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Milk Drink (move)

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Milk Drink
ミルクのみ Milk Drink
Milk Drink V.png
Milk Drink V OW.png
Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
  • Usable outside of battle
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Works well if it's the same type as the one before.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Increased Voltage is added to the performance score.

Milk Drink (Japanese: ミルクのみ Milk Drink) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation II. Prior to Generation VI, it was the signature move of Miltank.

Effect

Milk Drink restores up to 50% of the user's current HP.

Outside of battle

Similar to Soft-Boiled, Milk Drink can also be used outside of battle to take away some HP from the user and restore another party Pokémon's HP.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 A move that restores HP by half of the user's max HP. This move may also be used in the field.
GSC Restores HP by 1/2 the max HP.
RSEColo.XD Recovers up to half the user’s maximum HP.
FRLG Heals the user by up to half its full HP. It can be used to heal an ally.
DPPtHGSS The user restores its own HP by up to half of its maximum HP. It may also be used to heal an ally’s HP.
BWB2W2 The user restores its own HP by up to half of its maximum HP. May also be used in the field to heal HP.
XY The user restores its own HP by up to half of its max HP. May also be used in the field to heal HP.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal 19 19 11 11 11
672 Skiddo Skiddo Grass Grass         50
673 Gogoat Gogoat Grass Grass         58
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
II III IV V VI
672 Skiddo Skiddo Grass Grass         SkiddoGogoat
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the anime

None.png Miltank Milk Drink.png None.png None.png
Miltank
The user restores an ally's HP by letting it drink its milk.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
241 Miltank Miltank has the target drink the milk from its udder to transfer its own energy to it.
A wild Miltank Got Miltank? Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

In battle

Milk Drink II.png Milk Drink III.png Milk Drink IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Milk Drink PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Outside of battle

Milk Drink II OW.png Milk Drink III OW.png Milk Drink IV OW.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

  • When using Milk Drink outside battle, if the user's current HP is exactly 1/5 its max HP, using Milk Drink to give energy to another Pokémon causes the user to have 0 HP, and thus faint.
    • This is the only known way a Pokémon may faint outside of battle by use of a move.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 飲奶 Yǐnnǎi
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Melkdrank
France Flag.png French Lait à Boire
Germany Flag.png German Milchgetränk
Greece Flag.png Greek Γάλα Αγελάδος
Italy Flag.png Italian Buonlatte
South Korea Flag.png Korean 우유마시기 Uyu Masigi
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Bebida Láctea
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Bebida Láctea
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Uzimanje Mleka
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Bebe Leche
Spain Flag.png Spain Batido


Variations of the move Recover
Status RecoverSoft-BoiledMilk DrinkSlack OffHeal OrderRoost


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