Snatch (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 10  (max. 16)
Priority +4
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM49
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM49

Effects

Snatch moves first and steals the effects of the next status move used by the opponent(s) in that turn. If two or more Pokemon use Snatch, the slowest of the Pokemon will gain the effect, because the fastest Pokemon will steal the move first, then the next slowest will steal the move from the snatcher and so on.

Moves that can be snatched:

Moves that cannot be snatched:

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire Steals the effects of the move the foe uses next.
FireRed/LeafGreen Steals the effects of the foe’s healing or status-changing move.
Emerald Steals the effects of the move the target uses next.
Diamond/Pearl The user steals the effects of any healing or status-changing move the foe attempts to use.
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user steals the effects of any healing or stat-changing move the foe attempts to use.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user steals the effects of any healing or stat-changing move the opponent attempts to use.
X/Y The user steals the effects of any attempts to use a healing or stat-changing move.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Snatch at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 40
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 46
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Level 58
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 52
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 40
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 39
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 47
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 10
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 10
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 1
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 26

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Snatch as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Field, Dragon
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Field, Dragon
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Field
Persian
#053 / Normal
Field
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Field
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Field
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Field
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Field
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Field
Blitzle
#522 / Electric
Field
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Field
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Field
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Field
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Monster, Dragon
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Field
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Field
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Flying

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Snatch by the various move tutors in the games.

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Absol
#359 / Dark
Huntail
#367 / Water
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Audino
#531 / Normal
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic

Learnt by Machine (Generation 4)

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Absol
#359 / Dark
Huntail
#367 / Water
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Darkrai
#491 / Dark