Heatmor < Durant > Deino

Species Type
Iron Ant Pokémon Bug.pngSteel.png
Number Ability
#632 Swarm/Hustle
Height Weight
1' (0.3m) 72.8 lbs. (33kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug 90
Tier EV Yield
UU/OU 2 Defense Points

Durant (アイアント) is the 138th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Bug/Steel Type, and its is known as the Iron Ant Pokémon.

Durant can have one of two Abilities: Swarm, which gives its Bug-Type moves a 50% Increase in power when its HP falls below one-third of its maximum; or Hustle, which increases the power of its physical attacks by 50% at the cost of Accuracy falling to 80%. A third Ability is available to Durant that come from the Dream World, the Truant Ability. This Ability prevents it from attacking on consecutive turns.

Durant doesn't evolve and doesn't have a pre-evolved form.

Durant is in the Bug Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Durant One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Durant resembles an ant that is covered with a metallic hide. This hide is a natural defense mechanism to defend against predators.

[edit] Gender Differences

Durant doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Durant can be captured at Victory Road in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Durant appear at Twist Mountain and Clay Road.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Durant appears at Firebreathing Mountain Magma 3-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Durant is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Noble Victories set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Wild Durant are predominantly featured in the episode Battling the Leaf Thieves!

[edit] Movies

Durant has not made an appearance in the Movies.

[edit] Manga

Durant's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Durant is in the Under-Utilized and Over-Utilized Tiers of competitive battling. Durant is one of the strongest sweepers in these tiers. With Hustle giving Durant's base 109 Attack stat a boost and Hone Claws giving it an extra boost as well as fixing the accuracy drop from Hustle, Durant became one of the most feared sweepers in a tier that is starved for physical walls. Durant's base 112 Defense and base 109 Speed ultimately pushed it over the top when combined with its sky-high Attack stat. Its biggest hindrances are a shallow movepool paired with a low Special Attack, and a low Special Defense makes it easy pickings for Special Sweepers that manage to outpace it.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 40% Victory Road: 1F-7F
Black2/White2 15% Twist Mountain: B1-3F
Black2/White2 20% Clay Road: Entrance-Room 3
Underground Ruins

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby N/A
Sapphire N/A
Emerald N/A
FireRed N/A
LeafGreen N/A
IV Diamond N/A
Pearl N/A
Platinum N/A
HeartGold N/A
SoulSilver N/A
V Black They attack in groups, covering themselves in steel armor to protect themselves from Heatmor.
White Durant dig nests in mountains. They build their complicated, interconnected tunnels into mazes.
Black 2 Individuals each play different roles in driving Heatmor, their natural predator, away from their colony.
White 2 Individuals each play different roles in driving Heatmor, their natural predator, away from their colony.

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 226 320 .
200 223 317 348
206 229 323 355
Sp. Atk
90 101 195 214
Sp. Def
90 101 195 214
200 223 317 348

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Vicegrip Normal.gif 55 100 Physical.png
Start Sand-attack Ground.gif N/A 100 Other.png
6 Fury Cutter Bug.gif 20 95 Physical.png
11 Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
16 Agility Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
21 Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
26 Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
31 Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
36 Iron Head Steel.gif 80 100 Physical.png
41 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
46 Entrainment Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
51 X-Scissor Bug.gif 80 100 Physical.png
56 Iron Defense Steel.gif N/A N/A Other.png
61 Guillotine Normal.gif ?? 30 Physical.png
66 Metal Sound Steel.gif N/A 85 Physical.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.gif 50 100 Special.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Screech Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Rock Climb Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
Baton Pass Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Thunder Fang Electric.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Faint Attack Dark.gif 60 -- Physical.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Head Steel.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Info

Evolution Line

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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