Essentials

Recover

Normal status

Generation 1

Summary

Heals the user by half its max 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
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
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

Heals the user for half its max HP.

Meta

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

History

Before Diamond, Pearl
Has 20 PP.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Restores HP by 1/2 the max HP.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Recovers up to half the user’s maximum HP.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A self-healing move that restores HP by up to half of the user’s maximum HP.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

A self-healing move. The user restores its own HP by up to half of its max HP.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Restoring its own cells, the user restores its own HP by half of its max HP.

Generation 6
X, Y

Restoring its own cells, the user restores its own HP by half of its max HP.

Foreign Names

Italian
Ripresa
Czech
Obnovení
Spanish
Recuperación
French
Soin
German
Genesung
Japanese
じこさいせい (jikosaisei)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
Flavor text
Increased Voltage is added to the performance score.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Recover.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Soft-Boiled Normal status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Milk Drink Normal status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Slack Off Normal status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Heal Order Bug status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Pokémon

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire Emerald Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 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.
31 26 25 25 25 25 30 30 36 36 36 Kadabra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 40 35 30 120 70 105 400
31 26 25 25 25 25 30 30 36 36 36 Alakazam Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 45 135 95 120 500
36 Alakazam Mega Alakazam Psychic Trace ¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 65 175 95 150 590
27 19 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 12 12 Staryu Water Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 30 45 55 70 55 85 340
Starmie Water Psychic Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 60 75 85 100 85 115 520
28 20 20 20 20 20 18 18 18 18 18 Porygon Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 65 60 70 85 75 40 395
20 20 20 20 20 18 18 18 18 18 Porygon2 Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 90 105 95 60 515
18 18 18 18 18 Porygon-Z Normal Adaptability
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 70 135 75 90 535
70 88 88 88 88 44 86 86 79 79 50 Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
50 Mewtwo Mega Mewtwo X Psychic Fighting Steadfast genderless Undiscovered 106 190 100 154 100 130 780
50 Mewtwo Mega Mewtwo Y Psychic Insomnia genderless Undiscovered 106 150 70 194 120 140 780
23 23 19 19 19 Slugma Fire Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 40 40 70 40 20 250
23 23 19 19 19 Magcargo Fire Rock Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 50 120 80 80 30 410
19 17 17 17 17 13 13 13 10 10 Corsola Water Rock Hustle
Natural Cure
Regenerator
¼ male, ¾ female Water 1
Water 3
55 55 85 65 85 35 380
33 33 33 33 33 23 71 71 71 71 Lugia Psychic Flying Pressure
Multiscale
genderless Undiscovered 106 90 130 90 154 110 680
33 33 33 33 33 23 71 71 71 71 Ho-Oh Fire Flying Pressure
Regenerator
genderless Undiscovered 106 130 90 110 154 90 680
Celebi Psychic Grass Natural Cure genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
48 48 48 44 46 46 50 50 50 Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
54 54 54 56 55 55 62 62 62 Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 60 75 60 75 80 410
62 Medicham Mega Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power ½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 100 85 80 85 100 510
30 30 30 30 21 21 21 21 21 Milotic Water Marvel Scale
Competitive
Cute Charm
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
95 60 79 100 125 81 540
45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 Latias Dragon Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 80 80 90 110 130 110 600
45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 Latios Dragon Psychic Levitate always male Undiscovered 80 90 80 130 110 110 600
40 40 81 81 81 81 81 Normal Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 150 50 150 50 150 600
40 81 81 81 81 81 Deoxys Defense Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 70 160 70 160 90 600
40 81 81 81 81 81 Deoxys Speed Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 95 90 95 90 180 600
46 46 46 46 46 Shellos Water Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
76 48 48 57 62 34 325
54 54 54 54 54 Gastrodon Water Ground Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
111 83 68 92 82 39 475
70 70 70 70 70 Arceus Normal Multitype genderless Undiscovered 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
24 24 24 Solosis Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 30 40 105 50 20 290
24 24 24 Duosion Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 40 50 125 60 30 370
24 24 24 Reuniclus Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 110 65 75 125 85 30 490
17 17 17 Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
17 17 17 Jellicent Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 60 70 85 105 60 480
46 46 46 Elgyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 55 55 55 85 55 30 335
50 50 50 Beheeyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 75 75 75 125 95 40 485
49 49 49 Cryogonal Ice Levitate genderless Mineral 70 50 30 95 135 105 485
49 49 49 Shelmet Bug Hydration
Shell Armor
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 40 85 40 65 25 305
49 49 49 Accelgor Bug Hydration
Sticky Hold
Unburden
½ male, ½ female Bug 80 70 40 100 60 145 495
47 Bergmite Ice Ice Body
Own Tempo
Sturdy
½ male, ½ female Monster 55 69 85 32 35 28 304
51 Avalugg Ice Ice Body
Own Tempo
Sturdy
½ male, ½ female Monster 95 117 184 44 46 28 514
Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire Emerald Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 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.
• • • • Wooper Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 45 45 25 25 15 210
• • • • • • • • Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
• • • • • • • • Lileep Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 66 41 77 61 87 23 355
• • • • Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
• • • • • Chingling Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 30 50 65 50 45 285
• Chimecho Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 50 70 95 80 65 425
• • • Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
• Bergmite Ice Ice Body
Own Tempo
Sturdy
½ male, ½ female Monster 55 69 85 32 35 28 304

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