Forretress - Generation 7 learnset

Below are all the moves that Forretress can learn in Generation 7, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Sun
  • Pokémon Moon
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun
  • Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu
  • Pokémon Let's Go Eevee

Moves learnt by level up

Forretress learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AutotomizeSteelStatus
1Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
1Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100
1Magnet RiseElectricStatus
1Mirror ShotSteelSpecial 65 85
1ProtectNormalStatus
1Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
1Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50
6Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
9Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
12Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
17Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
20BideNormalPhysical
23Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
28SpikesGroundStatus
32PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
36ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
42Iron DefenseSteelStatus
46Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
50Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
56Magnet RiseElectricStatus
60Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50
64Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Forretress learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AutotomizeSteelStatus
Mirror ShotSteelSpecial 65 85

Egg moves

Forretress learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. 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 TM

Forretress is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

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 Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Forretress learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AutotomizeSteelStatus
1Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
1Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100
1Magnet RiseElectricStatus
1Mirror ShotSteelSpecial 65 85
1ProtectNormalStatus
1Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
1Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50
6Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
9Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
12Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
17Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
20BideNormalPhysical
23Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
28SpikesGroundStatus
32PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
36ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
42Iron DefenseSteelStatus
46Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
50Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
56Magnet RiseElectricStatus
60Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50
64Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Forretress learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AutotomizeSteelStatus
Mirror ShotSteelSpecial 65 85

Egg moves

Forretress learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

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

Moves learnt by TM

Forretress is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM