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 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 8.1 kg (17.9 lbs)
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 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Grass
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4LeerNormalStatus 100
7Vine WhipGrassPhysical 45 100
10WrapNormalPhysical 15 90
13GrowthNormalStatus
16Leaf TornadoGrassSpecial 65 90
19Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
22Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
25SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
28Leaf BladeGrassPhysical 90 100
31CoilPoisonStatus
34Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
37Wring OutNormalSpecial 100
40Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
43Leaf StormGrassSpecial 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.
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
GlareNormalStatus 100
Grassy TerrainGrassStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
Mean LookNormalStatus
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
TwisterDragonSpecial 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 TailWaterPhysical 90 90
BindNormalPhysical 15 85
DefogFlyingStatus
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial 80 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 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.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4LeerNormalStatus 100
7Vine WhipGrassPhysical 45 100
10WrapNormalPhysical 15 90
13GrowthNormalStatus
16Leaf TornadoGrassSpecial 65 90
19Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
22Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
25SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
28Leaf BladeGrassPhysical 90 100
31CoilPoisonStatus
34Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
37Wring OutNormalSpecial 100
40Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
43Leaf StormGrassSpecial 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.
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
GlareNormalStatus 100
Grassy TerrainGrassStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
Mean LookNormalStatus
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
TwisterDragonSpecial 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 PledgeGrassSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Snivy sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

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

Name origin

snake
a species of reptile
ivy
a type of plant