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'''Snor''' (Japanese: '''ゴン''' ''Gon''), known as '''Lax''' in [[Chuang Yi]]'s translations, wasis the fiftha {{OBPp|Pokémon|speciesSnorlax}} shown to be obtained bythat {{adv|Red}} owns in the [[Pokémon Adventures]] {{pkmnand his fourth overall. As of ''[[PS272|manga}}Old Ultima Puts Them to the Test]]'', he is level 89 and his [[Characteristic]] is "sturdy body."
==={{chap|Red, Green & Blue}}===
[[File:Red and Snor.png|thumb|250px|right|RedSnor and SnorRed]]
Red first met Snor in ''[[PS012|Wake Up—You're Snorlax!]]'', where he was blocking the {{rt|12|Kanto}}, which was being used for a [[Bicycle|bike]] race. Red managed to wake Snorlax up with some {{p|Beedrill}} honey that had dripped onto [[Saur]]. After this, Snorlax chased Red all the way to the goal of the race, where he was then caught by him.
In ''[[PS037|Golly, Golem!]]'', Snor wasbattled {{adv|Giovanni}} used as Red's first Pokémon in his battle against {{adv|Giovanni}} at the [[Viridian Gym]]. Snor made the first attack, but Giovanni used his speed against him by having {{p|Nidoqueen}} {{m|Counter}} Snor's attack, before flinging the heavy Pokémon through the wall and out of the Gym. As Giovanni switched to {{p|Golem}}, Red decided to have the ricocheting Pokémon bounce itshis way out of the Gym so Snor could attack, but Giovanni made use of Snor's {{m|Headbutt}} shattering Golem by pummeling Snor with {{m|Rock Throw}} and then fainting him with {{m|Explosion}}, revealing that he had planned this from the moment Red sent Snor out.
In ''[[PS040|A Charizard...and a Champion]]'', Red used Snor againstbattled [[Blue's Charizard]] in the [[Indigo Plateau]] [[Pokémon League]] finals, though {{adv|Blue}} immediately switched out for {{TP|Blue|Machamp}}. Through itshis four arms, Machamp easily blocked all of Snor's limbs and prevented him from attacking. The Superpower Pokémon then effortlessly lifted the Sleeping Pokémon with itshis four arms, spinning him about with {{m|Submission}} before {{m|slam}}ming him onto the floor, which cracked under Snor's weight. After Snor hit the ground, Red secretly had him use {{m|Harden}} in anticipation of Machamp's {{m|Karate Chop}}. However, Blue saw through Red's trick, and had his Machamp attack the ground instead, using a piece of shattered debris as a lever to catapult Snor into the air and out of the battlefield. Just as Snor was about to be disqualified for going out of bounds, he plummeted down from mid-air and crushed Machamp with a combination of {{m|Double-Edge}} and {{m|Toxic}}. Realizing Snor had taken heavy damage, Red then [[recall]]ed him.
In ''[[PS068|Jigglypuff Jive]]'', Snor, alongside [[Saur]] and [[Gyara]], were called out to battle [[Lorelei]], [[Bruno]], and [[Agatha]]. With the power of the Badge Energy Amplifier, the [[Elite Four]]'s Pokémon do a combination attack of {{t|Ice}}, {{t|Fighting}}, and {{t|Ghost}} powers, knocking the three out.
==={{chap|Gold, Silver & Crystal}}===
In ''[[PS115|Forretress of Solitude]]'', Snor was usedparticipated in Red's [[Pokémon Association]] test for the new [[Viridian City]] [[Gym Leader]]. Red started off having Snor use {{m|Belly Drum}}, which caused the Pokémon Association's {{p|Forretress}}'s {{m|Spikes}} to rebound and hit Forretress. Snor followed up with a {{m|Mega Punch}}, knocking the Bagworm Pokémon out. The next opponent was an {{p|Azumarill}}, who promptly used {{m|Whirlpool}} to trap Snor. The Sleeping Pokémon used {{m|Rest}} inside the vortex, and quickly attacked with {{m|Mega Kick}} as soon as the whirlpool dissipated, knocking Azumarill out. He was the switched out for [[Vee]].
[[File:Snor and Emerald Snorlax.png|thumb|250px|left|Snor with Emerald's Snorlax]]
In ''[[PS175|The Last Battle IX]]'', RedSnor used Snorhelped to stop the [[Magnet Train]] that had broken out of control while the Gym Leaders of [[Kanto]] and [[Johto]] were fighting members of Neo [[Team Rocket]] inside of it. With Snor's incredible strength, the train was brought to a halt just before it hit a dead end.
==={{chap|Ruby & Sapphire}}===
Snor appeared in a fantasy in ''[[PS259|Rayquaza Redemption II]]'', when {{adv|Sapphire}} explained to {{adv|Ruby}} that the accomplishments of Red and his team inspired her to train to battle.
==={{chap|FireRed & LeafGreen}}===
In ''[[PS273|Red and Blue Make Purple Opponents]]'', Snor was usedbattled alongside [[Gyara]] in a [[Double Battle]] against Blue and his {{TP|Blue|Golduck}} and {{TP|Blue|Porygon2}} at [[Ultima]]'s "Path of Battle". Blue started the battle by having Golduck use {{m|Iron Tail}} and Porygon2 use {{m|Tri Attack}} on Red's Pokémon. Red then counterattacked with Gyara's {{m|Body Slam}} on Porygon2 and Snor's {{m|Strength}} on Golduck. As Blue was getting further ahead, Red had Gyara attack Golduck with {{m|Hyper Beam}}, and the Duck Pokémon escaped underground by using {{m|Dig}}. Red countered by having Snor use {{m|Earthquake}}, which dealt double damage on Golduck due to ithim being underground, fainting ithim. The attack also damaged Porygon2, but Gyara avoided any damage due to being part {{type|Flying}}. Blue then switched to {{TP|Blue|Scizor}} and Machamp, with Scizor dropping Machamp at Snor, allowing ithim to perform a {{m|Seismic Toss}} on the Sleeping Pokémon. Before Snor could react, Machamp attacked him with {{m|Low Kick}}, which dealt massive damage on the heavy Pokémon and took ithim out of the fight.
In ''[[PS279|Don't Doubt Deoxys]]'', Red used Snor during his battle againstbattled {{adv|Deoxys|Organism No. 2}} on [[Five Island]]. Snor tried to strike the DNA Pokémon with a powerful punch, but DeoxysOrganism No. 2 changed into its {{DL|List of Pokémon with form differences|Deoxys|Defense Forme}}, not budging an inch from Snor's attack. Seeing his opponent's incredible defensive capabilities, Red had Snor draw back. Snor was later nearly killed along with Red's other Pokémon while defending his {{pkmn|Trainer}} from DeoxysOrganism No. 2's {{m|Psycho Boost}}.
In ''[[PS299|Distant Relation Deoxys]]'' and ''[[PS301|Storming the Forretress]]'', Snor was seen joining Red's other Pokémon, Blue's Charizard, and [[Chuchu]] to take down the ten {{p|Forretress}} that [[Carr]] had placed inside the Team Rocket airship.
In ''[[PS337|Epilogue]]'', Snor was seen interacting with {{adv|Emerald}}'s Snorlax in the {{Gdis|Battle Frontier|III}} following [[Guile Hideout]]'s defeat. In ''[[PS460|All About Arceus IX]]'', it was revealed that the two Snorlax had produced an {{pkmn|Egg}}, which {{adv|Gold}} had agreed to hatch.
==={{chap|HeartGold & SoulSilver}}===
Snor appeared in a flashback in ''[[PS460|All About Arceus IX]]'', when [[Radio Director|Hirō]] explains that he based [[Proteam Omega]] off of Red's team after watching him [[PSs2|train]] on [[Mt. Silver]]. It was also revealed that Snor and Emerald's Snorlax had produced an {{pkmn|Egg}}, which {{adv|Gold}} had agreed to hatch.
==Personality and characteristics==
Typical of his {{OBP|Pokémon|species|species}}, Snor is very lazy, only responding to food when asleep. Despite its lazy nature, Snor is also a very powerful battler, being used in many of {{adv|Red}}'s important battles. He also possesses a great deal of physical strength, being able to even stop the runaway [[Magnet Train]] by himself.
