Type  Grass
Category  Special
Power  20
Accuracy  100%
PP  25 (max. 40)
Priority  {{{priority}}}
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user

Absorb is an offensive Grass-type move. The user regains half of the damage dealt to the target, unless the target has Liquid Ooze, in which case the user will lose health instead.

Pokémon that learn Absorb

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
#037 Icon037 Lotad Water Grass 6
#038 Icon038 Lombre Water Grass 6
#078 Icon078 Cocaran Grass Ground 9
#079 Icon079 Cararalm Grass Ground Start, 9
#080 Icon080 Cocancer Grass Ground Start, 5
#088 Icon088 Nupin Grass Electric Start
#089 Icon089 Gellin Grass Electric Start
#090 Icon090 Cottonee Grass Fairy Start
#191 Icon191 Garlikid Grass Fighting Start

By breeding

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#109 Icon109 Chicoatl
Grass Grass
#110 Icon110 Quetzoral
Grass Flying
#111 Icon111 Coatlith
Grass Dragon

By a previous evolution

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#039 Icon039 Ludicolo
Water Grass
#091 Icon091 Whimsicott
Grass Fairy