Move Tutors

Like most games introduced in the middle of a generation, Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 have got move tutors. These people, dotted around Unova, give your Pokémon the ability to learn moves that they cannot normally know. First there are the ones carried over from Black & White, but there are also four new tutors teaching a variety of moves

PWT - Pledge Moves

In the furthest right stall in the PWT, you will encounter a character who will teach certain Pokémon (all starters) one of the Pledge Moves if they have sufficient happiness.

Name Type Cat. PP Att. Acc. Effect
Grass Pledge 10 50 100 Does damage. Can be combined with the other Pledge moves
Fire Pledge 10 50 100 Does damage. Can be combined with the other Pledge moves
Water Pledge 10 50 100 Does damage. Can be combined with the other Pledge moves

PWT - Elemental Hyper Beams

In the furthest right stall in the PWT, you will encounter a character who will teach certain Pokémon (all starter final evolutions) one of the Pledge Moves if they have sufficient happiness.

Name Type Cat. PP Att. Acc. Effect
Frenzy Plant 5 150 90 User cannot attack on the next turn.
Blast Burn 5 150 90 User cannot attack on the next turn.
Hydro Cannon 5 150 90 User cannot attack on the next turn.

Driftveil City - Red Shards

The first tutor you'll meet is in Driftveil Cit.y In this house, you will find a man who will offer to teach these moves to your Pokémon.

Name Type Cat. PP Att. Acc. Effect Price
Covet 40 60 100 The user endearingly approaches the target, then steals the target's held item. 2
Bug Bite 20 60 100 The user bites the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect. 2
Drill Run 10 80 95 The user crashes into its target while rotating its body like a drill. Critical hits land more easily. 4
Bounce 5 85 85 The user bounces up high, then drops on the target on the second turn. It may also leave the target with paralysis. 4
Signal Beam 15 75 100 The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target. 4
Iron Head 15 80 100 The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. It may also make the target flinch. 4
Super Fang 10 -- 90 The user chomps hard on the target with its sharp front fangs. It cuts the target's HP to half. 6
Uproar 10 90 100 The user attacks in an uproar for three turns. Over that time, no one can fall asleep. 6
Seed Bomb 15 80 100 The user slams a barrage of hard-shelled seeds down on the target from above. 6
Dual Chop 15 40 90 The user attacks its target by hitting it with brutal strikes. The target is hit twice in a row. 6
Low Kick 20 -- 100 A powerful low kick that makes the target fall over. It inflicts greater damage on heavier targets. 8
Gunk Shot 5 120 70 The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. It may also poison the target. 8
Thunderpunch 15 75 100 The target is punched with an electrified fist. It may also leave the target with paralysis. 10
Fire Punch 15 75 100 The target is punched with a fiery fist. It may also leave the target with a burn. 10
Ice Punch 15 75 100 The target is punched with an icy fist. It may also leave the target frozen. 10

Lentimas Town - Blue Shards

The second tutor you'll meet is in Lentimas Town In this house, you will find a man who will offer to teach these moves to your Pokémon.

Name Type Cat. PP Att. Acc. Effect Price
Last Resort 5 140 100 This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle. 2
Iron Defense 15 -- -- The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat. 2
Magnet Rise 10 -- -- The user levitates using electrically generated magnetism for five turns. 4
Magic Coat 15 -- -- A barrier reflects back to the target moves like Leech Seed and moves that damage status. 4
Block 5 -- -- The user blocks the target's way with arms spread wide to prevent escape. 6
Hyper Voice 10 90 100 The user lets loose a horribly echoing shout with the power to inflict damage. 6
Electroweb 15 55 95 The user captures and attacks opposing Pokémon by using an electric net. It reduces the targets' Speed stat. 6
Icy Wind 15 55 95 The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also reduces the targets' Speed stat. 6
Iron Tail 15 100 75 The target is slammed with a steel-hard tail. It may also lower the target's Defense stat. 6
Aqua Tail 10 90 90 The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm. 8
Earth Power 10 90 100 The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def. 8
Zen Headbutt 15 80 90 The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. It may also make the target flinch. 8
Foul Play 15 95 100 The user turns the target's power against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the damage. 8
Superpower 5 120 100 The user attacks the target with great power. However, it also lowers the user's Attack and Defense. 10
Gravity 5 -- -- Gravity is intensified for five turns, making moves involving flying unusable and negating Levitate. 10
Dragon Pulse 10 90 100 The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user's gaping mouth. 10
Dark Pulse 15 80 100 The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. It may also make the target flinch. 10

Opelucid City - Draco Meteor

After defeating Drayden, he will be found within his house where he will gladly teach your Dragon-type Pokémon the move; Draco Meteor.

Name Type Cat. PP Att. Acc. Effect
Draco Meteor 5 140 90 Comets are summoned down from the sky. The attack's recoil sharply reduces the user's Sp. Atk stat.

Humilau City- Yellow Shards

The third tutor you'll meet is in Humilau City In this house, you will find a man who will offer to teach these moves to your Pokémon.

Name Type Cat. PP Att. Acc. Effect Price
Bind 20 15 85 Things such as long bodies or tentacles are used to bind and squeeze the target for four to five turns. 2
Snore 15 40 100 An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch. 2
Heal Bell 5 -- -- The user makes a soothing bell chime to heal the status problems of all the party Pokémon. 4
Knock Off 20 20 100 The user slaps down the target's held item, preventing that item from being used in the battle. 4
Synthesis 5 -- -- The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather. 6
Roost 10 -- -- The user lands and rests its body. It restores the user's HP by up to half of its max HP. 6
Sky Attack 5 140 90 A second-turn attack move where critical hits land more easily. It may also make the target flinch. 8
Role Play 10 -- -- The user mimics the target completely, copying the target's natural Ability. 8
Heat Wave 10 100 90 The user attacks by exhaling hot breath on the opposing team. It may also leave targets with a burn. 10
Giga Drain 10 75 100 A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target. 10
Drain Punch 10 75 100 An energy-draining punch. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target. 10
Pain Split 20 -- -- The user adds its HP to the target's HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the target. 10
Tailwind 30 -- -- The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed of all party Pokémon for four turns. 10

Nacrene City - Green Shards

The last tutor you'll meet is in Nacrene Cit.y In this house, you will find a man who will offer to teach these moves to your Pokémon.

Name Type Cat. PP Att. Acc. Effect Price
Worry Seed 10 -- 100 A seed that causes worry is planted on the target. It prevents sleep by making its Ability Insomnia. 6
Gastro Acid 10 -- 100 The user hurls up its stomach acids on the target. The fluid eliminates the effect of the target's Ability. 6
Helping Hand 20 -- -- The user assists an ally by boosting the power of its attack. 8
After You 15 -- -- The user helps the target and makes it use its move right after the user. 8
Magic Room 10 -- -- The user creates a bizarre area in which Pokémon's held items lose their effects for five turns. 8
Wonder Room 10 -- -- The user creates a bizarre area in which Pokémon's Defense and Sp. Def stats are swapped for five turns. 8
Spite 10 -- 100 The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it. 8
Recycle 10 -- -- The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again. 10
Trick 10 -- 100 The user catches the target off guard and swaps its held item with its own. 10
Stealth Rock 20 -- -- The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the opponent's team. The trap hurts opponents that switch into battle. 10
Outrage 10 120 100 The user rampages and attacks for two to three turns. It then becomes confused, however. 10
Endeavor 5 -- 100 An attack move that cuts down the target's HP to equal the user's HP. 10
Sleep Talk 10 -- -- While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows. 10
Skill Swap 10 -- -- The user employs its psychic power to exchange Abilities with the target. 10
Snatch 10 -- -- The user steals the effects of any healing or stat-changing move the opponent attempts to use. 10
 
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