Forretress - Generation 5 learnset

Below are all the moves that Forretress can learn in Generation 5, which consists of:

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

Moves learnt by level up

Forretress learns the following moves in Pokémon Black & White 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
32AutotomizeSteelStatus
36PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
42ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
46Iron DefenseSteelStatus
50Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
56Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
60Magnet RiseElectricStatus
64Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50
70Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100

Egg moves

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

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

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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 Black & White.

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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Forretress learns the following moves in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 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
32AutotomizeSteelStatus
36PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
42ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
46Iron DefenseSteelStatus
50Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
56Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
60Magnet RiseElectricStatus
64Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50
70Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100

Egg moves

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

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormalStatus
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Drill RunGroundPhysical 80 95
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
GravityPsychicStatus
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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 Black 2 & White 2.

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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor