Ice Shard (move)

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Ice Shard
こおりのつぶて Ice Throwing Stone
Ice Shard.png
Ice Shard 2.png
Type  Ice
Category  Physical
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  +1
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Causes the user to move earlier on the next turn.

Ice Shard (Japanese: こおりのつぶて Ice Throwing Stone) is a damage-dealing Ice-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Ice Shard inflicts damage. It has a priority of +1, so is used before all moves that do not have increased priority.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user flash freezes chunks of ice and hurls them. This move always goes first.
BWB2W2 The user flash freezes chunks of ice and hurls them at the target. This move always goes first.
XYORAS
SM
The user flash-freezes chunks of ice and hurls them at the target. This move always goes first.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Alola Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field 10
038 Ninetales Ninetales
Alola Form
IceIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Field 1
086 Seel Seel
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field 17 17 17 17
087 Dewgong Dewgong
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 17 17 17 17
090 Shellder Shellder
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 28 28 28 28
131 Lapras Lapras
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 10 10 10 10
144 Articuno Articuno
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 15 15 15 15
215 Sneasel Sneasel
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field 49 51BW
47B2W2
47 47
220 Swinub Swinub
IceIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field 28 28BW
24B2W2
24 24
361 Snorunt Snorunt
IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral 37 37 37XY
10ORAS
10
362 Glalie Glalie
IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral 1, 10ORAS 1, 10
459 Snover Snover
GrassIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Grass 26 26 26 26
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow
GrassIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Grass 26 26 26 26
471 Glaceon Glaceon
IceIC Big.png Field Field 36 36BW
25B2W2
25 25
478 Froslass Froslass
IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral 37 37 37XY
1, 10ORAS
1, 10
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 5 1, 5 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
215 Sneasel Sneasel
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
225 Delibird Delibird
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
231 Phanpy Phanpy
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
582 Vanillite Vanillite
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
225 Delibird Delibird
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Field Dream World - Windswept Sky
583 Vanillish Vanillish
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral Dream World - Icy Cave
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon GO

Ice Shard
Fast Attack
Type Ice
Power 12
Energy boost 12%
Duration 1.7 seconds
Eligible Pokémon:
SeelDewgongShellderCloysterLaprasSneasel
PiloswineDelibird
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Ice Shard had a power of 10 and an energy gain of 7%.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Ice Shard had a power of 15 and a duration of 1.4 seconds.

Dewgong and Lapras may only know this move if they were obtained before February 16, 2017.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on a target up to 2 tiles away.

In the anime

Candice Abomasnow Ice Shard.png Dawn Mamoswine Ice Shard.png Wulfric Mega Abomasnow Ice Shard.png May Glaceon Ice Shard.png
Abomasnow Mamoswine Mega Abomasnow Glaceon
The user forms icy projectiles, then launches them at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
459 Snover Snover raises its hands above its head and a ball of light blue glowing ice forms in between them. It then throws the ball at the opponent. When it hits, the opponent becomes surrounded by a light blue light and when the glow fades, the opponent becomes frozen.
A wild Snover Pikachu's Exploration Club Debut
220 Swinub A glowing light blue block of ice forms in front of Swinub's nose, and it then fires it at the opponent, or Swinub fires a beam of white wind with shards of ice in it at the opponent.
Leona's Swinub Hot Springing a Leak! None
Dawn's Swinub Hungry For the Good Life! None
471 Glaceon Glaceon opens its mouth and fires multiple shards of ice from its mouth at the opponent. Sometimes its forehead glows light blue when using the move.
May's Glaceon Strategy With a Smile! None
A wild Glaceon Eevee & Friends None
478 Froslass Froslass floats into the air and spins its body rapidly, releasing multiple glowing light blue balls of ice from its body at the opponent, or Froslass raises its arms above its head and forms a light blue glowing ball of ice in between them. It then tosses the ball at the opponent.
A wild Froslass Pikachu's Ice Adventure None
Paul's Froslass A Real Rival Rouser! None
461 Weavile Weavile raises its hands and forms a glowing light blue block of ice in between them. It then throws it at the opponent or a white outline glows from Weavile's body and then light blue multi-sided blocks of ice appear around it and the blocks of ice are thrown at the opponent.
Paul's Weavile Aiding the Enemy! None
Mable's Weavile The Right Hero for the Right Job! None
221 Piloswine Piloswine creates a glowing light blue ball of ice in front of its nose and fires it at the opponent. When it hits the opponent, the opponent glows light blue and becomes frozen.
Dawn's Piloswine A Breed Stampede! None
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine creates a glowing light blue ball of ice in between the ends of its tusks and fires it at the opponent. When it hits the opponent, the opponent becomes frozen, or Mamoswine releases multiple glowing light blue icicles from its mouth at the opponent.
Dawn's Mamoswine A Breed Stampede! None
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow holds its hands above its head and a glowing light blue ball of ice forms in between them. It then tosses it at the opponent, or Abomasnow releases a glowing light blue ball of ice from its mouth at the opponent or Abomasnow lifts its head towards the air above it, opens its mouth, with the inside of it glowing a bright white color, and the rim of the inside glowing light blue and then multiple ice shards come out from the mouth, or the inside of Abomasnow's glows light blue and then blue shards of multiple variants of blue colored ice shards shoot from its mouth, with a light blue aura surround the shards, leaving behind a light blue trail as the shards fly through the air and then the shards are sent towards the opponent.
Candice's Abomasnow Classroom Training! None
Wulfric's Abomasnow All Hail the Ice Battlefield! None
A wild Abomasnow Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel None
582 Vanillite Vanillite's body becomes outlined in light blue. Then, light blue orbs of energy form around Vanillite's body and spin around it in a circle. The light blue orbs then glow a bright white and when the glow fades, the orbs have turned into multiple shards of ice. Vanillite then fires the ice shards at the opponent.
Trip's Vanillite Ash and Trip's Third Battle! None
460M Abomasnow The inside of Mega Abomasnow's glows light blue and then blue shards of multiple variants of blue colored ice shards shoot from its mouth, with a light blue aura surround the shards, leaving behind a light blue trail as the shards fly through the air and then the shards are sent towards the opponent.
Wulfric's Abomasnow A Real Icebreaker! None

In the manga

In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Core series games

Ice Shard IV.png Ice Shard V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Spin-off series games

Ice Shard PBR.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 冰礫 Bīnglīk *
冰粒 Bīnglāp​
Mandarin 冰礫 / 冰砾 Bīnglì *
冰粒 Bīng​lì​
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch IJsschild
France Flag.png French Éclats Glace
Germany Flag.png German Eissplitter
Greece Flag.png Greek Θραύσμα Πάγου Thráfsma Págou
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Kerikil Es
Italy Flag.png Italian Geloscheggia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 얼음뭉치 Eol'eum Mungchi
Poland Flag.png Polish Odłamki lodu
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Caco de Gelo
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Estilhaço de Gelo
Romania Flag.png Romanian Ciobul de Gheață
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Hielazo (DP063)
Fragmento de Hielo (DP079-DP155)
Canto Helado (DP161-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Canto Helado
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Phi Băng Đá


Variations of the move Quick Attack
Physical Quick AttackMach PunchAqua Jet
Bullet PunchIce ShardShadow SneakAccelerock
Special Vacuum Wave

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