Ekans - Generation 4 learnset

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

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

Moves learnt by level up

Ekans learns the following moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
4Poison StingPoison 15 100
9BiteDark 60 100
12GlareNormal 100
17ScreechNormal 85
20AcidPoison 40 100
25Spit UpNormal 100
25StockpileNormal
25SwallowNormal
28Mud BombGround 65 85
33Gastro AcidPoison 100
36HazeIce
41Gunk ShotPoison 120 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDark 100
DisableNormal 100
Poison FangPoison 50 100
Poison TailPoison 50 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Scary FaceNormal 100
SlamNormal 80 75
SpiteGhost 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Iron TailSteel 100 75
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
49SnatchDark
58EndureNormal
66PaybackDark 50 100
78CaptivateNormal 100
79Dark PulseDark 80 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Ekans 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
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Ekans learns the following moves in Pokémon Platinum at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
4Poison StingPoison 15 100
9BiteDark 60 100
12GlareNormal 100
17ScreechNormal 85
20AcidPoison 40 100
25Spit UpNormal 100
25StockpileNormal
25SwallowNormal
28Mud BombGround 65 85
33Gastro AcidPoison 100
36HazeIce
41Gunk ShotPoison 120 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDark 100
DisableNormal 100
Poison FangPoison 50 100
Poison TailPoison 50 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Scary FaceNormal 100
SlamNormal 80 75
SpiteGhost 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWater 90 90
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100

Moves learnt by HM

Ekans is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Ekans is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Iron TailSteel 100 75
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
49SnatchDark
58EndureNormal
66PaybackDark 50 100
78CaptivateNormal 100
79Dark PulseDark 80 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Ekans 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
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Ekans learns the following moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
4Poison StingPoison 15 100
9BiteDark 60 100
12GlareNormal 100
17ScreechNormal 85
20AcidPoison 40 100
25Spit UpNormal 100
25StockpileNormal
25SwallowNormal
28Mud BombGround 65 85
33Gastro AcidPoison 100
36HazeIce
41Gunk ShotPoison 120 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDark 100
DisableNormal 100
Poison FangPoison 50 100
Poison TailPoison 50 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Scary FaceNormal 100
SlamNormal 80 75
SpiteGhost 100
SwitcherooDark 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWater 90 90
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Iron TailSteel 100 75
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
49SnatchDark
58EndureNormal
66PaybackDark 50 100
78CaptivateNormal 100
79Dark PulseDark 80 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Ekans 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
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor