Pinsir - Generation 7 learnset

Below are all the moves that Pinsir 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

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1Vise GripNormalPhysical 55 100
4BindNormalPhysical 15 85
8Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
11HardenNormalStatus
15RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
18Vital ThrowFightingPhysical 70
22Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
26Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
29X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
33SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80
36Storm ThrowFightingPhysical 60 100
40Swords DanceNormalStatus
43ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
47SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
50GuillotineNormalPhysical 30

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85
Me FirstNormalStatus
Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 1 — Level up
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 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
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1Vise GripNormalPhysical 55 100
4BindNormalPhysical 15 85
8Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
11HardenNormalStatus
15RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
18Vital ThrowFightingPhysical 70
22Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
26Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
29X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
33SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80
36Storm ThrowFightingPhysical 60 100
40Swords DanceNormalStatus
43ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
47SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
50GuillotineNormalPhysical 30

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85
Me FirstNormalStatus
Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Pinsir can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BindNormalPhysical 15 85
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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 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
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 1 — Level up
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 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
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Pinsir learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1Vise GripNormalPhysical 55 100
4BindNormalPhysical 15 85
8Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
12HardenNormalStatus
16Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
20X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
26SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80
32Swords DanceNormalStatus
38ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
44SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
50GuillotineNormalPhysical 30

Moves learnt by TM

Pinsir is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee: