Snover

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

Pokédex data

National № 459
Type Grass Ice
Species Frost Tree Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 50.5 kg (111.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Snow Warning
Soundproof (hidden ability)
Local № 142 (Diamond/Pearl)
142 (Platinum)
088 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
096 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 67
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 62
116 245
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 62
116 245
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 40
76 196
Total 334 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 Snover.

Evolution chart

#459
Snover
Grass · Ice
(Level 40)

Snover changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It lives on snowy mountains. Having had little contact with humans, it is boldly inquisitive.
Pearl In the spring, it grows berries with the texture of frozen treats around its belly.
Platinum Seemingly curious about people, they gather around footsteps they find on snowy mountains.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
During cold seasons, it migrates to the mountain’s lower reaches. It returns to the snow-covered summit in the spring.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Seemingly curious about people, they gather around footsteps they find on snowy mountains.
X
Omega Ruby
During cold seasons, it migrates to the mountain’s lower reaches. It returns to the snow-covered summit in the spring.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
In the spring, it grows berries with the texture of frozen treats around its belly.
Sword It lives on snowy mountains. It sinks its legs into the snow to absorb water and keep its own temperature down.
Shield The berries that grow around its belly are like ice pops. Galarian Darumaka absolutely love these berries.

Moves learned by Snover

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1Powder SnowIce 40 100
5LeafageGrass 40 100
10MistIce
15Ice ShardIce 40 100
20Razor LeafGrass 55 95
25Icy WindIce 55 95
30SwaggerNormal 85
35IngrainGrass
41Wood HammerGrass 120 100
45BlizzardIce 110 70
50Sheer ColdIce

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
GrowthNormal
Leech SeedGrass 90
Skull BashNormal 130 100
StompNormal 65 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
00Swords DanceNormal
05Ice BeamIce 90 100
06BlizzardIce 110 70
20SubstituteNormal
26EndureNormal
27Sleep TalkNormal
31Iron TailSteel 100 75
33Shadow BallGhost 80 100
59Seed BombGrass 80 100
65Energy BallGrass 90 100
77Grass KnotGrass 100

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1Powder SnowIce 40 100
5Razor LeafGrass 55 95
9Icy WindIce 55 95
13Grass WhistleGrass 55
17SwaggerNormal 85
21MistIce
26Ice ShardIce 40 100
31IngrainGrass
36Wood HammerGrass 120 100
41BlizzardIce 110 70
46Sheer ColdIce

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AvalancheIce 60 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
GrowthNormal
Leech SeedGrass 90
Magical LeafGrass 60
MistIce
Natural GiftNormal 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Skull BashNormal 130 100
StompNormal 65 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Role PlayPsychic
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Water PulseWater 60 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Snover 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Snover sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Snover  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Snover  sprite from Black & White Snover  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Snover Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Snover Shiny sprite from Black & White Snover Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Snover

Diamond
Pearl
Route 216, 217, Acuity Lakefront, Mt. Coronet
Platinum Route 216, 217, Acuity Lakefront, Lake Acuity, 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
Breed Abomasnow
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available
Sword
Shield
Route 8, 10, South Lake Miloch, East Lake Axewell, Axew's Eye, Dappled Grove, Dusty Bowl, Giant's Cap, Giant's Mirror, Giant's Seat, North Lake Miloch, Watchtower Ruins

Other languages

English Snover
Japanese ユキカブリ (Yukikaburi)
German Shnebedeck
French Blizzi

Name origin

snow
frozen precipitation
cover
conceal