Draining Kiss does damage and restores the user's HP by 75% of the damage dealt.
If the user is holding a
Big Root, the HP restored is increased by 30% (making the restored HP 97.5% of the damage dealt). Big Root does not increase the damage dealt.
If the target has the Ability
Liquid Ooze, the user will lose the amount of HP it would have gained instead.
Draining Kiss cannot be used if the user is under the effects of
X Y OR AS The user steals the target's energy with a kiss. The user's HP is restored by over half of the damage taken by the target.
S M US UM The user steals the target's HP with a kiss. The user's HP is restored by over half of the damage taken by the target.
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains from this move. STAB Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In other games
Draining Kiss inflicts damage, and ½ of the damage dealt will be restored to the user as HP.
Updates Gyms & Raids
July 30, 2016
February 16, 2017
Power: 25 → 60
Energy cost: 20 → 50 Duration: 2.8 → 2.6 seconds
S MD It damages an enemy. It also restores your HP. The greater the damage it causes, the more HP it restores.
In the anime
The user kisses the opponent, draining their energy.
First Used In
Sylveon Sylveon runs over to the opponent and gives it a kiss. The opponent starts to glow red, and a light yellow orb of energy flies off from the opponent and into Sylveon, draining the opponent's energy.
Kindergarten Chaos! Debut
Tapu Lele Tapu Lele kisses the opponent, which creates lines of light yellow waves that go from the opponent to Tapu Lele, draining the opponent's energy. Tapu Lele's body then glows a faint white, with a light green glow surrounding it.
Tapu Lele (anime)
Rising from the Ruins! None
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
The user kisses the opponent, stealing their energy.
First Chapter Used In
Sylveon Sylveon puts its lips on the opponent and kisses them. The opponent is then drained of its energy.
X & Y chapter Debut
In other generations Trivia In other languages