Pinsir - Generation 4 learnset

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

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Vice GripNormal 55 100
4BindNormal 15 85
8Seismic TossFighting 100
13HardenNormal
18RevengeFighting 60 100
21Brick BreakFighting 75 100
25Vital ThrowFighting 70
30X-ScissorBug 80 100
35ThrashNormal 120 100
38Swords DanceNormal
42SubmissionFighting 80 80
47GuillotineNormal
52SuperpowerFighting 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Close CombatFighting 120 100
False SwipeNormal 40 100
FeintNormal 30 100
Feint AttackDark 60
FlailNormal 100
Fury AttackNormal 15 85
Quick AttackNormal 40 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
4StrengthNormal 80 100
6Rock SmashFighting 40 100
8Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus PunchFighting 150 100
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
58EndureNormal
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
76Stealth RockRock
78CaptivateNormal 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Pinsir 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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Vice GripNormal 55 100
4BindNormal 15 85
8Seismic TossFighting 100
13HardenNormal
18RevengeFighting 60 100
21Brick BreakFighting 75 100
25Vital ThrowFighting 70
30X-ScissorBug 80 100
35ThrashNormal 120 100
38Swords DanceNormal
42SubmissionFighting 80 80
47GuillotineNormal
52SuperpowerFighting 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Close CombatFighting 120 100
False SwipeNormal 40 100
FeintNormal 30 100
Feint AttackDark 60
FlailNormal 100
Fury AttackNormal 15 85
Quick AttackNormal 40 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBug 40 95
Iron DefenseSteel
Knock OffDark 65 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100

Moves learnt by HM

Pinsir is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
4StrengthNormal 80 100
6Rock SmashFighting 40 100
8Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Pinsir is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus PunchFighting 150 100
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
58EndureNormal
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
76Stealth RockRock
78CaptivateNormal 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Pinsir 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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Vice GripNormal 55 100
4BindNormal 15 85
8Seismic TossFighting 100
13HardenNormal
18RevengeFighting 60 100
21Brick BreakFighting 75 100
25Vital ThrowFighting 70
30X-ScissorBug 80 100
35ThrashNormal 120 100
38Swords DanceNormal
42SubmissionFighting 80 80
47GuillotineNormal
52SuperpowerFighting 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Close CombatFighting 120 100
False SwipeNormal 40 100
FeintNormal 30 100
Feint AttackDark 60
FlailNormal 100
Fury AttackNormal 15 85
Quick AttackNormal 40 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBug 40 95
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Iron DefenseSteel
Knock OffDark 65 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
String ShotBug 95
SuperpowerFighting 120 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
4StrengthNormal 80 100
6Rock SmashFighting 40 100
8Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus PunchFighting 150 100
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
58EndureNormal
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
76Stealth RockRock
78CaptivateNormal 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Pinsir 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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor