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Twister
({{{kanji}}} {{{romaji}}})
Twister VIII.png
Introduced: Generation II
Battle Data
Type: Type Dragon.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 40
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Magic Bounce: No
Magic Coat: No
Mirror Move: Yes
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.png Pidgey Type Normal.gif
Type Flying.gif
21 21
017.png Pidgeotto Type Normal.gif
Type Flying.gif
22 22
018.png Pidgeot Type Normal.gif
Type Flying.gif
22 22
116.png Horsea Type Water.gif 29 29 26 26
117.png Seadra Type Water.gif 29 29 26 26
130.png Gyarados Type Water.gif
Type Flying.gif
35 35 29 29
147.png Dratini Type Dragon.gif 15 15 11 11
148.png Dragonair Type Dragon.gif 1, 15 1, 15 1, 11 1, 11
149.png Dragonite Type Dragon.gif
Type Flying.gif
1, 15 1, 15 1, 11 1, 11
230.png Kingdra Type Water.gif
Type Dragon.gif
29 26 26
350.png Milotic Type Water.gif 25 17 17
384.png Rayquaza Type Dragon.gif
Type Flying.gif
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.png Pidgey Type Normal.gif
Type Flying.gif
21 21 TBA
017.png Pidgeotto Type Normal.gif
Type Flying.gif
22 22 TBA
018.png Pidgeot Type Normal.gif
Type Flying.gif
22 22 TBA
116.png Horsea Type Water.gif 26XY
17ORAS
17 TBA
117.png Seadra Type Water.gif 26XY
17ORAS
17 TBA
130.png Gyarados Type Water.gif
Type Flying.gif
29 24 TBA
147.png Dratini Type Dragon.gif 11 11 TBA
148.png Dragonair Type Dragon.gif 1, 11 1, 11 TBA
149.png Dragonite Type Dragon.gif
Type Flying.gif
1, 11 1, 11 TBA
230.png Kingdra Type Water.gif
Type Dragon.gif
26XY
17ORAS
17 TBA
350.png Milotic Type Water.gif 17XY
14ORAS
14 TBA
384.png Rayquaza Type Dragon.gif
Type Flying.gif
1 1 TBA
691.png Dragalge Type Poison.gif
Type Dragon.gif
1, 67 1, Evo. TBA
780.png Drampa Type Normal.gif
Type Dragon.gif
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.png Mantine Type Water.gif
Type Flying.gif
Water 1
278.png Wingull Type Water.gif
Type Flying.gif
Water 1 & Flying
371.png Bagon Type Dragon.gif Dragon
443.png Gible Type Dragon.gif
Type Ground.gif
Monster & Dragon
458.png Mantyke Type Water.gif
Type Flying.gif
Water 1
495.png Snivy Type Grass.gif 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.


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