Snatch (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Status  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 Pokemon use Snatch, the slowest of the Pokemon will gain the effect, because the fastest Pokemon 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.

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.

SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 40
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 42
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
Level 46
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 37
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 37
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 50
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 40
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 39
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
Level 47
SolosisSolosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 10
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 1
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 10
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 1
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 10
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 26

Learnt by breeding

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

Alolan RattataRattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Field
Alolan RaticateRaticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Field
EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
Dragon, Field
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
Dragon, Field
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Field
Alolan MeowthMeowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Field
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Field
Alolan PersianPersian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Field
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
Field
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
Field
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
Field
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
Field
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
Field
BlitzleBlitzle
#522 / Electric
Field
ZebstrikaZebstrika
#523 / Electric
Field
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Field
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Field
ZoruaZorua
#570 / Dark
Field
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
Field
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Flying
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Flying
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Flying
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Field
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Field
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Flying
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Flying
SalanditSalandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Dragon, Monster
SalazzleSalazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Dragon, Monster

Learnt by move tutor

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

Alolan RattataRattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Alolan RaticateRaticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
WigglytuffWigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Alolan MeowthMeowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Alolan PersianPersian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
AbraAbra
#063 / Psychic
KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
DrowzeeDrowzee
#096 / Psychic
HypnoHypno
#097 / Psychic
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
ShroomishShroomish
#285 / Grass
BreloomBreloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
GulpinGulpin
#316 / Poison
SwalotSwalot
#317 / Poison
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
HuntailHuntail
#367 / Water
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
ChinglingChingling
#433 / Psychic
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
RotomRotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom (Heat Rotom)Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom (Wash Rotom)Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom (Frost Rotom)Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom (Fan Rotom)Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom (Mow Rotom)Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
BlitzleBlitzle
#522 / Electric
ZebstrikaZebstrika
#523 / Electric
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
ScolipedeScolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
ZoruaZorua
#570 / Dark
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
SolosisSolosis
#577 / Psychic
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
ElgyemElgyem
#605 / Psychic
BeheeyemBeheeyem
#606 / Psychic
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
Meloetta (Aria Forme)Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
BraixenBraixen
#654 / Fire
DelphoxDelphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
FroakieFroakie
#656 / Water
FrogadierFrogadier
#657 / Water
GreninjaGreninja
#658 / Water · Dark
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
EspurrEspurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic (Female)Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
InkayInkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa (Hoopa Unbound)Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
IncineroarIncineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
MareanieMareanie
#747 / Poison · Water
ToxapexToxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
SalanditSalandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
SalazzleSalazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
OranguruOranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
PassimianPassimian
#766 / Fighting
MimikyuMimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
BruxishBruxish
#779 / Water · Psychic
PheromosaPheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting
MarshadowMarshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
PoipolePoipole
#803 / Poison
NaganadelNaganadel
#804 / Poison · Dragon
ZeraoraZeraora
#807 / Electric