Natural Cure (Ability)

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Natural Cure しぜんかいふく
Natural Recovery
Flavor text
Generation III
Heals upon switching out.
Generation IV
All status problems are healed upon switching out.DPPt
All status problems heal when it switches out.HGSS
Generation V
All status problems heal when it switches out.
Generation VI
All status conditions heal when the Pokémon switches out.
Generation VII
All status conditions heal when the Pokémon switches out.
Generation VIII
All status conditions heal when the Pokémon switches out.

Natural Cure (Japanese: しぜんかいふく Natural Recovery) is an Ability introduced in Generation III.

Effect

In battle

Generation III

Natural Cure heals any status conditions upon switching out.

This effect will occur if Natural Cure is the Pokémon's Ability in battle when it switches out and is not suppressed; a Pokémon that obtained the Ability with Trace will have its status condition cured when it switches out, whereas a Pokémon which has Natural Cure but has been affected by Gastro Acid will not.

Generation IV onward

Natural Cure also heals any status conditions upon completing a battle (if it was in battle at the end of the battle).

Outside of battle

From Generation IV onward, Natural Cure automatically heals status conditions upon the end of a battle.

Pokémon with Natural Cure

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Chansey Chansey
Normal Normal Natural Cure Serene Grace Healer
Staryu Staryu
Water Water Illuminate Natural Cure Analytic
Starmie Starmie
Water Psychic Illuminate Natural Cure Analytic
Corsola Corsola
Water Rock Hustle Natural Cure Regenerator
Blissey Blissey
Normal Normal Natural Cure Serene Grace Healer
Celebi Celebi
Psychic Grass Natural Cure None None
Roselia Roselia
Grass Poison Natural Cure Poison Point Leaf Guard
Swablu Swablu
Normal Flying Natural Cure None Cloud Nine
Altaria Altaria
Dragon Flying Natural Cure None Cloud Nine
Budew Budew
Grass Poison Natural Cure Poison Point Leaf Guard
Roserade Roserade
Grass Poison Natural Cure Poison Point Technician
Happiny Happiny
Normal Normal Natural Cure Serene Grace Friend Guard
Shaymin Shaymin
Land Forme
Grass Grass Natural Cure None None
Phantump Phantump
Ghost Grass Natural Cure Frisk Harvest
Trevenant Trevenant
Ghost Grass Natural Cure Frisk Harvest
Comfey Comfey
Fairy Fairy Flower Veil Triage Natural Cure
Pawmi Pawmi
Electric Electric Static Natural Cure ???
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VIII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII or later.
  • For Generation VII games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VIII or later.

In other games

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Natural Cure is Blissey's and Trevenant's Ability.

Blissey's removes all debuffs from the user every 6 seconds. This will trigger even if Blissey currently has no debuffs.

Trevenant's causes the user to recover HP every .5s for 4s, after falling below 35% HP and it also reduces the cooldowns of the user's moves by 1s every second. When the HP recovery effect ends, this ability goes on a 100s cooldown, but each time the user hits an opponent with any of its moves, this ability's cooldown gets decreased by 1s (but not more often than every .5s).

Description

Games Description
MDRB Recovers quickly from status problems.
MDTDS Helps the Pokémon recover from status problems more quickly.
BSL わるい じょうたいが なおるのが ふつうより はやい
MDGtI Unavailable
SMD Sometimes it cures every single bad status condition the Pokémon has!
MDRTDX This Ability sometimes cures every bad status condition the Pokémon has.

In the anime

None.png Cynthia Roserade Natural Cure.png None.png None.png
Roserade
All status conditions heal when the Pokémon switches out.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Roserade Roserade Roserade's status conditions are healed when it is returned to its Poké Ball.
Cynthia's Roserade JN123 Debut


  • In The Power of Us, during two simultaneous disasters in Fula City, Toren and his fellow Scientists attempted to create an elixir out of Natural Cure in the Pokémon Research Pavilion. However, a blackout occurred before the solution could be finished, forcing Toren to improvise with Team Rocket's Lum Berries.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Trivia

  • In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, Natural Cure is mistranslated as Natural Recovery, a direct translation of its Japanese name.
  • Due to the user interface displaying how many of the opponent's Pokémon have status conditions, even though Natural Cure does not have an activation message, it is possible to deduce that a Pokémon had Natural Cure the next time the Poké Balls representing the opponent's party are displayed.
    • In Generation III, this is when the opponent switches Pokémon.
    • In Generation IV, this is both when the opponent switches Pokémon and on the move selection screen.
    • From Generation V onward, it is visible on the move selection screen only.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 自然恢復 Jihyìhn Fūifuhk
Mandarin 自然恢復 / 自然恢复 Zìrán Huīfù
Finland Flag.png Finnish Luonnonparannus
France Flag.png French Médic Nature
Germany Flag.png German Innere Kraft
Italy Flag.png Italian Alternacura
South Korea Flag.png Korean 자연회복 Jayeon Hoebok
Poland Flag.png Polish Naturalny Lek
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Cura Natural
Russia Flag.png Russian Самолечение Samolechenie
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cura Natural
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tự hồi phục



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