Deoxys Defense Form

Deoxys, The D.N.A Pokémon. It's Defense Form. It formed when a Space Virus mutated when hit by a Laser Beam. Deoxys' Crystalline Organ is thought to be a brain. It's highly intelligent and wields PsychoKinetic powers. It is said to shoot lasers from it's chest. This Form of Deoxys is Defense based and it's stats reflect this

Battle Moveset

A Good Moveset for Defense Form Deoxys would have to be this:


Cosmic Power

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Strategy Using Defense Form Deoxys

This is for Deoxys Defense form, with its high defenses, it can take attacks, even those it has weaknesses to. This pokemon is all about defense and with the moves it can learn, its no surprise it makes a good tank.
Cosmic power raises Defense and Special defense. The more you raise your defenses, the more attacks you can take. With Recover, Deoxys can recover any HP lost. With Toxic, poison your opponent, and hope it triggers a switch, and toxic again.
However, you may have trouble against Steel types, since most are immune to toxic. You could replace a move for Psychic just for the sake of an attacking move.
The EV's and nature are needed to boost Deoxys defenses. Overall, its a good tank pokemon that has defense boosting moves to add to those already high defenses.

EV Corner:

Max out the EVs in HP for Deoxys with any remaining in Defense & Special Defense

Strategy Against Defense Form Deoxys

Defense Form Deoxys has VERY HIGH defenses, so your best bet here is to attack with Super Effective attacks. Bug, Ghost...they should work.

Contest Moveset

A good Contest Moveset for Defense Form Deoxys would have to be this for the Tough Contest best with Impish, Lax, Relaxed or Bold Nature:


Rock Smash

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Yellow Scarf

Strategy Using Defense Form Deoxys

If you do the attacks in this following order you should have very few problems; 1st - Amnesia, 2nd - Rock Smash, 3rd - Counter, 4th - Double edge, 5th - Rock smash

Locations in Games


Not In R/S


Not In Colosseum

Fire Red/Leaf Green

Island 9 on Leaf Green ONLY

Animé Appearences

Deoxys has had one Animé Appearence. It came from a Meteorite carrying a Golden Egg...however as soon as it crash landed on Earth, it got under attack by Rayquaza. It's Defense Form was used in order to brace itself for attacks from

Movie 7: Visitor Of The Space Fissure!

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