Cobalion (Japanese: コバルオン Kobaruon) is a Steel/Fighting-type Legendary Pokémon introduced in Generation V. It also one of the legendary quartet Swords of Justice, along with Terrakion, Virizion and Keldeo.
Cobalion is a goat-like Pokémon that is mainly aqua blue with eight black dots on it (four on each side). It has a light blue spiky tail and a white scruff of fluffy white fur covering its neck. Its feet are light blue with black tipped toes and a black line separating it from the aqua blue color. Its face is light blue and the top of its head is black while the rest of the head is aqua blue. It has orange eyes and two slightly jagged orange horns on the top of its head. It has orange spiked protrusions coming of its shoulders, and its rear thighs are relatively plump.
Pokémon The Movie - Kyurem vs. the Sword of Justice
In the begging of the movie Cobalion has been training Keldeo to become a Sword of Justice along with Terrakion and Virizion, but he didn't allow him to battle Kyurem because Keldeo still hasn't learned Sacred Sword. But even so Keldeo decided to challenge Kyurem after all, Cobalion tried to stop him along with Terrakion and Virizion, but they were too late, Cobalion tried to not interfer during the battle but Terrakion did and Cobalion helped him. After they got Kyurem's attention, Kyurem frose Cobalion, Terrakion and Virizion. After Ash, Iris and Cilan took Keldeo to a Pokémon Center, Nurse Joy explained that Cobalion is The Swords of Justice's leader and that he did a lot of heroic stuff along with Terrakion and Virizion. When Ash, Pikachu and Keldeo were reaching Kyurem's lair, Ash asked Keldeo about what are Terrakion, Virizion and Cobalion like, Keldeo said that sometimes he couldn't understand what Cobalion was saying. After Ash found The Swords of Justice, he was trying to break the ice they were trapped in along with his Pikachu, Boldore and Pignite. While Keldeo was having a rematch with Kyurem, Ash and his Pokémon were still trying to free The Swords of Justice, soon Iris and Cilan joined, and together they freed The Swords of Justice. They thanked Ash and his friends for their help, after final battle ended The Swords of Justice saved Ash and his friends from Kyurem's lair when it was collapsing. After everyone was safe Cobalion officially made Keldeo Sword of Justice and crossed swords with his teammates.
Cobalion has a calm and collected demeanour, while it also has a slight hatred of humans (having fought them in the past). He is also wise, mature and he acts like a true leader.
- Between Terrakion, Cobalion, and Virizion, Cobalion has the best defense.
- The first part of this Pokémon's name is a reference to a metal, Cobalt. This is also a reference to the fact this Pokémon is a Steel-type Pokémon, as well as the Pokémon's color; Cobalt, a shade of blue.