Helping Hand (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 20  (max. 32)
Priority +5
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets an adjacent Pokemon on the user’s team.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Boosts the power of the recipient’s moves.
FireRed/LeafGreen A move that boosts the power of the ally’s attack in a battle.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A move that boosts the power of the ally’s attack in a Double Battle.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user assists an ally by boosting the power of its attack.
X/Y The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally’s attack.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Helping Hand at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Level 25
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Level 28
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Level 25
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Level 28
Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 12
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Level 1
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 1
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 1
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 1
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Level 16
Furret
#162 / Normal
Level 17
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 16
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 16
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 1
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 1
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Level 1
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Level 16
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Level 4
Minun
#312 / Electric
Level 4
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 36
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Level 36
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 15
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Level 13
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 13
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 1
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 1
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 35
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 12
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 12
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 12
Audino
#531 / Normal
Level 1
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Level 32
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 31
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Level 31
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Level 7
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Level 1
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Level 49
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 25
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 25
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 25
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 25
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 1
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Helping Hand as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Human-Like
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Human-Like
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Fairy
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Grass
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Grass
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Bug
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Human-Like
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Field
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Fairy
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Field
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Field
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Fairy, Grass
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Human-Like
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Human-Like
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Fairy, Field
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Fairy, Field
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Field, Human-Like
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Field
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Field
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Field
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Undiscovered
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Field
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Field
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Amorphous
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Amorphous
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Amorphous
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Water 3
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Water 3
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
Dedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Fairy, Field

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Helping Hand by the various move tutors in the games.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Furret
#162 / Normal
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Politoed
#186 / Water
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Magby
#240 / Fire
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Minun
#312 / Electric
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Phione
#489 / Water
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Dewott
#502 / Water
Samurott
#503 / Water
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Panpour
#515 / Water
Simipour
#516 / Water
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Audino
#531 / Normal
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Flabébé
#669 / Fairy
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Furfrou
#676 / Normal
Espurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Spritzee
#682 / Fairy
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Slurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Dedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy