Ominous Wind (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Special Special
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Ominous Wind deals damage and has a 10% chance of raising the user's Attack, Defense, Special Attack, Special Defense and Speed by one stage each.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user creates a gust of repulsive wind. It may also raise all the user’s stats at once.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user blasts the target with a gust of repulsive wind. It may also raise all the user’s stats at once.
X/Y The user blasts the target with a gust of repulsive wind. This may also raise all the user’s stats at once.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Ominous 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.

Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Level 44
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 54
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Level 20
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 20
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Level 25
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 22
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 29
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 29
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 29
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 29
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 29
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 29
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 6
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Level 1
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Level 25
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Level 25
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 27
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 27

Learnt by breeding

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

Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Amorphous
Castform
#351 / Normal
Amorphous, Fairy
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Amorphous
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Amorphous
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Amorphous
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Amorphous
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Amorphous
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Amorphous

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Suicune
#245 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Finneon
#456 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor