Virizion < Tornadus > Thundurus

Species Type
Cyclone Pokémon Flying.png
Number Ability
#641 Prankster
Dream World: Defiant
Height Weight
4'11" (1.5m) 138.9 lbs (63kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 100% Female: 0%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Undiscovered 3
Tier EV Yield
OU/Uber 3 Attack Points

Tornadus (トルネロス) is the 147th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. He is a Flying-Type, and is known as the Cyclone Pokémon.

Tornadus uses the Prankster Ability in its Incanate Forme. This Ability increases the Speed Priority of its Status Attacks by one. Tornadus uses the Regenerator Ability in its Therian Forme. This Ability restores up to a third of its Maximum HP when it is switched out.

Tornadus from the Dream World use the Defiant Ability, which increases its Attack by two stages when an opponent reduces its Statistics.

Tornadus cannot evolve and doesn't have a pre-evolved form.

Tornadus is in the Undiscovered Egg Group; like most Legendary Pokémon he cannot breed. It takes Tornadus 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

[edit] Incarnate Forme

In its Incarnate Forme, Tornadus takes on the appearance of a green genie floating on a cloud.

[edit] Therian Forme

When it transforms into its Therian Forme, Tornadus takes on the appearance of a large green bird with a very large tail.

[edit] Gender Differences

Tornadus is always male.

[edit] Unique Traits

Tornadus is the only Flying Type Pokémon that isn't a dual-type. The only other way this could have happened prior to Generation V would be through the use of Conversion or Conversion 2, or the Color Change Ability.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Tornadus can be found Roaming Unova in Pokémon Black Version. While Tornadus doesn't appear in Pokémon Black 2 and Pokémon White 2, if it is captured in the Spin-Off game Pokémon Dream Radar, it will appear in its Therian Forme in Black 2 and White 2.

To change forms, use the Reflecting Mirror.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Tornadus appears in Pokémon Dream Radar by completing the Miracle Stage.

Tornadus appears at Sea Song Beach in the Cove Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond after completing the game. To befriend Tornadus you'll have to face it in a Tag Race.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Tornadus is listed in the Black/White Promos set, and as a Rare Card in the Emerging Powers and Dark Explorers (2 EX) sets. A second Tornadus card is listed as an Ultra Rare Card in the Emerging Powers set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

A Wild Tornadus was featured in the episodes Stopping the Rage of Legends! (Part 1) and Stopping the Rage of Legends! (Part 2).

[edit] Movies

Wild Tornadus appeared in the Black version of Pokémon Movie 14.

[edit] Manga

Tornadus's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Tornadus is a viable option in the Underused (also known as UU) tier. The fact that it has immense attacking stats and good speed leaves it as a good threat in UU. Unfortunately, Tornadus is not very bulky and his best attacking move, Hurricane, is not the greatest option due to no permanent weather. In Overused, it is commonly seen as outclassed by its faster Therian form. Tornadus-Therian is a dominant force in the fact that even though weaker than regular Tornadus, it can outspeed many of the Overused tiers biggest threats, like Starmie, and pulverize them with a strong Hurricane.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black Only One Roaming Unova
White None Trade from Black
Black2/White2 None Trade
Dream Radar Only One Complete the Miracle Stage

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A

II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A

III Pokémon Ruby N/A
III Pokémon Sapphire N/A
III Pokémon Emerald N/A
III Pokémon FireRed N/A
III Pokémon LeafGreen N/A

IV Pokémon Diamond N/A
IV Pokémon Pearl N/A
IV Pokémon Platinum N/A
IV Pokémon HeartGold N/A
IV Pokémon SoulSilver N/A

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

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y
VI Pokémon Omega Ruby
VI Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Statistics

[edit] Incanate Forme

Base Stats
- 268 362 -
211 235 329 361
130 145 239 262
Sp. Atk
229 255 349 383
Sp. Def
148 165 259 284
204 227 321 353

[edit] Therian Forme

Base Stats
- 268 362 -
184 205 299 328
148 165 259 284
Sp. Atk
202 225 319 350
Sp. Def
166 185 279 306
222 247 341 375

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Uproar Normal.png 90 100 Special
Start Astonish Ghost.png 30 100 Physical
Start Gust Flying.png 40 100 Special
7 Swagger Normal.png N/A 90 Status
13 Bite Dark.png 60 100 Physical
19 Revenge Fighting.png 60 100 Physical
25 Air Cutter Flying.png 55 95 Special
31 Extrasensory Psychic.png 80 100 Special
37 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
43 Air Slash Flying.png 75 95 Special
49 Crunch Dark.png 80 100 Physical
55 Tailwind Flying.png N/A N/A Status
61 Rain Dance Water.png N/A N/A Status
67 Hurricane Flying.png 120 70 Special
73 Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100 Special
79 Hammer Arm Fighting.png 100 80 Physical
85 Thrash Normal.png 120 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM12 Taunt Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM23 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM29 Psychic Psychic.png 90 100 Special
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM34 Sludge Wave Poison.png 95 100 Special
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.png 90 100 Special
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM41 Torment Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM46 Thief Dark.png 40 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.png 120 70 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM58 Sky Drop Flying.png 60 100 Physical
TM59 Incinerate Fire.png 60 100 Special
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.png 55 100 Physical
TM63 Embargo Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM89 U-turn Bug.png 70 100 Physical
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Secret Power Normal.png 70 100 Physical
HM02 Fly Flying.png 90 95 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Tornadus cannot breed.

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100% Special
Foul Play Dark.png 95 100% Physical
Heat Wave Fire.png 100 90% Special
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Knock Off Dark.png 20 100% Physical
Role Play Psychic.png -- --% Status
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Superpower Fighting.png 120 100% Physical
Tailwind Flying.png -- --% Status
Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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