Snivy

Snivy is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Grass Snake Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 495
Type Grass
Species Grass Snake Pokémon
Height 2′00″ (0.6 m)
Weight 17.9 lbs (8.1 kg)
Abilities 1. Overgrow
Contrary (hidden ability)
Local № 001 (Black/White)
001 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Grass
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 45
200 294
Attack 45
85 207
Defense 55
103 229
Sp. Atk 45
85 207
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 63
117 247
Total 308 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 Snivy.

Evolution chart

(Level 17) (Level 36)

Snivy changes

Pokédex entries

Black It is very intelligent and calm. Being exposed to lots of sunlight makes its movements swifter.
White They photosynthesize by bathing their tails in sunlight. When they are not feeling well, their tails droop.
Black 2
White 2
Being exposed to sunlight makes its movements swifter. It uses vines more adeptly than its hands.
X
Omega Ruby
Being exposed to sunlight makes its movements swifter. It uses vines more adeptly than its hands.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They photosynthesize by bathing their tails in sunlight. When they are not feeling well, their tails droop.

Moves learned by Snivy

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormal 40 100
4LeerNormal 100
7Vine WhipGrass 45 100
10WrapNormal 15 90
13GrowthNormal
16Leaf TornadoGrass 65 90
19Leech SeedGrass 90
22Mega DrainGrass 40 100
25SlamNormal 80 75
28Leaf BladeGrass 90 100
31CoilPoison
34Giga DrainGrass 75 100
37Wring OutNormal 100
40Gastro AcidPoison 100
43Leaf StormGrass 130 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CaptivateNormal 100
GlareNormal 100
Grassy TerrainGrass
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Magical LeafGrass 60
Mean LookNormal
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
Natural GiftNormal 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Sweet ScentNormal
TwisterDragon 40 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWater 90 90
BindNormal 15 85
DefogFlying
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Grass PledgeGrass 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Knock OffDark 65 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
75Swords DanceNormal
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Snivy 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormal 40 100
4LeerNormal 100
7Vine WhipGrass 45 100
10WrapNormal 15 90
13GrowthNormal
16Leaf TornadoGrass 65 90
19Leech SeedGrass 90
22Mega DrainGrass 40 100
25SlamNormal 80 75
28Leaf BladeGrass 90 100
31CoilPoison
34Giga DrainGrass 75 100
37Wring OutNormal 100
40Gastro AcidPoison 100
43Leaf StormGrass 130 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CaptivateNormal 100
GlareNormal 100
Grassy TerrainGrass
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Magical LeafGrass 60
Mean LookNormal
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
Natural GiftNormal 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Sweet ScentNormal
TwisterDragon 40 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grass PledgeGrass 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
75Swords DanceNormal
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Snivy sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Snivy  sprite from Black & White Snivy  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Snivy Shiny sprite from Black & White Snivy Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Snivy

Black
White
Nuvema Town
Black 2
White 2
Aspertia City
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 101
Sun
Moon
Breed Servine/Serperior
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Snivy
Japanese ツタージャ (Tsutarja)
German Serpifeu
French Vipélierre

Name origin

snake
a species of reptile
ivy
a type of plant