Vanillite

Vanillite is an Ice type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Fresh Snow Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 582
Type Ice
Species Fresh Snow Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 5.7 kg (12.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Ice Body
2. Snow Cloak
Weak Armor (hidden ability)
Local № 088 (Black/White)
255 (Black 2/White 2)
085 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
255 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
332 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
072 (Sword/Shield)
022 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 61
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 36
182 276
Attack 50
94 218
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 44
83 205
Total 305 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 Vanillite.

Evolution chart

(Level 35) (Level 47)

Vanillite changes

Pokédex entries

Black The temperature of their breath is -58° F. They create snow crystals and make snow fall in the areas around them.
White This Pokémon formed from icicles bathed in energy from the morning sun. It sleeps buried in snow.
Black 2
White 2
Theoretically, this Pokémon formed from icicles bathed in energy from the morning sun. Their breath is -58° F.
X
Omega Ruby
The temperature of their breath is -58 degrees Fahrenheit. They create snow crystals and make snow fall in the areas around them.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
This Pokémon formed from icicles bathed in energy from the morning sun. It sleeps buried in snow.
Sun Born of an icicle, this Pokémon uses its frosty breath to make ice crystals, causing snow to fall.
Moon It feels pleasantly cool when embraced. This Pokémon is treasured by households in warm regions.
Ultra Sun It exhales cold air that is at –58 degrees Fahrenheit. When it’s in a warm place, it shrinks little by little.
Ultra Moon When the morning sun hit an icicle, it wished not to melt, and thus Vanillite was born. At night, it buries itself in snow to sleep.
Sword Unable to survive in hot areas, it makes itself comfortable by breathing out air cold enough to cause snow. It burrows into the snow to sleep.
Shield Supposedly, this Pokémon was born from an icicle. It spews out freezing air at −58 degrees Fahrenheit to make itself more comfortable.

Moves learned by Vanillite

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1HardenNormalStatus
4TauntDarkStatus 100
8MistIceStatus
12Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
16AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
20HailIceStatus
24Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
28UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
32Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
36Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
40Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
44BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
48Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aurora VeilIceStatus
AutotomizeSteelStatus
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90
Magnet RiseElectricStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
17Light ScreenPsychicStatus
20Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
21RestPsychicStatus
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
27Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
31AttractNormalStatus 100
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
35HailIceStatus
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
44ImprisonPsychicStatus
51Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
64AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
05Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
06BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
35UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
37TauntDarkStatus 100
42Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
46Iron DefenseSteelStatus
70Flash CannonSteelSpecial 80 100
83Ally SwitchPsychicStatus

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
4HardenNormalStatus
7AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
10UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
13Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
16MistIceStatus
19AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
22TauntDarkStatus 100
26Mirror ShotSteelSpecial 65 85
31Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
35Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
40HailIceStatus
44Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
49BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
53Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AutotomizeSteelStatus
Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
ImprisonPsychicStatus
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Magic CoatPsychicStatus
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Vanillite 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
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Vanillite sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Vanillite  sprite from Black & White Vanillite  sprite from X & Y Vanillite  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Vanillite  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Vanillite Shiny sprite from Black & White Vanillite Shiny sprite from X & Y Vanillite Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Vanillite

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Vanillite
Japanese バニプッチ (Vanipeti)
German Gelatini
French Sorbébé

Name origin

vanilla
standard ice cream flavor
delight
great pleasure (often in relation to food)