Snarl (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM95
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM95
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM95
Sword​/​Shield TM85

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.

Other languages

English Snarl
Japanese バークアウト (Bark Out)
German Standpauke
French Aboiement
Italian Urlorabbia
Spanish Alarido

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.
Sword​/​Shield The user yells as if it’s ranting about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stats of opposing Pokémon.

Learnt by level up

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

Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 1
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Level 9
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Level 9
Zeraora
#807 / Electric
Level 1
Nickit
#827 / Dark
Level 12
Thievul
#828 / Dark
Level 12
Obstagoon
#862 / Dark · Normal
Level 9

Learnt by TM

Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Nickit
#827 / Dark
Thievul
#828 / Dark
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Morpeko
Full Belly Mode
#877 / Electric · Dark
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel