Arcanine - Generation 5 learnset

This page lists all the moves that Arcanine can learn in Generation 5, which consists of these games:

  • Pokémon Black
  • Pokémon White
  • Pokémon Black 2
  • Pokémon White 2

At the bottom we also list further details for egg moves: which compatible Pokémon can pass down the moves, and how those Pokémon learn said move.

Note: many moves have changed stats over the years. The power, accuracy and other information listed below is as it was in the respective games. Check a move's detail page for stats in the most recent games and when they changed.

Moves learnt by level up

Arcanine learns the following moves in Pokémon Black & White at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
1Odor SleuthNormalStatus
1RoarNormalStatus 100
1Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
39ExtremeSpeedNormalPhysical 80 100

Egg moves

Arcanine learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Black & White. Details and compatible parents can be found below.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 100 90
HowlNormalStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Morning SunNormalStatus
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Black & White by a previous evolution of Arcanine. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AgilityPsychicStatus Level up
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100 Level up
EmberFireSpecial 40 100 Level up
Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100 Level up
Flame WheelFirePhysical 60 100 Level up
FlamethrowerFireSpecial 95 100 Level up
Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100 Level up
Heat WaveFireSpecial 100 90 Level up
Helping HandNormalStatus Level up
LeerNormalStatus 100 Level up
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Level up
ReversalFightingPhysical 100 Level up
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Arcanine is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Arcanine is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

Transfer-only moves

Arcanine can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Black & White.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Arcanine learns the following moves in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
1Odor SleuthNormalStatus
1RoarNormalStatus 100
1Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
34ExtremeSpeedNormalPhysical 80 100

Egg moves

Arcanine learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2. Details and compatible parents can be found below.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 100 90
HowlNormalStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Morning SunNormalStatus
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Arcanine can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 90 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 100 90
Helping HandNormalStatus
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 40 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 by a previous evolution of Arcanine. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AgilityPsychicStatus Level up
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100 Level up
EmberFireSpecial 40 100 Level up
Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100 Level up
Flame WheelFirePhysical 60 100 Level up
FlamethrowerFireSpecial 95 100 Level up
Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100 Level up
Heat WaveFireSpecial 100 90 Level up
Helping HandNormalStatus Level up
LeerNormalStatus 100 Level up
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100 Level up
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Level up
ReversalFightingPhysical 100 Level up
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Arcanine is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Arcanine is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

Transfer-only moves

Arcanine can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Black 2 & White 2.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Arcanine egg move parents

Arcanine's egg groups: Field

The egg moves for Arcanine are listed below, alongside compatible parent Pokémon it can breed with.

You will need to breed a female Arcanine with a compatible male Pokémon, with the male (for Gen 2-5) knowing the egg move in question. Alternatively, if you already have a Arcanine with the egg move it can breed with Ditto.

Body Slam

Close Combat

Covet

Crunch

Double-Edge

Double Kick

Fire Spin

Flare Blitz

Heat Wave

Howl

Iron Tail

Morning Sun

Learnt by Compatible parents
Level up
Breeding
Sketch

Thrash

Arcanine (Hisuian Arcanine)'s egg groups: Field

Arcanine (Hisuian Arcanine) does not have any egg moves.