Cacturne - Generation 3 learnset

This page lists all the moves that Cacturne can learn in Generation 3, which consists of:

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

Note: the information for the moves below is shown as it was in the respective games. Check a move's detail page for stats in the most recent games and when they changed.

Moves learnt by level up

Cacturne learns the following moves in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1GrowthNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
5AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
9GrowthNormalStatus
13Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
17Sand-AttackGroundStatus 100
21Pin MissileBugPhysical 14 85
25IngrainGrassStatus
29Faint AttackDarkSpecial 60
35SpikesGroundStatus
41Needle ArmGrassSpecial 60 100
47Cotton SporeGrassStatus 85
53SandstormRockStatus

Egg moves

Cacturne learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Cacturne egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoisonPhysical 40 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DynamicPunchFightingPhysical 100 50
GrassWhistleGrassStatus 55
Teeter DanceNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by HM

Cacturne is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
05FlashNormalStatus 70

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by level up

Cacturne learns the following moves in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1GrowthNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
5AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
9GrowthNormalStatus
13Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
17Sand-AttackGroundStatus 100
21Pin MissileBugPhysical 14 85
25IngrainGrassStatus
29Faint AttackDarkSpecial 60
35SpikesGroundStatus
41Needle ArmGrassSpecial 60 100
47Cotton SporeGrassStatus 85
53SandstormRockStatus
59Destiny BondGhostStatus

Egg moves

Cacturne learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Cacturne egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoisonPhysical 40 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DynamicPunchFightingPhysical 100 50
GrassWhistleGrassStatus 55
Teeter DanceNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85
MimicNormalStatus
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
SubstituteNormalStatus
Swords DanceNormalStatus

Moves learnt by HM

Cacturne is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
05FlashNormalStatus 70

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by level up

Cacturne learns the following moves in Pokémon Emerald at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1GrowthNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
5AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
9GrowthNormalStatus
13Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
17Sand-AttackGroundStatus 100
21Pin MissileBugPhysical 14 85
25IngrainGrassStatus
29Faint AttackDarkSpecial 60
35SpikesGroundStatus
41Needle ArmGrassSpecial 60 100
47Cotton SporeGrassStatus 85
53SandstormRockStatus

Egg moves

Cacturne learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Emerald. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Cacturne egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoisonPhysical 40 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DynamicPunchFightingPhysical 100 50
GrassWhistleGrassStatus 55
Teeter DanceNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by HM

Cacturne is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Emerald:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
05FlashNormalStatus 70

Moves learnt by TM

Cacturne is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Emerald: