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Gale Wings (Ability)

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Gale Wings はやてのつばさ
Gale Wings
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Generation VI
Gives priority to Flying-type moves.

Gale Wings (Japanese: はやてのつばさ Gale Wings) is an Ability introduced in Generation VI. It is the signature Ability of Fletchling's evolutionary line. This Ability is exclusively obtained as a Hidden Ability.


In battle

Gale Wings increases the priority of Flying-type moves by one. Affected Flying-type attacks and offensive status moves can be blocked by Quick Guard.

This Ability does not increase the priority of Flying-type Hidden Power, as it is treated as a Normal-type move.

Outside of battle

It is unknown if Gale Wings has an effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Gale Wings

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Fletchling Fletchling Normal Flying Big Pecks None Gale Wings
Fletchinder Fletchinder Fire Flying Flame Body None Gale Wings
Talonflame Talonflame Fire Flying Flame Body None Gale Wings
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Ailes Bourrasque
Germany Flag.png German Orkanschwingen
Italy Flag.png Italian Aliraffica
South Korea Flag.png Korean 질풍날개 Jilpung Nalgae
Spain Flag.png Spanish Alas Vendaval

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