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Move Tutors

Move Tutors are NPCs scattered around the regions who can teach Pokémon moves outside their typical move set. They first got introduced in Pokémon Crystal and have appeared in almost all mainline games since, including several spin-offs. Some of them will impose certain restrictions or conditions onto the player, while others will offer their services for free. Remember not to confuse Move Tutors with Move Reminders.

Pokémon Crystal

In Pokémon Crystal, after beating the game and entering the Hall of Fame, a Move Tutor can be visited outside Johto's Goldenrod City Game Corner every Wednesday and Saturday. He can teach the player's Pokémon three different moves for 4.000 coins each. After learning either Flamethrower, Ice Beam, or Thunderbolt, the older man will enter the Game Corner. He will not tutor you until the next Wednesday or Saturday comes around. Note that these three attacks are breedable.

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
FlamethrowerFireSpecial90100%4.000 Coins
Ice BeamIceSpecial90100%4.000 Coins
ThunderboltElectricSpecial90100%4.000 Coins

Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen

Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, while being the first Pokémon remakes ever made, have also incorporated features of later games while staying faithful to Pokémon Red and Blue. One of those features is the frequent appearance of Move Tutors across Kanto and the Sevii Islands. Those Move Tutors do not appear in the Generation 1 games.

Normal Move Tutors

In Generation Generation 3, many systems have got reworked for Pokémon, including the TM list. Moves that have been TMs before Gen 3 became regular moves and can now be taught once through the listed Move Tutors.

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Body SlamNormalPhysical85100%Four Island-
CounterFightingPhysical-100%Celadon City-
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical120100%Victory Road-
Dream EaterPsychicSpecial100100%Viridian City-
ExplosionNormalPhysical250100%Mt. Ember-
Mega KickNormalPhysical12075%Route 4-
Mega PunchNormalPhysical8085%Route 4-
MetronomeNormalStatus--Cinnabar Island-
MimicNormalStatus--Saffron City-
Rock SlideRockPhysical7590%Rock Tunnel-
Seismic TossFightingPhysical-100%Pewter City-
Soft-BoiledNormalStatus--Celadon City-
SubstituteNormalStatus--Fuchsia City-
Swords DanceNormalStatus--Seven Island-
Thunder WaveElectricStatus-90%Silph Co.-

Special Move Tutor

In addition to the regular Move Tutors available in the game, a woman is living on Cape Brink in the north of Two Island. She will teach a move to each of the fully-evolved Kanto Starter Pokémon, but only if the Pokémon has a maximized Happiness stat.

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Cape BrinkCharizard, max Happiness
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Cape BrinkVenusaur, max Happiness
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Cape BrinkBlastoise, max Happiness

Pokémon Emerald

In Pokémon Emerald, several Move Tutors are encounterable throughout the Hoenn region and its respective Battle Frontier. Keep in mind that the moves not obtainable through Battle Points are only learnable once per save game.

Open World Move Tutors

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationRestriction
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical120100%Sootopolis CityOnly taught once
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical10050%Mossdeep CityOnly taught once
ExplosionNormalPhysical250100%Pacifidlog TownOnly taught once
Fury CutterBugPhysical4095%Verdanturf TownOnly taught once
MetronomeNormalStatus--Fallarbor TownOnly taught once
MimicNormalStatus--Lavaridge TownOnly taught once
RolloutRockPhysical3090%Mauville CityOnly taught once
Sleep TalkNormalStatus--Fortree CityOnly taught once
SubstituteNormalStatus--Lilycove CityOnly taught once
SwaggerNormalStatus-85%Slateport CityOnly taught once

Battle Frontier Move Tutors

Left Tutor
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Body SlamNormalPhysical85100%48 BP
CounterFightingPhysical-10048 BP
Dream EaterPsychicSpecial10010024 BP
Mega KickNormalPhysical12075%48 BP
Mega PunchNormalPhysical8085%24 BP
Rock SlideRockPhysical7590%48 BP
Seismic TossFightingPhysical-100%24 BP
Soft-BoiledNormalStatus--16 BP
Swords DanceNormalStatus--48 BP
Thunder WaveElectricStatus-90%48 BP
Right Tutor
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Defense CurlNormalStatus--16 BP
EndureNormalStatus--48 BP
Fire PunchFirePhysical75100%48 BP
Ice PunchIcePhysical75100%48 BP
Icy WindIceSpecial5595%24 BP
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial20100%24 BP
Psych UpNormalStatus--48 BP
SnoreNormalSpecial50100%24 BP
SwiftNormalSpecial60-24 BP
Thunder PunchElectricStatus-90%48 BP

Pokémon Diamond & Pearl

There are two Move Tutors located on Sinnoh's Route 210 and Route 228 in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. The female Move Tutor located on Route 210 teaches Draco Meteor to any dragon type Pokémon that has a maximized Happiness stat, while the Move Tutor on Route 228 functions similarly to the old lady living on Cape Brink from Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen. Like in FireRed and LeafGreen, Route 228's Move Tutor will teach an elemental variant of Hyper Beam to a fully-evolved Starter Pokémon with maximized Happiness. Unlike in FireRed and LeafGreen, however, the possible Pokémon to tutor these moves to are not limited to Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise, but include every available Starter Pokémon up until this point. However, there is a catch: The taught move will always correspond to the Pokémon's primary type. Additionally, the attacks are teachable as many times as the player likes.

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Route 228Starter Pokémon, max Happiness
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial13090%Route 210Dragon Pokémon, max Happiness
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Route 228Starter Pokémon, max Happiness
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Route 228Starter Pokémon, max Happiness

Pokémon Platinum

Pokémon Platinum has the same two Move Tutors available as Diamond and Pearl, as well as three new ones located on Route 212, in Snowpoint City and the Survival Area. These Move Tutors charge specific shards of various colors for their services that are obtained available through mining deep down in Sinnoh's Underground. Each move costs eight shards.

Open World Move Tutors

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Route 228Starter Pokémon, max Happiness
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial13090%Route 210Dragon Pokémon, max Happiness
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Route 228Starter Pokémon, max Happiness
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Route 228Starter Pokémon, max Happiness

Shard Move Tutors

Route 212
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Air CutterFlyingSpecial6095%4xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon green shard currency item2xpokémon red shard currency item
DiveWaterPhysical80100%4xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon red shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Fire PunchFirePhysical75100%6xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon red shard currency item
Fury CutterBugPhysical4095%8xpokémon blue shard currency item
Ice PunchIcePhysical75100%6xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon red shard currency item
Icy WindIceSpecial5595%6xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon green shard currency item
Knock OffDarkPhysical65100%4xpokémon blue shard currency item4xpokémon red shard currency item
Ominous WindGhostSpecial60100%6xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon green shard currency item
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical70100%6xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical75100%6xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon red shard currency item
TrickPsychicStatus-100%4xpokémon blue shard currency item4xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial40100%4xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon green shard currency item2xpokémon red shard currency item
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical8090%4xpokémon blue shard currency item4xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Snowpoint City
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Helping HandNormalStatus--2xpokémon green shard currency item2xpokémon red shard currency item4xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Last ResortNormalPhysical140100%8xpokémon green shard currency item
Magnet RiseElectricStatus--2xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon green shard currency item4xpokémon yellow shard currency item
SnoreNormalSpecial50100%2xpokémon green shard currency item2xpokémon red shard currency item4xpokémon yellow shard currency item
SpiteGhostStatus-100%8xpokémon yellow shard currency item
SwiftNormalSpecial60-2xpokémon blue shard currency item4xpokémon green shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
SynthesisGrassStatus--6xpokémon green shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
UproarNormalSpecial90100%2xpokémon green shard currency item6xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Survival Area
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Ancient PowerRockSpecial60100%2xpokémon green shard currency item6xpokémon red shard currency item
Aqua TailWaterPhysical9090%2xpokémon green shard currency item6xpokémon red shard currency item
BounceFlyingPhysical8585%2xpokémon green shard currency item4xpokémon red shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Earth PowerGroundSpecial90100%2xpokémon green shard currency item6xpokémon red shard currency item
EndeavorNormalPhysical-100%4xpokémon red shard currency item4xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus-100%2xpokémon green shard currency item4xpokémon red shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical12080%2xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon green shard currency item4xpokémon red shard currency item
Heat WaveFireSpecial9590%2xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon green shard currency item4xpokémon red shard currency item
Iron DefenseSteelStatus--2xpokémon blue shard currency item4xpokémon red shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Iron HeadSteelPhysical80100%6xpokémon red shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial20100%4xpokémon blue shard currency item4xpokémon red shard currency item
OutrageDragonPhysical120100%6xpokémon red shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
RolloutRockPhysical3090%2xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon green shard currency item4xpokémon red shard currency item
Seed BombGrassPhysical80100%4xpokémon green shard currency item4xpokémon red shard currency item
Signal BeamBugSpecial75100%2xpokémon blue shard currency item2xpokémon green shard currency item2xpokémon red shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
SuperpowerFightingPhysical120100%8xpokémon red shard currency item
TwisterGrassSpecial40100%6xpokémon red shard currency item2xpokémon yellow shard currency item

Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver

Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver brought back all moves that were already available in Pokémon Platinum but expanded the move roaster with 14 additional attacks exclusive to these two games. Most of them are only accessible in the post-game as the Move Tutors are located in the Frontier Access and require, similar to Emerald, a set amount of Battle Points.

Open World Move Tutors

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Blackthorn CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial13090%Blackthorn CityDragon Pokémon, max Happiness
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Blackthorn CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
HeadbuttNormalPhysical70100%Ilex Forest-
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Blackthorn CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness

Frontier Access Move Tutors

Top left
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Air CutterFlyingSpecial6095%48 BP
Bug BiteBugPhysical60100%32 BP
DiveWaterPhysical80100%40 BP
Fire PunchFirePhysical75100%64 BP
Fury CutterBugPhysical4095%32 BP
Ice PunchIcePhysical75100%64 BP
Icy WindIceSpecial5595%48 BP
Knock OffDarkPhysical65100%40 BP
Ominous WindGhostSpecial60100%48 BP
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical70100%40 BP
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical75100%64 BP
TrickPsychicStatus-100%48 BP
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial40100%48 BP
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical8090%64 BP
Top right
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Ancient PowerRockSpecial60100%40 BP
Aqua TailWaterPhysical9090%40 BP
BounceFlyingPhysical8585%32 BP
Earth PowerGroundSpecial90100%40 BP
EndeavorNormalPhysical-100%64 BP
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus-100%32 BP
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical12080%32 BP
Heat WaveFireSpecial9590%48 BP
Iron DefenseSteelStatus--40 BP
Iron HeadSteelPhysical80100%40 BP
Low KickFightingPhysical-100%32 BP
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial20100%32 BP
OutrageDragonPhysical120100%48 BP
Pain SplitNormalStatus--64 BP
RolloutRockPhysical3090%32 BP
Seed BombGrassPhysical80100%40 BP
Signal BeamBugSpecial75100%40 BP
Sky AttackFlyingPhysical14090%64 BP
Super FangNormalPhysical-90%40 BP
SuperpowerFightingPhysical120100%48 BP
TwisterDragonSpecial40100%40 BP
Bottom right
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
BlockNormalStatus--32 BP
GravityPsychicStatus--32 BP
Heal BellNormalStatus--48 BP
Helping HandNormalStatus--40 BP
Last ResortNormalPhysical140100%48 BP
Magic CoatPsychicStatus--32 BP
Magnet RiseElectricStatus--40 BP
Role PlayPsychicStatus--48 BP
SnoreNormalSpecial50100%32 BP
SpiteGhostStatus-100%40 BP
String ShotBugStatus-95%32 BP
SwiftNormalSpecial60-40 BP
SynthesisGrassStatus--40 BP
TailwindFlyingStatus--48 BP
UproarNormalSpecial90100%48 BP
Worry SeedGrassStatus-100%32 BP

Pokémon Black & White

Pokémon Black and White got released with a significantly reduced amount of Move Tutor moves. The ones that remain are the elemental Hyper Beam variants taught by a Move Tutor located on Route 13 and require a Starter Pokémon with a maximized Happiness stat and the Draco Meteor move offered by either Drayden (Pokémon White) or Iris (Pokémon Black). Either of them is the game’s Opelucid City Gym Leaders. Furthermore, there are now elemental Pledge moves that can be combined to unlock additional effects in double and the newly added triple battles. Lastly, there are two event Pokémon that possess an attack unique only to them. The first one is the event Meloetta that can learn Relic Song when brought to Café Sonata in Castelia City. The second one is the event Keldeo, which can, when brought to Moor of Iccirrus together with Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion, learn Secret Sword.

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Route 13Starter Pokémon, max Happiness
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial13090%Opelucid CityDragon Pokémon, max Happiness
Fire PledgeFireSpecial80100%Driftveil CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Route 13Starter Pokémon, max Happiness
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial80100%Driftveil CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Route 13Starter Pokémon, max Happiness
Relic SongNormalSpecial75100%Castelia CityMeloetta (in Café Sonata)
Secret SwordFightingSpecial85100%Moor of IcirrusKeldeo
Water PledgeWaterSpecial80100%Driftveil CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 incorporated the same moves teachable through Move Tutors as their prior versions but made them accessible at different locations. Most of them are now available at the Pokémon World Tournament located to the south of Driftveil City. Moreover, Draco Meteor and Relic Song are still acquirable at the same locations as in Black and White, but Secret Sword got moved over to the Pledge Grove. Additionally, the tradable shard items first introduced in Pokémon Platinum got reintroduced to acquire certain moves from four different Move Tutors. These are in Lentimas Town (takes Blue Shards), Nacrene City (takes Green Shards), Driftveil City (takes Red Shards), and Humilau City (takes Yellow Shards).

Open World Move Tutors

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Pokémon World TournamentStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial13090%Opelucid CityDragon Pokémon, max Happiness
Fire PledgeFireSpecial80100%Pokémon World TournamentStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Pokémon World TournamentStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial80100%Pokémon World TournamentStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Pokémon World TournamentStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Relic SongNormalSpecial75100%Castelia CityMeloetta (in Café Sonata)
Secret SwordFightingSpecial85100%Pledge GroveKeldeo
Water PledgeWaterSpecial80100%Pokémon World TournamentStarter Pokémon, max Happiness

Shard Move Tutors

Lentimas Town
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Aqua TailWaterPhysical9090%8xpokémon blue shard currency item
BlockNormalStatus--6xpokémon blue shard currency item
Dark PulseDarkSpecial80100%10xpokémon blue shard currency item
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial85100%10xpokémon blue shard currency item
Earth PowerGroundSpecial90100%8xpokémon blue shard currency item
ElectrowebElectricSpecial5595%6xpokémon blue shard currency item
Foul PlayDarkPhysical95100%8xpokémon blue shard currency item
GravityPsychicStatus--10xpokémon blue shard currency item
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial90100%6xpokémon blue shard currency item
Icy WindIceSpecial5595%6xpokémon blue shard currency item
Iron DefenseSteelStatus--2xpokémon blue shard currency item
Iron TailSteelPhysical10075%6xpokémon blue shard currency item
Last ResortNormalPhysical140100%2xpokémon blue shard currency item
Magic CoatPsychicStatus--4xpokémon blue shard currency item
Magnet RiseElectricStatus--4xpokémon blue shard currency item
SuperpowerFightingPhysical120100%10xpokémon blue shard currency item
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical8090%8xpokémon blue shard currency item
Nacrene City
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
After YouNormalStatus--8xpokémon green shard currency item
EndeavorNormalPhysical-100%12xpokémon green shard currency item
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus-100%6xpokémon green shard currency item
Helping HandNormalStatus--8xpokémon green shard currency item
Magic RoomPsychicStatus--8xpokémon green shard currency item
OutrageDragonPhysical120100%10xpokémon green shard currency item
RecycleNormalStatus--10xpokémon green shard currency item
Skill SwapPsychicStatus--12xpokémon green shard currency item
Sleep TalkNormalStatus--12xpokémon green shard currency item
SnatchDarkStatus--12xpokémon green shard currency item
SpiteGhostStatus-100%8xpokémon green shard currency item
Stealth RockRockStatus--10xpokémon green shard currency item
TrickPsychicStatus-100%10xpokémon green shard currency item
Wonder RoomPsychicStatus--8xpokémon green shard currency item
Worry SeedGrassStatus-100%6xpokémon green shard currency item
Driftveil City
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
BounceFlyingPhysical8585%4xpokémon red shard currency item
Bug BiteBugPhysical60100%2xpokémon red shard currency item
CovetNormalPhysical60100%2xpokémon red shard currency item
Drill RunGroundPhysical8095%4xpokémon red shard currency item
Dual ChopDragonPhysical4090%6xpokémon red shard currency item
Fire PunchFirePhysical75100%10xpokémon red shard currency item
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical12080%8xpokémon red shard currency item
Ice PunchIcePhysical75100%10xpokémon red shard currency item
Iron HeadSteelPhysical80100%4xpokémon red shard currency item
Low KickFightingPhysical-100%8xpokémon red shard currency item
Seed BombGrassPhysical80100%6xpokémon red shard currency item
Signal BeamBugSpecial75100%4xpokémon red shard currency item
Super FangNormalPhysical-90%6xpokémon red shard currency item
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical75100%10xpokémon red shard currency item
UproarNormalSpecial90100%6xpokémon red shard currency item
Humilau City
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
BindNormalPhysical1585%2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Drain PunchFightingPhysical75100%10xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Giga DrainGrassSpecial75100%10xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Heal BellNormalStatus--4xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Heat WaveFireSpecial9590%10xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Knock OffDarkPhysical65100%4xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Pain SplitNormalStatus--10xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Role PlayPsychicStatus--8xpokémon yellow shard currency item
RoostFlyingStatus--6xpokémon yellow shard currency item
Sky AttackFlyingPhysical140100%8xpokémon yellow shard currency item
SnoreNormalSpecial50100%2xpokémon yellow shard currency item
SynthesisGrassStatus--6xpokémon yellow shard currency item
TailwindFlyingStatus--10xpokémon yellow shard currency item

Pokémon X & Y

Pokémon X and Y started with the same Move Tutor move set as Pokémon Black and White did. This time, Draco Meteor is taught by a Move Tutor located on Route 21. The Pledge moves can be learned in Laverre City and are still limited to only Starter Pokémon with a maximized Happiness stat. The remaining attacks are all obtainable in Snowbelle City, including Meloetta's and Keldeo's signature moves!

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Snowbelle CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial13090%Route 21 (Dernière Way)Dragon Pokémon, max Happiness
Fire PledgeFireSpecial80100%Laverre CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Snowbelle CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial80100%Laverre CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Snowbelle CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Relic SongNormalSpecial75100%Snowbelle CityMeloetta
Secret SwordFightingSpecial85100%Snowbelle CityKeldeo
Water PledgeWaterSpecial80100%Laverre CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire have been the highly anticipated remakes of Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. With their remaking, they brought back a ton of teachable Move Tutor moves available in prior Pokémon generations. Most of the Move Tutors outside the Battle Resort are obtainable in Mauville City, including the elemental Hyper Beam variations and Pledge moves, as well as Meloetta’s and Keldeo’s signature moves. Only Draco Meteor and Dragon Ascent are acquirable in Sootopolis City (Draco Meteor) and the Meteor Falls (Dragon Ascent). The rest are buyable in the post-game at the Battle Resort. In it, you can trade collected Battle Points with four unnamed Move Tutors that all stand right next to each other.

Open World Move Tutors

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Mauville CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial13090%Sootopolis CityDragon Pokémon, max Happiness
Dragon AscentFlyingPhysical13090%Meteor FallsRayquaza
Fire PledgeFireSpecial80100%Mauville CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Mauville CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial80100%Mauville CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Mauville CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Relic SongNormalSpecial75100%Mauville CityMeloetta
Secret SwordFightingSpecial85100%Mauville CityKeldeo
Water PledgeWaterSpecial80100%Mauville CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness

Battle Resort Move Tutors

Leftmost Tutor
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
BindNormalPhysical1585%4 BP
Bug BiteBugPhysical60100%4 BP
CovetNormalPhysical60100%4 BP
Drain PunchFightingPhysical75100%8 BP
Dual ChopDragonPhysical4090%12 BP
EndeavorNormalPhysical-100%16 BP
Fire PunchFirePhysical75100%8 BP
Giga DrainGrassSpecial75100%8 BP
Ice PunchIcePhysical75100%8 BP
Knock OffDarkPhysical65100%12 BP
Low KickFightingPhysical-100%8 BP
Shock WaveElectricSpecial60-4 BP
Signal BeamBugSpecial75100%8 BP
SnoreNormalSpecial50100%4 BP
Super FangNormalPhysical-90%12 BP
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical75100%8 BP
Water PulseWaterSpecial60100%4 BP
Left Tutor
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Aqua TailWaterPhysical9090%12 BP
BounceFlyingPhysical8585%8 BP
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial8585%12 BP
Drill RunGroundPhysical8095%8 BP
Earth PowerGroundSpecial90100%12 BP
Focus PunchFightingPhysical150100%16 BP
Foul PlayDarkPhysical95100%12 BP
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical12080%16 BP
Heat WaveFireSpecial9590%12 BP
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial90100%12 BP
Iron HeadSteelPhysical80100%8 BP
Iron TailSteelPhysical10075%8 BP
Last ResortNormalPhysical140100%12 BP
OutrageDragonPhysical120100%16 BP
Seed BombGrassPhysical80100%12 BP
Sky AttackFlyingPhysical14090%16 BP
SuperpowerFightingPhysical120100%16 BP
UproarNormalSpecial90100%8 BP
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical8090%8 BP
Right Tutor
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
After YouNormalStatus--8 BP
BlockNormalStatus--8 BP
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus-100%8 BP
Helping HandNormalStatus--8 BP
Iron DefenseSteelStatus--8 BP
Magic CoatPsychicStatus--8 BP
Magnet RiseElectricStatus--8 BP
Pain SplitNormalStatus--8 BP
RecycleNormalStatus--8 BP
Role PlayPsychicStatus--8 BP
Skill SwapPsychicStatus--8 BP
SnatchDarkStatus--8 BP
SpiteGhostStatus-100%8 BP
SynthesisGrassStatus--8 BP
TrickPsychicStatus-100%8 BP
Worry SeedGrassStatus-100%8 BP
Rightmost Tutor
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
ElectrowebElectricSpecial5595%8 BP
GravityPsychicStatus--8 BP
Heal BellNormalStatus--8 BP
Icy WindIceSpecial5595%12 BP
Magic RoomPsychicStatus--8 BP
Stealth RockRockStatus--8 BP
TailwindFlyingStatus--8 BP
Wonder RoomPsychicStatus--8 BP

Pokémon Sun & Moon

Like in every generation of Pokémon, several Move Tutors are scattered across Sun and Moon's region called the Alolan archipelago. Noteworthy is the obligatory Draco Meteor Tutor in the form of a female Ace Trainer who requires a dragon-typed Pokémon with a maximized Happiness stat to learn the offered move. Right beside her is a tutor who will teach Rayquaza its signature move, Dragon Ascent, without any further requirements. And lastly, there is the Move Tutor responsible for tutoring the elemental Pledge-moves or the elemental versions of Hyper Beam located in Hau'oli City. Remember that the Pokémon in question needs a maximized Happiness stat, too.

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial13090%Seafolk VillageDragon Pokémon, max Happiness
Dragon AscentFlyingPhysical120100%Seafolk VillageRayquaza
Fire PledgeFireSpecial80100%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial80100%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Relic SongNormalSpecial75100%Hano Grand ResortMeloetta
Secret SwordWaterSpecial85100%Hano Grand ResortKeldeo
Volt TackleElectricPhysical120100%Konikoni CityPikachu
Water PledgeWaterSpecial80100%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon offer the same Move Tutor options as their prior versions, with slight location variations. However, they expand upon the concept and offer many additional moves in exchange for Battle Points (or how the locals refer to them: 'Beach Points') all around the Alolan archipelago. Specifically, the Move Tutors reside in front of their tents at several beaches on Akala, Melemele, Ula'ula Islands, and at the Battle Tree on Poni Island.

Open World Move Tutors

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocationCondition
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial13090%Seafolk VillageDragon Pokémon, max Happiness
Dragon AscentFlyingPhysical120100%Seafolk VillageRayquaza
Fire PledgeFireSpecial80100%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial80100%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness
Relic SongNormalSpecial75100%Hano Grand ResortMeloetta
Secret SwordWaterSpecial85100%Hano Grand ResortKeldeo
Volt TackleElectricPhysical120100%Hano Grand ResortPikachu
Water PledgeWaterSpecial80100%Hau'oli CityStarter Pokémon, max Happiness

Battle Point Move Tutors

Heahea Beach
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
After YouNormalStatus--8 BP
Ally SwitchPsychicStatus--8 BP
BounceFlyingPhysical8585%8 BP
Fire PunchFirePhysical75100%8 BP
Giga DrainGrassSpecial75100%8 BP
GravityPsychicStatus--8 BP
Iron DefenseSteelStatus--8 BP
Iron TailSteelPhysical10075%8 BP
Magnet RiseElectricStatus--8 BP
Role PlayPsychicStatus--8 BP
Signal BeamBugSpecial75100%8 BP
SpiteGhostStatus-100%8 BP
Stealth RockRockStatus--8 BP
SynthesisGrassStatus--8 BP
TelekinesisPsychicStatus--8 BP
Water PulseWaterSpecial60100%4 BP
Big Wave Beach
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
BindNormalPhysical1585%4 BP
BlockNormalStatus--8 BP
Bug BiteBugPhysical60100%4 BP
CovetNormalPhysical60100%4 BP
DefogFlyingStatus--8 BP
ElectrowebElectricSpecial5595%8 BP
Heal BellNormalStatus--8 BP
Helping HandNormalStatus--8 BP
Last ResortNormalPhysical140100%12 BP
Low KickFightingPhysical--8 BP
RecycleNormalStatus--8 BP
Shock WaveElectricSpecial60-4 BP
SnatchDarkStatus--8 BP
SnoreNormalSpecial50100%4 BP
UproarNormalSpecial90100%8 BP
Worry SeedGrassStatus-100%8 BP
Ula'ula Beach
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Aqua TailWaterPhysical9090%12 BP
Drill RunGroundPhysical8095%8 BP
EndeavorNormalPhysical-100%16 BP
Focus PunchFightingPhysical150100%16 BP
Ice PunchIcePhysical75100%8 BP
Icy WindIceSpecial5595%12 BP
Iron HeadSteelPhysical80100%8 BP
Laser FocusNormalStatus--12 BP
Magic CoatPsychicStatus--8 BP
Magic RoomPsychicStatus--8 BP
Pain SplitNormalStatus--8 BP
Seed BombGrassPhysical80100%12 BP
TailwindFlyingStatus--8 BP
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical75100%8 BP
TrickPsychicStatus-100%8 BP
Wonder RoomPsychicStatus--8 BP
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical8090%8 BP
Battle Tree
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyCost
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial85100%12 BP
Drain PunchFightingPhysical75100%8 BP
Dual ChopDragonPhysical4090%12 BP
Earth PowerGroundSpecial90100%12 BP
Foul PlayDarkPhysical95100%12 BP
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus-100%8 BP
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical12080%16 BP
Heat WaveFireSpecial9590%12 BP
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial90100%12 BP
Knock OffDarkPhysical65100%12 BP
LiquidationWaterPhysical85100%16 BP
OutrageDragonPhysical120100%16 BP
Skill SwapPsychicStatus--8 BP
Sky AttackFlyingPhysical14090%16 BP
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical75100%12 BP
Super FangNormalPhysical-90%12 BP
SuperpowerFightingPhysical120100%16 BP
Throat ChopDarkPhysical80100%16 BP

Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee!

The Move Tutors that are encounterable in Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! are somewhat unique to the series as they only pertain to the player's Partner Pokémon and are version-exclusive! These Move Tutors offer various moves to help the player tackle certain stages of the game. Once the player meets an unknown tutor with a new set of teachable attacks, the prior tutors are updated to offer the same moves that have been unlocked by the new Tutor.

Let's Go, Pikachu!
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocation
Floaty FallFlyingPhysical9095%Celadon City
Splishy SplashWaterSpecial90100%Fuchsia City
Zippy ZapElectricPhysical50100%Cerulean City
Let's Go, Eevee!
MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocation
Baddy BadDarkSpecial90100%Celadon City
Bouncy BubbleWaterSpecial90100%Cerulian City
Buzzy BuzzElectricSpecial90100%Cerulian City
Freezy FrostIceSpecial90100%Fuchsia City
Glitzy GlowPsychicSpecial90100%Celadon City
Sappy SeedGrassPhysical90100%Fuchsia City
Sizzly SlideFirePhysical90100%Cerulian City
Sparkly SwirlFairySpecial90100%Fuchsia City

Pokémon Sword & Shield

MoveTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyLocation
Blast BurnFireSpecial15090%Wyndon
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial13090%Circhester
Fire PledgeFireSpecial80100%Hammerlocke
Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial15090%Wyndon
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial80100%Hammerlocke
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial15090%Wyndon
Steel BeamSteelSpecial14095%Motostoke (after becoming Champion)
Water PledgeWaterSpecial80100%Hammerlocke