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 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 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
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 27
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 51
Suicune
#245 / Water
Level 1
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 50
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 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
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Undiscovered
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Flying

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Tailwind by the various move tutors in the games.

Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Suicune
#245 / Water
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Castform
#351 / Normal
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Finneon
#456 / Water
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Suicune
#245 / Water
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Castform
#351 / Normal
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Finneon
#456 / Water
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Arceus
#493 / Normal