Tornadus

Tornadus is a Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Cyclone Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 641
Type Flying
Species Cyclone Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 63.0 kg (138.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Prankster
Defiant (hidden ability)
Local № 147 (Black/White)
198 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 90 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 261
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender 100% male, 0% female
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 79
268 362
Attack 115
211 361
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 125
229 383
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 111
204 353
Total 580 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Tornadus.

Pokédex data

National № 641
Type Flying
Species Cyclone Pokémon
Height 1.4 m (4′07″)
Weight 63.0 kg (138.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Regenerator
Local № 147 (Black/White)
198 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 3 Speed
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 90 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 261
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender 100% male, 0% female
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 79
268 362
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 110
202 350
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 121
222 375
Total 580 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Tornadus.

Evolution chart

Pokédex entries

Black The lower half of its body is wrapped in a cloud of energy. It zooms through the sky at 200 mph.
White Tornadus expels massive energy from its tail, causing severe storms. Its power is great enough to blow houses away.
Black 2
White 2
In every direction it flies, creating winds so powerful, they blow everything away.
X
Omega Ruby
The lower half of its body is wrapped in a cloud of energy. It zooms through the sky at 200 mph.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Tornadus expels massive energy from its tail, causing severe storms. Its power is great enough to blow houses away.

Moves learned by Tornadus

Moves learnt by level up

Tornadus learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1GustFlying 40 100
1Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
1HurricaneFlying 110 70
1SwaggerNormal 85
1ThrashNormal 120 100
1UproarNormal 90 100
7BiteDark 60 100
13RevengeFighting 60 100
19Air CutterFlying 60 95
25ExtrasensoryPsychic 80 100
31AgilityPsychic
37Air SlashFlying 75 95
43CrunchDark 80 100
49TailwindFlying
55Rain DanceWater
61HurricaneFlying 110 70
67Dark PulseDark 80 100
73Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
79ThrashNormal 120 100

Egg moves

Tornadus does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

Tornadus can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlying
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Knock OffDark 65 100
Role PlayPsychic
SnoreNormal 50 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
TailwindFlying
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

Tornadus is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Tornadus can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Tornadus learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1GustFlying 40 100
1Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
1HurricaneFlying 110 70
1SwaggerNormal 85
1ThrashNormal 120 100
1UproarNormal 90 100
7BiteDark 60 100
13RevengeFighting 60 100
19Air CutterFlying 60 95
25ExtrasensoryPsychic 80 100
31AgilityPsychic
37Air SlashFlying 75 95
43CrunchDark 80 100
49TailwindFlying
55Rain DanceWater
61HurricaneFlying 110 70
67Dark PulseDark 80 100
73Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
79ThrashNormal 120 100

Egg moves

Tornadus does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

Tornadus is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Tornadus can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Tornadus sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Tornadus  sprite from Black & White Tornadus  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Tornadus Shiny sprite from Black & White Tornadus Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Tornadus

Black Roaming Unova
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun Ultra Space Wilds
Ultra Moon Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Tornadus
Japanese トルネロス (Tornelos)
German Boreos
French Boréas

Name origin

tornado
a whirlwind of destructive force
-us
common cloud suffix; possession of a given quality