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LGPE Pika Papow

Pikachu using one of it's signature moves: PIka Papow.

A Signature Move is any move that is learned by only one or a few Pokémon, making it unique. Examples of signature moves are Volt Tackle, which is only learned by Pichu, and Chatter which is only learned by Chatot. Every signature move can be learned by at least 12 Pokémon: the Pokémon it is known by, Ditto when using Transform, Mew using Transform or Metronome, Smeargle by using Sketch, some by Mimic, and the rest by using Metronome.

Examples

Former Signature Moves

In a particular generation

  • In Generation III, Venusaur was the only Pokémon able to learn Frenzy Plant.
  • In Generation III, Charizard was the only Pokémon able to learn Blast Burn.
  • In Generation II, the Squirtle line were the only Pokémon able to learn Skull Bash.
  • In Generation III, Blastoise was the only Pokémon able to learn Hydro Cannon.
  • In Generation IV, Beedrill was the only Pokémon able to learn Twineedle.
  • In Generation I, the Pidgey line were the only Pokémon able to learn Gust. In Generation III, the Pidgey line were the only Pokémon able to learn Feather Dance.
  • In Generation III, Rattata and Raticate were the only Pokémon able to learn Hyper Fang and Super Fang.
  • In Generation I, Ekans and Arbok were the only Pokémon able to learn Glare.
  • In Generation I, the Oddish line were the only Pokémon able to learn Petal Dance.
  • In Generation II, Paras and Parasect were the only Pokémon able to learn Spore.
  • In Generation II, Diglett and Dugtrio were the only Pokémon able to learn Fissure.
  • In Generation II, Arcanine was the only Pokémon able to learn Extreme Speed.
  • In Generation I, the Machop line were the only Pokémon able to learn Low Kick.
  • In Generation II, the Machop line were the only Pokémon able to learn Vital Throw.
  • In Generation I, Shellder and Cloyster were the only Pokémon able to learn Clamp.
  • In Generation IV, Shellder and Cloyster were the only Pokémon able to learn Icicle Spear.
  • In Generation I, the Gastly line were the only Pokémon able to learn Night Shade.
  • In Generation II, Krabby and Kingler were the only Pokémon able to learn Crabhammer.
  • In Generation III, Hitmonlee was the only Pokémon able to learn Jump Kick. In Generation II, Hitmonlee was the only Pokémon able to learn Hi Jump Kick. In Generation VI, Hitmonlee was the only Pokémon able to learn Mega Kick and Rolling Kick.
  • In Generation II, Hitmonchan was the only Pokémon able to learn Mach Punch. In Generation IV, Hitmonchan was the only Pokémon able to learn Vacuum Wave.
  • In Generation II, Kangaskhan was the only Pokémon able to learn Dizzy Punch.
  • In Generation I, Goldeen and Seaking were the only Pokémon able to learn Waterfall.
  • In Generation III, Staryu was the only Pokémon able to learn Camouflage.
  • In Generation II, Mr. Mime was the only Pokémon able to learn Substitute.
  • In Generation I, Magikarp was the only Pokémon able to learn Splash.
  • In Generation II, Moltres was the only Pokémon able to learn Sky Attack.
  • In Generation II, the Dratini line were the only Pokémon able to learn Outrage.
  • In Generation II, Sudowoodo was the only Pokémon able to learn Mimic.
  • In Generation II, Espeon was the only Pokémon able to learn Morning Sun.
  • In Generation II, Misdreavus was the only Pokémon able to learn Psywave.
  • In Generation II in Gold and Silver, Pineco and Forretress were the only Pokémon able to learn Spikes.
  • In Generation II in Gold and Silver, Scizor was the only Pokémon able to learn Metal Claw.
  • In Generation II, Heracross was the only Pokémon able to learn Megahorn.
  • In Generation V, Skarmory was the only Pokémon able to learn Steel Wing.
  • In Generation III, Grovyle and Sceptile were the only Pokémon able to learn Leaf Blade.
  • In Generation III, Blaziken was the only Pokémon able to learn Blaze Kick.
  • In Generation III, Marshtomp and Swampert were the only Pokémon able to learn Muddy Water.
  • In Generation III, Nuzleaf was the only Pokémon able to learn Extrasensory.
  • In Generation III, Slakoth and Slaking were the only Pokémon able to learn Slack Off.
  • In Generation III, Skitty was the only Pokémon able to learn Assist.
  • In Generation III, Volbeat was the only Pokémon able to learn Tail Glow.
  • In Generation III, Roselia was the only Pokémon able to learn GrassWhistle.
  • In Generation III, Spoink and Grumpig were the only Pokémon able to learn Magic Coat.
  • In Generation III, Zangoose was the only Pokémon able to learn Crush Claw.
  • In Generation III, Castform was the only Pokémon able to learn Weather Ball.
  • In Generation IV, Rhyperior was the only Pokémon able to learn Rock Wrecker.
  • In Generation V, Sawsbuck was the only Pokémon able to learn Horn Leech.
  • In Generation V, Cobalion, Terrakion, Virizion, and Keldeo were the only Pokémon able to learn Sacred Sword.
  • In Generation VI, Greninja was the only Pokémon able to learn Mat Block.
  • In Generation VI, Litleo and Pyroar were the only Pokémon able to learn Noble Roar.
  • In Generation VI, Pancham and Pangoro were the only Pokémon able to learn Parting Shot.
  • In Generation VI, Aromatisse was the only Pokémon able to learn Aromatic Mist.
  • In Generation VI, Klefki was the only Pokémon able to learn Crafty Shield.

Trivia

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