Snarl (move)

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
O.Ruby​/​A.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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Level 1
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 18
Zeraora
#807 / Electric
Level 19

Learnt by TM

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Entei
#244 / Fire
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Absol
#359 / Dark
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock