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 numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 40
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 42
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Level 46
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 1
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 1
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 10
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 1
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 10
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
Dragon, Field
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Dragon, Field
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
Zebstrika
#523 / Electric
Field
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Field
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Field
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Field
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Field
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Flying
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Flying
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Field
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Field
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Flying
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Flying

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Snatch in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Absol
#359 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Huntail
#367 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Servine
#496 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Audino
#531 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor