Recycle (move)

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.

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.

Learnt by level up

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

Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 32
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 34
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 34
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 32
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 1
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Level 37
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Level 37
Panpour
#515 / Water
Level 37
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 3
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 1
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 3
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Level 40

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Recycle by the various move tutors in the games.

Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Klink
#599 / Steel
Klang
#600 / Steel
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark