Silver Wind (move)

Move data

Type Bug
Category Special  Special
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 3

Machine/Record

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM62

Effects

Silver 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.

Changes

  • In Generation 3, Silver Wind is categorized as Physical.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, Silver Wind turns into Savage Spin-Out and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Silver Wind
Japanese ぎんいろのかぜ (Gin'iro no Kaze)
German Silberhauch
French Vent Argenté
Italian Ventargenteo
Spanish Viento Plata

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
A powdery attack that may raise abilities.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is attacked with a silver dust. It may raise all the user’s stats.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is attacked with powdery scales blown by wind. It may also raise all the user’s stats.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is attacked with powdery scales blown by wind. It may also raise all the user’s stats.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is attacked with powdery scales blown by wind. This may also raise all the user’s stats.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The target is attacked with powdery scales blown by the wind. This may also raise all the user’s stats.
Sword​/​Shield
B.Diamond​/​S.Pearl
This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.
Scarlet​/​Violet This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Silver Wind at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

ButterfreeButterfree
#0012 / Bug · Flying
Level 19
VenomothVenomoth
#0049 / Bug · Poison
Level 1
LedybaLedyba
#0165 / Bug · Flying
Level 19
LedianLedian
#0166 / Bug · Flying
Level 20
BeautiflyBeautifly
#0267 / Bug · Flying
Level 25
DustoxDustox
#0269 / Bug · Poison
Level 25
MasquerainMasquerain
#0284 / Bug · Flying
Level 32
MothimMothim
#0414 / Bug · Flying
Level 38
FinneonFinneon
#0456 / Water
Level 49
LumineonLumineon
#0457 / Water
Level 59
VolcaronaVolcarona
#0637 / Bug · Fire
Level 50
CutieflyCutiefly
#0742 / Bug · Fairy
Level 13
RibombeeRibombee
#0743 / Bug · Fairy
Level 13
PheromosaPheromosa
#0795 / Bug · Fighting
Level 23

Learnt by breeding

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

ScytherScyther
#0123 / Bug · Flying
Bug
LedybaLedyba
#0165 / Bug · Flying
Bug
LedianLedian
#0166 / Bug · Flying
Bug
YanmaYanma
#0193 / Bug · Flying
Bug
ScizorScizor
#0212 / Bug · Steel
Bug
NincadaNincada
#0290 / Bug · Ground
Bug
NinjaskNinjask
#0291 / Bug · Flying
Bug
YanmegaYanmega
#0469 / Bug · Flying
Bug
SewaddleSewaddle
#0540 / Bug · Grass
Bug
SwadloonSwadloon
#0541 / Bug · Grass
Bug
LeavannyLeavanny
#0542 / Bug · Grass
Bug

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Silver Wind in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

BeedrillBeedrill
#0015 / Bug · Poison
Gen 4 — TM
MewMew
#0151 / Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
HoothootHoothoot
#0163 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
NoctowlNoctowl
#0164 / Normal · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
TogeticTogetic
#0176 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
NatuNatu
#0177 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
XatuXatu
#0178 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
HoppipHoppip
#0187 / Grass · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
SkiploomSkiploom
#0188 / Grass · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
JumpluffJumpluff
#0189 / Grass · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
CelebiCelebi
#0251 / Psychic · Grass
Gen 4 — TM
ShiftryShiftry
#0275 / Grass · Dark
Gen 4 — TM
VibravaVibrava
#0329 / Ground · Dragon
Gen 4 — TM
FlygonFlygon
#0330 / Ground · Dragon
Gen 4 — TM
TropiusTropius
#0357 / Grass · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
KricketuneKricketune
#0402 / Bug
Gen 4 — TM
VespiquenVespiquen
#0416 / Bug · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
DrifloonDrifloon
#0425 / Ghost · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
DrifblimDrifblim
#0426 / Ghost · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
SpiritombSpiritomb
#0442 / Ghost · Dark
Gen 4 — TM
TogekissTogekiss
#0468 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#0487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 4 — TM
Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina
Origin Forme
#0487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 4 — TM
ArceusArceus
#0493 / Normal
Gen 4 — TM