Butterfree - Generation 5 learnset

Below are all the moves that Butterfree can learn in Generation 5, which consists of:

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

Moves learnt by level up

Butterfree learns the following moves in Pokémon Black & White 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
34Rage PowderBug
36SafeguardNormal
40CaptivateNormal 100
42Bug BuzzBug 90 100
46Quiver DanceBug

Egg moves

Butterfree does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Black & White.

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Black & White 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

Moves learnt by HM

Butterfree does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Black & White.

Moves learnt by TM

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

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 Black & White.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
DefogFlying Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Butterfree learns the following moves in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 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
34Rage PowderBug
36SafeguardNormal
40CaptivateNormal 100
42Bug BuzzBug 90 100
46Quiver DanceBug

Egg moves

Butterfree does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
RoostFlying
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Skill SwapPsychic
Sleep TalkNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 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 Black 2 & White 2.

Moves learnt by TM

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

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 Black 2 & White 2.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
DefogFlying Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor