Recover (move)

Move data

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

Effects

Recover restores up to 50% of the user's maximum HP.

Changes

In Generations 1-3, Recover has 20 PP.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Recover turns into Z-Recover 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.

Other languages

English Recover
Japanese じこさいせい (Jikosaisei)
German Genesung
French Soin
Italian Ripresa
Spanish Recuperación

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Restores HP by 1/2 the max HP.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Recovers up to half the user’s maximum HP.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A self-healing move that restores HP by up to half of the user’s maximum HP.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
A self-healing move. The user restores its own HP by up to half of its max HP.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Restoring its own cells, the user restores its own HP by half of its max HP.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Restoring its own cells, the user restores its own HP by half of its max HP.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
Restoring its own cells, the user restores its own HP by half of its max HP.
Sword​/​Shield Restoring its own cells, the user restores its own HP by half of its max HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Recover at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 80
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Level 50
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Level 60
Milotic
#350 / Water
Level 28
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 10
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 4
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 1
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 1
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 28
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 28
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Level 43
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Level 45
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 40
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 40
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 30
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 30
Mareanie
#747 / Poison · Water
Level 20
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Level 20
Pyukumuku
#771 / Water
Level 45
Appletun
#842 / Grass · Dragon
Level 24
Milcery
#868 / Fairy
Level 40
Alcremie
#869 / Fairy
Level 40
Pincurchin
#871 / Electric
Level 30
Eternatus
#890 / Poison · Dragon
Level 72

Learnt by breeding

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

Blipbug
#824 / Bug
Bug