Powder Snow (move)

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Powder Snow
こなゆき Powder Snow
Powder Snow.png
Powder Snow 2.png
Type  Ice
Category  Special
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Powder Snow (Japanese: こなゆき Powder Snow) is a damage-dealing Ice-type move introduced in Generation II.

Effect

Generation II

Powder Snow inflicts damage and has a 9.8% chance of freezing the target.

Generations III and IV

Powder Snow now has a 10% chance of freezing the target.

Powder Snow hits both opponents in a Double Battle.

Generation V

In a Triple Battle, Powder Snow will only hit opposing adjacent Pokémon.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 An Ice-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of freezing the target.
GSC An attack that may cause freezing.
RSE Blasts the foe with a snowy gust. May cause freezing.
FRLG Blasts the foe with a snowy gust. It may cause freezing.
Colo.XD Blasts target with a snowy gust. May cause freezing.
DPPtHGSS The user attacks with a chilling gust of powdery snow. It may also freeze the target.
BWB2W2 The user attacks with a chilling gust of powdery snow. It may also freeze the targets.
XYORAS The user attacks with a chilling gust of powdery snow. This may also freeze the opposing Pokemon.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
124 Jynx Jynx
Human-Like Human-Like 1, 13 1, 13 1, 11 1, 11 1, 11
144 Articuno Articuno
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1
220 Swinub Swinub
Field Field 10 10 8 8 8
221 Piloswine Piloswine
Field Field 1, 10 1, 10 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
238 Smoochum Smoochum
Undiscovered Undiscovered 13 13 11 11 11
351 Castform Castform
Fairy Amorphous 10 10 10 10
361 Snorunt Snorunt
Fairy Mineral 1 1 1 1
362 Glalie Glalie
Fairy Mineral 1 1 1 1
363 Spheal Spheal
Water 1 Field 1 1 1 1
364 Sealeo Sealeo
Water 1 Field 1 1 1 1
365 Walrein Walrein
Water 1 Field 1 1 1 1
459 Snover Snover
Monster Grass 1 1 1
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow
Monster Grass 1 1 1
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine
Field Field 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
478 Froslass Froslass
Fairy Mineral 1 1 1
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo
Field Field 1 5
614 Beartic Beartic
Field Field 1 1
698 Amaura Amaura
Monster Monster 1
699 Aurorus Aurorus
Monster Monster 1
712 Bergmite Bergmite
Monster Monster 5
713 Avalugg Avalugg
Monster Monster 5
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 Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
582 Vanillite Vanillite
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.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★
Power = 24 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a 10% chance of freezing each target.
Used by : Snorunt   Spheal   Cubchoo

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also leave the target frozen and incapable of action.
Conq. Create a small blizzard that may also freeze the target.

In the anime

Nurse Joy Jynx Powder Snow.png Rory Swinub Powder Snow.png Articuno Powder Snow.png Nini Smoochum Powder Snow.png
Jynx Swinub Articuno Smoochum
The user attacks with a chilling gust of powdery snow.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
220 Swinub Swinub shakes its nose and blue powder comes out of it at the opponent, freezing it.
Rory's Su Spring Fever Debut
Rory's Ein Spring Fever Debut
Rory's Ub Spring Fever Debut
144 Articuno Articuno flaps its wings and a mini-blizzard comes out and freezes anything it touches.
A wild Articuno Freeze Frame None
124 Jynx Jynx blows out snow from its mouth and it freezes the opponent.
Nurse Joy's Jynx EP250 None
459 Snover Snover puts its hands in front of its body and a light blue light forms in front of them. A wind with sparkling blue powder is then released from the glow at the opponent, freezing it.
A wild Snover Pikachu's Exploration Club None
A wild Snover The Lonely Snover! None
238 Smoochum Smoochum spins around and releases a stream of powder snow. From the stream then come several snowflakes.
Nini's Smoochum Pathways to Performance Partnering! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master! manga


In other generations

Powder Snow II.png Powder Snow III.png Powder Snow IV.png Powder Snow 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
Powder Snow PMD RB.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
Powder Snow Stad2.png Powder Snow Colo.png Powder Snow XD.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
Powder Snow Battrio.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
Mandarin Chinese 細雪 Xìxuě
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Poedersneeuw
France Flag.png French Poudreuse
Germany Flag.png German Pulverschnee
Greece Flag.png Greek Πάχνη
India Flag.png Hindi बर्फीला पावडर Barfeela Powder
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Salju
Italy Flag.png Italian Polneve
South Korea Flag.png Korean 눈싸라기 Nun Ssaragi
Poland Flag.png Polish Śniegowy Pył
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Pó de Neve
Neve em Pó (XY series and TCG)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Pó de Neve
Romania Flag.png Romanian Zăpadă Pudră
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Snežni prah
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Polvo de Nieve
Spain Flag.png Spain Nieve Polvo
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Bụi Tuyết



Variations of the move Acid
Special AcidBubbleEmberThunder ShockPowder Snow


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