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Twister
(たつまき Twister)
Twister VII
Introduced: Generation II
Battle Data
Type: Type Dragon
Category: Type Special
Power: 40
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (max. 32)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Magic Coat: No
Snatch: No
Contest Data
Contests
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Scrambles up the order of appeals on the next turn.
Super Contests
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Quite an appealing move.

Twister (たつまき Twister) is a Dragon-type move introduced in Generation II.

Description

Games Description
GS / C Whips up a tornado to attack.
RS / E Whips up a vicious twister to tear at the foe.
FRLG A vicious twister attacks the foe. It may make the foe flinch.
DP / Pt The user whips up a vicious twister to tear at the foe. It may also make the foe flinch.
HGSS The user whips up a vicious tornado to tear at the foe. It may also make the foe flinch.
BW / B2W2 The user whips up a vicious tornado to tear at the opposing team. It may also make targets flinch.
XY /ORAS
SM / USUM
The user whips up a vicious tornado to tear at the opposing Pokémon. This may also make them flinch.

Effect

In battle

Foe Foe Foe
User Ally Ally

Twister deals damage and has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Twister can hit Pokémon that are using Bounce, Fly or Sky Drop during a semi-invulnerable turn.

In Double Battle, Twister targets both adjacent foes.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V
016 Pidgey Type Normal
Type Flying
21 21
017 Pidgeotto Type Normal
Type Flying
22 22
018 Pidgeot Type Normal
Type Flying
22 22
116 Horsea Type Water 29 29 26 26
117 Seadra Type Water 29 29 26 26
130 Gyarados Type Water
Type Flying
35 35 29 29
147 Dratini Type Dragon 15 15 11 11
148 Dragonair Type Dragon 1, 15 1, 15 1, 11 1, 11
149 Dragonite Type Dragon
Type Flying
1, 15 1, 15 1, 11 1, 11
230 Kingdra Type Water
Type Dragon
29 26 26
350 Milotic Type Water 25 17 17
384 Rayquaza Type Dragon
Type Flying
1 1 1
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Pokémon Type Level
VI VII VIII
016 Pidgey Type Normal
Type Flying
21 21 TBA
017 Pidgeotto Type Normal
Type Flying
22 22 TBA
018 Pidgeot Type Normal
Type Flying
22 22 TBA
116 Horsea Type Water 26XY
17ORAS
17 TBA
117 Seadra Type Water 26XY
17ORAS
17 TBA
130 Gyarados Type Water
Type Flying
29 24 TBA
147 Dratini Type Dragon 11 11 TBA
148 Dragonair Type Dragon 1, 11 1, 11 TBA
149 Dragonite Type Dragon
Type Flying
1, 11 1, 11 TBA
230 Kingdra Type Water
Type Dragon
26XY
17ORAS
17 TBA
350 Milotic Type Water 17XY
14ORAS
14 TBA
384 Rayquaza Type Dragon
Type Flying
1 1 TBA
691 Dragalge Type Poison
Type Dragon
1, 67 1, Evo. TBA
780 Drampa Type Normal
Type Dragon
5 TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

Pokémon Type Egg Group(s)
226 Mantine Type Water
Type Flying
Water 1
278 Wingull Type Water
Type Flying
Water 1 & Flying
371 Bagon Type Dragon Dragon
443 Gible Type Dragon
Type Ground
Monster & Dragon
458 Mantyke Type Water
Type Flying
Water 1
495 Snivy Type Grass Field & Grass
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By tutoring

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