Hail (move)

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Move data

Type Ice
Category Status  Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM07
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM07
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM07
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM07
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
TM07

Effects

Hail creates a hailstorm that lasts for 5 turns and induces these additional effects:

  • All Pokémon except Ice types and those with the Ice Body or Snow Cloak abilities lose 116 of their max HP at the end of each turn.
  • Pokémon with the Ice Body ability recover 116 of their max HP each turn.
  • Pokémon with the Snow Cloak ability increase their evasion by 20%.
  • From Generation 4, Blizzard has 100% accuracy.
  • In Diamond/Pearl only, Blizzard has a 25% chance to break through Protect and Detect.
  • The move Weather Ball changes to Ice type and doubles in power.
  • The power of SolarBeam decreases by 50%.
  • The moves Synthesis, Morning Sun and Moonlight recover 14 of the user's max HP (instead of the usual 12 HP).
  • Castform changes to its Hail form.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Icium Z and uses its Z-Power, Hail turns into Z-Hail and raises Speed one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the entire field.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Summons a hailstorm that strikes every turn.
FireRed/LeafGreen A hailstorm lasting five turns damages all POKéMON except the ICE-type.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.

Learnt by level up

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

Alolan SandshrewSandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Level 42
SeelSeel
#086 / Water
Level 53
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 65
ArticunoArticuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 57
CastformCastform
#351 / Normal
Level 20
SnoruntSnorunt
#361 / Ice
Level 50
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
Level 54
SphealSpheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Level 36
SealeoSealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Level 38
WalreinWalrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Level 38
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 37
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 21
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 54
VanilliteVanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 40
VanillishVanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 42
VanilluxeVanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 42
CubchooCubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 49
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
Level 53
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Level 38
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Level 38

Learnt by TM

SquirtleSquirtle
#007 / Water
WartortleWartortle
#008 / Water
BlastoiseBlastoise
#009 / Water
Alolan SandshrewSandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Alolan SandslashSandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Alolan VulpixVulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Alolan NinetalesNinetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · 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
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
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
LaprasLapras
#131 / Water · Ice
VaporeonVaporeon
#134 / Water
OmanyteOmanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
OmastarOmastar
#139 / Rock · Water
KabutoKabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
KabutopsKabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
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
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
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
DelibirdDelibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
KingdraKingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
SmoochumSmoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
SuicuneSuicune
#245 / Water
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
MudkipMudkip
#258 / Water
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
LotadLotad
#270 / Water · Grass
LombreLombre
#271 / Water · Grass
LudicoloLudicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
AzurillAzurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
FeebasFeebas
#349 / Water
MiloticMilotic
#350 / Water
CastformCastform
#351 / Normal
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
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
BuizelBuizel
#418 / Water
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
ShellosShellos
#422 / Water
GastrodonGastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
HappinyHappiny
#440 / Normal
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
LumineonLumineon
#457 / Water
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
PalkiaPalkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
PhionePhione
#489 / Water
ManaphyManaphy
#490 / Water
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
TympoleTympole
#535 / Water
PalpitoadPalpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
BasculinBasculin
#550 / Water
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
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
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
SkrelpSkrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
DragalgeDragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
CarbinkCarbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
GoodraGoodra
#706 / Dragon
BergmiteBergmite
#712 / Ice
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice
XerneasXerneas
#716 / Fairy
DiancieDiancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
PopplioPopplio
#728 / Water
BrionneBrionne
#729 / Water
PrimarinaPrimarina
#730 / Water · Fairy
CrabominableCrabominable
#740 / Fighting · Ice
Wishiwashi (Solo Form)Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
MareanieMareanie
#747 / Poison · Water
ToxapexToxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
WimpodWimpod
#767 / Bug · Water
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
PyukumukuPyukumuku
#771 / Water
Type: NullType: Null
#772 / Normal
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal