Snatch (move)

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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 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 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 Sun & 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