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

Alolan VulpixVulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Level 15
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 1
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 5
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