Snore (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
TM13
Sword​/​Shield TM24

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Snore
Japanese いびき (Ibiki)
German Schnarcher
French Ronflement
Italian Russare
Spanish Ronquido

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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 20
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 6
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Meowth
Galarian Meowth
#052 / Steel
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Ponyta
Galarian Ponyta
#077 / Psychic
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
#078 / Psychic · Fairy
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Weezing
Galarian Weezing
#110 / Poison · Fairy
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Feebas
#349 / Water
Milotic
#350 / Water
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Shellos
#422 / Water
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
#479 / Electric · 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
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Tympole
#535 / Water
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darumaka
Galarian Darumaka
#554 / Ice
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
#562 / Ground · Ghost
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Klink
#599 / Steel
Klang
#600 / Steel
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Steel
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Rowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Dartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Litten
#725 / Fire
Torracat
#726 / Fire
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Popplio
#728 / Water
Brionne
#729 / Water
Grubbin
#736 / Bug
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Morelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Steenee
#762 / Grass
Wimpod
#767 / Bug · Water
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Mimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Meltan
#808 / Steel
Grookey
#810 / Grass
Raboot
#814 / Fire
Sobble
#816 / Water
Dottler
#825 / Bug · Psychic
Orbeetle
#826 / Bug · Psychic
Nickit
#827 / Dark
Thievul
#828 / Dark
Wooloo
#831 / Normal
Chewtle
#833 / Water
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Rolycoly
#837 / Rock
Carkol
#838 / Rock · Fire
Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Flapple
#841 / Grass · Dragon
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Sizzlipede
#850 / Fire · Bug
Centiskorch
#851 / Fire · Bug
Impidimp
#859 / Dark · Fairy
Morgrem
#860 / Dark · Fairy
Cursola
#864 / Ghost
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Milcery
#868 / Fairy
Snom
#872 / Ice · Bug
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Indeedee
Male
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Indeedee
Female
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Morpeko
Full Belly Mode
#877 / Electric · Dark
Cufant
#878 / Steel
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice
Dreepy
#885 / Dragon · Ghost
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel