Ice Shard (move)

Move data

Type Ice
Category   Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 30  (max. 48)
Priority +1
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Ice Shard deals damage and has a priority of +1.

Moves with a higher priority always go first, regardless of a Pokémon's speed. If two moves with the same priority are used, the faster Pokémon goes first as usual.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Icium Z and uses its Z-Power, Ice Shard turns into Subzero Slammer and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user flash freezes chunks of ice and hurls them. This move always goes first.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user flash freezes chunks of ice and hurls them at the target. This move always goes first.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user flash-freezes chunks of ice and hurls them at the target. This move always goes first.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user flash-freezes chunks of ice and hurls them at the target. This move always goes first.

Learnt by level up

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

Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Level 10
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Level 1
Seel
#086 / Water
Level 17
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 17
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 28
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 10
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 15
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 47
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 24
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Level 10
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Level 1
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Level 10
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Level 26
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 26
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 25
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 1
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 10
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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