Recycle (move)

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Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

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.

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 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 32
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
Level 34
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 34
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 32
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 1
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
Level 37
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
Level 37
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
Level 37
TrubbishTrubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 3
GarbodorGarbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 1
GarbodorGarbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 3
KlefkiKlefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Level 40