Butterfree - Generation 4 learnset

Below are all the moves that Butterfree can learn in Generation 4, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Diamond
  • Pokémon Pearl
  • Pokémon Platinum
  • Pokémon HeartGold
  • Pokémon SoulSilver

Moves learnt by level up

Butterfree learns the following moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
10ConfusionPsychic 50 100
12Poison PowderPoison 75
12Sleep PowderGrass 75
12Stun SporeGrass 75
16GustFlying 40 100
18SupersonicNormal 55
22WhirlwindNormal
24PsybeamPsychic 65 100
28Silver WindBug 60 100
30TailwindFlying
34SafeguardNormal
36CaptivateNormal 100
40Bug BuzzBug 90 100

Egg moves

Butterfree does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl 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 Diamond & Pearl:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5DefogFlying

Moves learnt by TM

Butterfree is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48Skill SwapPsychic
51RoostFlying
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
58EndureNormal
62Silver WindBug 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
77Psych UpNormal
78CaptivateNormal 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Butterfree can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
10ConfusionPsychic 50 100
12Poison PowderPoison 75
12Sleep PowderGrass 75
12Stun SporeGrass 75
16GustFlying 40 100
18SupersonicNormal 55
22WhirlwindNormal
24PsybeamPsychic 65 100
28Silver WindBug 60 100
30TailwindFlying
34SafeguardNormal
36CaptivateNormal 100
40Bug BuzzBug 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air CutterFlying 60 95
Ominous WindGhost 60 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SwiftNormal 60
TwisterDragon 40 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Bug BiteBug 60 100 Level up
HardenNormal Level up
String ShotBug 95 Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up
Iron DefenseSteel Move tutor

Moves learnt by HM

Butterfree is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5DefogFlying

Moves learnt by TM

Butterfree is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48Skill SwapPsychic
51RoostFlying
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
58EndureNormal
62Silver WindBug 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
77Psych UpNormal
78CaptivateNormal 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Butterfree can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Platinum.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Butterfree learns the following moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
10ConfusionPsychic 50 100
12Poison PowderPoison 75
12Sleep PowderGrass 75
12Stun SporeGrass 75
16GustFlying 40 100
18SupersonicNormal 55
22WhirlwindNormal
24PsybeamPsychic 65 100
28Silver WindBug 60 100
30TailwindFlying
34SafeguardNormal
36CaptivateNormal 100
40Bug BuzzBug 90 100

Egg moves

Butterfree does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air CutterFlying 60 95
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Ominous WindGhost 60 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
String ShotBug 95
SwiftNormal 60
TailwindFlying
TwisterDragon 40 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Bug BiteBug 60 100 Level up
HardenNormal Level up
String ShotBug 95 Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up
Iron DefenseSteel Move tutor

Moves learnt by HM

Butterfree does not learn any HMs in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Moves learnt by TM

Butterfree is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48Skill SwapPsychic
51RoostFlying
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
58EndureNormal
62Silver WindBug 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
77Psych UpNormal
78CaptivateNormal 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Butterfree can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor