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Mega Drain
Mega Drain
Battles
Type  Grass
Category  Special
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
  • Not a TM, HM or Move Tutor move.

Mega Drain (Japanese: メガドレイン Mega Drain) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move

Mega Drain is the second in a line of three Grass-type HP draining attacks, the other two being Absorb and Giga Drain.

Effect Edit

Mega Drain inflicts damage, and 50% of the damage dealt to the target is restored to the user. The amount of HP recovered is rounded down unless Mega Drain deals only 1 HP of damage. In this case, 1 HP would be restored to the user.

if used on a Pokémon with the Liquid Ooze Ability, 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. All other effects are the same.

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

Description Edit

Description
A tough attack that drains half the damage it inflicted to restore HP.

LearnsetEdit

By leveling upEdit

# Pokémon Type Egg Group Level
#018 018MS Larvades BugIC Big Bug Bug 25
#019 019MS Proboskito BugIC Big
ElectricIC Big
Bug Bug 28
#129 129MS Bongecko GrassIC Big
FireIC Big
Grass Dragon 24
#130 130MS Mariguana GrassIC Big
FireIC Big
Grass Dragon 24
#131 131MS Marleyzard GrassIC Big
FireIC Big
Grass Dragon 24
#155 155MS Faeriock RockIC Big Mineral Fairy 10
#156 156MS Sylvuin RockIC Big
FairyIC Big
Mineral Fairy 10
#157 157MS Oburonyxo RockIC Big
FairyIC Big
Mineral Fairy 10
#187 187MS Sapleaf GrassIC Big Grass Mineral 18
#204 204MS Roynapalm GrassIC Big Grass Grass 1
#225 225MS Florigrace WaterIC Big
GrassIC Big
Water 2 Grass 26
  • Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
  • Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By a prior evolutionEdit

# Pokémon Type Egg Group Stage
#188 188MS Ignut FireIC Big Grass Mineral 187MS
#189 189MS Phantash GhostIC Big Grass Mineral 187MS
#229 229MS Venowatt ElectricIC Big
PoisonIC Big
Bug Bug 018MS019MS
  • Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
  • Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

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