Razor Wind (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM02

Effects

The user of Razor Wind will whip up a whirlwind on the first turn. On the second turn, Razor Wind deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 116).

If the user is holding a Power Herb, Razor Wind executes in one turn.

Changes

In Generations 1-2, Razor Wind has 75% accuracy.

In Generation 1, Razor Wind does not have an increased critical hit ratio.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Razor Wind turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
1st turn: Prepare 2nd turn: Attack
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A 2-turn move that strikes the foe on the 2nd turn.
FireRed/LeafGreen Blades of wind hit the foe on the 2nd turn. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A two-turn attack. Blades of wind hit the foe on the second turn. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A two-turn attack. Blades of wind hit opposing Pokémon on the second turn. Critical hits land more easily.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
A two-turn attack. Blades of wind hit opposing Pokémon on the second turn. Critical hits land more easily.
Sun/Moon In this two-turn attack, blades of wind hit opposing Pokémon on the second turn. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Razor 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.

ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 33
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 33
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Level 20
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
Level 49
BuizelBuizel
#418 / Water
Level 35
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
Level 41
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 32
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 36
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 38
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 25
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 27
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 27
HelioptileHelioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
Level 22
HelioliskHeliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
Level 1
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 31
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 31
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 1
Type: NullType: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 70
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
Level 70

Learnt by breeding

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

SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Flying
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Flying
HorseaHorsea
#116 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
SeadraSeadra
#117 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Bug
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Field
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Bug
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Bug
KingdraKingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
Field, Grass
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
Field
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Grass, Monster
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Bug
SewaddleSewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Bug
SwadloonSwadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Bug
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Bug
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
DrampaDrampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Dragon, Monster