Icy Wind (move)

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Move data

Type Ice
Category Special Special
Power 55
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

Gold/Silver
Crystal
TM16

Effects

Icy Wind deals damage and lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An icy attack that lowers SPEED.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A chilling attack that lowers the foe’s SPEED.
FireRed/LeafGreen A chilling wind is used to attack. It also lowers the SPEED stat.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also lowers the target’s Speed stat.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also reduces the targets’ Speed stat.
X/Y The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. This also lowers the opposing Pokémon’s Speed stats.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Icy Wind at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Seel
#086 / Water
Level 11
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 11
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 14
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 21
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 21
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Level 13
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Level 13
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 9
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Level 9
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 1
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 9
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 14
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 9
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 13
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 13
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 13
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 13
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 13
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 1
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 13
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 17
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 1
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 1
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 1
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Level 13
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Level 13
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 10
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 10

Learnt by breeding

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

Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Human-Like
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Water 1, Water 3
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Water 1, Water 3
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Field, Water 1
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
Piplup
#393 / Water
Field, Water 1
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Field, Water 1
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Field, Water 1
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Undiscovered

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Icy Wind in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor