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
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Gen 4 — Special