Talk:Move Reminder

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Should we add Mystery Dungeon on here? ht14 01:38, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

Eevee, Take-down, and Relearning

This whole thing has been bugging me for quite some time now.

Eevee is a poor example of the limitations of the Move Relearner; in fact, Take-Down is just the sort of move the Move Relearner is made for. You level Eevee up until it learns Take-Down, then evolve, then use the Move Relearner to get the evolution's moves that you want. So rather than being an example of restrictions on the Move Relearner, it is in fact an example of HOW to use a Move Relearner. The only other true purpose of the Move Relearner is to gain 1st level moves (and, I guess, to remember moves you were forced to forget for an HM or something, but that's just poor planning and not a necessary problem). Satosuke 06:31, 5 November 2008 (UTC)

Actually what makes Eevee special is that it is the only known Pokémon to use 3 different types of evolution methods, Take Down is the example of something that only Eevee can learn, though technically any Eevee-exclusive move will qualify. -Tyler53841 06:34, 15 November 2009 (UTC)

More specific?

The article leaves me a tad confused by "species". Does it mean, literally, the listed species of a pokémon? For instance, Chimchar and Infernape are both of the species "Blaze" pokémon. Chimchar can learn Flamethrower or Slack Off by levelling up, but Infernape can't. If you took an Infernape to the move relearner, could it learn these moves? It hasn't changed species, but it has evolved, and they aren't in its learnset any more. At present the article doesn't seem to answer this question for me. Darien Shields 22:49, 21 April 2009 (UTC)

No. Species here means the Pokémon species. So, no, Infernape cannot learn Slack Off or Flamethrower unless it learns them at the Chimchar stage. I'll add a link to the article to avoid further confusion. — THE TROM — 23:23, 21 April 2009 (UTC)
1. So if Chimchar learns Slack Off for example, then evolves up to Infernape, then Infernape forgets Slack Off, can Slack Off be relearnt?
2. How about bred moves that are forgotten? E.g. If I breed Blaze Kick to Chimchar, then he forgets it, can Blaze Kick be relearnt? --(QQ)wertyasdf 05:40, 15 November 2009 (UTC)
I don't believe so. You can't relearn TM moves once you delete them, right? It'll act the same. —darklordtrom 05:52, 15 November 2009 (UTC)
So no to both my questions? --(QQ)wertyasdf 05:59, 15 November 2009 (UTC)
Pretty much anything that is deleted which is not listed in that Pokémon's level up moveset can't be relearned and unless if it is not a one-of-a kind move then you have to start over with the process with TM's, HM's, Breeding, and Move Tutors plain and simple which is why I conduct research to avoid these problems. So just research the level up movesets more closely and if you want take precautions thats the best advice I can give.-Tyler53841 06:05, 15 November 2009 (UTC)

Number of uses?

I have thought for a few years that any particular move could only be relearned once by any particular pokemon, specifically that a pokemon could not relearn a level list move that it had already relearned once before but later forgotten. Was this ever really the case? PLA 09:40, 7 March 2012 (UTC)

No. --HeroicJay 09:47, 7 March 2012 (UTC)
Thank you. PLA 09:48, 7 March 2012 (UTC)

Character name

I wonder if there is an official (i.e: consistent) English term for the move-relearning character yet?

I remember Back in Hoenn the guy merely introduced himself as a "move tutor", being different from others in Emerald because he claimed to know "all" Pokemon moves but would only do so in exchange for collecting Heart Scales.

In Black 2 and White 2, the move relearner (now set up at the Pokemon World Tournament) actually calls herself "the reminder girl"; when you check the PWT on your Town Map, she is listed as the "Move Reminder". --Stratelier 17:00, 16 October 2012 (UTC)

Bringing this back up. All of this is true, and should be on the article. --Abcboy (talk) 02:34, 9 December 2012 (UTC)
Totally agreed. Mathfreak231 is a bawse :) (talk) 23:40, 13 January 2013 (UTC)
The Sevii Islands guy calls himself the "POKéMON MOVE MANIAC". However, I think "Move Reminder", the most recent official term, should be used for the page title. --SnorlaxMonster 07:11, 29 January 2013 (UTC)
I agree, the most recent term should be used. However, an auto-redirect from "Move Relearner" shoud be added. --Csaint482 (talk) 16:40, 11 February 2013 (UTC)