Pain Split (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

The user's and opponent's HP becomes the average of both.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Adds user & foe's HPs. Shares total.
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.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user adds its HP to the foe’s HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the foe.
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.
X/Y The user adds its HP to the target’s HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Pain Split at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 32
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 33
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 34
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 34
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 55
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 61
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Level 45
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Level 52
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 52
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Level 42
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Level 42

Learnt by breeding

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

Koffing
#109 / Poison
Amorphous
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Amorphous
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Amorphous
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Amorphous
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Amorphous
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Amorphous
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Amorphous
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Amorphous
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Amorphous
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Amorphous
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Amorphous, Water 1

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Pain Split in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Gen 4 — Pre-evolution
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Gen 4 — Pre-evolution
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Muk
#089 / Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Staryu
#120 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Gen 4 — Special
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pineco
#204 / Bug
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shellos
#422 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Audino
#531 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor