Pain Split (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

The user's and opponent's HP becomes the average of both.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Pain Split turns into Z-Pain Split and raises Defense one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Adds user & foe's HPs. Shares total.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Adds the user and foe’s HP, then shares them equally.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user adds its HP to the foe’s HP, then equally shares the total HP.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user adds its HP to the foe’s HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the foe.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user adds its HP to the target’s HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the target.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user adds its HP to the target’s HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the target.
Sun/Moon The user adds its HP to the target’s HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Pain Split 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.

MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 32
SolosisSolosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 33
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 34
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 34
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 55
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 61
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
Level 45
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
Level 52
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 60
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Level 42
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Level 42
StuffulStufful
#759 / Normal · Fighting
Level 41
BewearBewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
Level 49
PyukumukuPyukumuku
#771 / Water
Level 33
MimikyuMimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Level 50
MagearnaMagearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Level 65

Learnt by breeding

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

KoffingKoffing
#109 / Poison
Amorphous
WeezingWeezing
#110 / Poison
Amorphous
GulpinGulpin
#316 / Poison
Amorphous
SwalotSwalot
#317 / Poison
Amorphous
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
Amorphous
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
Amorphous
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Amorphous
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Amorphous
FrillishFrillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Amorphous
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Amorphous
AlomomolaAlomomola
#594 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Amorphous, Water 1