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Drain Punch

Fighting physical

Generation 4

Summary

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 2
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying ½
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 2
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic ½
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 2
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
75; percentile 54.3
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

Generation 4
TM60
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

History

Before Black, White
Has 60 power. Has 5 PP.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

An energy-draining punch. The user’s HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

An energy-draining punch. The user’s HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.

Foreign Names

Czech
Vysávací úder
French
Vampipoing
German
Ableithieb
Italian
Assorbipugno
Spanish
Puño Drenaje
Japanese
ドレインパンチ (doreinpanchi)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
Flavor text
Earn +3 if two Pokémon raise the Voltage in a row.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Drain Punch.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Absorb Grass special 25 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Horn Leech Grass physical 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Pokémon

Fighting Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Drain Punch's physical damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
44 44 Seismitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Poison Touch
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 105 95 75 85 75 74 509
33 33 Mienfoo Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
45 85 50 55 50 65 350
33 33 Mienshao Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 125 60 95 60 105 510
Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • Ledyba Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 20 30 40 80 55 265
• • Shroomish Grass Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Quick Feet
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 40 60 40 60 35 295
• • Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
• • Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
• • Timburr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 80 55 25 35 35 305
• • Scraggy Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
50 75 70 35 70 48 348
Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Black 2, White 2 Clefairy Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 70 45 48 60 65 35 323
Black 2, White 2 Clefable Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Unaware
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 95 70 73 95 90 60 483
Black 2, White 2 Jigglypuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 115 45 20 45 25 20 270
Black 2, White 2 Wigglytuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Frisk
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 140 70 45 85 50 45 435
Black 2, White 2 Gloom Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Stench
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 65 70 85 75 40 395
Black 2, White 2 Vileplume Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Effect Spore
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 85 110 90 50 490
Black 2, White 2 Bellossom Grass Chlorophyll
Healer
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 95 90 100 50 490
Black 2, White 2 Abra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 25 20 15 105 55 90 310
Black 2, White 2 Kadabra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 40 35 30 120 70 105 400
Black 2, White 2 Alakazam Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 45 135 95 120 500
Black 2, White 2 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
Black 2, White 2 Slowking Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 80 100 110 30 490
Black 2, White 2 Gengar Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 65 60 130 75 110 500
Black 2, White 2 Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
Black 2, White 2 Hypno Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
Black 2, White 2 Hitmonchan Fighting Keen Eye
Iron Fist
Inner Focus
always male Human-Like 50 105 79 35 110 76 455
Black 2, White 2 Happiny Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Friend Guard
always female Undiscovered 100 5 5 15 65 30 220
Black 2, White 2 Chansey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 250 5 5 35 105 50 450
Black 2, White 2 Blissey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 255 10 10 75 135 55 540
Black 2, White 2 Kangaskhan Normal Early Bird
Scrappy
Inner Focus
always female Monster 105 95 80 40 80 90 490
Black 2, White 2 Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 25 45 70 90 60 310
Black 2, White 2 Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 40 45 65 100 120 90 460
Black 2, White 2 Jynx Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Dry Skin
always female Human-Like 65 50 35 115 95 95 455
Black 2, White 2 Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
Black 2, White 2 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Black 2, White 2 Ledyba Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 20 30 40 80 55 265
Black 2, White 2 Ledian Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Iron Fist
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 35 50 55 110 85 390
Black 2, White 2 Togetic Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
55 40 85 80 105 40 405
Black 2, White 2 Togekiss Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
85 50 95 120 115 80 545
Black 2, White 2 Treecko Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
40 45 35 65 55 70 310
Black 2, White 2 Grovyle Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
50 65 45 85 65 95 405
Black 2, White 2 Sceptile Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
70 85 65 105 85 120 530
Black 2, White 2 Lombre Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
60 50 50 60 70 50 340
Black 2, White 2 Ludicolo Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
80 70 70 90 100 70 480
Black 2, White 2 Gallade Psychic Fighting Steadfast
Justified
always male Amorphous 68 125 65 65 115 80 518
Black 2, White 2 Shroomish Grass Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Quick Feet
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 40 60 40 60 35 295
Black 2, White 2 Breloom Grass Fighting Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Technician
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 130 80 60 60 70 460
Black 2, White 2 Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
Black 2, White 2 Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 60 75 60 75 80 410
Black 2, White 2 Grumpig Psychic Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Field 80 45 65 90 110 80 470
Black 2, White 2 Spinda Normal Own Tempo
Tangled Feet
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
60 60 60 60 60 60 360
Black 2, White 2 Cacnea Grass Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
50 85 40 85 40 35 335
Black 2, White 2 Cacturne Grass Dark Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
70 115 60 115 60 55 475
Black 2, White 2 Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
Black 2, White 2 Regirock Rock Clear Body
Sturdy
genderless Undiscovered 80 100 200 50 100 50 580
Black 2, White 2 Jirachi Steel Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Black 2, White 2 Normal Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 150 50 150 50 150 600
Black 2, White 2 Deoxys Attack Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 180 20 180 20 150 600
Black 2, White 2 Deoxys Defense Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 70 160 70 160 90 600
Black 2, White 2 Deoxys Speed Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 95 90 95 90 180 600
Black 2, White 2 Buneary Normal Run Away
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
55 66 44 44 56 85 350
Black 2, White 2 Lopunny Normal Cute Charm
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 76 84 54 96 105 480
Black 2, White 2 Riolu Fighting Steadfast
Inner Focus
Prankster
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
Black 2, White 2 Lucario Fighting Steel Steadfast
Inner Focus
Justified
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
70 110 70 115 70 90 525
Black 2, White 2 Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
Black 2, White 2 Toxicroak Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
Black 2, White 2 Regigigas Normal Slow Start genderless Undiscovered 110 160 110 80 110 100 670
Black 2, White 2 Darkrai Dark Bad Dreams genderless Undiscovered 70 90 90 135 90 125 600
Black 2, White 2 Audino Normal Healer
Regenerator
Klutz
½ male, ½ female Fairy 103 60 86 60 86 50 445
Black 2, White 2 Timburr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 80 55 25 35 35 305
Black 2, White 2 Gurdurr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 85 105 85 40 50 40 405
Black 2, White 2 Conkeldurr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 105 140 95 55 65 45 505
Black 2, White 2 Seismitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Poison Touch
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 105 95 75 85 75 74 509
Black 2, White 2 Maractus Grass Water Absorb
Chlorophyll
Storm Drain
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 86 67 106 67 60 461
Black 2, White 2 Scraggy Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
50 75 70 35 70 48 348
Black 2, White 2 Scrafty Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
65 90 115 45 115 58 488
Black 2, White 2 Trubbish Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 50 50 62 40 62 65 329
Black 2, White 2 Garbodor Poison Stench
Weak Armor
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 80 95 82 60 82 75 474
Black 2, White 2 Reuniclus Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 110 65 75 125 85 30 490
Black 2, White 2 Eelektross Electric Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 85 115 80 105 80 50 515
Black 2, White 2 Mienfoo Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
45 85 50 55 50 65 350
Black 2, White 2 Mienshao Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 125 60 95 60 105 510
Black 2, White 2 Golett Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 59 74 50 35 50 35 303
Black 2, White 2 Golurk Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 89 124 80 55 80 55 483
Black 2, White 2 Aria Meloetta Normal Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 77 77 128 128 90 600
Black 2, White 2 Meloetta Pirouette Meloetta Normal Fighting Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 128 90 77 77 128 600
Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
60 Clefairy Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 70 45 48 60 65 35 323
60 Clefable Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Unaware
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 95 70 73 95 90 60 483
60 Jigglypuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 115 45 20 45 25 20 270
60 Wigglytuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Frisk
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 140 70 45 85 50 45 435
60 Gloom Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Stench
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 65 70 85 75 40 395
60 Vileplume Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Effect Spore
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 85 110 90 50 490
60 Bellossom Grass Chlorophyll
Healer
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 95 90 100 50 490
60 Abra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 25 20 15 105 55 90 310
60 Kadabra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 40 35 30 120 70 105 400
60 Alakazam Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 45 135 95 120 500
60 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
60 Slowking Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 80 100 110 30 490
60 Gengar Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 65 60 130 75 110 500
60 Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
60 Hypno Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
60 Hitmonchan Fighting Keen Eye
Iron Fist
Inner Focus
always male Human-Like 50 105 79 35 110 76 455
60 Happiny Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Friend Guard
always female Undiscovered 100 5 5 15 65 30 220
60 Chansey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 250 5 5 35 105 50 450
60 Blissey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 255 10 10 75 135 55 540
60 Kangaskhan Normal Early Bird
Scrappy
Inner Focus
always female Monster 105 95 80 40 80 90 490
60 Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 25 45 70 90 60 310
60 Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 40 45 65 100 120 90 460
60 Jynx Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Dry Skin
always female Human-Like 65 50 35 115 95 95 455
60 Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
60 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
60 Ledyba Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 20 30 40 80 55 265
60 Ledian Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Iron Fist
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 35 50 55 110 85 390
60 Togetic Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
55 40 85 80 105 40 405
60 Togekiss Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
85 50 95 120 115 80 545
60 Treecko Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
40 45 35 65 55 70 310
60 Grovyle Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
50 65 45 85 65 95 405
60 Sceptile Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
70 85 65 105 85 120 530
60 Lombre Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
60 50 50 60 70 50 340
60 Ludicolo Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
80 70 70 90 100 70 480
60 Gallade Psychic Fighting Steadfast
Justified
always male Amorphous 68 125 65 65 115 80 518
60 Breloom Grass Fighting Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Technician
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 130 80 60 60 70 460
60 Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
60 Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 60 75 60 75 80 410
60 Grumpig Psychic Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Field 80 45 65 90 110 80 470
60 Spinda Normal Own Tempo
Tangled Feet
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
60 60 60 60 60 60 360
60 Cacnea Grass Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
50 85 40 85 40 35 335
60 Cacturne Grass Dark Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
70 115 60 115 60 55 475
60 Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
60 Regirock Rock Clear Body
Sturdy
genderless Undiscovered 80 100 200 50 100 50 580
60 Jirachi Steel Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
60 Normal Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 150 50 150 50 150 600
60 Deoxys Attack Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 180 20 180 20 150 600
60 Deoxys Defense Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 70 160 70 160 90 600
60 Deoxys Speed Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 95 90 95 90 180 600
60 Buneary Normal Run Away
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
55 66 44 44 56 85 350
60 Lopunny Normal Cute Charm
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 76 84 54 96 105 480
60 Riolu Fighting Steadfast
Inner Focus
Prankster
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
60 Lucario Fighting Steel Steadfast
Inner Focus
Justified
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
70 110 70 115 70 90 525
60 Regigigas Normal Slow Start genderless Undiscovered 110 160 110 80 110 100 670
60 Darkrai Dark Bad Dreams genderless Undiscovered 70 90 90 135 90 125 600

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