Hurricane (move)

Move data

Type Flying
Category Special  Special
Power 110
Accuracy 70
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 5

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR89
Scarlet​/​Violet TM160

Effects

Hurricane deals damage and has a 30% chance of confusing the target.

Pokémon with the ability Own Tempo or those behind a Substitute cannot be confused.

If used during rain, Hurricane ignores accuracy. Conversely, if used during intense sunlight, its accuracy drops to 50%. Hurricane can hit Pokémon in the invulnerable stage of Fly and Bounce.

Changes

  • In Generation 5, Hurricane has 120 base power.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Hurricane turns into Supersonic Skystrike and has base power 185.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets any single Pokémon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Other languages

English Hurricane
Japanese ぼうふう (Bōfū)
German Orkan
French Vent Violent
Italian Tifone
Spanish Vendaval

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user attacks by wrapping its opponent in a fierce wind that flies up into the sky. It may also confuse the target.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks by wrapping its opponent in a fierce wind that flies up into the sky. This may also confuse the target.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user attacks by wrapping its opponent in a fierce wind that flies up into the sky. This may also confuse the target.
Sword​/​Shield
B.Diamond​/​S.Pearl
The user attacks by wrapping its opponent in a fierce wind that flies up into the sky. This may also confuse the target.
Scarlet​/​Violet The user attacks by wrapping the target in a fierce wind. This may also confuse the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Hurricane at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Level 44
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 55
Articuno
Galarian Articuno
#144 / Psychic · Flying
Level 55
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 55
Moltres
Galarian Moltres
#146 / Dark · Flying
Level 55
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Level 1
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 45
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 55
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Level 72
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 62
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 65
Tornadus
Therian Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 65
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 52
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 56
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 70

Learnt by TR

Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Articuno
Galarian Articuno
#144 / Psychic · Flying
Zapdos
Galarian Zapdos
#145 / Fighting · Flying
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Moltres
Galarian Moltres
#146 / Dark · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Tornadus
Therian Forme
#641 / Flying
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug