Snatch (move)

Move data

Type Dark
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Priority +4
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
TM49
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM49

Effects

Snatch moves first and steals the effects of the next status move used by the opponent(s) in that turn. If two or more Pokémon use Snatch, the slowest of the Pokémon will gain the effect, because the fastest Pokémon will steal the move first, then the next slowest will steal the move from the snatcher and so on.

Moves that can be snatched:

Moves that cannot be snatched:

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Darkinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Snatch turns into Z-Snatch and raises Speed two stages, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Snatch
Japanese よこどり (Yokodori)
German Übernahme
French Saisie
Italian Scippo
Spanish Robo

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire Steals the effects of the move the foe uses next.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen Steals the effects of the foe’s healing or status-changing move.
Emerald Steals the effects of the move the target uses next.
Diamond​/​Pearl The user steals the effects of any healing or status-changing move the foe attempts to use.
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user steals the effects of any healing or stat-changing move the foe attempts to use.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user steals the effects of any healing or stat-changing move the opponent attempts to use.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user steals the effects of any attempts to use a healing or stat-changing move.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user steals the effects of any attempts to use a healing or stat-changing move.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Snatch 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.

Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 40
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 42
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Level 46
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 37
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 37
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 50
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 40
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 39
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 47
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 10
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 1
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 10
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 1
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 10
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 26

Learnt by breeding

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

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Field
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Field
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Field
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Field
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Field

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Snatch by the various move tutors in the games.

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Absol
#359 / Dark
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark