Tailwind (move)

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 Mirror Move
  • 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 onwards

Tailwind's PP is changed from 30 to 15.

If powered up by a Flyinium Z into Z-Tailwind, the user's critical hit rate increases by two stages.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR 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
SMUSUM
The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed stat of the user and its allies for four turns.
SwSh The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed stats of the user and its allies for four turns.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
012   Butterfree
 
 
Bug Bug 30 30 30 41 36
016   Pidgey
 
 
Flying Flying 41 41 41 41
017   Pidgeotto
 
 
Flying Flying 47 47 47 47
018   Pidgeot
 
 
Flying Flying 50 50 50 50
144   Articuno
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 64 64 1, 64 64 30
144   Articuno
Galarian Form
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 30
169   Crobat
 
 
Flying Flying 1
178   Xatu
 
 
Flying Flying 27 27 27XY
1ORAS
1 1
198   Murkrow
 
 
Flying Flying 51 50 50
245   Suicune
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 57 57 1, 57 57 36
279   Pelipper
 
 
Water 1 Flying 50 50BW
52B2W2
1, 52XY
1, 44ORAS
1, 44 1
380   Latias
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 20
381   Latios
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 20
425   Drifloon
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 40
426   Drifblim
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 48
519   Pidove
 
 
Flying Flying 46 46 46 40
520   Tranquill
 
 
Flying Flying 54 54 54 50
521   Unfezant
 
 
Flying Flying 60 60 60 58
547   Whimsicott
 
 
Grass Fairy 28 28 28 1
561   Sigilyph
 
 
Flying Flying 11 11 11 45
566   Archen
 
 
Flying Water 3 36
567   Archeops
 
 
Flying Water 3 36
580   Ducklett
 
 
Water 1 Flying 37 37 37
581   Swanna
 
 
Water 1 Flying 40 40 40
627   Rufflet
 
 
Flying Flying 37 37 37 18
628   Braviary
 
 
Flying Flying 37 37 37 18
629   Vullaby
 
 
Flying Flying 37 37 37 18
630   Mandibuzz
 
 
Flying Flying 37 37 37 18
641   Tornadus
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 55 1, 55 49 30
661   Fletchling
 
 
Flying Flying 45 45 35
662   Fletchinder
 
 
Flying Flying 51 51 43
663   Talonflame
 
 
Flying Flying 55 55 47
714   Noibat
 
 
Flying Dragon 35 35 49
715   Noivern
 
 
Flying Dragon 35 35 51
717   Yveltal
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 25
873   Frosmoth
 
 
Bug Bug 44
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
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying
165   Ledyba
 
 
Bug Bug
226   Mantine
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
333   Swablu
 
 
Flying Dragon
425   Drifloon
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
458   Mantyke
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
661   Fletchling
 
 
Flying Flying
714   Noibat
 
 
Flying Dragon
731   Pikipek
 
 
Flying Flying
741   Oricorio
 
 
Flying Flying
821   Rookidee
  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 BW B2W2 XY ORAS SM USUM PE
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
041   Zubat
 
 
Flying Flying
042   Golbat
 
 
Flying Flying
049   Venomoth
 
 
Bug Bug
083   Farfetch'd
 
 
Flying Field
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
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug
212   Scizor
 
 
Bug Bug
226   Mantine
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
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
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
357   Tropius
 
 
Monster Grass
373   Salamence
 
 
Dragon Dragon
380   Latias
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
381   Latios
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
384   Rayquaza
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
430   Honchkrow
 
 
Flying Flying
441   Chatot
 
 
Flying Flying
456   Finneon
  Water 2 Water 2
457   Lumineon
  Water 2 Water 2
458   Mantyke
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
468   Togekiss
 
 
Flying Fairy
469   Yanmega
 
 
Bug Bug
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug
487   Giratina
Origin Forme
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
492   Shaymin
Sky Forme
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493   Arceus
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
519   Pidove
 
 
Flying Flying
520   Tranquill
 
 
Flying Flying
521   Unfezant
 
 
Flying Flying
527   Woobat
 
 
Field Flying
528   Swoobat
 
 
Field Flying
546   Cottonee
 
 
Grass Fairy
547   Whimsicott
 
 
Grass Fairy
561   Sigilyph
 
 
Flying Flying
566   Archen
 
 
Flying Water 3
567   Archeops
 
 
Flying Water 3
580   Ducklett
 
 
Water 1 Flying
581   Swanna
 
 
Water 1 Flying
587   Emolga
 
 
Field Field
627   Rufflet
 
 
Flying Flying
628   Braviary
 
 
Flying Flying
629   Vullaby
 
 
Flying Flying
630   Mandibuzz
 
 
Flying Flying
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon
637   Volcarona
 
 
Bug Bug
641   Tornadus
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
643   Reshiram
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
644   Zekrom
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
661   Fletchling
 
 
Flying Flying
662   Fletchinder
 
 
Flying Flying
663   Talonflame
 
 
Flying Flying
666   Vivillon
 
 
Bug Bug
701   Hawlucha
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
714   Noibat
 
 
Flying Flying
715   Noivern
 
 
Flying Flying
717   Yveltal
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
724   Decidueye
 
 
Field Field
731   Pikipek
 
 
Flying Flying
732   Trumbeak
 
 
Flying Flying
733   Toucannon
 
 
Flying Flying
741   Oricorio
 
 
Flying Flying
742   Cutiefly
 
 
Bug Fairy
743   Ribombee
 
 
Bug Fairy
764   Comfey
  Grass Grass
773   Silvally
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
780   Drampa
 
 
Monster Dragon
792   Lunala
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
798   Kartana
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
804   Naganadel
 
 
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
123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug Dream World - Pleasant Forest
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug Dream World - Windswept Sky
276   Taillow
 
 
Flying Flying Dream World - Pleasant Forest
313   Volbeat
  Bug Human-Like Dream World - Spooky Manor
314   Illumise
  Bug Human-Like Dream World - Spooky Manor
397   Staravia
 
 
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
415   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.


By event

Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
249   Lugia
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered Fula City LugiaSM
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 Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Tailwind is a move with 12PP that ignores accuracy and evasion checks. It targets all team members in the same room, increasing their Movement Speed by one level. In hallways, this move targets Pokémon up two tiles away (or one in one-tile darkness). This move is affected by Snatch and Taunt.

Pokkén Tournament

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

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Boosts the Movement Speed of the user and team members in the room by 1 level.
BSL おなじへやの なかまポケモンと じぶんの いどうそくどを 1だんかいあげる
MDGtI It boosts the Travel Speed of you and your teammates in the same room.
SMD
MDRTDX
It boosts Travel Speed for you and your teammates in the same room.


In the anime

       
Toucannon
The user sends a powerful gust of wind at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Toucannon Toucannon flaps its wings, creating a swirling whirlwind that blows the opponent away.
Kahili's Touckey Keeping Your Eyes on the Ball! Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 順風 Seuhnfūng *
追風 Jēuifūng *
Mandarin 順風 / 顺风 Shùnfēng *
追風 Zhuīfēng *
  French Vent Arrière
  German Rückenwind
  Greek Ούριος Άνεμος Oúrios Ánemos
  Italian Ventoincoda
  Korean 순풍 Sunpung
  Polish Tylny Wiatr
  Brazilian Portuguese Vento de Cauda (anime, TCG, manga)
Cauda de Vento
  Serbian Vetar u leđa
  Spanish Viento Afín
  Vietnamese Thuận Phong



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