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Ominous Wind (move)

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Ominous Wind
あやしいかぜ Suspicious Wind
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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.

Ominous Wind (Japanese: あやしいかぜ Suspicious Wind) is a damage-dealing Ghost-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Ominous Wind inflicts damage and has a 10% chance of raising all of the user's stats excluding accuracy and evasion (i.e. Attack, Defense, Special Attack, Special Defense, Speed) by one stage.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS 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.
XY The user blasts the target with a gust of repulsive wind. This may also raise all the user's stats at once.
PMDTDS 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.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
177 Natu Natu Psychic Flying 39 44 44
178 Xatu Xatu Psychic Flying 47 54 54
284 Masquerain Masquerain Bug Flying -- -- --
425 Drifloon Drifloon Ghost Flying 30 33 20 20
426 Drifblim Drifblim Ghost Flying 32 37 20 20
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb Ghost Dark 25 25 25
478 Froslass Froslass Ice Ghost 22 22 22
479 Rotom Rotom Electric Ghost 29 29 29
487 Giratina Giratina Ghost Dragon 10 6 6 6
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark   -- -- --
562 Yamask Yamask Ghost Ghost   25 25
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus Ghost Ghost   25 25
592 Frillish Frillish Water Ghost   27 27
593 Jellicent Jellicent Water Ghost   27 27
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus Ghost Ghost DrifloonDrifblimSpiritomb DrifloonDrifblimSpiritombYamaskCofagrigusFrillishJellicent DrifloonDrifblimSpiritombYamaskCofagrigusFrillishJellicent
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal DrifloonDrifblimSpiritomb DrifloonDrifblimSpiritombYamaskCofagrigusFrillishJellicent DrifloonDrifblimSpiritombYamaskCofagrigusFrillishJellicent
353 Shuppet Shuppet Ghost Ghost no DrifloonDrifblimSpiritombYamaskCofagrigusFrillishJellicent DrifloonDrifblimSpiritombYamaskCofagrigusFrillishJellicent
355 Duskull Duskull Ghost Ghost DrifloonDrifblimSpiritomb DrifloonDrifblimSpiritombYamaskCofagrigusFrillishJellicent DrifloonDrifblimSpiritombYamaskCofagrigusFrillishJellicent
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 Type Game
DP Pt HGSS
006 Charizard Charizard Fire Flying
012 Butterfree Butterfree Bug Flying
015 Beedrill Beedrill Bug Poison
016 Pidgey Pidgey Normal Flying
017 Pidgeotto Pidgeotto Normal Flying
018 Pidgeot Pidgeot Normal Flying
021 Spearow Spearow Normal Flying
022 Fearow Fearow Normal Flying
037 Vulpix Vulpix Fire Fire
038 Ninetales Ninetales Fire Fire
041 Zubat Zubat Poison Flying
042 Golbat Golbat Poison Flying
049 Venomoth Venomoth Bug Poison
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Normal Flying
092 Gastly Gastly Ghost Poison
093 Haunter Haunter Ghost Poison
094 Gengar Gengar Ghost Poison
123 Scyther Scyther Bug Flying
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying
145 Zapdos Zapdos Electric Flying
146 Moltres Moltres Fire Flying
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
163 Hoothoot Hoothoot Normal Flying
164 Noctowl Noctowl Normal Flying
165 Ledyba Ledyba Bug Flying
166 Ledian Ledian Bug Flying
169 Crobat Crobat Poison Flying
176 Togetic Togetic Normal Flying
177 Natu Natu Psychic Flying
178 Xatu Xatu Psychic Flying
193 Yanma Yanma Bug Flying
198 Murkrow Murkrow Dark Flying
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus Ghost Ghost
212 Scizor Scizor Bug Steel
227 Skarmory Skarmory Steel Flying
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Fire Flying
267 Beautifly Beautifly Bug Flying
269 Dustox Dustox Bug Poison
275 Shiftry Shiftry Grass Dark
276 Taillow Taillow Normal Flying
277 Swellow Swellow Normal Flying
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying
284 Masquerain Masquerain Bug Flying
291 Ninjask Ninjask Bug Flying
302 Sableye Sableye Dark Ghost
313 Volbeat Volbeat Bug Bug
314 Illumise Illumise Bug Bug
329 Vibrava Vibrava Ground Dragon
330 Flygon Flygon Ground Dragon
333 Swablu Swablu Normal Flying
334 Altaria Altaria Dragon Flying
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal
353 Shuppet Shuppet Ghost Ghost
354 Banette Banette Ghost Ghost
355 Duskull Duskull Ghost Ghost
356 Dusclops Dusclops Ghost Ghost
357 Tropius Tropius Grass Flying
373 Salamence Salamence Dragon Flying
396 Starly Starly Normal Flying
397 Staravia Staravia Normal Flying
398 Staraptor Staraptor Normal Flying
414 Mothim Mothim Bug Flying
415 Combee Combee Bug Flying
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen Bug Flying
425 Drifloon Drifloon Ghost Flying
426 Drifblim Drifblim Ghost Flying
429 Mismagius Mismagius Ghost Ghost
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow Dark Flying
441 Chatot Chatot Normal Flying
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb Ghost Dark
456 Finneon Finneon Water Water
457 Lumineon Lumineon Water Water
468 Togekiss Togekiss Normal Flying
469 Yanmega Yanmega Bug Flying
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir Ghost Ghost
478 Froslass Froslass Ice Ghost
479 Rotom Rotom Electric Ghost
487 Giratina Giratina
Altered Forme
Ghost Dragon
487 Giratina Giratina
Origin Forme
Ghost Dragon
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
Grass Flying
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
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 Type Obtained with
351 351 Castform Normal Dream World - Pleasant Forest
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

Fantina Drifloon Ominous Wind.png Fantina Drifblim Ominous Wind.png Fantina Drifblim Ominous Wind 2.png None.png
Drifloon Drifblim Drifblim
The user creates a gust of repulsive wind.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
425 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
426 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

Ominous Wind IV.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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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

Trivia

  • This move and Heat Wave have the same in-game animation, the only difference being the color.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 奇異之風 Qíyì-zhī Fēng
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Onheilswind
France Flag.png French Vent Mauvais
Germany Flag.png German Unheilböen
Greece Flag.png Greek Δυσοίωνος Άνεμος
Italy Flag.png Italian Funestovento
South Korea Flag.png Korean 괴상한바람 Goesanghan Baram
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Vento Nefasto
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Vento Nevasto
Romania Flag.png Romanian Vântul Amenințător
Spain Flag.png Spanish Viento Aciago


Variations of the move Ancient Power
Special Ancient PowerOminous WindSilver Wind


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