Ominous Wind (move)

Ominous Wind
あやしいかぜ Eerie Wind
Ominous Wind VII.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
DPPtHGSSPBR 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
SMUSUM
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 VIII
177   Natu
 
 
Flying Flying 39 44 44XY
20ORAS
20
178   Xatu
 
 
Flying Flying 47 54 54XY
20ORAS
20
284   Masquerain
 
 
Water 1 Bug 1 1 1 1
425   Drifloon
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 30 33BW
20B2W2
20 20
426   Drifblim
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 32 37BW
20B2W2
20 20
442   Spiritomb
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 25 25 25 25
478   Froslass
 
 
Fairy Mineral 22 22 22XY
28ORAS
1, Evo.
479   Rotom
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 29 29 29 29
487   Giratina
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 10DPPt
6HGSS
6 6 6
491   Darkrai
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1PtHGSS 1 1 1
562   Yamask
  Mineral Amorphous 25 25 25
563   Cofagrigus
  Mineral Amorphous 25 25 25
592   Frillish
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 27 27 27
593   Jellicent
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 27 27 27
722   Rowlet
 
 
Flying Flying 16USUM
723   Dartrix
 
 
Flying Flying 16USUM
724   Decidueye
 
 
Flying Flying 16USUM
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 VIII
200   Misdreavus
  Amorphous Amorphous
351   Castform
  Fairy Amorphous
353   Shuppet
  Amorphous Amorphous
355   Duskull
  Amorphous Amorphous
722   Rowlet
 
 
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
 
 
Monster Dragon
012   Butterfree
 
 
Bug Bug
015   Beedrill
 
 
Bug Bug
016   Pidgey
 
 
Flying Flying
017   Pidgeotto
 
 
Flying Flying
018   Pidgeot
 
 
Flying Flying
021   Spearow
 
 
Flying Flying
022   Fearow
 
 
Flying Flying
037   Vulpix
  Field Field
038   Ninetales
  Field Field
041   Zubat
 
 
Flying Flying
042   Golbat
 
 
Flying Flying
049   Venomoth
 
 
Bug Bug
083   Farfetch'd
 
 
Flying Field
092   Gastly
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
093   Haunter
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
094   Gengar
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying
144   Articuno
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
145   Zapdos
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
146   Moltres
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
149   Dragonite
 
 
Water 1 Dragon
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
163   Hoothoot
 
 
Flying Flying
164   Noctowl
 
 
Flying Flying
165   Ledyba
 
 
Bug Bug
166   Ledian
 
 
Bug Bug
169   Crobat
 
 
Flying Flying
176   Togetic
 
 
Flying Fairy
177   Natu
 
 
Flying Flying
178   Xatu
 
 
Flying Flying
193   Yanma
 
 
Bug Bug
198   Murkrow
 
 
Flying Flying
200   Misdreavus
  Amorphous Amorphous
212   Scizor
 
 
Bug Bug
227   Skarmory
 
 
Flying Flying
245   Suicune
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
249   Lugia
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
250   Ho-Oh
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
267   Beautifly
 
 
Bug Bug
269   Dustox
 
 
Bug Bug
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
276   Taillow
 
 
Flying Flying
277   Swellow
 
 
Flying Flying
278   Wingull
 
 
Water 1 Flying
279   Pelipper
 
 
Water 1 Flying
284   Masquerain
 
 
Water 1 Bug
291   Ninjask
 
 
Bug Bug
302   Sableye
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
313   Volbeat
  Bug Human-Like
314   Illumise
  Bug Human-Like
329   Vibrava
 
 
Bug Bug
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Bug
333   Swablu
 
 
Flying Dragon
334   Altaria
 
 
Flying Dragon
351   Castform
  Fairy Amorphous
353   Shuppet
  Amorphous Amorphous
354   Banette
  Amorphous Amorphous
355   Duskull
  Amorphous Amorphous
356   Dusclops
  Amorphous Amorphous
357   Tropius
 
 
Monster Grass
373   Salamence
 
 
Dragon Dragon
396   Starly
 
 
Flying Flying
397   Staravia
 
 
Flying Flying
398   Staraptor
 
 
Flying Flying
414   Mothim
 
 
Bug Bug
415   Combee
 
 
Bug Bug
416   Vespiquen
 
 
Bug Bug
425   Drifloon
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
426   Drifblim
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
429   Mismagius
  Amorphous Amorphous
430   Honchkrow
 
 
Flying Flying
441   Chatot
 
 
Flying Flying
442   Spiritomb
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
456   Finneon
  Water 2 Water 2
457   Lumineon
  Water 2 Water 2
468   Togekiss
 
 
Flying Fairy
469   Yanmega
 
 
Bug Bug
477   Dusknoir
  Amorphous Amorphous
478   Froslass
 
 
Fairy Mineral
479   Rotom
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
487   Giratina
Altered Forme
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487   Giratina
Origin Forme
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
491   Darkrai
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
492   Shaymin
Sky Forme
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493   Arceus
  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
  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
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 50
Energy cost 33  
Duration 2.3 seconds
Damage window 1.85 - 2.1 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 50
Energy cost 40  
Secondary effect   2 Attack
  2 Defense
Effect chance 10%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                 

 * *

By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Ominous Wind had a power of 25.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Ominous Wind had a power of 30, an energy bar of  , and a duration of 3.1 seconds.

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.
BSL おなじへやの てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる いっていのかくりつで じぶんの こうげき ぼうぎょ とくこう とくぼう いどうそくどが すべて 1だんかいあがる
MDGtI It damages enemies in the same room. It could also boost your Attack, Defense, Special Attack, Special Defense, and Travel Speed. (The stat changes return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.)
SMD It damages enemies in the same room. It could also boost your Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Travel Speed. The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.


In the anime

       
Drifloon Drifblim Drifblim
The user creates a gust of repulsive wind.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  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
  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

Core series games

Side series games

Trivia

  • Prior to Generation VI, this move and Heat Wave had the same in-game animation, the only difference being the color.
  • Ominous Wind is the only Ghost-type Beautiful move.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 奇異之風 Kèihyih-jī Fūng
Mandarin 奇異之風 / 奇异之风 Qíyì-zhī Fēng
  Dutch Onheilswind
  French Vent Mauvais
  German Unheilböen
  Greek Δυσοίωνος Άνεμος Dysoíonos Ánemos
  Italian Funestovento
  Korean 괴상한바람 Goesanghan Baram
  Polish Złowieszczy Wiatr*
Złowieszczy Umysł*
Portuguese   Brazil Vento Ominoso (games, TCG)
Vento Nefasto (anime)
  Portugal Vento Nefasto
  Romanian Vântul Amenințător
Spanish   Latin America Viento Siniestro
  Spain Viento Aciago
  Vietnamese Cơn Gió Dị Thường



Variations of the move Ancient Power
  Ancient PowerSilver WindOminous Wind


  This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.