Soft-Boiled (move)

Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM41

Effects

Soft-Boiled recovers up to 50% of the user's maximum HP.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, this move's name was formatted as Softboiled.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Soft-Boiled turns into Z-Soft-Boiled and eliminates any stat drops applied to the user, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Outside of battle

In the field, using Soft-Boiled will take away 20% of the user's maximum HP and give it to another Pokémon. (It is unusable if the user's HP is below 20%.)

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Soft-Boiled
Japanese タマゴうみ (Tamago Umi)
German Weichei
French E-Coque
Italian Covauova
Spanish Amortiguador

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Restores HP by 1/2 the user's max HP.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Recovers up to half the user’s maximum HP.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen Heals the user by up to half its full HP. It can be used to heal an ally.
Diamond​/​Pearl The user restores its own HP by up to half of its max HP. May be used in the field to heal HP.
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user restores its own HP by up to half of its maximum HP. It may also be used to heal an ally’s HP.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user restores its own HP by up to half of its maximum HP. May also be used in the field to heal HP.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user restores its own HP by up to half of its max HP. May also be used in the field to heal HP.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user restores its own HP by up to half of its max HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Soft-Boiled 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.

Chansey
#113 / Normal
Level 16
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Level 16

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Soft-Boiled in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor