Gust (move)

Move data

Type Flying
Category   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.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Gust turns into Supersonic Skystrike and has base power 100.

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
Black 2​/​White 2
A gust of wind is whipped up by wings and launched at the target to inflict damage.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
A gust of wind is whipped up by wings and launched at the target to inflict damage.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
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 numbers given are for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 1
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 1
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Level 1
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 17
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 1
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 8
Finneon
#456 / Water
Level 17
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Level 1
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Level 17
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
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 8
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 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.