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Leech Life
Leech Life VIII.png
きゅうけつ Suck Blood
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Bug.gif
Category Physical
Power: 80*
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15*
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Smart
Appeal: 1
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Smart
Appeal:
Jam:

Leech Life is a Bug-type move introduced in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC Steals 1/2 of the damage inflicted.
RSE An attack that steals half the damage inflicted.
FRLG An attack that absorbs half the damage it inflicted to restore HP.
DPPtHGSS A blood-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SWSH
The user drains the target's blood. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.

Effect

In Battle

A blood-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target. If the target has the ability Liquid Ooze, the user receives damage instead. If the user has the held item Big Root, Leech Life recovers 30% more HP than it normally would. It however does not increase the damage dealt by the move.

Contests

Startles the Pokémon that appealed before the user.

Super Contests

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
041.png Zubat poison/flying Flying 1 1 1 1 1 1 31SMUSUM
25PE
55
042.png Golbat poison/flying Flying 1 1 1 1 1 1 35SMUSUM
31PE
69
046.png Paras bug/grass Bug/Grass 20 19 19 11 11 11 23PE
047.png Parasect bug/grass Bug/Grass 1, 20 19 19 1, 11 1, 11 1, 11 23PE
048.png Venonat bug/poison Bug 27 25 25 17 17 17 35SMUSUM
28PE
049.png Venomoth bug/poison Bug 1, 27RGBJP
27Y
25 25 17 17 17 37SMUSUM
28PE
071.png Victreebel grass/poison Grass 1PE
140.png Kabuto rock/water Water 1/Water 3 48PE 45
141.png Kabutops rock/water Water 1/Water 3 54PE 49
167.png Spinarak bug/poison Bug 23 23 12 12 12
168.png Ariados bug/poison Bug 25 25 12 12 12
169.png Crobat poison/flying Flying 1 1 1 1 1 35 69
290.png Nincada bug/ground Bug 5 5 5 5
291.png Ninjask bug/flying Bug 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5
292.png Shedinja bug/ghost Mineral 5 5 5 5
402.png Kricketune bug Bug 14 14 14
595.png Joltik bug/electric Bug 1 1
596.png Galvantula bug/electric Bug 1 1
616.png Shelmet bug Bug 1 1
617.png Accelgor bug Bug 1 1
636.png Larvesta bug/fire Bug 10 10 36
637.png Volcarona bug/fire Bug 1, 10 1, 10 36
714.png Noibat flying/dragon Flying/Dragon 5
715.png Noivern flying/dragon Flying/Dragon 5
751.png Dewpider water/bug Water 1/Bug 29 44
752.png Araquanid water/bug Water 1/Bug 33 56
794.png Buzzwole bug/fighting Undiscovered 29
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 TM/TR

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
027.png Sandshrew ground Field TR18
027A.png Sandshrew ice/steel Field TM28 TR18
028.png Sandslash ground Field TR18
028A.png Sandslash ice/steel Field TM28 TR18
041.png Zubat poison/flying Flying TM28 TR18
042.png Golbat poison/flying Flying TM28 TR18
046.png Paras bug/grass Bug/Grass TM28
047.png Parasect bug/grass Bug/Grass TM28
048.png Venonat bug/poison Bug TM28
049.png Venomoth bug/poison Bug TM28
140.png Kabuto rock/water Water 1/Water 3 TR18
141.png Kabutops rock/water Water 1/Water 3 TR18
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TM28 TR18
167.png Spinarak bug/poison Bug TM28
168.png Ariados bug/poison Bug TM28
169.png Crobat poison/flying Flying TM28 TR18
290.png Nincada bug/ground Bug TM28 TR18
291.png Ninjask bug/flying Bug TM28 TR18
292.png Shedinja bug/ghost Mineral TM28 TR18
402.png Kricketune bug Bug TM28
452.png Drapion poison/dark Bug/Water 3 TR18
469.png Yanmega bug/flying Bug TM28
595.png Joltik bug/electric Bug TM28 TR18
596.png Galvantula bug/electric Bug TM28 TR18
616.png Shelmet bug Bug TM28 TR18
617.png Accelgor bug Bug TM28 TR18
636.png Larvesta bug/fire Bug TM28 TR18
637.png Volcarona bug/fire Bug TM28 TR18
649.png Genesect bug/steel Undiscovered TR18
714.png Noibat flying/dragon Flying/Dragon TM28 TR18
715.png Noivern flying/dragon Flying/Dragon TM28 TR18
725.png Litten fire Field TM28 TR18
726.png Torracat fire Field TM28 TR18
727.png Incineroar fire/dark Field TM28 TR18
742.png Cutiefly bug/fairy Bug/Fairy TM28 TR18
743.png Ribombee bug/fairy Bug/Fairy TM28 TR18
751.png Dewpider water/bug Water 1/Bug TM28 TR18
752.png Araquanid water/bug Water 1/Bug TM28 TR18
753.png Fomantis grass Grass TM28 TR18
754.png Lurantis grass Grass TM28 TR18
757.png Salandit poison/fire Monster/Dragon TM28 TR18
758.png Salazzle poison/fire Monster/Dragon TM28 TR18
767.png Wimpod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM28 TR18
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM28 TR18
778.png Mimikyu ghost/fairy Amorphous TM28 TR18
794.png Buzzwole bug/fighting Undiscovered TM28 TR18
804.png Naganadel poison/dragon Undiscovered TM28USUM TR18
825.png Dottler bug/psychic Bug TR18
826.png Orbeetle bug/psychic Bug TR18
850.png Sizzlipede fire/bug Bug TR18
851.png Centiskorch fire/bug Bug TR18
859.png Impidimp dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TR18
860.png Morgrem dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TR18
861.png Grimmsnarl dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TR18
864.png Cursola ghost Water 1/Water 3 TR18
873.png Frosmoth ice/bug Bug TR18
882.png Dracovish water/dragon Undiscovered TR18
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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