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)
031 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (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.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100
5LeafageGrassPhysical 40 100
10MistIceStatus
15Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
20Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
25Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
30SwaggerNormalStatus 85
35IngrainGrassStatus
41Wood HammerGrassPhysical 120 100
45BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
50Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30

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-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
GrowthNormalStatus
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100
StompNormalPhysical 65 100

Move Tutor moves

Snover 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

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 DanceNormalStatus
05Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
06BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
31Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
59Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
65Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
77Grass KnotGrassSpecial 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.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100
5Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
9Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
13Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
17SwaggerNormalStatus 85
21MistIceStatus
26Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
31IngrainGrassStatus
36Wood HammerGrassPhysical 120 100
41BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
46Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30

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.
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

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Role PlayPsychicStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
Worry SeedGrassStatus 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
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
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Snover sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Snover  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Snover  sprite from Black & White Snover  sprite from X & Y Snover  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Not available in this game
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, Frostpoint Field

Other languages

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

Name origin

snow
frozen precipitation
cover
conceal