Recycle (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 3

Machine/Record

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM67

Effects

User's used hold item is restored.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Recycle turns into Z-Recycle and raises Speed two stages, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Recycle
Japanese リサイクル (Recycle)
German Aufbereitung
French Recyclage
Italian Riciclo
Spanish Reciclaje

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Recycles a used item for one more use.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A move that recycles a used item for use once more.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
The user recycles a single-use item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.
Sword​/​Shield The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Recycle 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.

Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 24
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Level 1
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 5
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 1
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 1
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 24
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 8
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 1
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 3
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 1
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Level 28
Flapple
#841 / Grass · Dragon
Level 1
Appletun
#842 / Grass · Dragon
Level 1
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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