Snore (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category   Special
Power 50
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

Gold/Silver
Crystal
TM13

Effects

Snore deals damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved). However, it can only be used while the user is asleep (either from a move like Hypnosis or self-induced via Rest).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Changes

In Generations 2-5, Snore has base power 40.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Snore turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack useable only while asleep.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A loud attack that can be used only while asleep.
FireRed/LeafGreen An attack that can be used only while asleep. It may cause flinching.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the foe flinch.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
This attack can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Snore 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.

SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 28
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
Level 43
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
Level 49
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 33
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 35
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 25
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 25
SphealSpheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Level 31
SealeoSealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Level 31
WalreinWalrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Level 31
DedenneDedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Level 31

Learnt by breeding

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

SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
Field
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
Fairy, Field
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
Fairy, Field
RemoraidRemoraid
#223 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
PhanpyPhanpy
#231 / Ground
Field
DonphanDonphan
#232 / Ground
Field
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
Field
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
Field
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
Field
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
Field, Monster
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
Field, Monster
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
Field, Monster
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
Field, Water 2
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
Field, Water 2
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 2
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
Field, Water 1
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
Field, Water 1
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Field, Water 1
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
TympoleTympole
#535 / Water
Water 1
PalpitoadPalpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Water 1
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Water 1