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Smogon suggests Leaf Storm as one of Snivy's moves, but Snivy doesn't learn it until Level 43. The Pomeg Glitch only works in Gen 3 and 4, so how do you teach Snivy Leaf Storm at Level 5?

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Snivy can learn leaf storm at level 5.
here's how:
get a male and a female snivy, servine or serperior(the male should know the egg moves)
make sure both know leaf storm
then breed for nature+IVs as normal
ALL the snivys know leaf storm when it has one of the right egg move combos

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That won't work. Snivy can't learn Leaf Storm by breeding, which means that even if both parents only know Leaf Storm, the child Snivy won't know it. If you did this with, say, a Lurantis in USUM, it would work, because Lurantis can learn Leaf Storm by breeding. (Source: Snivy and Lurantis's pages on this site)
This answer is correct.
source: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Pok%C3%A9mon_breeding
I'm leaving the flags here so a moderator can find and select this answer.
lol who upvoted the question
me, obviously
oh ok
w h y
oh i'm a complete buffoon
Why did someone clear the flags?
That was me, my bad. Still not used to flags being used for a mod to select a BA.
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You are correct. Snivy also does not learn Leaf Storm through egg moves.

Though the majority of all Smogon LC players use simulators such as Pokemon Showdown and Pokemon Online which lets you build a team. The Pokemon may use any moveset as long as it is legal. That said it does not take into account the level, therefore you may use moves like Leaf Storm at lv5.

Most people that use wifi competitively use methods such as Pokegen to create their Pokemon. This means the Pokemon can be any level, with any ability and moves. This is done so that the Pokemon has access to moves like Leaf Storm as well as full evs and ivs.

So Smogon makes the sets in mind of those who use methods such as the above as otherwise in game you have a very small chance of getting a Pokemon with full ivs, evs in a short period of time.

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Smogon does take levels into account. This is why analytic hydro pump Staryu is illegal in gen 6 LC.
this is actually wrong, see answer below
who cleared the flag? or am i misremembering