Gust (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Special Special
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 35  (max. 56)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Gust deals damage with no additional effect.

However, it can hit Pokémon during the invulnerable stages of Bounce, Fly and Sky Drop - and in the case of Bounce and Fly, inflicts double damage.

Changes

In Generation 1, Gust is a Normal-type move.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets any single Pokemon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Whips up a strong gust of wind.
Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
Strikes the foe with a gust of wind whipped up by wings.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A gust of wind is whipped up by wings and launched at the foe to inflict damage.
Black/White A gust of wind is whipped up by wings and launched at the target to inflict damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Gust at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 16
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 31
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 1
Suicune
#245 / Water
Level 22
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Level 9
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Level 9
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Level 13
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Level 13
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 22
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Level 1
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Level 26
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Level 8
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 8
Finneon
#456 / Water
Level 17
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Level 1
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 8
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 1
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 10
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Level 1
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Level 1
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Level 1
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 20
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 1
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 11
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 11

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Gust as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Flying
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Flying, Field
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Flying
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Water 1, Flying
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Water 1, Flying
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Bug
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Mineral
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Water 1, Flying
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Water 1, Flying