Icy Wind (move)

Move data

Type Ice
Category   Special
Power 55
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
TM16
Sword​/​Shield TM27

Effects

Icy Wind deals damage and lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Icium Z and uses its Z-Power, Icy Wind turns into Subzero Slammer and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Other languages

English Icy Wind
Japanese こごえるかぜ (Kogoeru Kaze)
German Eissturm
French Vent Glace
Italian Ventogelato
Spanish Viento Hielo

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An icy attack that lowers SPEED.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
A chilling attack that lowers the foe’s SPEED.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A chilling wind is used to attack. It also lowers the SPEED stat.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also lowers the target’s Speed stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also reduces the targets’ Speed stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. This also lowers the opposing Pokémon’s Speed stats.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. This also lowers the opposing Pokémon’s Speed stats.
Sword​/​Shield The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. This also lowers opposing Pokémon’s Speed stats.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Icy Wind 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.

Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Level 15
Seel
#086 / Water
Level 11
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 11
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 14
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 21
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 21
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Level 14
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Level 14
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 1
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 7
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Level 9
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 1
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 9
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 14
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 1
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 14
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 13
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 13
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 13
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 13
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 1
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 13
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 5
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 1
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 1
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 1
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Level 13
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Level 13
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 10
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 10
Popplio
#728 / Water
Level 16
Brionne
#729 / Water
Level 16
Primarina
#730 / Water · Fairy
Level 16

Learnt by breeding

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

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Icy Wind from a move tutor in the games.

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Seel
#086 / Water
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Horsea
#116 / Water
Seadra
#117 / Water
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Staryu
#120 / Water
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Suicune
#245 / Water
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Feebas
#349 / Water
Milotic
#350 / Water
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Absol
#359 / Dark
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Huntail
#367 / Water
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Luvdisc
#370 / Water
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Regice
#378 / Ice
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Piplup
#393 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Buizel
#418 / Water
Shellos
#422 / Water
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Finneon
#456 / Water
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Phione
#489 / Water
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Dewott
#502 / Water
Panpour
#515 / Water
Audino
#531 / Normal
Tympole
#535 / Water
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Froakie
#656 / Water
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Popplio
#728 / Water
Brionne
#729 / Water
Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor