Abomasnow

Abomasnow is a Grass/Ice type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Frost Tree Pokémon.

Abomasnow has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 460
Type Grass Ice
Species Frost Tree Pokémon
Height 2.2 m (7′03″)
Weight 135.5 kg (298.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Snow Warning
Soundproof (hidden ability)
Local № 143 (Diamond/Pearl)
143 (Platinum)
089 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
097 (Sword/Shield)
032 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass, Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 90
290 384
Attack 92
170 311
Defense 75
139 273
Sp. Atk 92
170 311
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 60
112 240
Total 494 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Abomasnow.

Pokédex data

National № 460
Type Grass Ice
Species Frost Tree Pokémon
Height 2.7 m (8′10″)
Weight 185.0 kg (407.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Snow Warning
Local № 143 (Diamond/Pearl)
143 (Platinum)
089 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
097 (Sword/Shield)
032 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 208
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass, Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 90
290 384
Attack 132
242 399
Defense 105
193 339
Sp. Atk 132
242 399
Sp. Def 105
193 339
Speed 30
58 174
Total 594 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Abomasnow.

Evolution chart

#459
Snover
Grass · Ice
(Level 40)

Abomasnow changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It whips up blizzards in mountains that are always buried in snow. It is the abominable snowman.
Pearl It blankets wide areas in snow by whipping up blizzards. It is also known as “The Ice Monster.”
Platinum They appear when the snow flowers bloom. When the petals fall, they retreat to places unknown again.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It lives a quiet life on mountains that are perpetually covered in snow. It hides itself by whipping up blizzards.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
They appear when the snow flowers bloom. When the petals fall, they retreat to places unknown again.
X
Omega Ruby
It blankets wide areas in snow by whipping up blizzards. It is also known as “The Ice Monster.”
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It lives a quiet life on mountains that are perpetually covered in snow. It hides itself by whipping up blizzards.
Sword If it sees any packs of Darumaka going after Snover, it chases them off, swinging its sizable arms like hammers.
Shield This Pokémon is known to bring blizzards. A shake of its massive body is enough to cause whiteout conditions.

Moves learned by Abomasnow

Moves learnt by level up

Abomasnow learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aurora VeilIceStatus
1Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
1LeafageGrassPhysical 40 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1MistIceStatus
1Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100
15Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
20Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
25Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
30SwaggerNormalStatus 85
35IngrainGrassStatus
43Wood HammerGrassPhysical 120 100
49BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
56Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30

Moves learnt on evolution

Abomasnow learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100

Egg moves

Abomasnow learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Abomasnow egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
GrowthNormalStatus
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100
StompNormalPhysical 65 100

Move Tutor moves

Abomasnow can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grassy GlideGrassPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

Abomasnow is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Abomasnow is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Abomasnow learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
1Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100
1Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
5Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
9Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
13Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
17SwaggerNormalStatus 85
21MistIceStatus
26Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
31IngrainGrassStatus
36Wood HammerGrassPhysical 120 100
47BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
58Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30

Egg moves

Abomasnow learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Abomasnow egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
GrowthNormalStatus
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
MistIceStatus
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100
StompNormalPhysical 65 100

Move Tutor moves

Abomasnow can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormalStatus
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
Role PlayPsychicStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Abomasnow is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Abomasnow can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Abomasnow sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Abomasnow  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Abomasnow  sprite from Black & White Abomasnow  sprite from X & Y Abomasnow  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Abomasnow Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Abomasnow Shiny sprite from Black & White Abomasnow Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Abomasnow

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Mt. Coronet
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 17
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Route 10, Dusty Bowl, Lake of Outrage, Frostpoint Field

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Abomasnow
Japanese ユキノオー (Yukinooh)
German Rexblisar
French Blizzaroi

Name origin

abominable snowman
mythological arctic creature; yeti
snow
frozen precipitation