Drain Punch (move)

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Drain Punch
ドレインパンチ Drain Punch
Drain Punch.png
Drain Punch 2.png
Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  75
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  1
Earn +3 if two Pokémon raise the Voltage in a row.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Shows off the Pokémon's appeal about as well as the move used just before it.

Drain Punch (Japanese: ドレインパンチ Drain Punch) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation IV. It was TM60 in Generation IV.

Effect

Generation IV

Drain Punch inflicts damage, and up to 50% of the damage dealt to the target is restored to the user as HP. If this attack deals 1 HP of damage, 1 HP will be restored to the user. Drain Punch has a base power of 60.

If Drain Punch breaks a substitute, no HP will be restored to the user. If HP is restored to the user when its current HP is greater than its maximum HP, its current HP will be set equal to its maximum HP.

If the target has the Ability Liquid Ooze, the user will lose the amount of HP it would have gained instead.

If the user has a Big Root as its held item, it will recover 30% more HP than it normally would. Big Root does not increase damage dealt.

Generation V

Drain Punch's base PP is raised to 10 and the power is increased from 60 to 75.

Generation VI

Drain Punch cannot be used if the user is under the effects of Heal Block.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
An energy-draining punch. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad
Water 1 Water 1 44 44 44
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo
Field Human-Like 33 33 33
620 Mienshao Mienshao
Field Human-Like 33 33 33
802 Marshadow Marshadow
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
165 Ledyba Ledyba
Bug Bug
285 Shroomish Shroomish
Fairy Grass
307 Meditite Meditite
Human-Like Human-Like
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like
532 Timburr Timburr
Human-Like Human-Like
559 Scraggy Scraggy
Field Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Egg Groups Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
[[|]]
IV
TM60
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
035 Clefairy Clefairy
Fairy Fairy
036 Clefable Clefable
Fairy Fairy
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff
Fairy Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff
Fairy Fairy
044 Gloom Gloom
Grass Grass
045 Vileplume Vileplume
Grass Grass
063 Abra Abra
Human-Like Human-Like
064 Kadabra Kadabra
Human-Like Human-Like
065 Alakazam Alakazam
Human-Like Human-Like
080 Slowbro Slowbro
Monster Water 1
094 Gengar Gengar
Amorphous Amorphous
096 Drowzee Drowzee
Human-Like Human-Like
097 Hypno Hypno
Human-Like Human-Like
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan
Human-Like Human-Like
113 Chansey Chansey
Fairy Fairy
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan
Monster Monster
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
Human-Like Human-Like
124 Jynx Jynx
Human-Like Human-Like
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo
Undiscovered Undiscovered
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
165 Ledyba Ledyba
Bug Bug
166 Ledian Ledian
Bug Bug
176 Togetic Togetic
Flying Fairy
182 Bellossom Bellossom
Grass Grass
199 Slowking Slowking
Monster Water 1
242 Blissey Blissey
Fairy Fairy
252 Treecko Treecko
Monster Dragon
253 Grovyle Grovyle
Monster Dragon
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon
271 Lombre Lombre
Water 1 Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo
Water 1 Grass
286 Breloom Breloom
Fairy Grass
307 Meditite Meditite
Human-Like Human-Like
308 Medicham Medicham
Human-Like Human-Like
326 Grumpig Grumpig
Field Field
327 Spinda Spinda
Field Human-Like
331 Cacnea Cacnea
Grass Human-Like
332 Cacturne Cacturne
Grass Human-Like
352 Kecleon Kecleon
Field Field
377 Regirock Regirock
Undiscovered Undiscovered
385 Jirachi Jirachi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Undiscovered Undiscovered
427 Buneary Buneary
Field Human-Like
428 Lopunny Lopunny
Field Human-Like
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr.
Undiscovered Undiscovered
440 Happiny Happiny
Undiscovered Undiscovered
447 Riolu Riolu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like
468 Togekiss Togekiss
Flying Fairy
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous
486 Regigigas Regigigas
Undiscovered Undiscovered
491 Darkrai Darkrai
Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Egg Groups Game
BW B2W2 XY ORAS
035 Clefairy Clefairy
Fairy Fairy
036 Clefable Clefable
Fairy Fairy
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff
Fairy Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff
Fairy Fairy
044 Gloom Gloom
Grass Grass
045 Vileplume Vileplume
Grass Grass
063 Abra Abra
Human-Like Human-Like
064 Kadabra Kadabra
Human-Like Human-Like
065 Alakazam Alakazam
Human-Like Human-Like
080 Slowbro Slowbro
Monster Water 1
094 Gengar Gengar
Amorphous Amorphous
096 Drowzee Drowzee
Human-Like Human-Like
097 Hypno Hypno
Human-Like Human-Like
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan
Human-Like Human-Like
113 Chansey Chansey
Fairy Fairy
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan
Monster Monster
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
Human-Like Human-Like
124 Jynx Jynx
Human-Like Human-Like
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo
Undiscovered Undiscovered
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
165 Ledyba Ledyba
Bug Bug
166 Ledian Ledian
Bug Bug
176 Togetic Togetic
Flying Fairy
182 Bellossom Bellossom
Grass Grass
199 Slowking Slowking
Monster Water 1
242 Blissey Blissey
Fairy Fairy
252 Treecko Treecko
Monster Dragon
253 Grovyle Grovyle
Monster Dragon
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon
271 Lombre Lombre
Water 1 Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo
Water 1 Grass
285 Shroomish Shroomish
Fairy Grass
286 Breloom Breloom
Fairy Grass
307 Meditite Meditite
Human-Like Human-Like
308 Medicham Medicham
Human-Like Human-Like
326 Grumpig Grumpig
Field Field
327 Spinda Spinda
Field Human-Like
331 Cacnea Cacnea
Grass Human-Like
332 Cacturne Cacturne
Grass Human-Like
352 Kecleon Kecleon
Field Field
377 Regirock Regirock
Undiscovered Undiscovered
385 Jirachi Jirachi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Normal
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Attack
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Defense
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Speed
Undiscovered Undiscovered
427 Buneary Buneary
Field Human-Like
428 Lopunny Lopunny
Field Human-Like
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr.
Undiscovered Undiscovered
440 Happiny Happiny
Undiscovered Undiscovered
447 Riolu Riolu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
Human-Like Human-Like
468 Togekiss Togekiss
Flying Fairy
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous
486 Regigigas Regigigas
Undiscovered Undiscovered
491 Darkrai Darkrai
Undiscovered Undiscovered
531 Audino Audino
Fairy Fairy
532 Timburr Timburr
Human-Like Human-Like
533 Gurdurr Gurdurr
Human-Like Human-Like
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr
Human-Like Human-Like
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad
Water 1 Water 1
556 Maractus Maractus
Grass Grass
559 Scraggy Scraggy
Field Dragon
560 Scrafty Scrafty
Field Dragon
568 Trubbish Trubbish
Mineral Mineral
569 Garbodor Garbodor
Mineral Mineral
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus
Amorphous Amorphous
604 Eelektross Eelektross
Amorphous Amorphous
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo
Field Human-Like
620 Mienshao Mienshao
Field Human-Like
622 Golett Golett
Mineral Mineral
623 Golurk Golurk
Mineral Mineral
648 Meloetta Meloetta
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650 Chespin Chespin
Field Field
651 Quilladin Quilladin
Field Field
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
Field Field
674 Pancham Pancham
Field Human-Like
675 Pangoro Pangoro
Field Human-Like
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse
Fairy Fairy
685 Slurpuff Slurpuff
Fairy Fairy
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
Human-Like Human-Like
709 Trevenant Trevenant
Grass Amorphous
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation IV

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
427 Buneary BunearyLv. 16
Field Human-Like My Pokémon Ranch
447 Riolu Riolu
Undiscovered Undiscovered Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia - Rescue Kidnapped Riolu!
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
096 Drowzee Drowzee
Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Spooky Manor
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan
Monster Monster Dream World - Pleasant Forest
307 Meditite Meditite
Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Spooky Manor
427 Buneary Buneary
Field Human-Like Dream World - Pleasant Forest
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Rugged Mountain
533 Gurdurr Gurdurr
Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Dream Park
559 Scraggy Scraggy
Field Dragon Dream World - Dream Park
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr
Human-Like Human-Like Island Scan - Poni Plains
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target, then restores the user's HP based on the damage inflicted.

In the anime

Korrina Mienfoo Drain Punch.png Gardenia Cacnea Drain Punch.png Azure Drowzee Drain Punch.png Kylan Mienshao Drain Punch.png
Mienfoo Cacnea Drowzee Mienshao
The user's fist becomes enveloped in swirling green energy. It then punches the opponent, regaining health.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
331 Cacnea Cacnea's arm becomes surrounded by yellow streaks that spiral around its arm and its arm glows green. It then punches the opponent.
James's Cacnea Once There Were Greenfields Debut
307 Meditite Meditite punches forward and its arm becomes surrounded in green energy with white streaks spiraling around it. When the attack hits the opponent, green sparks come off the opponent and onto Meditite, causing it to gain health.
Maylene's Meditite Crossing the Battle Line! None
096 Drowzee Drowzee's fist becomes surrounded in a green energy with yellow streaks spiraling around it. It then punches the opponent.
Azure's Drowzee Beating the Bustle and Hustle! None
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad's fist becomes surrounded in a green orb of energy. It then punches the opponent.
Sean's father's Seismitoad Battling the Bully! None
Edmund's Seismitoad The Clubsplosion Begins! None
620 Mienshao Mienshao's fist becomes surrounded in a green orb of energy. It then punches the opponent.
Kylan's Mienshao Evolution by Fire! None
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo's fist becomes surrounded in a green orb of energy. It then punches the opponent. When the attack hits the opponent, sparkling green orbs of energy fly out of the opponent and into Mienfoo, draining the opponent's energy.
Korrina's Mienfoo Showdown at the Shalour Gym! None
286 Breloom Breloom's claw becomes surrounded by a black orb with blue-white sparkles, outlined in green. When it punches the opponent, green, sparkling energy appears where the opponent was hit, which flies back towards Breloom in an orb, bathing it in a sparkling green glow that heals it.
Unknown Trainer's Breloom Kalos League Passion with a Certain Flare! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Drain Punch IV.png Drain Punch V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 吸收拳 Xīshōu Quán
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Afvoerslag
France Flag.png French Vampipoing
Germany Flag.png German Ableithieb
Greece Flag.png Greek Γροθιά Αποστράγγισης Grothiá Apostrángisis
India Flag.png Hindi ड्रेन मुक्का Drain Mukka
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Drain Punch
Italy Flag.png Italian Assorbipugno
South Korea Flag.png Korean 드레인펀치 Drain Punch
Poland Flag.png Polish Skrętocios
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Soco Drenagem
Soco Dreno (TCG)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Ataque Chupão
Romania Flag.png Romanian Lovitura Istovitoare
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Golpe Agotador (DP054-DP135)
Golpe Fuga (BW065)
Drenagolpe (BW070)
Golpe Drenado (BW077)
Spain Flag.png Spain Puño Drenaje


Variations of the move Giga Drain
Physical Drain PunchHorn Leech
Special Giga Drain


Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708

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