Type  Normal
Category  Status
Accuracy  —%
PP  10 (max. 16)
Priority  {{{priority}}}
The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects the user

Recycle is a Normal-type move.

Recycle allows the user to regain a held item, such as a Berry, that the user had previously consumed during the battle. Recycle fails if the user already has a held item. Consumed items are not forgotten even if the Pokémon is switched out. Recycle cannot restore items that were transferred to another Pokémon (such as via Thief) or items that were knocked off, but can recover items consumed by Fling and Natural Gift.

Recycle can recover items consumed that were originally another Pokémon's, but transferred to the Pokémon with Recycle during a battle. However, a Pokémon may only have one consumed item at a time; if a Pokémon consumes an item, then obtains another and consumes it, the original consumed item cannot be restored, even if the second item is restored and transferred to another Pokémon. If the Pokémon that knows Recycle obtains an item after consuming one, it can still use Recycle to restore the old item as long as it has no hold item when using Recycle and did not consume any other items since consuming the old item. Once an item is restored, it is no longer treated as a consumed item, so it cannot be restored again until it is consumed again.

Recycle cannot restore a burst Air Balloon or an item destroyed by Incinerate.

It is TM67, found on Route 6 along the western edge of the large pond.

Pokémon that learn Recycle


Dex no. Pokémon Type
#088 Icon088 Nupin
Grass Electric
#089 Icon089 Gellin
Grass Electric
#097 Icon097 S51
Psychic Steel
#098 Icon098 S51-A
Psychic Steel
#112 Icon112 Tracton
Dragon Steel
#117 Icon117 Titanice
Ice Ice
#166 Icon166 Hagoop
Poison Electric
#167 Icon167 Haagross
Poison Electric
#171 Icon171 Hazma
Nuclear Nuclear
#172 Icon172 Geigeroach
Bug Nuclear
#195 Icon195 Lanthan
Ground Steel
#196 Icon196 Actan
Dark Steel
#197 Icon197 Urayne
Nuclear Nuclear

TMs and HMs
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