Butterfree - Generation 1 learnset

Below are all the moves that Butterfree can learn in Generation 1, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Red
  • Pokémon Blue
  • Pokémon Yellow

Note: The move categories shown here are based on the move's type, as was the mechanic in Generations 1-3. The moves' detail pages may show a different category for Generation 4+.

Moves learnt by level up

Butterfree learns the following moves in Pokémon Red & Blue at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
12ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
15Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
16Stun SporeGrassStatus 75
17Sleep PowderGrassStatus 75
21SupersonicNormalStatus 55
26WhirlwindNormalStatus
32PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Red & Blue by a previous evolution of Butterfree. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
HardenNormalStatus Level up
String ShotBugStatus 95 Level up
TackleNormalPhysical 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Butterfree does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Red & Blue.

Moves learnt by TM

Butterfree is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Red & Blue:

Moves learnt by level up

Butterfree learns the following moves in Pokémon Yellow at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
10ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
13Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
14Stun SporeGrassStatus 75
15Sleep PowderGrassStatus 75
18SupersonicNormalStatus 55
23WhirlwindNormalStatus
28GustFlyingPhysical 40 100
34PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Yellow by a previous evolution of Butterfree. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
HardenNormalStatus Level up
String ShotBugStatus 95 Level up
TackleNormalPhysical 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Butterfree is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Yellow:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
05FlashNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Butterfree is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Yellow: