Essentials

Razor Wind

Normal special

Generation 1

Summary

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
80; percentile 61.3
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All opponents
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
TM02
Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. User's critical hit rate is one level higher when using this move. User charges for one turn before attacking.

This move cannot be selected by Sleep Talk.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

History

Before Ruby, Sapphire
Has 75% accuracy.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

1st turn: Prepare 2nd turn: Attack

Generation 3
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.

Generation 4
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.

Generation 5
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.

Generation 6
X, Y

A two-turn attack. Blades of wind hit opposing Pokémon on the second turn. Critical hits land more easily.

Foreign Names

Japanese
かまいたち (kamaitachi)
Korean
칼바람
French
Coupe-Vent
German
Klingensturm
Spanish
Viento Cortante
Italian
Ventagliente
Czech
Ostrý vítr

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
Flavor text
Earn +3 if no other Pokémon has chosen the same Judge.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Razor Wind.

Pokémon

Normal Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Razor Wind's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
33 33 33 33 33 Scyther Bug Flying Swarm
Technician
Steadfast
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 110 80 55 80 105 500
33 33 33 33 33 Scizor Bug Steel Swarm
Technician
Light Metal
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 130 100 55 80 65 500
33 Mega Scizor Mega Scizor Bug Steel Technician ½ male, ½ female Bug 70 150 140 65 100 75 600
37 37 37 37 37 37 Nuzleaf Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
70 70 40 60 40 60 340
17 17 17 17 57 Absol Dark Pressure
Super Luck
Justified
½ male, ½ female Field 65 130 60 75 60 75 465
Mega Absol Mega Absol Dark Magic Bounce ½ male, ½ female Field 65 150 60 115 60 115 565
45 45 45 35 35 Buizel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 65 35 60 30 85 330
50 50 50 41 41 Floatzel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
85 105 55 85 50 115 495
32 32 32 Pidove Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 50 55 50 36 30 43 264
36 36 36 Tranquill Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 62 77 62 50 42 65 358
38 38 38 Unfezant Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 80 115 80 65 55 93 488
25 Fletchling Normal Flying Big Pecks
Gale Wings
½ male, ½ female Flying 45 50 43 40 38 62 278
27 Fletchinder Fire Flying Flame Body
Gale Wings
½ male, ½ female Flying 62 73 55 56 52 84 382
27 Talonflame Fire Flying Flame Body
Gale Wings
½ male, ½ female Flying 78 81 71 74 69 126 499
22 Helioptile Electric Normal Dry Skin
Sand Veil
Solar Power
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
44 38 33 61 43 70 289
Heliolisk Electric Normal Dry Skin
Sand Veil
Solar Power
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
62 55 52 109 94 109 481
31 Noibat Flying Dragon Frisk
Infiltrator
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 30 35 45 40 55 245
31 Noivern Flying Dragon Frisk
Infiltrator
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 70 80 97 80 123 535
Yveltal Dark Flying Dark Aura genderless Undiscovered 126 131 95 131 98 99 680
Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
• • • Spearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 60 30 31 31 70 262
• • • • Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
• • • • • • • Scyther Bug Flying Swarm
Technician
Steadfast
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 110 80 55 80 105 500
• Totodile Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 65 64 44 48 43 314
• • • • Girafarig Normal Psychic Inner Focus
Early Bird
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 70 80 65 90 65 85 455
• • • • • • • Gligar Ground Flying Hyper Cutter
Sand Veil
Immunity
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 75 105 35 65 85 430
• • • • Treecko Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
40 45 35 65 55 70 310
• • • • • • Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
• • • • • • Zangoose Normal Immunity
Toxic Boost
½ male, ½ female Field 73 115 60 60 60 90 458
• • • • • • Tropius Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
99 68 83 72 87 51 460
• • • Sewaddle Bug Grass Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 45 53 70 40 60 42 310
• • • Axew Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
46 87 60 30 40 57 320
Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
02 Butterfree Bug Flying Compound Eyes
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 45 50 90 80 70 395
02 Pidgey Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 40 35 35 56 251
02 Pidgeotto Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 63 60 55 50 50 71 349
02 Pidgeot Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 83 80 75 70 70 101 479
02 Spearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 60 30 31 31 70 262
02 Fearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 90 65 61 61 100 442
02 Zubat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 35 30 40 55 245
02 Golbat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 75 80 70 65 75 90 455
02 Venomoth Bug Poison Shield Dust
Tinted Lens
Wonder Skin
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 65 60 90 75 90 450
02 Farfetch'd Normal Flying Keen Eye
Inner Focus
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
52 65 55 58 62 60 352
02 Kabutops Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
60 115 105 65 70 80 495
02 Aerodactyl Rock Flying Rock Head
Pressure
Unnerve
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 105 65 60 75 130 515
02 Articuno Ice Flying Pressure
Snow Cloak
genderless Undiscovered 90 85 100 95 125 85 580
02 Zapdos Electric Flying Pressure
Static
genderless Undiscovered 90 90 85 125 90 100 580
02 Moltres Fire Flying Pressure
Flame Body
genderless Undiscovered 90 100 90 125 85 90 580
02 Dragonite Dragon Flying Inner Focus
Multiscale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
91 134 95 100 100 80 600
02 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600

47 Pokémon

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