Cloyster - Generation 5 learnset

This page lists all the moves that Cloyster can learn in Generation 5, which consists of:

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

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

Cloyster learns the following moves in Pokémon Black & White at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
1ProtectNormalStatus
1SupersonicNormalStatus 55
1Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
1WithdrawWaterStatus
13Spike CannonNormalPhysical 20 100
28SpikesGroundStatus
52Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90

Egg moves

Cloyster learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Black & White. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Cloyster egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua RingWaterStatus
AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
BarrierPsychicStatus
BubbleBeamWaterSpecial 65 100
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 20 100
Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
TwineedleBugPhysical 25 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Black & White by a previous evolution of Cloyster. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BrineWaterSpecial 65 100 Level up
ClampWaterPhysical 35 85 Level up
Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 120 80 Level up
Ice BeamIceSpecial 95 100 Level up
Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100 Level up
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100 Level up
Iron DefenseSteelStatus Level up
LeerNormalStatus 100 Level up
Razor ShellWaterPhysical 75 95 Level up
Shell SmashNormalStatus Level up
TackleNormalPhysical 50 100 Level up
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Cloyster is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 95 100
06DiveWaterPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Cloyster 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-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Cloyster learns the following moves in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
1ProtectNormalStatus
1SupersonicNormalStatus 55
1Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
1WithdrawWaterStatus
13Spike CannonNormalPhysical 20 100
28SpikesGroundStatus
52Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90

Egg moves

Cloyster learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Cloyster egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua RingWaterStatus
AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
BarrierPsychicStatus
BubbleBeamWaterSpecial 65 100
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 20 100
Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
TwineedleBugPhysical 25 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 by a previous evolution of Cloyster. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BrineWaterSpecial 65 100 Level up
ClampWaterPhysical 35 85 Level up
Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 120 80 Level up
Ice BeamIceSpecial 95 100 Level up
Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100 Level up
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100 Level up
Iron DefenseSteelStatus Level up
LeerNormalStatus 100 Level up
Razor ShellWaterPhysical 75 95 Level up
Shell SmashNormalStatus Level up
TackleNormalPhysical 50 100 Level up
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Cloyster is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 95 100
06DiveWaterPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Cloyster 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-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor