Butterfree - Generation 3 learnset

Below are all the moves that Butterfree can learn in Generation 3, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Ruby
  • Pokémon Sapphire
  • Pokémon FireRed
  • Pokémon LeafGreen
  • Pokémon Emerald

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 Ruby & Sapphire 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
40SafeguardNormalStatus
47Silver WindBugPhysical 60 100

Egg moves

Butterfree does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire.

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire 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 Ruby & Sapphire:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
05FlashNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Butterfree is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire:

Moves learnt by level up

Butterfree learns the following moves in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen 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
40SafeguardNormalStatus
47Silver WindBugPhysical 60 100

Egg moves

Butterfree does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen.

Move Tutor moves

Butterfree can be taught these attacks in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
MimicNormalStatus
SubstituteNormalStatus

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen 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 FireRed & LeafGreen:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
05FlashNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Butterfree is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen:

Moves learnt by level up

Butterfree learns the following moves in Pokémon Emerald 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
40SafeguardNormalStatus
47Silver WindBugPhysical 60 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

Butterfree can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Emerald from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
EndureNormalStatus
MimicNormalStatus
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalPhysical 50 100
SubstituteNormalStatus
SwaggerNormalStatus 85
SwiftNormalPhysical 60

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Emerald 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 Emerald:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
05FlashNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Butterfree is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Emerald: