Tailwind (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Tailwind doubles the speed of all Pokémon in the user's party for 4 turns.

Changes

In Generations 1-4, Tailwind lasts 3 turns instead of 4.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all Pokemon on the user’s team.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed of all party Pokémon for three turns.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed of all party Pokémon for four turns.
X/Y The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed stat of the user and its allies for four turns.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Tailwind 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.

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 30
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 47
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 50
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 1
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 64
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 27
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 50
Suicune
#245 / Water
Level 1
Suicune
#245 / Water
Level 57
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 52
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 46
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 54
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 60
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 28
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Level 11
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 37
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 40
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Level 37
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Level 37
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 1
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 55
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 45
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 51
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 55
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 35
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 35

Learnt by breeding

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

Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Flying
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Water 1
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Undiscovered
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Flying
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Flying
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Flying
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Flying