Recycle (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM67

Effects

User's used hold item is restored.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Recycles a used item for one more use.
FireRed/LeafGreen A move that recycles a used item for use once more.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
The user recycles a single-use item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.
HeartGold/SoulSilver The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.
X/Y The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Recycle 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.

Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 32
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 34
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 34
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 32
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Level 37
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Level 37
Panpour
#515 / Water
Level 37
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 3
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 1
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 3
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Level 40

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Staryu
#120 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 5 — Pre-evolution
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Blissey
#242 / 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
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Gen 5 — Level up
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Klink
#599 / Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Klang
#600 / Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor