Frosmoth

Frosmoth is an Ice/Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Frost Moth Pokémon.

Evolution of Snom.

Frosmoth artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 873
Type Ice Bug
Species Frost Moth Pokémon
Height 1.3 m (4′03″)
Weight 42.0 kg (92.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Shield Dust
Ice Scales (hidden ability)
Local № 350 (Sword/Shield)
002 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 166
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 65
121 251
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 125
229 383
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 65
121 251
Total 475 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 Frosmoth.

Evolution chart

#872
Snom
Ice · Bug
(high Friendship, Nighttime)
#873
Frosmoth
Ice · Bug

Pokédex entries

Sword Icy scales fall from its wings like snow as it flies over fields and mountains. The temperature of its wings is less than −290 degrees Fahrenheit.
Shield It shows no mercy to any who desecrate fields and mountains. It will fly around on its icy wings, causing a blizzard to chase offenders away.

Moves learned by Frosmoth

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AttractNormalStatus 100
1Helping HandNormalStatus
1Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
1Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100
1Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100
4Stun SporeGrassStatus 75
8InfestationBugSpecial 20 100
12MistIceStatus
16DefogFlyingStatus
21Feather DanceFlyingStatus 100
24Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
28HailIceStatus
32Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
36Aurora VeilIceStatus
40BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
44TailwindFlyingStatus
48Wide GuardRockStatus
52Quiver DanceBugStatus

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Fairy WindFairySpecial 40 100
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90
Triple AxelIcePhysical 20 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
05Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
06BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
18Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
49Calm MindPsychicStatus
61Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
89HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
90Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90
92Dazzling GleamFairySpecial 80 100

Frosmoth sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Frosmoth  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Frosmoth

Sword
Shield
Path to the Peak

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Frosmoth
Japanese モスノウ (Mosunō)
German Mottineva
French Beldeneige

Name origin

frost
frozen dew
moth
a species of insect