Icy Wind (move)

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Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

Gold/Silver
Crystal
TM16

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.

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 The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. This also lowers the opposing Pokémon’s Speed stats.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Icy Wind at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

SeelSeel
#086 / Water
Level 11
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 1
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 11
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 14
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 21
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 21
SnoruntSnorunt
#361 / Ice
Level 14
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
Level 14
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
Level 1
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
Level 7
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Level 9
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 1
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 9
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 14
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 9
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 14
VanilliteVanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 13
VanillishVanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 13
VanilluxeVanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 13
CubchooCubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 13
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
Level 1
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
Level 13
CryogonalCryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 17
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 1
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 1
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 1
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Level 13
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Level 13
BergmiteBergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 10
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 10

Learnt by breeding

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

Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Human-Like
KabutoKabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Water 1, Water 3
KabutopsKabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Water 1, Water 3
DelibirdDelibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Field, Water 1
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
Field, Water 1
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
Field, Water 1
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Field, Water 1
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Undiscovered

Learnt by move tutor

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

SquirtleSquirtle
#007 / Water
WartortleWartortle
#008 / Water
BlastoiseBlastoise
#009 / Water
RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
WigglytuffWigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
PsyduckPsyduck
#054 / Water
GolduckGolduck
#055 / Water
PoliwagPoliwag
#060 / Water
PoliwhirlPoliwhirl
#061 / Water
PoliwrathPoliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
TentacoolTentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
TentacruelTentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
SeelSeel
#086 / Water
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
ShellderShellder
#090 / Water
CloysterCloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
KrabbyKrabby
#098 / Water
KinglerKingler
#099 / Water
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
HorseaHorsea
#116 / Water
SeadraSeadra
#117 / Water
GoldeenGoldeen
#118 / Water
SeakingSeaking
#119 / Water
StaryuStaryu
#120 / Water
StarmieStarmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
LaprasLapras
#131 / Water · Ice
VaporeonVaporeon
#134 / Water
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
OmanyteOmanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
OmastarOmastar
#139 / Rock · Water
KabutoKabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
KabutopsKabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
ArticunoArticuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
DratiniDratini
#147 / Dragon
DragonairDragonair
#148 / Dragon
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
TotodileTotodile
#158 / Water
CroconawCroconaw
#159 / Water
FeraligatrFeraligatr
#160 / Water
ChinchouChinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
LanturnLanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
CleffaCleffa
#173 / Fairy
IgglybuffIgglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
MarillMarill
#183 / Water · Fairy
AzumarillAzumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
PolitoedPolitoed
#186 / Water
WooperWooper
#194 / Water · Ground
QuagsireQuagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
RemoraidRemoraid
#223 / Water
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
DelibirdDelibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
KingdraKingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
SmoochumSmoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
SuicuneSuicune
#245 / Water
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
MudkipMudkip
#258 / Water
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
ZigzagoonZigzagoon
#263 / Normal
LinooneLinoone
#264 / Normal
LotadLotad
#270 / Water · Grass
LombreLombre
#271 / Water · Grass
LudicoloLudicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
SurskitSurskit
#283 / Bug · Water
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
AzurillAzurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
DelcattyDelcatty
#301 / Normal
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
LunatoneLunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
FeebasFeebas
#349 / Water
MiloticMilotic
#350 / Water
CastformCastform
#351 / Normal
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
SnoruntSnorunt
#361 / Ice
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
SphealSpheal
#363 / Ice · Water
SealeoSealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
WalreinWalrein
#365 / Ice · Water
ClamperlClamperl
#366 / Water
HuntailHuntail
#367 / Water
GorebyssGorebyss
#368 / Water
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
LuvdiscLuvdisc
#370 / Water
MetangMetang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
MetagrossMetagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
KyogreKyogre
#382 / Water
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
JirachiJirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
BidoofBidoof
#399 / Normal
BibarelBibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
BuizelBuizel
#418 / Water
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
ShellosShellos
#422 / Water
GastrodonGastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
ChinglingChingling
#433 / Psychic
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
HappinyHappiny
#440 / Normal
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
LumineonLumineon
#457 / Water
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Porygon-ZPorygon-Z
#474 / Normal
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
PhionePhione
#489 / Water
ManaphyManaphy
#490 / Water
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
TympoleTympole
#535 / Water
PalpitoadPalpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
BasculinBasculin
#550 / Water
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
TirtougaTirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
CarracostaCarracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
VanilliteVanillite
#582 / Ice
VanillishVanillish
#583 / Ice
VanilluxeVanilluxe
#584 / Ice
FrillishFrillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
AlomomolaAlomomola
#594 / Water
CubchooCubchoo
#613 / Ice
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
CryogonalCryogonal
#615 / Ice
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
FroakieFroakie
#656 / Water
FrogadierFrogadier
#657 / Water
GreninjaGreninja
#658 / Water · Dark
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
SkrelpSkrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
DragalgeDragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
ClauncherClauncher
#692 / Water
ClawitzerClawitzer
#693 / Water
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
BergmiteBergmite
#712 / Ice
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice

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