Bronzong can be worn down quite easily. A Dark weakness is especially notable as Bronzong can be Pursuit trapped or hammered hard by Knock Off.
Bronzong is a niche option in the Overused (OU) tier of competitive battling. Thanks to a Ground immunity and Fighting neutrality, Bronzong can deal with some of the threats that other Steel-types struggle with, such as Latios, Mega Gardevoir, Diggersby, Excadrill, Mega Diancie, and Garchomp. Bronzong can run a solid support set due to its access to Stealth Rock or a Trick Room set that is a bit niche, but can give support to a slower Pokémon with plenty of power. However, Bronzong suffers from being Pursuit weak, being slow to the point where it has to tank a hit before doing anything, and lacking enough offensive prowess to not be setup bait against Pokémon like Mega Gyarados, Mega Charizard X, and Talonflame.
Bronzong can also be a viable option in the Uber tier of competitive battling. Due to its set of resistances and immunities, Bronzong can be a good Stealth Rock setter due to its good matchup against Defog users like Latias and Water Arceus. Bronzong can check numerous threats in the tier, such as Xerneas, Shaymin-S, Sand Rush Excadrill, Mega Diancie, and Latios. Bronzong is also not the easiest Taunt bait Pokémon due to its ability to 2HKO common Taunt users like Darkrai and Mewtwo with Gyro Ball. However, Bronzong has some common weaknesses to Dark and Ghost, and it can be set up bait against Pokémon like Refresh Mega Salamence. Its lack of reliable recovery can hamper its longevity and its offensive prowess is subpar to the point where other defensive Pokémon like Ferrothorn can take advantage.
Black 2/White 2
Bronzong cannot learn any moves by way of breeding.
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
Bronzor Exclusive Moves: Via Dream World
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)
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