Recover (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Recover restores up to 50% of the user's maximum HP.

Changes

In Generations 1-3, Recover has 20 PP.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Restores HP by 1/2 the max HP.
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.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A self-healing move. The user restores its own HP by up to half of its max HP.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Restoring its own cells, the user restores its own HP by half of its max HP.
X/Y Restoring its own cells, the user restores its own HP by half of its max HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Recover at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Level 36
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Level 36
Staryu
#120 / Water
Level 12
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Level 1
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 18
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 50
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Level 19
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 19
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Level 13
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 18
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Level 71
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Level 71
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Level 1
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 50
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 62
Milotic
#350 / Water
Level 21
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 45
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 45
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 81
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 81
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 81
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 46
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 54
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 18
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Level 70
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 24
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 24
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 24
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 17
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 17
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Level 46
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Level 50
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 49
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 49
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 49
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 47
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 51

Learnt by breeding

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

Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Water 1, Field
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Water 1, Field
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Human-Like
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Water 3
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Water 3
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Field
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Amorphous
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Undiscovered
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Amorphous
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Amorphous
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Monster