Ominous Wind (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Special
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Ominous Wind deals damage and has a 10% chance of raising the user's Attack, Defense, Special Attack, Special Defense and Speed by one stage each.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Ghostium Z and uses its Z-Power, Ominous Wind turns into Never-Ending Nightmare and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user creates a gust of repulsive wind. It may also raise all the user’s stats at once.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user blasts the target with a gust of repulsive wind. It may also raise all the user’s stats at once.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user blasts the target with a gust of repulsive wind. This may also raise all the user’s stats at once.
Sun/Moon The user blasts the target with a gust of repulsive wind. This may also raise all the user’s stats at once.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Ominous 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.

NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Level 20
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 20
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Level 20
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 20
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Level 25
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 1
RotomRotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 29
Rotom (Heat Rotom)Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 29
Rotom (Wash Rotom)Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 29
Rotom (Frost Rotom)Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 29
Rotom (Fan Rotom)Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 29
Rotom (Mow Rotom)Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 29
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 6
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
Level 1
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
Level 25
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Level 25
FrillishFrillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 27
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 27

Learnt by breeding

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

MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Amorphous
CastformCastform
#351 / Normal
Amorphous, Fairy
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
Amorphous
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
Amorphous
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
Amorphous
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
Amorphous
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
Amorphous
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Amorphous
RowletRowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Flying
DartrixDartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Flying
DecidueyeDecidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
Flying