Snarl (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category   Special
Power 55
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM95
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM95
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
TM95

Effects

Snarl deals damage and lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Darkinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Snarl turns into Black Hole Eclipse and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Black/White The user yells as if it is ranting about something, making the target’s Sp. Atk stat decrease.
Black 2/White 2 The user yells as if it is ranting about something, making the targets’ Sp. Atk stat decrease.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user yells as if it’s ranting about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stat of opposing Pokémon.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user yells as if it’s ranting about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stat of opposing Pokémon.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Snarl 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.

MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
Level 1
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 18

Learnt by TM

Alolan RattataRattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Alolan RaticateRaticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Alolan PersianPersian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
RaikouRaikou
#243 / Electric
EnteiEntei
#244 / Fire
SuicuneSuicune
#245 / Water
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
ShinxShinx
#403 / Electric
LuxioLuxio
#404 / Electric
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
LillipupLillipup
#506 / Normal
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
ZoruaZorua
#570 / Dark
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
FurfrouFurfrou
#676 / Normal
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
IncineroarIncineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
RockruffRockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc (Midday Form)Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc (Midnight Form)Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
DrampaDrampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Tapu BuluTapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
SolgaleoSolgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
GuzzlordGuzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon