Tailwind (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Tailwind doubles the speed of all Pokémon in the user's party for 4 turns.

Changes

In Generations 1-4, Tailwind lasts 3 turns instead of 4.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Tailwind turns into Z-Tailwind and raises critical-hit ratio one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all Pokemon on the user’s team.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed of all party Pokémon for three turns.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed of all party Pokémon for four turns.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed stat of the user and its allies for four turns.
Sun/Moon The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed stat of the user and its allies for four turns.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Tailwind 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.

ButterfreeButterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 41
PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 47
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 50
ArticunoArticuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 64
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 1
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 50
SuicuneSuicune
#245 / Water
Level 57
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 1
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 44
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 46
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 54
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 60
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 28
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Level 11
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 37
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 40
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Level 37
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Level 37
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 49
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 45
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 51
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 55
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 35
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 35

Learnt by breeding

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

AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Flying
LedybaLedyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Bug
LedianLedian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Bug
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Water 1
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Undiscovered
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Flying
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Flying
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Flying
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Flying
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Flying
PikipekPikipek
#731 / Normal · Flying
Flying
TrumbeakTrumbeak
#732 / Normal · Flying
Flying
ToucannonToucannon
#733 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Oricorio (Baile Style)Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Flying