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.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1GrowthNormal
1LeerNormal 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1RevengeFighting 60 100
5AbsorbGrass 20 100
9GrowthNormal
13Leech SeedGrass 90
17Sand AttackGround 100
21Pin MissileBug 25 95
25IngrainGrass
29Feint AttackDark 60
35SpikesGround
41Sucker PunchDark 70 100
47PaybackDark 50 100
53Needle ArmGrass 60 100
59Cotton SporeGrass 100
65SandstormRock
71Destiny BondGhost

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.
AcidPoison 40 100
CounterFighting 100
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
Grass WhistleGrass 55
Low KickFighting 100
Magical LeafGrass 60
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Smelling SaltsNormal 70 100
Teeter DanceNormal 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus PunchFighting 150 100
6ToxicPoison 90
9Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
58EndureNormal
60Drain PunchFighting 75 100
63EmbargoDark 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78CaptivateNormal 100
79Dark PulseDark 80 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 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.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1GrowthNormal
1LeerNormal 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1RevengeFighting 60 100
5AbsorbGrass 20 100
9GrowthNormal
13Leech SeedGrass 90
17Sand AttackGround 100
21Pin MissileBug 25 95
25IngrainGrass
29Feint AttackDark 60
35SpikesGround
41Sucker PunchDark 70 100
47PaybackDark 50 100
53Needle ArmGrass 60 100
59Cotton SporeGrass 100
65SandstormRock
71Destiny BondGhost

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.
AcidPoison 40 100
CounterFighting 100
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
Grass WhistleGrass 55
Low KickFighting 100
Magical LeafGrass 60
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Smelling SaltsNormal 70 100
Teeter DanceNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBug 40 95
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
Sucker PunchDark 70 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
SynthesisGrass
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100

Moves learnt by HM

Cacturne is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Cacturne is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus PunchFighting 150 100
6ToxicPoison 90
9Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
58EndureNormal
60Drain PunchFighting 75 100
63EmbargoDark 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78CaptivateNormal 100
79Dark PulseDark 80 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 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.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1GrowthNormal
1LeerNormal 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1RevengeFighting 60 100
5AbsorbGrass 20 100
9GrowthNormal
13Leech SeedGrass 90
17Sand AttackGround 100
21Pin MissileBug 25 95
25IngrainGrass
29Feint AttackDark 60
35SpikesGround
41Sucker PunchDark 70 100
47PaybackDark 50 100
53Needle ArmGrass 60 100
59Cotton SporeGrass 100
65SandstormRock
71Destiny BondGhost

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.
AcidPoison 40 100
CounterFighting 100
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
Grass WhistleGrass 55
Low KickFighting 100
Magical LeafGrass 60
Nasty PlotDark
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Smelling SaltsNormal 70 100
Teeter DanceNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBug 40 95
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Low KickFighting 100
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Role PlayPsychic
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
Sucker PunchDark 70 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
SynthesisGrass
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus PunchFighting 150 100
6ToxicPoison 90
9Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
58EndureNormal
60Drain PunchFighting 75 100
63EmbargoDark 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78CaptivateNormal 100
79Dark PulseDark 80 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor