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Shadow Chill (move)

Shadow Chill
ダークフリーズ Dark Freeze
Shadow Chill.png
Type  Shadow
Category  Special
PP  N/A (max. N/A)
Power  75
Accuracy  100%
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Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Introduced  Generation III
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Shadow Chill (Japanese: ダークフリーズ Dark Freeze) is one of several Shadow moves available only in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. Like other Shadow moves, it is forgotten and replaced with another move once the Pokémon is purified. It is the signature move of Shadow Articuno.


Shadow Chill is a Shadow version of Ice Beam. It deals damage and has a 10% chance of freezing the target.

As Shadow Pokémon cannot be traded, and since Pokémon Contests do not exist in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, Shadow Chill cannot be used in Contests.


Games Description
XD A shadowy ice attack that may freeze.


# Pokémon Type Game
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying
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 languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Froid Noir
Germany Flag.png German Cryptofrost
Italy Flag.png Italian Gelodombra
Spain Flag.png Spanish Hielo Oscuro

Shadow moves
Physical Shadow BlastShadow BlitzShadow BreakShadow EndShadow Rush
Special Shadow BoltShadow ChillShadow Fire
Shadow RaveShadow StormShadow Wave
Status Shadow DownShadow HalfShadow Hold
Shadow MistShadow PanicShadow ShedShadow Sky

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