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Tailwind (move)

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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 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.

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

Tailwind's PP is changed from 30 to 15.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

The user and all of its allies in the room will receive a boost in movement speed by one stage.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS 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.
XY The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed stat of the user and its allies for four turns.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
012 Butterfree Butterfree Bug Flying 30 30 30
016 Pidgey Pidgey Normal Flying 41 41 41
017 Pidgeotto Pidgeotto Normal Flying 47 47 47
018 Pidgeot Pidgeot Normal Flying 50 50 50
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying 64 64 --, 64
178 Xatu Xatu Psychic Flying 27 27 27
198 Murkrow Murkrow Dark Flying   51 50
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water 57 57 --, 57
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying 50 50 52 --, 52
519 Pidove Pidove Normal Flying   46 46
520 Tranquill Tranquill Normal Flying   54 54
521 Unfezant Unfezant Normal Flying   60 60
547 Whimsicott Whimsicott Grass Fairy   28 28
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph Psychic Flying   11 11
580 Ducklett Ducklett Water Flying   37 37
581 Swanna Swanna Water Flying   40 40
627 Rufflet Rufflet Normal Flying   37 37
628 Braviary Braviary Normal Flying   37 37
629 Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying   37 37
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz Dark Flying   37 37
641 Tornadus Tornadus Flying Flying   55 --, 55
661 Fletchling Fletchling Normal Flying     45
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder Fire Flying     51
663 Talonflame Talonflame Fire Flying     55
714 Noibat Noibat Flying Dragon     35
715 Noivern Noivern Flying Dragon     35
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
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying no PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotXatuMurkrowPelipperPidoveTranquillUnfezantSigilyphDucklettSwannaRuffletBraviary PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotXatuMurkrowHonchkrow
PelipperPidoveTranquillUnfezantSigilyphDucklett
SwannaRuffletBraviaryFletchlingFletchinderTalonflame
NoibatNoivern
165 Ledyba Ledyba Bug Flying no no Butterfree
425 Drifloon Drifloon* Ghost Flying no no CastformDrifloonDrifblim
458 Mantyke Mantyke Water Flying no no PelipperDucklettSwanna
661 Fletchling Fletchling Normal Flying no no PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotXatuMurkrowPelipperPidoveTranquillUnfezantSigilyphDucklettSwannaRuffletBraviaryFletchlingFletchinderTalonflameNoibatNoivern
714 Noibat Noibat Flying Dragon no no PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotXatuMurkrowPelipperPidoveTranquillUnfezantSigilyphDucklettSwannaRuffletBraviaryFletchlingFletchinderTalonflameNoibatNoivern
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 BW B2W2
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
041 Zubat Zubat Poison Flying
042 Golbat Golbat Poison Flying
049 Venomoth Venomoth Bug Poison
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Normal Flying
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
207 Gligar Gligar Ground Flying
212 Scizor Scizor Bug Steel
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying
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
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
357 Tropius Tropius Grass Flying
373 Salamence Salamence Dragon Flying
380 Latias Latias Dragon Psychic
381 Latios Latios Dragon Psychic
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza 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
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow Dark Flying
441 Chatot Chatot Normal Flying
456 Finneon Finneon Water Water
457 Lumineon Lumineon Water Water
468 Togekiss Togekiss Normal Flying
469 Yanmega Yanmega Bug Flying
472 Gliscor Gliscor Ground Flying
487 Giratina Giratina
Origin Forme
Ghost Dragon
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
Grass Flying
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
519 Pidove Pidove Normal Flying
520 Tranquill Tranquill Normal Flying
521 Unfezant Unfezant Normal Flying
527 Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat Psychic Flying
546 Cottonee Cottonee Grass Grass
547 Whimsicott Whimsicott Grass Grass
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph Psychic Flying
566 Archen Archen Rock Flying
567 Archeops Archeops Rock Flying
580 Ducklett Ducklett Water Flying
581 Swanna Swanna Water Flying
587 Emolga Emolga Electric Flying
627 Rufflet Rufflet Normal Flying
628 Braviary Braviary Normal Flying
629 Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz Dark Flying
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark Dragon
637 Volcarona Volcarona Bug Fire
641 Tornadus Tornadus Flying Flying
643 Reshiram Reshiram Dragon Fire
644 Zekrom Zekrom Dragon Electric
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
123 123 Scyther Bug Flying Dream World - Pleasant Forest
207 207 Gligar Ground Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
276 276 Taillow Normal Flying Dream World - Pleasant Forest
313 313 Volbeat Bug Dream World - Spooky Manor
314 314 Illumise Bug Dream World - Spooky Manor
397 397 Staravia Normal Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
415 415 Combee Bug Flying Dream World - Dream Park
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 manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Tailwind 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 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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 順風 Shùnfēng*
追風 Zhuī​fēng*
France Flag.png French Vent Arrière
Germany Flag.png German Rückenwind
Greece Flag.png Greek Ούριος Άνεμος
Italy Flag.png Italian Ventoincoda
South Korea Flag.png Korean 순풍 Sunpung
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Cauda de Vento
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Vetar u Leđa
Spain Flag.png Spanish Viento Afín


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