Kabuto - Generation 5 learnset

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

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

Moves learnt by level up

Kabuto learns the following moves in Pokémon Black & White at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormalStatus
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
6AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
11LeerNormalStatus 100
16Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
21Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
26EndureNormalStatus
31Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
36Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
41Metal SoundSteelStatus 85
46Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
51Wring OutNormalSpecial 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
ForesightNormalStatus
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
05WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Kabuto 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
Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60 Generation 3 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
BrineWaterSpecial 65 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Kabuto learns the following moves in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormalStatus
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
6AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
11LeerNormalStatus 100
16Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
21Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
26EndureNormalStatus
31Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
36Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
41Metal SoundSteelStatus 85
46Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
51Wring OutNormalSpecial 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
ForesightNormalStatus
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
05WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Kabuto 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
Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60 Generation 3 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
BrineWaterSpecial 65 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor