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 EnergyNormal
1Vise GripNormal 55 100
4BindNormal 15 85
8Seismic TossFighting 100
11HardenNormal
15RevengeFighting 60 100
18Vital ThrowFighting 70
22Double HitNormal 35 90
26Brick BreakFighting 75 100
29X-ScissorBug 80 100
33SubmissionFighting 80 80
36Storm ThrowFighting 60 100
40Swords DanceNormal
43ThrashNormal 120 100
47SuperpowerFighting 120 100
50GuillotineNormal 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 BiteBug 60 100
Close CombatFighting 120 100
FeintNormal 30 100
Feint AttackDark 60
FlailNormal 100
Fury AttackNormal 15 85
Me FirstNormal
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
SuperpowerFighting 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
SlashNormal 70 100 Generation 1 — Level up
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 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 EnergyNormal
1Vise GripNormal 55 100
4BindNormal 15 85
8Seismic TossFighting 100
11HardenNormal
15RevengeFighting 60 100
18Vital ThrowFighting 70
22Double HitNormal 35 90
26Brick BreakFighting 75 100
29X-ScissorBug 80 100
33SubmissionFighting 80 80
36Storm ThrowFighting 60 100
40Swords DanceNormal
43ThrashNormal 120 100
47SuperpowerFighting 120 100
50GuillotineNormal 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 BiteBug 60 100
Close CombatFighting 120 100
FeintNormal 30 100
Feint AttackDark 60
FlailNormal 100
Fury AttackNormal 15 85
Me FirstNormal
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
SuperpowerFighting 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.
BindNormal 15 85
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Iron DefenseSteel
Knock OffDark 65 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
Throat ChopDark 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
SlashNormal 70 100 Generation 1 — Level up
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 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 EnergyNormal
1Vise GripNormal 55 100
4BindNormal 15 85
8Seismic TossFighting 100
12HardenNormal
16Brick BreakFighting 75 100
20X-ScissorBug 80 100
26SubmissionFighting 80 80
32Swords DanceNormal
38ThrashNormal 120 100
44SuperpowerFighting 120 100
50GuillotineNormal 30

Moves learnt by TM

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