Essentials

Synthesis

Grass status

Generation 2

Summary

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
5, up to 8 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
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

Heals the user for half its max HP.

During Sunny Day, the healing is increased to 2/3 max HP.

During Hail, Rain Dance, or Sandstorm, the healing is decreased to 1/4 max HP.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Restores HP (varies by time).

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Restores HP. The amount varies with the weather.

FireRed, LeafGreen

Restores the user’s HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Foreign Names

Japanese
こうごうせい (kougousei)
Korean
광합성
French
Synthèse
German
Synthese
Spanish
Síntesis
Italian
Sintesi
Czech
Syntéza

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
Jam
Flavor text
The appeal's quality depends on its timing.
Use after
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 Synthesis.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Morning Sun Normal status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

Moonlight Fairy status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

Pokémon

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Generation 4 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.
39 39 39 33 33 33 33 Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
47 47 47 39 39 39 39 Ivysaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 63 80 80 60 405
53 53 53 45 45 45 45 Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 83 100 100 80 525
45 Venusaur Mega Venusaur Grass Poison Thick Fat ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 100 123 122 120 80 625
29 29 33 33 Leafeon Grass Leaf Guard
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 110 130 60 65 95 525
22 22 22 12 12 12 12 Chikorita Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 65 49 65 45 318
23 23 23 12 12 12 12 Bayleef Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 80 63 80 60 405
23 23 23 12 12 12 12 Meganium Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 100 83 100 80 525
5 5 4 4 4 4 Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
35 35 40 35 55 50 250
Skiploom Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
55 45 50 45 65 80 340
Jumpluff Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
75 55 70 55 95 110 460
31 31 37 33 33 28 28 Sunkern Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 30 30 30 30 30 30 180
21 21 21 21 21 Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
57 46 46 46 46 Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
50 60 45 100 80 65 400
47 41 41 41 41 Tropius Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
99 68 83 72 87 51 460
33 33 33 33 Turtwig Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
55 68 64 45 55 31 318
37 37 37 37 Grotle Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
75 89 85 55 65 36 405
39 39 39 39 Torterra Grass Ground Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
95 109 105 75 85 56 525
28 28 28 28 Land Shaymin Grass Natural Cure genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
17 17 17 Petilil Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 45 35 50 70 50 30 280
Lilligant Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 70 60 75 110 75 90 480
15 15 15 Maractus Grass Water Absorb
Chlorophyll
Storm Drain
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 86 67 106 67 60 461
35 35 35 Foongus Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 69 55 45 55 55 15 294
35 35 35 Amoonguss Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 114 85 70 85 80 30 464
20 Skiddo Grass Sap Sipper
Grass Pelt
½ male, ½ female Field 66 65 48 62 57 52 350
20 Gogoat Grass Sap Sipper
Grass Pelt
½ male, ½ female Field 123 100 62 97 81 68 531
Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Generation 4 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.
• • • • • • • Oddish Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Grass 45 50 55 75 65 30 320
• • • • • • • Bellsprout Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 50 75 35 70 30 40 300
• • • • • • • Exeggcute Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 40 80 60 45 40 325
• • • • Treecko Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
40 45 35 65 55 70 310
• • • • • Lotad Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
40 30 30 40 50 30 220
• • • • Budew Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 40 30 35 50 70 55 280
• • • • • Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
50 60 45 100 80 65 400
• • • • Tropius Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
99 68 83 72 87 51 460
• • • • Carnivine Grass Levitate ½ male, ½ female Grass 74 100 72 90 72 46 454
• • • Deerling Normal Grass Chlorophyll
Sap Sipper
Serene Grace
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 50 40 50 75 335
• Chespin Grass Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 56 61 65 48 45 38 313
Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 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.
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ivysaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 63 80 80 60 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 83 100 100 80 525
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Oddish Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Grass 45 50 55 75 65 30 320
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gloom Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Stench
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 65 70 85 75 40 395
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Vileplume Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Effect Spore
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 85 110 90 50 490
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bellossom Grass Chlorophyll
Healer
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 95 90 100 50 490
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Paras Bug Grass Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
½ male, ½ female Bug
Grass
35 70 55 45 55 25 285
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Parasect Bug Grass Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
½ male, ½ female Bug
Grass
60 95 80 60 80 30 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bellsprout Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 50 75 35 70 30 40 300
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Weepinbell Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 90 50 85 45 55 390
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Victreebel Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 80 105 65 100 70 70 490
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Exeggcute Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 40 80 60 45 40 325
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Exeggutor Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 95 95 85 125 65 55 520
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tangela Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 55 115 100 40 60 435
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tangrowth Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 100 100 125 110 50 50 535
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Leafeon Grass Leaf Guard
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 110 130 60 65 95 525
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Chikorita Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 65 49 65 45 318
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bayleef Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 80 63 80 60 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Meganium Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 100 83 100 80 525
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
35 35 40 35 55 50 250
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Skiploom Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
55 45 50 45 65 80 340
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Jumpluff Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
75 55 70 55 95 110 460
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sunkern Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 30 30 30 30 30 30 180
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sunflora Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 75 55 105 85 30 425
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Celebi Psychic Grass Natural Cure genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Treecko Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
40 45 35 65 55 70 310
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Grovyle Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
50 65 45 85 65 95 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sceptile Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
70 85 65 105 85 120 530
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Lotad Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
40 30 30 40 50 30 220
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver 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
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver 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
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Nuzleaf Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
70 70 40 60 40 60 340
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Shiftry Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
90 100 60 90 60 80 480
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver 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
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver 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
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Budew Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 40 30 35 50 70 55 280
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
50 60 45 100 80 65 400
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roserade Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Technician
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 70 65 125 105 90 515
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cacnea Grass Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
50 85 40 85 40 35 335
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver 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
Platinum 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
Platinum 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
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tropius Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
99 68 83 72 87 51 460
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Turtwig Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
55 68 64 45 55 31 318
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Grotle Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
75 89 85 55 65 36 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Torterra Grass Ground Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
95 109 105 75 85 56 525
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Plant Wormadam Bug Grass Anticipation
Overcoat
always female Bug 60 59 85 79 105 36 424
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cherubi Grass Chlorophyll ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
45 35 45 62 53 35 275
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cherrim Grass Flower Gift ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
70 60 70 87 78 85 450
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Carnivine Grass Levitate ½ male, ½ female Grass 74 100 72 90 72 46 454
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snover Grass Ice Snow Warning
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
60 62 50 62 60 40 334
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Abomasnow Grass Ice Snow Warning
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
90 92 75 92 85 60 494
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Land Shaymin Grass Natural Cure genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Shaymin Sky Shaymin Grass Flying Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 103 75 120 75 127 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snivy Grass Overgrow
Contrary
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Grass
45 45 55 45 55 63 308
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Servine Grass Overgrow
Contrary
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Grass
60 60 75 60 75 83 413
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Serperior Grass Overgrow
Contrary
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Grass
75 75 95 75 95 113 528
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pansage Grass Gluttony
Overgrow
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Simisage Grass Gluttony
Overgrow
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sewaddle Bug Grass Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 45 53 70 40 60 42 310
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swadloon Bug Grass Leaf Guard
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 63 90 50 80 42 380
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Leavanny Bug Grass Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 103 80 70 80 92 500
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Petilil Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 45 35 50 70 50 30 280
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Lilligant Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 70 60 75 110 75 90 480
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Maractus Grass Water Absorb
Chlorophyll
Storm Drain
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 86 67 106 67 60 461
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Deerling Normal Grass Chlorophyll
Sap Sipper
Serene Grace
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 50 40 50 75 335
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sawsbuck Normal Grass Chlorophyll
Sap Sipper
Serene Grace
½ male, ½ female Field 80 100 70 60 70 95 475
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Foongus Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 69 55 45 55 55 15 294
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Amoonguss Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 114 85 70 85 80 30 464
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Virizion Grass Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 90 72 90 129 108 580

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