Icy Wind (move)

Move data

Type Ice
Category   Special
Power 55
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 2

Machine/Record

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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Level 16
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Level 1
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Level 20
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 24
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 30
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 30
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Level 25
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Level 25
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 1
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Level 25
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 25
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 24
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 1
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 30
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 25
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 12
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 12
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 12
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 9
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 9
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 16
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Level 12
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Level 12
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 12
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 12
Popplio
#728 / Water
Level 15
Brionne
#729 / Water
Level 15
Primarina
#730 / Water · Fairy
Level 15
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Level 20
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug
Level 1
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Level 18
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice
Level 14

Learnt by TM

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
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
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
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
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
Slowking
Galarian Slowking
#199 / Poison · Psychic
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
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
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
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
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
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
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Feebas
#349 / Water
Milotic
#350 / Water
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Absol
#359 / Dark
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Regice
#378 / Ice
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Shellos
#422 / Water
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
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
Audino
#531 / Normal
Tympole
#535 / Water
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
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
Tornadus
Therian Forme
#641 / Flying
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo
Ordinary Form
#647 / Water · Fighting
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
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Cursola
#864 / Ghost
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Snom
#872 / Ice · Bug
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice
Glastrier
#896 / Ice
Calyrex
Ice Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ice