Nincada - Generation 5 learnset

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

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormal
1ScratchNormal 40 100
5Leech LifeBug 80 100
9Sand AttackGround 100
14Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
19Mind ReaderNormal
25False SwipeNormal 40 100
31Mud-SlapGround 20 100
38Metal ClawSteel 50 95
45DigGround 80 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Bug BuzzBug 90 100
EndureNormal
Feint AttackDark 60
Final GambitFighting 100
GustFlying 40 100
Night SlashDark 70 100
Silver WindBug 60 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hone ClawsDark
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
70FlashNormal 100
76Struggle BugBug 50 100
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Nincada 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
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormal
1ScratchNormal 40 100
5Leech LifeBug 80 100
9Sand AttackGround 100
14Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
19Mind ReaderNormal
25False SwipeNormal 40 100
31Mud-SlapGround 20 100
38Metal ClawSteel 50 95
45DigGround 80 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Bug BuzzBug 90 100
EndureNormal
Feint AttackDark 60
Final GambitFighting 100
GustFlying 40 100
Night SlashDark 70 100
Silver WindBug 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Sleep TalkNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hone ClawsDark
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
70FlashNormal 100
76Struggle BugBug 50 100
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Nincada 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
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor