Essentials

Pain Split

Normal status

Generation 2

Summary

Sets the user's and targets's HP to the average of their current HP.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Changes the user's and target's remaining HP to the average of their current remaining HP. Ignores accuracy and evasion modifiers. This effect does not count as inflicting damage for other moves and effects that respond to damage taken.

This effect fails against a Substitute.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Adds user & foe's HPs. Shares total.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Adds the user and foe’s HP, then shares them equally.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user adds its HP to the foe’s HP, then equally shares the total HP.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user adds its HP to the foe’s HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the foe.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user adds its HP to the target’s HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the target.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user adds its HP to the target’s HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the target.

Foreign Names

Japanese
いたみわけ (itamiwake)
Korean
아픔나누기
French
Balance
German
Leidteiler
Spanish
Divide Dolor
Italian
Malcomune
Czech
Půlená bolest

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
Jam
♥♥♥♥
Flavor text
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Lowers the Voltage of all Judges by one each.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Pain Split.

Pokémon

Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
36 37 28 32 32 Misdreavus Ghost Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 60 60 85 85 85 435
33 33 Solosis Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 30 40 105 50 20 290
34 34 Duosion Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 40 50 125 60 30 370
34 34 Reuniclus Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 110 65 75 125 85 30 490
55 55 Litwick Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 30 55 65 55 20 275
61 61 Lampent Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 40 60 95 60 55 370
Chandelure Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 55 90 145 90 80 520
45 Chespin Grass Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 56 61 65 48 45 38 313
52 Quilladin Grass Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 61 78 95 56 58 57 405
52 Chesnaught Grass Fighting Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 88 107 122 74 75 64 530
42 Pumpkaboo Small Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 44 66 70 44 55 56 335
42 Average Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 49 66 70 44 55 51 335
42 Pumpkaboo Large Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 54 66 70 44 55 46 335
42 Pumpkaboo Super Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 59 66 70 44 55 41 335
42 Gourgeist Small Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 85 122 58 75 99 494
42 Average Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 90 122 58 75 84 494
42 Gourgeist Large Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 75 95 122 58 75 69 494
42 Gourgeist Super Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 85 100 122 58 75 54 494
Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
• • • • • Koffing Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 65 95 60 45 35 340
• • • • Gulpin Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 70 43 53 43 53 40 302
• • • • Duskull Ghost Levitate
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 20 40 90 30 90 25 295
• • • Spiritomb Ghost Dark Pressure
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 92 108 92 108 35 485
• • Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
• • Alomomola Water Healer
Hydration
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
165 75 80 40 45 65 470
• • Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471
Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Vulpix Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 38 41 40 50 65 65 299
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ninetales Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 73 76 75 81 100 100 505
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Igglybuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 90 30 15 40 20 15 210
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Jigglypuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 115 45 20 45 25 20 270
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Wigglytuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Frisk
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 140 70 45 85 50 45 435
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Grimer Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Muk Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 105 105 75 65 100 50 500
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gastly Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 30 35 30 100 35 80 310
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Haunter Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 50 45 115 55 95 405
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gengar Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 65 60 130 75 110 500
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Koffing Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 65 95 60 45 35 340
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Weezing Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 90 120 85 70 60 490
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tangela Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 55 115 100 40 60 435
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tangrowth Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 100 100 125 110 50 50 535
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Staryu Water Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 30 45 55 70 55 85 340
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Starmie Water Psychic Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 60 75 85 100 85 115 520
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Porygon Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 65 60 70 85 75 40 395
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Porygon2 Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 90 105 95 60 515
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Porygon-Z Normal Adaptability
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 70 135 75 90 535
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Natu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 50 45 70 45 70 320
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Xatu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 75 70 95 70 95 470
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Misdreavus Ghost Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 60 60 85 85 85 435
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mismagius Ghost Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 60 60 105 105 105 495
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pineco Bug Sturdy
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 65 90 35 35 15 290
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Forretress Bug Steel Sturdy
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 90 140 60 60 40 465
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dunsparce Normal Serene Grace
Run Away
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 100 70 70 65 65 45 415
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Slugma Fire Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 40 40 70 40 20 250
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magcargo Fire Rock Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 50 120 80 80 30 410
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ralts Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 28 25 25 45 35 40 198
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Kirlia Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 38 35 35 65 55 50 278
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gardevoir Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 68 65 65 125 115 80 518
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gallade Psychic Fighting Steadfast
Justified
always male Amorphous 68 125 65 65 115 80 518
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Nosepass Rock Sturdy
Magnet Pull
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 30 45 135 45 90 30 375
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Probopass Rock Steel Sturdy
Magnet Pull
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 60 55 145 75 150 40 525
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mawile Steel Fairy Hyper Cutter
Intimidate
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 85 85 55 55 50 380
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 60 75 60 75 80 410
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gulpin Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 70 43 53 43 53 40 302
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swalot Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 73 83 73 83 55 467
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Lunatone Rock Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 70 55 65 95 85 70 440
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Solrock Rock Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 70 95 85 55 65 70 440
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Lileep Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 66 41 77 61 87 23 355
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cradily Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 86 81 97 81 107 43 495
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Shuppet Ghost Insomnia
Frisk
Cursed Body
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 44 75 35 63 33 45 295
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Banette Ghost Insomnia
Frisk
Cursed Body
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 64 115 65 83 63 65 455
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Duskull Ghost Levitate
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 20 40 90 30 90 25 295
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dusclops Ghost Pressure
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 70 130 60 130 25 455
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dusknoir Ghost Pressure
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 100 135 65 135 45 525
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Froslass Ice Ghost Snow Cloak
Cursed Body
always female Fairy
Mineral
70 80 70 80 70 110 480
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rampardos Rock Mold Breaker
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 97 165 60 65 50 58 495
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Shellos Water Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
76 48 48 57 62 34 325
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gastrodon Water Ground Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
111 83 68 92 82 39 475
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Drifloon Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 90 50 34 60 44 70 348
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Drifblim Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 150 80 44 90 54 80 498
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Spiritomb Ghost Dark Pressure
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 92 108 92 108 35 485
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rotom Electric Ghost Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 50 77 95 77 91 440
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rotom Heat Rotom Electric Fire Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rotom Wash Rotom Electric Water Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rotom Frost Rotom Electric Ice Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rotom Fan Rotom Electric Flying Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rotom Mow Rotom Electric Grass Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Altered Giratina Ghost Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 150 100 120 100 120 90 680
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Munna Psychic Forewarn
Synchronize
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Field 76 25 45 67 55 24 292
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Musharna Psychic Forewarn
Synchronize
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Field 116 55 85 107 95 29 487
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Audino Normal Healer
Regenerator
Klutz
½ male, ½ female Fairy 103 60 86 60 86 50 445
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Throh Fighting Guts
Inner Focus
Mold Breaker
always male Human-Like 120 100 85 30 85 45 465
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sawk Fighting Sturdy
Inner Focus
Mold Breaker
always male Human-Like 75 125 75 30 75 85 465
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Yamask Ghost Mummy ½ male, ½ female Mineral
Amorphous
38 30 85 55 65 30 303
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cofagrigus Ghost Mummy ½ male, ½ female Mineral
Amorphous
58 50 145 95 105 30 483
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Trubbish Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 50 50 62 40 62 65 329
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Garbodor Poison Stench
Weak Armor
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 80 95 82 60 82 75 474
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Solosis Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 30 40 105 50 20 290
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Duosion Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 40 50 125 60 30 370
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Reuniclus Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 110 65 75 125 85 30 490
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Jellicent Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 60 70 85 105 60 480
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Alomomola Water Healer
Hydration
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
165 75 80 40 45 65 470
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Elgyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 55 55 55 85 55 30 335
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Beheeyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 75 75 75 125 95 40 485
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Litwick Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 30 55 65 55 20 275
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Lampent Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 40 60 95 60 55 370
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Chandelure Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 55 90 145 90 80 520
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471

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