Helping Hand (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Priority +5
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Helping Hand turns into Z-Helping Hand 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 an adjacent Pokemon on the user’s team.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Boosts the power of the recipient’s moves.
FireRed/LeafGreen A move that boosts the power of the ally’s attack in a battle.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A move that boosts the power of the ally’s attack in a Double Battle.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user assists an ally by boosting the power of its attack.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally’s attack.
Sun/Moon The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally’s attack.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Helping Hand at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Nidoran♀Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Level 25
NidorinaNidorina
#030 / Poison
Level 28
Nidoran♂Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Level 25
NidorinoNidorino
#033 / Poison
Level 28
GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 12
EeveeEevee
#133 / Normal
Level 1
VaporeonVaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 1
JolteonJolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 1
FlareonFlareon
#136 / Fire
Level 1
SentretSentret
#161 / Normal
Level 16
FurretFurret
#162 / Normal
Level 17
MarillMarill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 16
AzumarillAzumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 16
EspeonEspeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 1
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 1
TyrogueTyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Level 1
AzurillAzurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Level 16
PluslePlusle
#311 / Electric
Level 4
MinunMinun
#312 / Electric
Level 4
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 36
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
Level 36
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
JirachiJirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 15
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
Level 13
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 13
LeafeonLeafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 1
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 1
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 35
LillipupLillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 12
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
Level 12
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 12
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
Level 1
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Level 32
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 31
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
Level 31
MinccinoMinccino
#572 / Normal
Level 7
CinccinoCinccino
#573 / Normal
Level 1
AlomomolaAlomomola
#594 / Water
Level 1
AlomomolaAlomomola
#594 / Water
Level 53
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 13
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 13
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 13
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 25
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 1
SylveonSylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 1
Oricorio (Baile Style)Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Level 10
Wishiwashi (Solo Form)Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 6
ComfeyComfey
#764 / Fairy
Level 1
PyukumukuPyukumuku
#771 / Water
Level 5
MagearnaMagearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

HitmonleeHitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Human-Like
HitmonchanHitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Human-Like
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
Fairy
HoppipHoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
SkiploomSkiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
JumpluffJumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
Grass
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
Grass
ShuckleShuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Bug
TyrogueTyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Undiscovered
HitmontopHitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Human-Like
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
Field
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
Fairy
ZigzagoonZigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Field
LinooneLinoone
#264 / Normal
Field
ShroomishShroomish
#285 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
BreloomBreloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Fairy, Grass
MakuhitaMakuhita
#296 / Fighting
Human-Like
HariyamaHariyama
#297 / Fighting
Human-Like
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
Fairy, Field
DelcattyDelcatty
#301 / Normal
Fairy, Field
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
Field, Human-Like
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
ShinxShinx
#403 / Electric
Field
LuxioLuxio
#404 / Electric
Field
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
Field
HappinyHappiny
#440 / Normal
Undiscovered
MunnaMunna
#517 / Psychic
Field
MusharnaMusharna
#518 / Psychic
Field
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
SolosisSolosis
#577 / Psychic
Amorphous
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
Amorphous
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Amorphous
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Water 3
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Water 3
ClauncherClauncher
#692 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
ClawitzerClawitzer
#693 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
DedenneDedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Fairy, Field