==Moves used==
{{anmov/h|normal||Snor {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 6}}|0=Mega Punch|1=Strength|2=Headbutt|3=Mega Kick|4=Harden|5=Toxic}}.png|Using {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 6}}|0=Mega Punch|1=Strength<br/>outside of battle|2=Headbutt|3=Mega Kick|4=Harden|5=Toxic}}|image2={{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 56}}|0=Snor Double-Edge|1=Snor Belly Drum|2=Snor Rest|3=Gyara Body Slam|4=Snor Earthquake|5=Snor}}.png|caption2=Using {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 56}}|0=Double-Edge|1=Belly Drum|2=Rest|3=Strength in battle|4=Earthquake|Tackle}}}}
{{anmov|Normal|Mega Punch|PS015|Wartortle Wars}}
{{anmov|Normal|Strength|PS024|What a Dragonite|rec=yes}}
{{anmov|Normal|Headbutt|PS037|Golly, Golem!}}
{{anmov|Normal|Mega Kick|PS040|A Charizard...and a Champion}}
{{anmov|Normal|Harden|PS040|A Charizard...and a Champion}}
{{anmov|Normal|Double-Edge|PS040|A Charizard...and a Champion}}
{{anmov|Normal|Belly Drum|PS115|Forretress of Solitude}}
{{anmov|Psychic|Rest|PS115|Forretress of Solitude}}
{{anmov|Normal|Mega Kick|PS115|Forretress of Solitude{{tt|*|First mentioned in PS040}}}}
{{anmov|Normal|Tackle|PS175|The Last Battle IX}}
{{anmov|Ground|Earthquake|PS273|Red and Blue Make Purple Opponents|rec=yes}}
* {{ga|Red}} from the {{pkmn|games}} also uses a Snorlax in [[Pokémon Gold and Silver Versions|Gold, Silver]], [[Pokémon OriginsCrystal Version|Crystal]], also[[Pokémon usesHeartGold aand {{pSoulSilver Versions|Snorlax}}HeartGold, SoulSilver]], [[Pokémon Black and White Versions 2|Black 2, White 2]], [[Pokémon Sun and Moon|Sun, Moon]], [[Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon|Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon]], [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!|Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!]] and [[Pokémon Stadium 2|Stadium 2]].
** {{OBP|Red|Origins}} also has a Snorlax in [[Pokémon Origins]].
* At level 89, Snor is tied with [[Blue's Charizard]] for being the highest leveled Pokémon belonging to a [[Pokédex holder]].
{{translation notice|Mandarin Chinese}}
{{incomplete|section|Missing name origins}}
{| class="roundy" style="float:left; background: #{{normal color light}}; border: 3px solid #{{normal color}}"
|ゴン ''Gon''
|From カビゴン ''Kabigon'', ({{p|Snorlax's Japanese name}})
|- style="background:#FFF"
|rowspan=2 | English
|Snor ([[{{tt|*|VIZ Media]])}}
|rowspan=2 | From ''Snorlax''
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Lax ([[{{tt|*|Chuang Yi]])}}
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Same as English
|- style="background:#FFF"
|From ''Ronflex'' (Snorlax)
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Laxo ([[{{tt|*|Panini Comics]])}}
|From ''Relaxo, Snorlax's' German name(Snorlax)
|- style="background:#FFF"
|만보 ''Manbo''
|From 잠만보 ''Jammanbo'' (Snorlax)
|- style="background:#FFF"
|rowspan="2" |Chinese ({{tt|Mandarin|Taiwan and Mainland China}})
|卡比 ''Kǎbǐ''{{tt|*|Ching Win, Jilin Publishing (Red, Green & Blue Chapter First Edition and Reprint)}}
|From 卡比獸 / 卡比兽 ''Kǎbǐshòu'' (Snorlax)
|- style="background:#FFF"
|阿贡 ''Ā Gòng''{{tt|*|Jilin Publishing (FireRed & LeafGreen Chapter First Edition and Reprint)}}
|Transliteration of Japanese name
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Chinese ({{tt|Cantonese|Hong Kong}})
|卡比 ''Kábeih''
|From 卡比獸 ''Kábeihsau'' (Snorlax)
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Brazilian Portuguese
|From ''Snorlax''
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Chinese ({{tt|Mandarin|Taiwan}})Vietnamese
|Transliteration of his Japanese name
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