Scyther - Generation 4 learnset

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

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
5Focus EnergyNormalStatus
9PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
13False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
17AgilityPsychicStatus
21Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
25Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
29SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
33Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100
37Double TeamNormalStatus
41X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
45Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
49Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
53Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
57Swords DanceNormalStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormalStatus
Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
EndureNormalStatus
Light ScreenPsychicStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
SafeguardNormalStatus
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
05DefogFlyingStatus
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Scyther 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
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 40 100
5Focus EnergyNormalStatus
9PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
13False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
17AgilityPsychicStatus
21Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
25Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
29SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
33Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100
37Double TeamNormalStatus
41X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
45Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
49Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
53Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
57Swords DanceNormalStatus
61FeintNormalPhysical 30 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormalStatus
Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
EndureNormalStatus
Light ScreenPsychicStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
SafeguardNormalStatus
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60

Moves learnt by HM

Scyther is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
05DefogFlyingStatus
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Scyther is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

Transfer-only moves

Scyther 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
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 40 100
5Focus EnergyNormalStatus
9PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
13False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
17AgilityPsychicStatus
21Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
25Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
29SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
33Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100
37Double TeamNormalStatus
41X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
45Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
49Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
53Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
57Swords DanceNormalStatus
61FeintNormalPhysical 30 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormalStatus
Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
EndureNormalStatus
Light ScreenPsychicStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
SafeguardNormalStatus
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
TailwindFlyingStatus

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Scyther 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
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor