Move Tutor

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A Move Tutor is a non-player character who will teach a Pokémon moves that are not normally able to be learned through level up, TMs, or HMs. They are not to be confused with Move Reminders.

There are currently 26 Move Tutors in the game, however three of them are limited to a small group or just one Pokémon.

Suntouched City

The Move Tutor's house is the house closest to the gym on the cloud level. She will teach Grass Pledge, Water Pledge, or Fire Pledge to a starter Pokémon from the core series of games.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Grass Pledge  Grass  Special
Water Pledge  Water  Special
Fire Pledge  Fire  Special

Rezzai Cavern

Next to the exit from the cavern after first fight against Jaern.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Drill Run  Ground  Physical
Earth Power  Ground  Special
Ancient Power  Rock  Special
Mud Slap  Ground  Special
Rollout  Rock  Physical

Helios City

An old woman sitting on a bench south of the Jade Tower is willing to teach several moves to the player's Eevee that it would normally only learn after evolving. The one downside to these moves is that the player's Eevee cannot evolve while any one of them exists on its move set. However, Eevee requires some of these moves in order for its Mega Evolution to reach its highest potential.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Flare Blitz  Fire  Physical
Hydro Pump  Water  Special
Thunderbolt  Electric  Special
Psychic  Psychic  Special
Foul Play  Dark  Physical
Leaf Blade  Grass  Physical
Ice Beam  Ice  Special
Moonblast  Fairy  Special

Helios Sewers

In the Dead end by the Great Ball in the middle room of the sewer is a man that is willing to teach Gunk Shot and Acid to your pokemon.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Gunk Shot  Poison  Physical
Acid  Poison  Special

Black Market

To the right of the Hiker wandering around the southern part of the Black Market is a house where the Custom Move Tutor resides.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Custom Move  ???  Physical

Jade Tower

After earning the 5th badge, a Move Tutor will be present in the entrance level of the Jade Tower to teach various wind-based moves

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Bounce  Flying  Physical
Heat Wave  Fire  Special
Sky Attack  Flying  Physical
Tailwind  Flying  Status
Icy Wind  Ice  Special
Air Cutter  Flying  Special
Ominous Wind  Ghost  Special

Utira Library

Located on the first floor to the left. He is willing to teach your Pokémon various utility moves.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Bind  Normal  Physical
Snore  Normal  Special
Covet  Normal  Physical
Super Fang  Normal  Physical
Endeavor  Normal  Physical
Last Resort  Normal  Physical
Block  Normal  Status
Role Play  Psychic  Status
Gastro Acid  Poison  Status
Worry Seed  Grass  Status
After You  Normal  Status
Helping Hand  Normal  Status
Swift  Normal  Special
Endure  Normal  Status
Double-Edge  Normal  Physical
Baton Pass  Normal  Status
Celebrate  Normal  Status
Happy Hour  Normal  Status
Hold Hands  Normal  Status
Hold Back  Normal  Physical
Body Slam  Normal  Physical
Metronome  Normal  Status
Mimic  Normal  Status
Fake Out  Normal  Physical

Sonata City

An Artist in Sonata City's second westernmost house is willing to teach the player's Smeargle various moves.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Spore  Grass  Status
Ingrain  Grass  Status
Lock-On  Normal  Status
Sheer Cold  Ice  Special
Quiver Dance  Bug  Status
Shell Smash  Normal  Status
Baton Pass  Normal  Status

A Nurse in training can teach the Player's Pokemon various healing moves.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Heal Bell  Normal  Status
Soft-Boiled  Normal  Status
Morning Sun  Normal  Status
Wish  Normal  Status

A kid in the house closest to the gym can teach the Player's Pokemon various Sound-based moves.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Uproar  Normal  Special
Hyper Voice  Normal  Special
Boomburst  Normal  Special
Self-Destruct  Normal  Physical

Maelstrom 9

A swimmer to the left of the dive spot can teach a few Water-type moves

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Water Pulse  Water  Special
Aqua Tail  Water  Physical
Octazooka  Water  Special
Whirlpool  Water  Special

Kepler City

An old woman in the city's second-rightmost house is willing to teach Defog to the player's Pokémon.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Defog  Flying  Status

A scientist on the east side of the Hidden Workshop can teach various Electric and Steel-type moves.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Iron Head  Steel  Physical
Magnet Rise  Electric  Status
Iron Defense  Steel  Status
Meteor Mash  Steel  Physical
Zap Cannon  Electric  Special
Electro Ball  Electric  Special
Shift Gear  Steel  Status

Nasca Town

The lady in the northwesternmost house can teach any of the core series starter Pokémon Frenzy Plant, Blast Burn or Hydro Cannon.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Frenzy Plant  Grass  Special
Blast Burn  Fire  Special
Hydro Cannon  Water  Special

Murk Forest (Spider Nest)

Bug Catcher as thanks for clearing area from spiders.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Bug Bite  Bug  Physical
Signal Beam  Bug  Special
Electroweb  Electric  Special
Fury Cutter  Bug  Physical
String Shot  Bug  Status
Megahorn  Bug  Physical

Hekate Town

Researcher at the front of Pokemon Center.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Zen Headbutt  Psychic  Physical
Trick  Psychic  Status
Magic Coat  Psychic  Status
Magic Room  Psychic  Status
Wonder Room  Psychic  Status
Gravity  Psychic  Status
Hypnosis  Psychic  Status


Selene City

An old woman upstairs in the house to the left of the PikaTaxi is willing to teach Stealth Rock to the player's Pokémon.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Stealth Rock  Rock  Status

A girl in the Lounge area of the upper part of the Pokemon Center can teach a few Ghost oriented moves

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Pain Split  Normal  Status
Spite  Ghost  Status
Ominous Wind  Ghost  Special

Mysterious Hideaway

A Parasol Lady has taken a liking to the Flower Grotto and spends her free time inside, describing the area as the only place diversity in formes really blossoms. She will teach the player's Pokémon various Grass-type moves.

Moves taught
Move Type Damage category
Giga Drain  Grass  Special
Seed Bomb  Grass  Physical
Synthesis  Grass  Status
Bullet Seed  Grass  Physical

Dragon Ruins

An Ace Trainer appears near the entrance of the ruins after the player defeats Taen for the fourth time in the Perfection Base. He is able to teach several Dragon-type moves to the player's Pokémon.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Draco Meteor  Dragon  Special
Dual Chop  Dragon  Physical
Outrage  Dragon  Physical
Twister  Dragon  Special

Erebus City

After beating the gym, the artist of the far left can teach your Pokemon some Dark-type moves.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Knock Off  Dark  Physical
Foul Play  Dark  Physical
Sucker Punch  Dark  Physical
Nasty Plot  Dark  Status

Nexa Town

There is a fighter southeast of the PokeCenter who can teach your Pokemon fighting-based moves.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Low Kick  Fighting  Physical
Thunder Punch  Electric  Physical
Fire Punch  Fire  Physical
Ice Punch  Ice  Physical
Superpower  Fighting  Physical
Focus Punch  Fighting  Physical
Vacuum Wave  Fighting  Special
High Jump Kick  Fighting  Physical
Aura Sphere  Fighting  Special
Seismic Toss  Fighting  Physical
Blaze Kick  Fire  Physical
Counter  Fighting  Physical
Mega Kick  Normal  Physical
Mega Punch  Normal  Physical
Dynamic Punch  Fighting  Physical

Gaea Town

An red haired guy east of the town offers to teaches the move Dig to one of your Pokémon.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Dig  Ground  Physical

An blue haired lady west of the town offers to teaches the move Headbutt to one of your Pokémon.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Headbutt  Normal  Physical

An old woman sitting on a bench in the west of town is willing to teach several moves to the player's Eevee that it would normally only learn after evolving. The one downside to these moves is that the player's Eevee cannot evolve while some of them exist on its move set. However, Eevee requires some of these moves in order for its Mega Evolution to reach its highest potential.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Fire Blast  Fire  Special
Scald  Water  Special
Volt Switch  Electric  Special
Psyshock  Psychic  Special
Pursuit  Dark  Physical
Giga Drain  Grass  Special
Blizzard  Ice  Special
Dazzling Gleam  Fairy  Special
Hyper Voice  Normal  Special
Giga Impact  Normal  Physical

Alpha Temple

There is an old man at the end of the temple who teaches your Pokémon event moves.

Moves taught

Move Type Damage category
Extreme Speed  Normal  Physical
Crush Claw  Normal  Physical
Extrasensory  Psychic  Special
Flare Blitz  Fire  Physical
Dragon Ascent  Flying  Physical
Psycho Boost  Psychic  Special
Doom Desire  Steel  Special
Roar of Time  Dragon  Special
Spacial Rend  Dragon  Special
Secret Sword  Fighting  Special
Bolt Strike  Electric  Physical
Blue Flare  Fire  Special
V-create  Fire  Physical
Relic Song  Normal  Special
Shadow Force  Ghost  Physical
Night Shade  Ghost  Special
Hurricane  Flying  Special