Silver Wind (move)

Silver Wind
ぎんいろのかぜ Silver Wind
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Type  Bug
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 III
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Gets the Pokémon pumped up. Helps prevent nervousness, too.

Silver Wind (Japanese: ぎんいろのかぜ Silver Wind) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation III. It was TM62 in Generation IV.

Effect

Generations III to VII

Silver 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.

Generation VIII

Silver Wind cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD A powdery attack that may raise abilities.
FRLG The foe is attacked with a silver dust. It may raise all the user's stats.
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is attacked with powdery scales blown by wind. It may also raise all the user's stats.
BWB2W2 The target is attacked with powdery scales blown by wind. It may also raise all the user's stats.
XYORAS The target is attacked with powdery scales blown by wind. This may also raise all the user's stats.
SMUSUMPE The target is attacked with powdery scales blown by the wind. This may also raise all the user's stats.
SwSh This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
012   Butterfree
 
 
Bug Bug 47 28 28 28 19SMUSUM
049   Venomoth
 
 
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
165   Ledyba
 
 
Bug Bug 25 25 25 19
166   Ledian
 
 
Bug Bug 29 29 29 20
267   Beautifly
 
 
Bug Bug 34 34 34 34XY
25ORAS
25
269   Dustox
 
 
Bug Bug 34 34 34 34XY
25ORAS
25
284   Masquerain
 
 
Water 1 Bug 47 40 40 40XY
32ORAS
32
414   Mothim
 
 
Bug Bug 38 38 38 38
456   Finneon
  Water 2 Water 2 49 49 49 49
457   Lumineon
  Water 2 Water 2 59 59 59 59
637   Volcarona
 
 
Bug Bug 50 50 50
742   Cutiefly
 
 
Bug Fairy 13
743   Ribombee
 
 
Bug Fairy 13
795   Pheromosa
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 23
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
123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug
165   Ledyba
 
 
Bug Bug
193   Yanma
 
 
Bug Bug
290   Nincada
 
 
Bug Bug
313   Volbeat
  Bug Human-Like
314   Illumise
  Bug Human-Like
540   Sewaddle
 
 
Bug Bug
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
--
IV
TM62
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
--
012   Butterfree
 
 
Bug Bug
015   Beedrill
 
 
Bug Bug
049   Venomoth
 
 
Bug Bug
123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
163   Hoothoot
 
 
Flying Flying
164   Noctowl
 
 
Flying Flying
165   Ledyba
 
 
Bug Bug
166   Ledian
 
 
Bug Bug
176   Togetic
 
 
Flying Fairy
177   Natu
 
 
Flying Flying
178   Xatu
 
 
Flying Flying
187   Hoppip
 
 
Fairy Grass
188   Skiploom
 
 
Fairy Grass
189   Jumpluff
 
 
Fairy Grass
193   Yanma
 
 
Bug Bug
212   Scizor
 
 
Bug Bug
251   Celebi
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
267   Beautifly
 
 
Bug Bug
269   Dustox
 
 
Bug Bug
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
284   Masquerain
 
 
Water 1 Bug
291   Ninjask
 
 
Bug Bug
313   Volbeat
  Bug Human-Like
314   Illumise
  Bug Human-Like
329   Vibrava
 
 
Bug Bug
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Bug
357   Tropius
 
 
Monster Grass
402   Kricketune
  Bug Bug
414   Mothim
 
 
Bug Bug
416   Vespiquen
 
 
Bug Bug
425   Drifloon
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
426   Drifblim
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
442   Spiritomb
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
456   Finneon
  Water 2 Water 2
457   Lumineon
  Water 2 Water 2
468   Togekiss
 
 
Flying Fairy
469   Yanmega
 
 
Bug Bug
487   Giratina
 
 
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 III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug Purified Shadow PokémonXD
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
193   Yanma
 
 
Bug Bug My Pokémon Ranch
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
357   Tropius
 
 
Monster Grass Dream World - Windswept Sky
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
442   Spiritomb
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous Pokémon Game Show Cynthia's Spiritomb
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

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Silver Wind is a move with 12 power, 95% accuracy and 13PP. The user attacks all enemies in the room, possibly raising Attack, Defense, Special Attack, Special Defense and Movement Speed by one level for each enemy hit; each boost will be applied immediately after it's triggered. In hallways, this move targets Pokémon up two tiles away (or one in one-tile darkness).

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, the move's power has been decreased to 6, its PP to 7 and its accuracy to 61.6%.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Special 2 47 56 100% An opponent Has a chance (10%) of raising the user's Attack, Defense, Speed, Sp. Atk, and Sp. Def, and Speed by one stat rank.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a very small chance of raising the user's Attack, Defense, Speed, Sp. Atk, and Sp. Def, and Speed.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Silver Wind is a Charged Attack that has been available since February 16, 2017.

  Silver Wind
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 70
Energy cost 33  
Duration 3.7 seconds
Damage window 1.7 - 3.5 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 45
Energy cost 45  
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

Updates

Trainer Battles
  • February 15, 2019
    • Secondary effect added
  • April 2, 2020
    • Power: 70 → 45

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on foes in the same room. It may also simultaneously raise by one level Attack, Special Attack, Defense, Special Defense, and Movement Speed.
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 the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.


In the anime

       
Mothim Beautifly Yanmega Kricketune
The foe is attacked with powdery scales blown by wind.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Beautifly Beautifly flaps its wings and a wind with silver crescents in it are released at the opponent. Sometimes, its wings flash white, or Beautifly's wings glow white and then only the yellow, blue, and red parts glow white. It then flaps its wings and a powerful gust with silver sparkles comes out of them and hits the opponent.
May's Beautifly Now That's Flower Power! Debut
Kiko's Beautifly Arceus and the Jewel of Life None
  Skitty Skitty releases a wind with silver crescents from a white orb on its paw at the opponent.
May's Skitty Game Winning Assist Used via Assist
  Masquerain Masquerain flaps its wings and it releases a cyclone of wind that has silver crescent in it at the opponent.
Drew's Masquerain Who, What, When, Where, Wynaut? None
  Finneon Finneon's tailfins glow white and it releases a wind with silver crescents from them at the opponent.
Zoey's Finneon Staging a Heroes' Welcome! None
  Yanmega Yanmega's wings flash white and it flaps them, releasing a wind with silver crescents in them at the opponent.
Jessie's Yanmega Fighting Fear with Fear! None
  Mothim Mothim flaps its wings, releasing a wind with silver crescents in them at the opponent.
A Trainer's Mothim Fighting Ire with Fire! None
  Kricketune Kricketune crosses its scythes and they flash light blue. Then, it opens them and they release a wind with silver crescents in them at the opponent.
Nando's Kricketune Coming Full - Festival Circle! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Ash & Pikachu


Pokémon Battle Frontier


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 銀色旋風 Ngàhnsīk Syùhnfūng
Mandarin 銀色旋風 / 银色旋风 Yínsè Xuànfēng
  Czech Stříbrný vítr
  Dutch Zilverwind
  Finnish Hopeatuuli
  French Vent Argenté
  German Silberhauch
  Greek Ασημένιος Άνεμος Asiménios Ánemos'
  Hindi चांदी की हवा Chandi Ki Hava
Chamkili Hawaein
  Indonesian Angin Silver
Angin Perak
  Italian Ventargenteo
  Korean 은빛바람 Eunbit Baram
  Polish Srebrny Wiatr
Portuguese   Brazil Vento Prateado (games, TCG, manga)
Vento de Prata (early anime)
  Portugal Vento Prateado
  Romanian Vânt Argintiu
  Russian Серебряный ветер Serebryanyy beter
  Serbian Srebrni Vetar
Spanish   Latin America Viento Plateado
Viento de Plata
  Spain Viento Plata
  Thai ลมสีเงิน
  Vietnamese Cơn Gió Bạc



Variations of the move Ancient Power
  Ancient PowerSilver WindOminous Wind


Generation IV TMs
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2425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
4748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869
7071727374757677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708


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