Swallow (move)

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Move data

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

Effects

Swallow recovers a varying amount of HP depending on how many times the user has used Stockpile. It recovers 25%, 50% or 100% of the user's maximum HP if the user stockpiled one, two or three times respectively.

Swallow also removes the Defense and Special Defense boosts given through Stockpile.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Absorbs stockpiled power and restores HP.
FireRed/LeafGreen The energy it built using STOCKPILE is absorbed to restore HP.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The power stored using the move Stockpile is absorbed by the user to heal its HP.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The power stored using the move Stockpile is absorbed by the user to heal its HP. Storing more power heals more HP.
X/Y The power stored using the move Stockpile is absorbed by the user to heal its HP. Storing more power heals more HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Swallow 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.

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Level 25
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Level 27
Victreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 27
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 39
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 50
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Level 39
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Level 45
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Level 57
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Level 1
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Level 66
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Level 32
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 34
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 33
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Level 37
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 23
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 23
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 50

Learnt by breeding

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

Seel
#086 / Water
Field, Water 1
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Field, Water 1
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Amorphous
Muk
#089 / Poison
Amorphous
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Amorphous
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Amorphous
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Field, Water 1
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Field, Water 1
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Amorphous
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Amorphous
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Field
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Field
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Dragon, Field
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
Shellos
#422 / Water
Amorphous, Water 1
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Amorphous, Water 1
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Field
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Field