Ominous Wind (move)

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Ominous Wind
あやしいかぜ Eerie Wind
Ominous Wind.png
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Type  Ghost
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Gets the Pokémon pumped up. Helps prevent nervousness, too.

Ominous Wind (Japanese: あやしいかぜ Eerie Wind) is a damage-dealing Ghost-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Ominous Wind inflicts damage and has a 10% chance of raising the user's Attack, Defense, Special Attack, Special Defense, and Speed by one stage each.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user creates a gust of repulsive wind. It may also raise all the user's stats at once.
BWB2W2 The user blasts the target with a gust of repulsive wind. It may also raise all the user's stats at once.
XYORAS
SM
The user blasts the target with a gust of repulsive wind. This may also raise all the user's stats at once.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
177 Natu Natu
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 39 44 44XY
20ORAS
20
178 Xatu Xatu
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 47 54 54XY
20ORAS
20
284 Masquerain Masquerain
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 1 1 1 1
425 Drifloon Drifloon
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 30 33BW
20B2W2
20 20
426 Drifblim Drifblim
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 32 37BW
20B2W2
20 20
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
GhostIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 25 25 25 25
478 Froslass Froslass
IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral 22 22 22XY
28ORAS
1, Evo.
479 Rotom Rotom
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 29 29 29 29
487 Giratina Giratina
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 10DPPt
6HGSS
6 6 6
491 Darkrai Darkrai
DarkIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 1PtHGSS 1 1 1
562 Yamask Yamask
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous 25 25 25
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous 25 25 25
592 Frillish Frillish
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 27 27 27
593 Jellicent Jellicent
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 27 27 27
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
351 Castform Castform
NormalIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous
353 Shuppet Shuppet
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
722 Rowlet Rowlet
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
DP Pt HGSS
006 Charizard Charizard
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
012 Butterfree Butterfree
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
015 Beedrill Beedrill
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
016 Pidgey Pidgey
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
017 Pidgeotto Pidgeotto
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
018 Pidgeot Pidgeot
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
021 Spearow Spearow
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
022 Fearow Fearow
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
037 Vulpix Vulpix
FireIC Big.png Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
FireIC Big.png Field Field
041 Zubat Zubat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
042 Golbat Golbat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
049 Venomoth Venomoth
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Field
092 Gastly Gastly
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
093 Haunter Haunter
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
094 Gengar Gengar
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
123 Scyther Scyther
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
144 Articuno Articuno
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
145 Zapdos Zapdos
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
146 Moltres Moltres
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
149 Dragonite Dragonite
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
163 Hoothoot Hoothoot
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
164 Noctowl Noctowl
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
165 Ledyba Ledyba
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
166 Ledian Ledian
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
169 Crobat Crobat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
176 Togetic Togetic
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Fairy
177 Natu Natu
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
178 Xatu Xatu
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
193 Yanma Yanma
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
198 Murkrow Murkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
212 Scizor Scizor
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
227 Skarmory Skarmory
SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
245 Suicune Suicune
WaterIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
249 Lugia Lugia
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
267 Beautifly Beautifly
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
269 Dustox Dustox
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
275 Shiftry Shiftry
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
276 Taillow Taillow
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
277 Swellow Swellow
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
278 Wingull Wingull
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying
279 Pelipper Pelipper
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying
284 Masquerain Masquerain
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
291 Ninjask Ninjask
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
302 Sableye Sableye
DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
313 Volbeat Volbeat
BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like
314 Illumise Illumise
BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like
329 Vibrava Vibrava
GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
330 Flygon Flygon
GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
333 Swablu Swablu
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
334 Altaria Altaria
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
351 Castform Castform
NormalIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous
353 Shuppet Shuppet
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
354 Banette Banette
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
356 Dusclops Dusclops
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
357 Tropius Tropius
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Grass
373 Salamence Salamence
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
396 Starly Starly
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
397 Staravia Staravia
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
398 Staraptor Staraptor
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
414 Mothim Mothim
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
415 Combee Combee
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
425 Drifloon Drifloon
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
426 Drifblim Drifblim
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
429 Mismagius Mismagius
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
441 Chatot Chatot
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
GhostIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
456 Finneon Finneon
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
457 Lumineon Lumineon
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
468 Togekiss Togekiss
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Fairy
469 Yanmega Yanmega
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
478 Froslass Froslass
IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
479 Rotom Rotom
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
487 Giratina Giratina
Altered Forme
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
Origin Forme
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
491 Darkrai Darkrai
DarkIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
351 Castform Castform
NormalIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous Dream World - Pleasant Forest
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon GO

Ominous Wind
Special Attack
Type Ghost
Power 30
Energy bar 4
Duration 3.1 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
GolbatGastly

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Ominous Wind had a power of 25.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on all enemies in the room. It may also boost the user's Attack, Special Attack, Defense, Special Defense, and Movement Speed by 1 level.

In the anime

Fantina Drifloon Ominous Wind.png Fantina Drifblim Ominous Wind.png Fantina Drifblim Ominous Wind 2.png None.png
Drifloon Drifblim Drifblim
The user creates a gust of repulsive wind.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
425 Drifloon Drifloon points the top of its head at the opponent and spins, creating a cyclone of purple wind and hitting the opponent.
Fantina's Drifloon Playing the Leveling Field! Debut
426 Drifblim Drifblim releases a purple wind from its mouth at the opponent, or Drifblim waves its arms and releases a purple wind at the opponent.
Fantina's Drifblim Shield with a Twist! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Ominous Wind IV.png Ominous Wind V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

  • Prior to Generation VI, this move and Heat Wave had the same in-game animation, the only difference being the color.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 奇異之風 Qíyì-zhī Fēng
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Onheilswind
France Flag.png French Vent Mauvais
Germany Flag.png German Unheilböen
Greece Flag.png Greek Δυσοίωνος Άνεμος
Italy Flag.png Italian Funestovento
South Korea Flag.png Korean 괴상한바람 Goesanghan Baram
Poland Flag.png Polish Złowieszczy Umysł (DP093)*
Złowieszczy Wiatr (DP102)
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Vento Nefasto
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Vento Nevasto
Romania Flag.png Romanian Vântul Amenințător
Spain Flag.png Spanish Viento Aciago
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Cơn Gió Dị Thường


Variations of the move Ancient Power
Special Ancient PowerSilver WindOminous Wind


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