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Helping Hand
Helping Hand PE.png
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category Status
Power: N/A
Accuracy: N/A
PP: 20, max: 32
Affects: Ally
Secondary Effect: Raises Ally's Attack
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Smart
Appeal: 1
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Smart

Helping Hand (てだすけ, Help) is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation III. In Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, it's available as TM03.


Games Description
RSEFRLG Boosts the power of the recipient's moves.
DPPtHGSS A move that boosts the power of the ally's attack in a Double Battle.
BWB2W2 The user assists an ally by boosting the power of its attack.
The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally's attack.


In battle

A move that boosts the ally's attack slightly in Double Battles.


Makes all Pokémon after the user nervous.

Super Contests

Earn +3 if two Pokémon raise the voltage in a row.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
029.png Nidoran♀ poison Monster/Field 23 25 25 25 25SMUSUM
030.png Nidorina poison Undiscovered 26 28 28 28 28SMUSUM
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground Undiscovered 1
032.png Nidoran♂ poison Monster/Field 23 25 25 25 25SMUSUM
033.png Nidorino poison Monster/Field 26 28 28 28 28SMUSUM
034.png Nidoking poison/ground Monster/Field 1
058.png Growlithe fire Field 37 17 17BW
059.png Arcanine fire Field 1
106.png Hitmonlee fighting Human-Like 1
107.png Hitmonchan fighting Human-Like 1
113.png Chansey normal Fairy 32
133.png Eevee normal Field 1 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
134.png Vaporeon water Field 1 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
135.png Jolteon electric Field 1 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
136.png Flareon fire Field 1 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
161.png Sentret normal Field 17 16 16 16 16
162.png Furret normal Field 19 17 17 17 17
183.png Marill water/fairy Water 1/Fairy 16B2W2 16 16 1
184.png Azumarill water/fairy Water 1/Fairy 16B2W2 16 16 1
196.png Espeon psychic Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
197.png Umbreon dark Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
223.png Remoraid water Water 1/Water 2 1
224.png Octillery water Water 1/Water 2 1
236.png Tyrogue fighting Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1
237.png Hitmontop fighting Human-Like 1
242.png Blissey normal Fairy 32
298.png Azurill normal/fairy Undiscovered 16B2W2 16 16 3
311.png Plusle electric Fairy 13 10 10 10XY
312.png Minun electric Fairy 13 10 10 10XY
313.png Volbeat bug Bug/Human-Like 33 33 33 33XY
314.png Illumise bug Bug/Human-Like 33 33 33 33XY
380.png Latias dragon/psychic Undiscovered 10 10 10 10XY
1 5
381.png Latios dragon/psychic Undiscovered 10 10 10 10XY
1 5
385.png Jirachi steel/psychic Undiscovered 15 15 15 15 15 14
420.png Cherubi grass Fairy/Grass 13 13 13 13 15
421.png Cherrim grass Fairy/Grass 13 13 13 13 15
447.png Riolu fighting Undiscovered 44
448.png Lucario fighting/steel Field/Human-Like 1
470.png Leafeon grass Field 1 1 1 1 1
471.png Glaceon ice Field 1 1 1 1 1
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting Human-Like/Amorphous 36 39 39XY
35 9
506.png Lillipup normal Field 12 12 12 32
507.png Herdier normal Field 12 12 12 42
508.png Stoutland normal Field 12 12 12 46
531.png Audino normal Fairy 1 1 1 12
542.png Leavanny bug/grass Bug 32 32 32
546.png Cottonee grass/fairy Grass/Fairy 31 31 31 1
547.png Whismicott grass/fairy Grass/Fairy 1
548.png Petilil grass Grass 31 31 31 3
549.png Lilligant grass Grass 1
572.png Minccino normal Field 7 7 7 4
573.png Cinccino normal Field 1 1 1 1
594.png Alomomola water Water 1/Water 2 49 49 1, 53
638.png Cobalion steel/fighting Undiscovered 25 25 13 1
639.png Terrakion rock/fighting Undiscovered 25 25 13 1
640.png Virizion grass/fighting Undiscovered 25 25 13 1
647.png Keldeo water/fighting Undiscovered 25 25 25 1
678.png Meowstic psychic Field 1 1 12
700.png Sylveon fairy Field 1 1 1
741.png Oricorio fire/flying Flying 10
746.png Wishiwashi water Water 2 6 4
764.png Comfey fairy Grass 1 6
771.png Pyukumuku water Water 1 5 5
801.png Magearna steel/fairy Undiscovered 1 1
803.png Poipole poison Undiscovered 1USUM 1
804.png Naganadel poison/dragon Undiscovered 1USUM 1
873.png Frosmoth ice/bug Bug 1
876.png Indeedee psychic/normal Fairy 20
876A.png Indeedee psychic/normal Fairy 20
898.png Calyrex psychic/grass Undiscovered 32
898I.png Calyrex psychic/ice Undiscovered 32
898S.png Calyrex psychic/ghost Undiscovered 32
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
001.png Bulbasaur grass/poison Monster/Grass TM41
002.png Ivysaur grass/poison Monster/Grass TM41
003.png Venusaur grass/poison Monster/Grass TM41
004.png Charmander fire Monster/Dragon TM41
005.png Charmeleon fire Monster/Dragon TM41
006.png Charizard fire/flying Monster/Dragon TM41
007.png Squirtle water Monster/Water 1 TM41
008.png Wartortle water Monster/Water 1 TM41
009.png Blastoise water Monster/Water 1 TM41
025.png Pikachu electric Field/Fairy TM03PE TM41
026.png Raichu electric Field/Fairy TM03PE TM41
026A.png Raichu electric/psychic Field/Fairy TM03PE TM41
029.png Nidoran♀ poison Monster/Field TM03PE TM41
030.png Nidorina poison Undiscovered TM03PE TM41
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground Undiscovered TM03PE TM41
032.png Nidoran♂ poison Monster/Field TM03PE TM41
033.png Nidorino poison Monster/Field TM03PE TM41
034.png Nidoking poison/ground Monster/Field TM03PE TM41
035.png Clefairy fairy Fairy TM03PE TM41
036.png Clefable fairy Fairy TM03PE TM41
039.png Jigglypuff normal/fairy Fairy TM03PE TM41
040.png Wigglytuff normal/fairy Fairy TM03PE TM41
056.png Mankey fighting Field TM03PE
057.png Primeape fighting Field TM03PE
058.png Growlithe fire Field TM03PE TM41
059.png Arcanine fire Field TM03PE TM41
060.png Poliwag water Water 1 TM03PE TM41
061.png Poliwhirl water Water 1 TM03PE TM41
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting Water 1 TM03PE TM41
066.png Machop fighting Human-Like TM03PE TM41
067.png Machoke fighting Human-Like TM03PE TM41
068.png Machamp fighting Human-Like TM03PE TM41
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying Flying/Field TM03PE TM41
083A.png Farfetch'd fighting Flying/Field TM41
086.png Seel water Water 1/Field TM03PE
087.png Dewgong water/ice Water 1/Field TM03PE
088.png Grimer poison Amorphous TM03PE
088A.png Grimer poison/dark Amorphous TM03PE
089.png Muk poison Amorphous TM03PE
089A.png Muk poison/dark Amorphous TM03PE
106.png Hitmonlee fighting Human-Like TM03PE TM41
107.png Hitmonchan fighting Human-Like TM03PE TM41
108.png Lickitung normal Monster TM03PE TM41
112.png Rhydon ground/rock Monster/Field TM03PE TM41
113.png Chansey normal Fairy TM03PE TM41
115.png Kangaskhan normal Monster TM03PE TM41
122.png Mr. Mime psychic/fairy Human-Like TM03PE TM41
122A.png Mr. Mime ice/psychic Human-Like TM41
124.png Jynx ice/psychic Human-Like TM03PE TM41
125.png Electabuzz electric Human-Like TM03PE TM41
126.png Magmar fire Human-Like TM03PE TM41
127.png Pinsir bug Bug TM03PE TM41
128.png Tauros normal Field TM03PE TM41
131.png Lapras water/ice Monster/Water 1 TM03PE TM41
133.png Eevee normal Field TM03PE TM41
134.png Vaporeon water Field TM03PE TM41
135.png Jolteon electric Field TM03PE TM41
136.png Flareon fire Field TM03PE TM41
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TM03PE TM41
172.png Pichu electric Undiscovered TM41
173.png Cleffa fairy Undiscovered TM41
174.png Igglybuff normal/fairy Undiscovered TM41
175.png Togepi fairy Undiscovered TM41
176.png Togetic fairy/flying Flying/Fairy TM41
182.png Bellossom grass Grass TM41
183.png Marill water/fairy Water 1/Fairy TM41
184.png Azumarill water/fairy Water 1/Fairy TM41
185.png Sudowoodo rock Mineral TM41
186.png Politoed water Water 1 TM41
196.png Espeon psychic Field TM41
197.png Umbreon dark Field TM41
206.png Dunsparce normal Field TM41
213.png Shuckle bug/rock Bug TM41
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug TM41
223.png Remoraid water Water 1/Water 2 TM41
224.png Octillery water Water 1/Water 2 TM41
225.png Delibird ice/flying Water 1/Field TM41
226.png Mantine water/flying Water 1 TM41
236.png Tyrogue fighting Undiscovered TM41
237.png Hitmontop fighting Human-Like TM41
238.png Smoochum ice/psychic Undiscovered TM41
239.png Elekid electric Undiscovered TM41
240.png Magby fire Undiscovered TM41
241.png Miltank normal Field TM41
242.png Blissey normal Fairy TM41
243.png Raikou electric Undiscovered TM41
244.png Entei fire Undiscovered TM41
245.png Suicune water Undiscovered TM41
249.png Lugia psychic/flying Undiscovered TM41
250.png Ho-Oh fire/flying Undiscovered TM41
251.png Celebi psychic/grass Undiscovered TM41
255.png Torchic fire Field TM41
256.png Combusken fire/fighting Field TM41
257.png Blaziken fire/fighting Field TM41
263.png Zigzagoon normal Field TM41
263A.png Zigzagoon dark/normal Field TM41
264.png Linoone normal Field TM41
264A.png Linoone dark/normal Field TM41
280.png Ralts psychic/fairy Human-Like/Amorphous TM41
281.png Kirlia psychic/fairy Human-Like/Amorphous TM41
282.png Gardevoir psychic/fairy Human-Like/Amorphous TM41
298.png Azurill normal/fairy Undiscovered TM41
302.png Sableye dark/ghost Human-Like TM41
303.png Mawile steel/fairy Field/Fairy TM41
337.png Lunatone rock/psychic Mineral TM41
338.png Solrock rock/psychic Mineral TM41
350.png Milotic water Water 1/Dragon TM41
355.png Duskull ghost Amorphous TM41
356.png Dusclops ghost Amorphous TM41
380.png Latias dragon/psychic Undiscovered TM41
381.png Latios dragon/psychic Undiscovered TM41
385.png Jirachi steel/psychic Undiscovered TM41
403.png Shinx electric Field TM41
404.png Luxio electric Field TM41
405.png Luxray electric Field TM41
420.png Cherubi grass Fairy/Grass TM41
421.png Cherrim grass Fairy/Grass TM41
427.png Buneary normal Field/Human-Like TM41
428.png Lopunny normal Field/Human-Like TM41
438.png Bonsly rock Undiscovered TM41
439.png Mime Jr. psychic/fairy Undiscovered TM41
440.png Happiny normal Undiscovered TM41
447.png Riolu fighting Undiscovered TM41
448.png Lucario fighting/steel Field/Human-Like TM41
453.png Croagunk poison/fighting Human-Like TM41
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like TM41
458.png Mantyke water/flying Undiscovered TM41
463.png Lickilicky normal Monster TM41
464.png Rhyperior ground/rock Monster/Field TM41
466.png Electivire electric Human-Like TM41
467.png Magmortar fire Human-Like TM41
468.png Togekiss fairy/flying Flying/Fairy TM41
470.png Leafeon grass Field TM41
471.png Glaceon ice Field TM41
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting Human-Like/Amorphous TM41
477.png Dusknoir ghost Amorphous TM41
479.png Rotom electric/ghost Amorphous TM41
480.png Uxie psychic Undiscovered TM41
481.png Mesprit psychic Undiscovered TM41
482.png Azelf psychic Undiscovered TM41
488.png Cresselia psychic Undiscovered TM41
494.png Victini psychic/fire Undiscovered TM41
506.png Lillipup normal Field TM41
507.png Herdier normal Field TM41
508.png Stoutland normal Field TM41
517.png Munna psychic Field TM41
518.png Musharna psychic Field TM41
527.png Woobat psychic/flying Field/Flying TM41
528.png Swoobat psychic/flying Field/Flying TM41
531.png Audino normal Fairy TM41
532.png Timburr fighting Human-Like TM41
533.png Gurdurr fighting Human-Like TM41
534.png Conkeldurr fighting Human-Like TM41
538.png Throh fighting Human-Like TM41
539.png Sawk fighting Human-Like TM41
546.png Cottonee grass/fairy Grass/Fairy TM41
547.png Whimsicott grass/fairy Grass/Fairy TM41
548.png Petilil grass Grass TM41
549.png Lilligant grass Grass TM41
556.png Maractus grass Grass TM41
572.png Minccino normal Field TM41
573.png Cinccino normal Field TM41
574.png Gothita psychic Human-Like TM41
575.png Gothorita psychic Human-Like TM41
576.png Gothitelle psychic Human-Like TM41
577.png Solosis psychic Amorphous TM41
578.png Duosion psychic Amorphous TM41
579.png Reuniclus psychic Amorphous TM41
