List and Locations of Move Tutors | Pokemon Sword and Shield

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This is a page guide on the complete list of Move Tutors and moves learned by Move Tutor in the game Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read on for information on the location of each Move Tutor, what moves they teach, and the conditions to learn them.

What are Move Tutors?

Grass Pledge Tutor Move

Move Tutors are characters found around the game who will teach your Pokemon rare moves when you talk to them. They can be tricky to find, but this guide lays out all the info you need in one place.

Unlike previous games in the series, Move Tutors in Pokemon Sword and Shield can teach moves repeatedly to as many Pokemon as you like.

List of Move Tutors and Locations

How to Learn Steel Beam

Motostoke Tutor Move

To find the NPC with the Tutor Move, go to the Gym (Stadium) and search for a narrow route facing down, just between the buildings around the area.

Steel Beam Tutor Move

Then, go right and descend the long stairs. The man at the bottom will teach your Pokemon the move Steel Beam. However, for him to teach you the move, you must first complete the game and become the Champion.

Move Type Effect
Steel Beam Steel Image The user fires a beam of steel that it collected from its entire body. This also damages the user.

This move has a massive power of 140, but comes at the high cost of draining half of the user's HP.

List of Pokemon Who Can Learn Steel Beam

KlinkKlink KlangKlang KlinklangKlinklang
ExcadrillExcadrill Galarian MeowthGalarian Meowth PerrserkerPerrserker
FerroseedFerroseed FerrothornFerrothorn Galarian StunfiskGalarian Stunfisk
CorviknightCorviknight PawniardPawniard BisharpBisharp
EscavalierEscavalier LucarioLucario CufantCufant
CopperajahCopperajah DurantDurant HonedgeHonedge
DoubladeDoublade AegislashAegislash TogedemaruTogedemaru
DuraludonDuraludon SilvallySilvally ZacianZacian

How to Learn Pledge Moves

The NPC with the Tutor Moves for your Starter Pokemon is located in Hammerlocke, near the vault building where you meet Raihan before leaving for Route 6.

From there, head left and you will encounter the boy asking for Applin. Head down the stairs from that location and you will find the Move Tutor for the three Pledge Moves.

Starter Pokemon Tutor Moves

Each Starter Pokemon can learn the move which matches its Type. Your Starter Pokemon can learn the Pledge Move of its type regardless of its stage of evolution.

Move Type Effect
Grass Pledge Grass Image A column of grass hits the target. When used with its water equivalent, its power increases and a vast swamp appears
Fire Pledge Fire Image A column of fire hits the target. When used with its grass equivalent, its power increases and a vast sea of fire appears.
Water Pledge Water Image A column of water strikes the target. When combined with its fire equivalent, its power increases and a rainbow appears.

List of Pokemon Who Can Learn Grass Pledge

GrookeyGrookey ThwackeyThwackey RillaboomRillaboom

List of Pokemon Who Can Learn Fire Pledge

CharmanderCharmander CharmeleonCharmeleon CharizardCharizard
ScorbunnyScorbunny RabootRaboot CinderaceCinderace

List of Pokemon Who Can Learn Water Pledge

SobbleSobble DrizzileDrizzile InteleonInteleon

How to Learn Draco Meteor

The Move Tutor for Draco Meteor is found in Circhester, located to your left when you enter the Hero's bath area.

Draco Meteor Tutor Move

He will teach your Dragon-type Pokemon the powerful move Draco Meteor.

Move Type Effect
Draco Meteor Dragon Image Comets are summoned down from the sky onto the targer. The attack's recoil harshly lowers the user's Special Attack stats

List of Pokemon Who Can Learn Draco Meteor

NoibatNoibat NoivernNoivern ApplinApplin
FlappleFlapple AppletunAppletun VibravaVibrava
FlygonFlygon AxewAxew FraxureFraxure
HaxorusHaxorus DrampaDrampa TurtonatorTurtonator
DracozoltDracozolt ArctozoltArctozolt DracovishDracovish
ArctovishArctovish SilvallySilvally DeinoDeino
ZweilousZweilous HydreigonHydreigon GoomyGoomy
SliggooSliggoo GoodraGoodra Jangmo-oJangmo-o
Hakamo-oHakamo-o Kommo-oKommo-o DreepyDreepy
DrakloakDrakloak DragapultDragapult EternatusEternatus

Tutor Moves in Wyndon

Starter Pokemon Tutor Moves

To get to the man with the Tutor Move in Wyndon, keep going straight until you see a park. Head right and talk to the man standing in the middle of the park.

He can teach your Starter Pokemon powerful attacks called Ultimate Moves. Each Starter Pokemon can learn the move which matches its Type. However, only a fully evolved Starter Pokemon can learn the Ultimate Move of its type.

Move Type Effect
Hydro Cannon Water Image The target is hit with a watery blast. The user can't move on the next turn.
Frenzy Plant Grass Image The user slams the target with the roots of an enormous tree. The user can't move on the next turn.
Blast Burn Fire Image The target is razed by a fiery explosion. The user cannot move on the next turn

List of Pokemon Who Can Learn Frenzy Plant


List of Pokemon Who Can Learn Blast Burn

CharizardCharizard CinderaceCinderace

List of Pokemon Who Can Learn Hydro Cannon


Pokemon Sword and Shield Related Links

List of MovesSee the List of All Moves
Moves by Type
NormalNormal FairyFairy SteelSteel
DarkDark DragonDragon GhostGhost
RockRock BugBug PsychicPsychic
FlyingFlying GroundGround PoisonPoison
FightingFighting IceIce ElectricElectric
GrassGrass WaterWater FireFire
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Dynamax Moves
Max Moves G-Max Moves

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