Frost Breath (move)

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Move data

Type Ice
Category Special Special
Power 60
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM79
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM79

Effects

Frost Breath deals damage and always results in a critical hit, doubling its power to 120.

However, Pokemon with the abilities Battle Armor or Shell Armor, or those under the effect of Lucky Chant are immune to critical hits so Frost Breath will hit them with base power 60.

Changes

In Generation 5, Frost Breath has base power 40 (effective 80 with the critical hit).

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user blows a cold breath on the target. This attack always results in a critical hit.
X/Y The user blows its cold breath on the target. This attack always results in a critical hit.

Learnt by TM

Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Regice
#378 / Ice
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice

Usable via Nature Power

These Pokémon can use Frost Breath through Nature Power on certain terrain. See the Nature Power movedex for more details.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Victreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Finneon
#456 / Water
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Deerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Amoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Flabébé
#669 / Fairy
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy