Soft-Boiled (move)

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Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM41

Effects

Soft-Boiled recovers up to 50% of the user's maximum HP.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, this move's name was formatted as Softboiled.

Outside of battle

In the field, using Soft-Boiled will take away 20% of the user's maximum HP and give it to another Pokemon. (It is unusable if the user's HP is below 20%.)

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Soft-Boiled turns into Z-Soft-Boiled and eliminates any stat drops applied to the user, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Restores HP by 1/2 the user's max HP.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Recovers up to half the user’s maximum HP.
FireRed/LeafGreen Heals the user by up to half its full HP. It can be used to heal an ally.
Diamond/Pearl The user restores its own HP by up to half of its max HP. May be used in the field to heal HP.
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user restores its own HP by up to half of its maximum HP. It may also be used to heal an ally’s HP.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user restores its own HP by up to half of its maximum HP. May also be used in the field to heal HP.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user restores its own HP by up to half of its max HP. May also be used in the field to heal HP.
Sun/Moon The user restores its own HP by up to half of its max HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Soft-Boiled 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.

ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
Level 16
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
Level 16

Learnt in previous generations only

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

ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
CleffaCleffa
#173 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor