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)
142 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
217 (Legends: Arceus)
352 (Scarlet/Violet)
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.
Brilliant Diamond It lives on snowy mountains. Having had little contact with humans, it is boldly inquisitive.
Shining Pearl In the spring, it grows berries with the texture of frozen treats around its belly.
Legends: Arceus One is likely to encounter this Pokémon while out in the snow. There are stories of Snover appearing in human settlements but doing no harm—rather, they bond with the children.
Scarlet During cold seasons, it migrates to the mountain’s lower reaches. It returns to the snow-covered summit in the spring.
Violet Seemingly curious about people, they gather around footsteps they find on snowy mountains.

Moves learned by Snover

Moves learnt by level up

Snover learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet 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 Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Snover gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
GrowthNormalStatus
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
StompNormalPhysical 65 100
Weather BallNormalSpecial 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

Snover is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

Snover learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100
6LeafageGrassPhysical 40 100
11Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
18Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90
25Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
34BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
43Wood HammerGrassPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Snover can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
RestPsychicStatus
Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Snover sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
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
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Route 216, 217, Acuity Lakefront, Mt. Coronet, Whiteout Cave, Icy Cave, Glacial Cavern
Legends: Arceus Avalugg's Legacy, Glacier Terrace
Scarlet
Violet
Casseroya Lake, North Province (Area One), North Province (Area Three), East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Two), East Province (Area Three), South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Two), South Province (Area Three), South Province (Area Six), West Province (Area Two), West Province (Area Three), Glaseado Mountain, The Pokémon League

Other languages

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

Name origin

snow
frozen precipitation
cover
conceal