Tailwind (move)

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Tailwind
おいかぜ Tailwind
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Type  Flying
Category  Status
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user and all allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Appeals first in the next turn
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Causes the user to move earlier on the next turn.

Tailwind (Japanese: おいかぜ Tailwind) is a non-damaging Flying-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Generation IV

Tailwind doubles the Speed stat of the user and all other Pokémon in the user's party for three turns.

Generation V

Tailwind now lasts for four turns.

Generation VI

Tailwind's PP is changed from 30 to 15.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed of all party Pokémon for three turns.
BWB2W2 The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed of all party Pokémon for four turns.
XYORAS
SM
The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed stat of the user and its allies for four turns.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
012 Butterfree Butterfree
Bug Bug 30 30 30 41
016 Pidgey Pidgey
Flying Flying 41 41 41 41
017 Pidgeotto Pidgeotto
Flying Flying 47 47 47 47
018 Pidgeot Pidgeot
Flying Flying 50 50 50 50
144 Articuno Articuno
Undiscovered Undiscovered 64 64 1, 64 64
178 Xatu Xatu
Flying Flying 27 27 27XY
1ORAS
1
198 Murkrow Murkrow
Flying Flying 51 50 50
245 Suicune Suicune
Undiscovered Undiscovered 57 57 1, 57 57
279 Pelipper Pelipper
Water 1 Flying 50 50BW
52B2W2
1, 52XY
1, 44ORAS
1, 44
519 Pidove Pidove
Flying Flying 46 46 46
520 Tranquill Tranquill
Flying Flying 54 54 54
521 Unfezant Unfezant
Flying Flying 60 60 60
547 Whimsicott Whimsicott
Grass Fairy 28 28 28
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
Flying Flying 11 11 11
580 Ducklett Ducklett
Water 1 Flying 37 37 37
581 Swanna Swanna
Water 1 Flying 40 40 40
627 Rufflet Rufflet
Flying Flying 37 37 37
628 Braviary Braviary
Flying Flying 37 37 37
629 Vullaby Vullaby
Flying Flying 37 37 37
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
Flying Flying 37 37 37
641 Tornadus Tornadus
Undiscovered Undiscovered 55 1, 55 49
661 Fletchling Fletchling
Flying Flying 45 45
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder
Flying Flying 51 51
663 Talonflame Talonflame
Flying Flying 55 55
714 Noibat Noibat
Flying Flying 35 35
715 Noivern Noivern
Flying Flying 35 35
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 Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
Flying Flying
165 Ledyba Ledyba
Bug Bug
425 Drifloon Drifloon
Amorphous Amorphous
458 Mantyke Mantyke
Undiscovered Undiscovered
661 Fletchling Fletchling
Flying Flying
714 Noibat Noibat
Flying Flying
731 Pikipek Pikipek
Flying Flying
741 Oricorio Oricorio
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 Egg Groups Game
DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2 XY ORAS
006 Charizard Charizard
Monster Dragon
012 Butterfree Butterfree
Bug Bug
015 Beedrill Beedrill
Bug Bug
016 Pidgey Pidgey
Flying Flying
017 Pidgeotto Pidgeotto
Flying Flying
018 Pidgeot Pidgeot
Flying Flying
021 Spearow Spearow
Flying Flying
022 Fearow Fearow
Flying Flying
041 Zubat Zubat
Flying Flying
042 Golbat Golbat
Flying Flying
049 Venomoth Venomoth
Bug Bug
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Field Flying
123 Scyther Scyther
Bug Bug
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
Flying Flying
144 Articuno Articuno
Undiscovered Undiscovered
145 Zapdos Zapdos
Undiscovered Undiscovered
146 Moltres Moltres
Undiscovered Undiscovered
149 Dragonite Dragonite
Water 1 Dragon
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
163 Hoothoot Hoothoot
Flying Flying
164 Noctowl Noctowl
Flying Flying
165 Ledyba Ledyba
Bug Bug
166 Ledian Ledian
Bug Bug
169 Crobat Crobat
Flying Flying
176 Togetic Togetic
Fairy Flying
177 Natu Natu
Flying Flying
178 Xatu Xatu
Flying Flying
193 Yanma Yanma
Bug Bug
198 Murkrow Murkrow
Flying Flying
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug
212 Scizor Scizor
Bug Bug
226 Mantine Mantine
Water 1 Water 1
227 Skarmory Skarmory
Flying Flying
245 Suicune Suicune
Undiscovered Undiscovered
249 Lugia Lugia
Undiscovered Undiscovered
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh
Undiscovered Undiscovered
267 Beautifly Beautifly
Bug Bug
269 Dustox Dustox
Bug Bug
275 Shiftry Shiftry
Field Grass
276 Taillow Taillow
Flying Flying
277 Swellow Swellow
Flying Flying
278 Wingull Wingull
Water 1 Flying
279 Pelipper Pelipper
Water 1 Flying
284 Masquerain Masquerain
Water 1 Bug
313 Volbeat Volbeat
Human-Like Bug
314 Illumise Illumise
Human-Like Bug
329 Vibrava Vibrava
Bug Bug
330 Flygon Flygon
Bug Bug
333 Swablu Swablu
Dragon Flying
334 Altaria Altaria
Dragon Flying
351 Castform Castform
Fairy Amorphous
357 Tropius Tropius
Monster Grass
373 Salamence Salamence
Dragon Dragon
380 Latias Latias
Undiscovered Undiscovered
381 Latios Latios
Undiscovered Undiscovered
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
Undiscovered Undiscovered
396 Starly Starly
Flying Flying
397 Staravia Staravia
Flying Flying
398 Staraptor Staraptor
Flying Flying
414 Mothim Mothim
Bug Bug
415 Combee Combee
Bug Bug
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
Bug Bug
425 Drifloon Drifloon
Amorphous Amorphous
426 Drifblim Drifblim
Amorphous Amorphous
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow
Flying Flying
441 Chatot Chatot
Flying Flying
456 Finneon Finneon
Water 2 Water 2
457 Lumineon Lumineon
Water 2 Water 2
468 Togekiss Togekiss
Fairy Flying
469 Yanmega Yanmega
Bug Bug
472 Gliscor Gliscor
Bug Bug
487 Giratina Giratina
Origin Forme
Undiscovered Undiscovered
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
519 Pidove Pidove
Flying Flying
520 Tranquill Tranquill
Flying Flying
521 Unfezant Unfezant
Flying Flying
527 Woobat Woobat
Field Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat
Field Flying
546 Cottonee Cottonee
Grass Fairy
547 Whimsicott Whimsicott
Grass Fairy
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
Flying Flying
566 Archen Archen
Water 3 Flying
567 Archeops Archeops
Water 3 Flying
580 Ducklett Ducklett
Water 1 Flying
581 Swanna Swanna
Water 1 Flying
587 Emolga Emolga
Field Field
627 Rufflet Rufflet
Flying Flying
628 Braviary Braviary
Flying Flying
629 Vullaby Vullaby
Flying Flying
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
Flying Flying
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
Dragon Dragon
637 Volcarona Volcarona
Bug Bug
641 Tornadus Tornadus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
643 Reshiram Reshiram
Undiscovered Undiscovered
644 Zekrom Zekrom
Undiscovered Undiscovered
661 Fletchling Fletchling
Flying Flying
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder
Flying Flying
663 Talonflame Talonflame
Flying Flying
666 Vivillon Vivillon
Bug Bug
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
Human-Like Human-Like
714 Noibat Noibat
Flying Flying
715 Noivern Noivern
Flying Flying
717 Yveltal Yveltal
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 Egg Groups Obtained with
123 Scyther Scyther
Bug Bug Dream World - Pleasant Forest
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug Dream World - Windswept Sky
276 Taillow Taillow
Flying Flying Dream World - Pleasant Forest
313 Volbeat Volbeat
Human-Like Bug Dream World - Spooky Manor
314 Illumise Illumise
Human-Like Bug Dream World - Spooky Manor
397 Staravia Staravia
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
415 Combee Combee
Bug Bug Dream World - Dream Park
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 Mystery Dungeon series

The user and all of its allies in the room will receive a boost in movement speed by one stage.

Pokkén Tournament

Togekiss uses Tailwind to boost the user's speed and recover some health.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Tailwind IV.png Tailwind 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

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 追風 ​Jēuifūng
Mandarin 順風 Shùnfēng*
追風 Zhuī​fēng*
France Flag.png French Vent Arrière
Germany Flag.png German Rückenwind
Greece Flag.png Greek Ούριος Άνεμος
Italy Flag.png Italian Ventoincoda
South Korea Flag.png Korean 순풍 Sunpung
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Cauda de Vento
Vento de Cauda (TCG and manga)
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Vetar u leđa
Spain Flag.png Spanish Viento Afín


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