587.png Emolga electric/flying Field TM41
619.png Mienfoo fighting Field/Human-Like TM41
620.png Mienshao fighting Field/Human-Like TM41
622.png Golett ground/ghost Mineral TM41
623.png Golurk ground/ghost Mineral TM41
632.png Durant bug/steel Bug TM41
634.png Zweilous dark/dragon Dragon TM41
635.png Hydreigon dark/dragon Dragon TM41
638.png Cobalion steel/fighting Undiscovered TM41
639.png Terrakion rock/fighting Undiscovered TM41
640.png Virizion grass/fighting Undiscovered TM41
643.png Reshiram dragon/fire Undiscovered TM41
644.png Zekrom dragon/electric Undiscovered TM41
646.png Kyurem dragon/ice Undiscovered TM41
646A.png Kyurem dragon/ice Undiscovered TM41
646B.png Kyurem dragon/ice Undiscovered TM41
647.png Keldeo water/fighting Undiscovered TM41
674.png Pancham fighting Field/Human-Like TM41
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark Field/Human-Like TM41
677.png Espurr psychic Field TM41
678.png Meowstic psychic Field TM41
678A.png Meowstic psychic Field TM41
682.png Spritzee fairy Fairy TM41
683.png Aromatisse fairy Fairy TM41
684.png Swirlix fairy Fairy TM41
685.png Slurpuff fairy Fairy TM41
688.png Binacle rock/water Water 3 TM41
689.png Barbaracle rock/water Water 3 TM41
692.png Clauncher water Water 1/Water 3 TM41
693.png Clawitzer water Water 1/Water 3 TM41
700.png Sylveon fairy Field TM41
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying Flying/Human-Like TM41
702.png Dedenne electric/fairy Field/Fairy TM41
719.png Diancie rock/fairy Undiscovered TM41
728.png Popplio water Water 1/Field TM41
729.png Brionne water Water 1/Field TM41
730.png Primarina water/fairy Water 1/Field TM41
742.png Cutiefly bug/fairy Bug/Fairy TM41
743.png Ribombee bug/fairy Bug/Fairy TM41
746.png Wishiwashi water Water 2 TM41
757.png Salandit poison/fire Monster/Dragon TM41
758.png Salazzle poison/fire Monster/Dragon TM41
761.png Bounsweet grass Grass TM41
762.png Steenee grass Grass TM41
763.png Tsareena grass Grass TM41
764.png Comfey fairy Grass TM41
771.png Pyukumuku water Water 1 TM41
777.png Togedemaru electric/steel Field/Fairy TM41
780.png Drampa normal/dragon Monster/Dragon TM41
781.png Dhelmise ghost/grass Mineral TM41
791.png Solgaleo psychic/steel Undiscovered TM41
792.png Lunala psychic/ghost Undiscovered TM41
801.png Magearna steel/fairy Undiscovered TM41
803.png Poipole poison Undiscovered TM41
804.png Naganadel poison/dragon Undiscovered TM41
807.png Zeraora electric Undiscovered TM41
815.png Cinderace fire Field/Human-Like TM41
825.png Dottler bug/psychic Bug TM41
826.png Orbeetle bug/psychic Bug TM41
829.png Gossifleur grass Grass TM41
830.png Eldegoss grass Grass TM41
835.png Yamper electric Field TM41
836.png Boltund electric Field TM41
856.png Hatenna psychic Fairy TM41
857.png Hattrem psychic Fairy TM41
858.png Hatterene psychic/fairy Fairy TM41
862.png Obstagoon dark/normal Field TM41
865.png Sirfetch'd fighting Flying/Field TM41
866.png Mr. Rime ice/psychic Human-Like TM41
868.png Milcrey fairy Fairy/Amorphous TM41
869.png Alcremie fairy Fairy/Amorphous TM41
870.png Falinks fighting Fairy/Mineral TM41
876.png Indeedee psychic/normal Fairy TM41
876A.png Indeedee psychic/normal Fairy TM41
885.png Dreepy dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon TM41
886.png Drakloak dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon TM41
887.png Dragapult dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon TM41
888A.png Zacian fairy Undiscovered TM41
889A.png Zamazenta fighting Undiscovered TM41
891.png Kubfu fighting Undiscovered TM41
892.png Urshifu fighting/dark Undiscovered TM41
892.png Urshifu fighting/water Undiscovered TM41
898.png Calyrex psychic/grass Undiscovered TM41
898I.png Calyrex psychic/ice Undiscovered TM41
898S.png Calyrex psychic/ghost Undiscovered TM41
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

By Move Tutor

Pokémon Type Egg groups Games
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Special move

Generation III

Generation IV

Generation V

By event

Generation IV

Generation V


Main games

Main series