Forretress - Generation 4 learnset

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

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ProtectNormalStatus
1Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
1Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
6Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
9Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
12Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
17BideNormalPhysical
20Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
23SpikesGroundStatus
28PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
31Mirror ShotSteelSpecial 65 85
33ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
38Iron DefenseSteelStatus
45Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
50Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
57Magnet RiseElectricStatus
62Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
ReflectPsychicStatus
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Forretress 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
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
1ProtectNormalStatus
1Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
6Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
9Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
12Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
17Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
20BideNormalPhysical
23Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
28SpikesGroundStatus
31Mirror ShotSteelSpecial 65 85
33PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
38ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
45Iron DefenseSteelStatus
50Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
55Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
62Magnet RiseElectricStatus
67Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
ReflectPsychicStatus
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100

Moves learnt by HM

Forretress is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Forretress is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

Transfer-only moves

Forretress 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
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
1ProtectNormalStatus
1Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
6Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
9Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
12Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
17Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
20BideNormalPhysical
23Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
28SpikesGroundStatus
31Mirror ShotSteelSpecial 65 85
33PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
38ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
45Iron DefenseSteelStatus
50Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
55Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
62Magnet RiseElectricStatus
67Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
Power TrickPsychicStatus
ReflectPsychicStatus
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormalStatus
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
GravityPsychicStatus
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Pain SplitNormalStatus
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
String ShotBugStatus 95

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Forretress 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
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor