Blizzard (move)

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Move data

Type Ice
Category Special
Power 110
Accuracy 70
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM14
Gold/Silver
Crystal
TM14
Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM14
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM14
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM14
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM14
Sun/Moon TM14

Effects

Blizzard deals damage and has a 10% chance of freezing the target. It will hit both opponents in a double battle or adjacent opponents in a triple battle.

Ice type Pokémon, those with the ability Magma Armor or those behind a Substitute cannot be frozen.

During a hailstorm, Blizzard has 100% accuracy.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Blizzard has base power 120.

In Diamond/Pearl only, Blizzard has a 25% chance of hitting through Protect or Detect during hail.

In Generation 1, Blizzard has 90% accuracy. In the original Japanese Red/Green, it has a 30% chance to freeze the opponent.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Icium Z and uses its Z-Power, Blizzard turns into Subzero Slammer and has base power 185.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack that may freeze the foe.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Hits the foe with an icy storm that may freeze it.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is blasted with a blizzard. It may freeze the foe solid.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the foe. It may also freeze the target solid.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the opposing team. It may also freeze them solid.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokémon. This may also leave the opposing Pokémon frozen.
Sun/Moon A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokémon. This may also leave the opposing Pokémon frozen.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Blizzard at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Level 60
ArticunoArticuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 71
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 44
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 52
SmoochumSmoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Level 48
SuicuneSuicune
#245 / Water
Level 85
CastformCastform
#351 / Normal
Level 35
SnoruntSnorunt
#361 / Ice
Level 46
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
Level 48
SphealSpheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Level 41
SealeoSealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Level 45
WalreinWalrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Level 49
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Level 41
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 47
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 45
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 52
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 48
VanilliteVanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 49
VanillishVanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 53
VanilluxeVanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 59
CubchooCubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 45
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
Level 45
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 78
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 78
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 78
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Level 65
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Level 74
BergmiteBergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 43
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 46

Learnt by TM

SquirtleSquirtle
#007 / Water
WartortleWartortle
#008 / Water
BlastoiseBlastoise
#009 / Water
RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
Nidoran♀Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
NidorinaNidorina
#030 / Poison
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoran♂Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
NidorinoNidorino
#033 / Poison
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
WigglytuffWigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
PsyduckPsyduck
#054 / Water
GolduckGolduck
#055 / Water
PoliwagPoliwag
#060 / Water
PoliwhirlPoliwhirl
#061 / Water
PoliwrathPoliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
TentacoolTentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
TentacruelTentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
SeelSeel
#086 / Water
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
ShellderShellder
#090 / Water
CloysterCloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
KrabbyKrabby
#098 / Water
KinglerKingler
#099 / Water
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
HorseaHorsea
#116 / Water
SeadraSeadra
#117 / Water
GoldeenGoldeen
#118 / Water
SeakingSeaking
#119 / Water
StaryuStaryu
#120 / Water
StarmieStarmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
LaprasLapras
#131 / Water · Ice
VaporeonVaporeon
#134 / Water
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
OmanyteOmanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
OmastarOmastar
#139 / Rock · Water
KabutoKabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
KabutopsKabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
ArticunoArticuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
DratiniDratini
#147 / Dragon
DragonairDragonair
#148 / Dragon
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
TotodileTotodile
#158 / Water
CroconawCroconaw
#159 / Water
FeraligatrFeraligatr
#160 / Water
FurretFurret
#162 / Normal
ChinchouChinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
LanturnLanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
MarillMarill
#183 / Water · Fairy
AzumarillAzumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
PolitoedPolitoed
#186 / Water
WooperWooper
#194 / Water · Ground
QuagsireQuagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
RemoraidRemoraid
#223 / Water
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
DelibirdDelibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
KingdraKingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
SmoochumSmoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
SuicuneSuicune
#245 / Water
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
MudkipMudkip
#258 / Water
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
ZigzagoonZigzagoon
#263 / Normal
LinooneLinoone
#264 / Normal
LotadLotad
#270 / Water · Grass
LombreLombre
#271 / Water · Grass
LudicoloLudicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
SurskitSurskit
#283 / Bug · Water
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
AzurillAzurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
DelcattyDelcatty
#301 / Normal
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
LunatoneLunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
FeebasFeebas
#349 / Water
MiloticMilotic
#350 / Water
CastformCastform
#351 / Normal
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
SnoruntSnorunt
#361 / Ice
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
SphealSpheal
#363 / Ice · Water
SealeoSealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
WalreinWalrein
#365 / Ice · Water
ClamperlClamperl
#366 / Water
HuntailHuntail
#367 / Water
GorebyssGorebyss
#368 / Water
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
LuvdiscLuvdisc
#370 / Water
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
KyogreKyogre
#382 / Water
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
BidoofBidoof
#399 / Normal
BibarelBibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
BuizelBuizel
#418 / Water
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
ShellosShellos
#422 / Water
GastrodonGastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
LumineonLumineon
#457 / Water
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Porygon-ZPorygon-Z
#474 / Normal
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
MespritMesprit
#481 / Psychic
DialgaDialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
PalkiaPalkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
PhionePhione
#489 / Water
ManaphyManaphy
#490 / Water
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
TirtougaTirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
CarracostaCarracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
VanilliteVanillite
#582 / Ice
VanillishVanillish
#583 / Ice
VanilluxeVanilluxe
#584 / Ice
FrillishFrillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
AlomomolaAlomomola
#594 / Water
CubchooCubchoo
#613 / Ice
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
CryogonalCryogonal
#615 / Ice
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
FroakieFroakie
#656 / Water
FrogadierFrogadier
#657 / Water
GreninjaGreninja
#658 / Water · Dark
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
SliggooSliggoo
#705 / Dragon
GoodraGoodra
#706 / Dragon
BergmiteBergmite
#712 / Ice
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice