Cacturne - Generation 4 learnset

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

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

Moves learnt by level up

Cacturne learns the following moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl 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 25 95
25IngrainGrassStatus
29Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
35SpikesGroundStatus
41Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
47PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
53Needle ArmGrassPhysical 60 100
59Cotton SporeGrassStatus 100
65SandstormRockStatus
71Destiny BondGhostStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50
Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 70 100
Teeter DanceNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by HM

Cacturne is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Cacturne 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Cacturne learns the following moves in Pokémon Platinum 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 25 95
25IngrainGrassStatus
29Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
35SpikesGroundStatus
41Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
47PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
53Needle ArmGrassPhysical 60 100
59Cotton SporeGrassStatus 100
65SandstormRockStatus
71Destiny BondGhostStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50
Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 70 100
Teeter DanceNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100

Moves learnt by HM

Cacturne is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

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

Moves learnt by TM

Cacturne is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

Transfer-only moves

Cacturne 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Cacturne learns the following moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver 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 25 95
25IngrainGrassStatus
29Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
35SpikesGroundStatus
41Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
47PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
53Needle ArmGrassPhysical 60 100
59Cotton SporeGrassStatus 100
65SandstormRockStatus
71Destiny BondGhostStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50
Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
Nasty PlotDarkStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 70 100
Teeter DanceNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
Role PlayPsychicStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by HM

Cacturne is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Cacturne 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor