Butterfree - Generation 2 learnset

Below are all the moves that Butterfree can learn in Generation 2, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Gold
  • Pokémon Silver
  • Pokémon Crystal

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 Gold & Silver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
10ConfusionPsychic 50 100
13Poison PowderPoison 75
14Stun SporeGrass 75
15Sleep PowderGrass 75
18SupersonicNormal 55
23WhirlwindNormal
28GustFlying 40 100
34PsybeamPsychic 65 100
40SafeguardNormal

Egg moves

Butterfree does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Gold & Silver.

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
HardenNormal Level up
String ShotBug 95 Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Butterfree is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5FlashNormal 100

Moves learnt by TM

Butterfree is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3CurseGhost
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12Sweet ScentNormal
13SnoreNormal 50 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
39SwiftNormal 60
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
50NightmareGhost 100

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
10ConfusionPsychic 50 100
13Poison PowderPoison 75
14Stun SporeGrass 75
15Sleep PowderGrass 75
18SupersonicNormal 55
23WhirlwindNormal
28GustFlying 40 100
34PsybeamPsychic 65 100
40SafeguardNormal

Egg moves

Butterfree does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Crystal.

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
HardenNormal Level up
String ShotBug 95 Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Butterfree is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5FlashNormal 100

Moves learnt by TM

Butterfree is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3CurseGhost
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12Sweet ScentNormal
13SnoreNormal 50 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
39SwiftNormal 60
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
50NightmareGhost 100