Forretress - Generation 2 learnset

Below are all the moves that Forretress can learn in Generation 2, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Gold
  • Pokémon Silver
  • Pokémon Crystal

Note: The move categories shown here are based on the move's type, as was the mechanic in Generations 1-3. The moves' detail pages may show a different category for Generation 4+.

Moves learnt by level up

Forretress learns the following moves in Pokémon Gold & Silver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ProtectNormal
1Self-DestructNormal 200 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
8Self-DestructNormal 200 100
15Take DownNormal 90 85
22Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
29BideNormal
39ExplosionNormal 250 100
49SpikesGround
59Double-EdgeNormal 120 100

Egg moves

Forretress learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Gold & Silver. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Forretress egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
FlailNormal 100
Pin MissileBug 25 95
ReflectPsychic
SwiftNormal 60

Moves learnt by HM

Forretress is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

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

Moves learnt by TM

Forretress is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3CurseGhost
4RolloutRock 30 90
6ToxicPoison 90
8Rock SmashFighting 40 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12Sweet ScentNormal
13SnoreNormal 50 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
37SandstormRock
40Defense CurlNormal
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100

Moves learnt by level up

Forretress learns the following moves in Pokémon Crystal at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ProtectNormal
1Self-DestructNormal 200 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
8Self-DestructNormal 200 100
15Take DownNormal 90 85
22Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
29BideNormal
39ExplosionNormal 250 100
49SpikesGround
59Double-EdgeNormal 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
FlailNormal 100
Pin MissileBug 25 95
ReflectPsychic
SwiftNormal 60

Moves learnt by HM

Forretress is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

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

Moves learnt by TM

Forretress is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3CurseGhost
4RolloutRock 30 90
6ToxicPoison 90
8Rock SmashFighting 40 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12Sweet ScentNormal
13SnoreNormal 50 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
37SandstormRock
40Defense CurlNormal
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100