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Max Revive
Vitality Clump
Max Revive
Max Revive
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation I
Generation I Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation II Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation V Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VI Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VII Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VIII Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Power 30

The Max Revive (Japanese: げんきのかたまり Vitality Clump) is a type of medicine introduced in Generation I. It revives a fainted Pokémon and restores all of its HP.

Revive is a weaker version of this item.


In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A PokémonDollar.png2,000
B2W2 PokémonDollar.png5,000 PokémonDollar.png2,000


When used from the Bag on a fainted Pokémon, it revives the Pokémon and restores all of the Pokémon's HP.


Games Description
Stad Revives a fainted Pokémon, fully restoring its HP.
GSC Fully restores a fainted Pokémon.
RSEColo.XD Revives a fainted Pokémon with all its HP.
FRLG A medicine that revives a fainted Pokémon, restoring HP fully.
A medicine that revives a fainted Pokémon. It fully restores the Pokémon's HP.
A medicine that can revive fainted Pokémon. It also fully restores a fainted Pokémon's maximum HP.
A medicine that can be used to revive a single Pokémon that has fainted. It also fully restores the Pokémon's max HP.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
Route 17, Silph Co., Safari Zone, Pokémon Mansion, Victory Road, Cerulean Cave
GSC Route 44, Tin Tower, Whirl Islands, Mt. Mortar, Victory Road, Diglett's Cave, Mt. Silver
Mystery Gift
RSE Routes 121E and 133E, Abandoned Ship, Safari Zone, Magma HideoutE Lilycove Department Store Pokémon Lottery Corner (2 digits)
FRLG Route 17, Silph Co., Fuchsia City, Safari Zone, Victory Road, Lost Cave, Cerulean Cave
Colo. Snagem Hideout
XD Cipher Key Lair, Citadark Isle
Realgam Tower (Special Battle Bingo and Battle CD 47 and 48 completion prizes)
DPPt Routes 217 and 221, Floaroma MeadowPt, Mt. Coronet, Hotel Grand Lake, Team Galactic HQ, Victory Road, Survival AreaDP, Stark Mountain Jubilife TV Pokémon Lottery Corner (2 digits)
Pickup, The Underground
HGSS Route 44, Dark Cave, Bell Tower, Whirl Islands, Mt. Mortar, Lake of Rage, Victory Road, Pewter City, Mt. Moon Square, Diglett's Cave, Seafoam Islands, Cerulean Cave, Mt. Silver Goldenrod Radio Tower Pokémon Lottery Corner (2 digits)
Rock Smash (Ruins of Alph)
BW Routes 10, 11, and 15, Relic Castle, Icirrus City, Moor of IcirrusSpringSummerAutumn, Victory Road, N's Castle, Giant Chasm Anville Town (lost-and-found)
B2W2 Routes 2, 7, 13, and 20Autumn, Aspertia City, Abundant Shrine, Plasma Frigate, Giant Chasm, Victory Road, Wellspring Cave, Pinwheel Forest, Clay Tunnel, Dragonspiral Tower Join Avenue (Raffle Shop, Market)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Doctor Jules), Anville Town (lost-and-found), Pokéstar Studios (possible gift after completing a movie)
Pokémon Dream Radar (regular areas after catching Tornadus, Simulator α)
XY Routes 16 and 19, Poké Ball Factory, Victory Road, Kiloude City Lumiose City South Boulevard Pokémon Center (400 PM)
Rock Smash (except Glittering Cave)
Pokémon Village (shaking trash cans)
ORAS Routes 121 and 133, Petalburg City, Sea Mauville, Safari Zone, Team Magma HideoutOR, Team Aqua HideoutAS, Cave of Origin, Mirage Forest (north of Route 124), Mirage Mountain (south of Route 131) Mauville City PokéMileage Center (400 PM)
Rock Smash (except Mirage spots)
Held by wild Linoone (5% chance)
Secret Base ("Pick something up" with Secret Pal)
PMC PokéMileage Shop (200 PM - 20 Medals or more)
SMUSUM Routes 10USUM and 14USUM, Seaward Cave, Lush Jungle, Diglett's Tunnel, Konikoni CityUSUM, Aether Paradise, Shady House, Vast Poni Canyon (×1SM/×2USUM), Mount Lanakila (×4), Poni Coast, Poni MeadowUSUM, Team Rocket's CastleUSUM Big Wave Beach, Ula'ula Beach, Heahea Beach, Poni Beach (24 BP)USUM
Festival Plaza (Lottery shop: fifth prize, Haunted houses, PharmacySUS)
Battle Buffet (50 points or more)
PE Silph Co., Power Plant, Seafoam Islands, Pokémon Mansion, Victory Road, Cerulean Cave Cerulean Cave
SwSh Routes 8, 9 and 10, Postwick, Turffield, Spikemuth, Wyndon Pickup


This is the appearance of the Max Revive in the Sinnoh Underground.

Mine Max Revive.png
Max Revive

Wonder Launcher

Bag Max Revive WL Sprite.png The Max Revive appears as a Wonder Launcher item. It costs 14 points to use.

In spin-off games

Max Revive in Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO

A Max Revive can be used outside of battle to revive a Pokémon from fainting, restoring all of the Pokémon's HP. They cannot be used during a battle.

Pokémon can faint in Gym battles, Raid Battles, or by being knocked out of a Gym; Pokémon that faint in Trainer Battles do not remain fainted after the battle is complete.


Games Description
GO A medicine that can revive fainted Pokémon. It also fully restores a fainted Pokémon's maximum HP.


Max Revives can be purchased at the Shop in a bundle of six for PokéCoin.png180.

Starting level 30, Max Revives can also be obtained via gameplay. The player obtains Max Revives when they level up to any level from 30 onward.

Additionally, the player can repeatably obtain Max Revives by

Pokémon Card GB2: Here Comes Team GR!

The Max Revive card is available in Pokémon Card GB2: Here Comes Team GR!.

TCG2 G45 Max Revive.png
Max Revive (GB2)

In the manga

A Max Revive in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Skyla used a Max Revive to restore an injured wild Pidove in Up in the Air, during the gathering of Gym Leaders at the Celestial Tower.

N used several Max Revives to restore his Pokémon after his battle against Black, White, and Cedric Juniper in A Wretched Reunion, whilst planning to return to Team Plasma's base.

Moon used a Max Revive in PASM37 to restore Solgaleo, so that it, Lunala, and Zygarde could all unite for a combination attack to defeat Necrozma.

In the TCG

Max Revive
Main article: Max Revive (Gym Challenge 117)

Max Revive was introduced as an Trainer card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the English Original Series (the Japanese Original Era) in the Gym Challenge expansion with artwork by Hikaru Koike. It was later included as an Item card with a completely different effect and new artwork by 5ban Graphics in the English XY expansion, first released in the Japanese Collection X.

In the Gym Challenge print, this Trainer card allows the player to discard two Energy cards from their hand in order to put one Basic Pokémon from their discard pile onto their Bench. In the XY print, this Trainer card allows the player to put a Pokémon from their discard pile onto their Bench.

In the TFG

Max Revive
Main article: Max Revive (Next Quest 3)

Max Revive was included as a Trainer card in the first Pokémon Trading Figure Game expansion, Next Quest. It allows the player to move one of their Pokémon from the Pokémon Center to their Bench.

It uses the same artwork as the Max Revive Trainer card from the TCG's Gym Challenge expansion.


  • The Max Revive is similar in appearance to konpeitō.
  • Geometrically, it closely resembles the tetrakis hexahedron, a polyhedron consisting of a cube with its square faces substituted for square-based pyramids.
    • However, the Sinnoh Underground version appears geometrically different, appearing to have square antiprismatic symmetry.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 活力塊 Wuhtlihk Faai *
特級更生劑 Dahkkāp Gāngsāngjāi *
Mandarin 活力塊 / 活力块 Huólì Kuài *
特級更生劑 Tèjí Gēngshēngjì *
France Flag.png French Rappel Max
Germany Flag.png German Top-Beleber
Italy Flag.png Italian Revitalizz. Max*
Revital. Max*
South Korea Flag.png Korean 기력의덩어리 Giryeog-ui Deong-eori
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Máximo Reviver
Russia Flag.png Russian Максимальное Оживление Maksimal'noye Ozhivleniye
Spain Flag.png Spanish Revivir Máximo*
Máx. Revivir*
Thailand Flag.png Thai ยาคืนชีพชั้นยอด Ya Khuenchip Chanyot
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Mảnh vỡ sinh lực

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