Snarl (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Special Special
Power 55
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM95
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM95

Effects

Snarl deals damage and lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Black/White The user yells as if it is ranting about something, making the target’s Sp. Atk stat decrease.
Black 2/White 2 The user yells as if it is ranting about something, making the targets’ Sp. Atk stat decrease.
X/Y The user yells as if it’s ranting about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stat of opposing Pokémon.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Snarl at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 18

Learnt by TM

Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Entei
#244 / Fire
Suicune
#245 / Water
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Absol
#359 / Dark
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Furfrou
#676 / Normal
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying