Difference between revisions of "Freeze (status condition)"

Freezing is one of the most common status conditions featured in the anime, resulting often when a Pokémon gets hit by an Ice-type attack like {{m|Ice Beam}} or {{m|Blizzard}}.
* In ''[[EP056|The Ultimate Test]]'', {{[[Ash}} Ketchum|Ash]]'s {{pkmn2|rental}} {{p|Meowth}} got frozen by an Ice Beam from the [[Pokémon League entrance exam instructor]]'s {{p|Vaporeon}}, ending the match in the instructor's victory. {{TRT}}'s {{OBP|Meowth|Team Rocket}} jumped onto the field and kicked the ice surrounding the instructor's Meowth into pieces, freeing the latter.
* In ''[[EP099|The Mandarin Island Miss Match]]'', Meowth and the rest of Team Rocket got frozen by an {{m|Ice Punch}} from [[Lorelei#In the anime|Prima]]'s {{p|Jynx}}.
* In ''[[AG190|Pace - The Final Frontier!]]'', [[Ash's Pikachu]] was frozen by an Ice Beam from {{DL|Brandon's Legendary titans|Regice|Brandon's Regice}}. However, thanks to Ash's encouragement, Pikachu was able to break free from the ice with a {{m|Thunderbolt}}.
* In ''[[DP009|Setting the World on Its Buneary!]]'', Ash, his friends, and their Pokémon were all frozen by an Ice Beam from a then-{{pkmn2|wild}} {{TP|Dawn|Buneary}}. They were later freed from the ice by a {{m|Poison Jab}} from {{TP|Brock|Croagunk}}.
* In ''[[M10|The Rise of Darkrai]]'', {{OBP|Darkrai|M10}} was briefly frozen by an Ice Beam from {{OBP|Kai|M10}}'s {{p|Empoleon}} before the former broke out of the ice with brute force.
* In ''[[DP067|Crossing the Battle Line!]]'', during {{an|Dawn}}'s first [[Gym]] {{pkmn|battle}}, [[Dawn's Buneary]] briefly froze [[Maylene]]'s {{p|Meditite}} with an Ice Beam before the latter broke out of the ice with {{m|Confusion}}.
* In ''[[DP128|A Pyramiding Rage!]]'', [[Paul]]'s {{p|Lairon}} was frozen when it was hit by an Ice Beam from {{an|Brandon}}'s Regice's, Icegiving Beamthe latter the chance to [[Fainting|defeat]] Lairon with a single {{m|Zap Cannon}}.
* In ''[[DP179|The Eighth Wonder of the Sinnoh World!]]'', [[Ash's Torterra]] was briefly frozen by a [[Type#Type effectiveness|double super effective]] Ice Punch from [[Volkner]]'s {{p|Electivire}} during a Gym battle with the latter's {{pkmn|Trainer}}, before the [[Pokémon category|Continent Pokémon]] fell to the ground from the force of the punch, breaking the ice but rendering it [[Fainting|unable to battle]].
* In ''[[DP187|A Real Rival Rouser]]'', Ash's Pikachu was briefly frozen by an Ice Beam from Paul's {{p|Froslass}}'s Ice Beam, but thawed itselfbroke out of the ice by using {{m|Volt Tackle}}.
* In ''[[BW033|Iris and Excadrill Against the Dragon Buster!]]'', [[Iris's Excadrill]] was briefly frozen by an Ice Beam in a battle with [[Georgia]]'s {{p|Beartic}} before it broke out of the ice with {{m|Metal Claw}}.
* In ''[[M15|Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice]]'', {{OBP|Kyurem|M15}} froze the three {{OBP|Swords of Justice|M15}} with {{m|Ice Burn}}{{tt|*|causes a burn in the games}} and also froze {{OBP|Keldeo|M15}} with {{m|Freeze Shock}}{{tt|*|causes paralysis in the games}}.
* In ''[[JN016|A Chilling Curse!]]'', Ash's Pikachu got his foot frozen from one of Team Rocket's {{p|Dusclops}} using Ice Punch on it. The Gengar from ''Best Friend...Worst Nightmare!'' used {{m|Shadow Ball}} on Pikachu's foot, freeing the [[Pokémon category|Mouse Pokémon]]'s foot from the ice.
* In [[JN050]], [[Cara Liss]] and [[Gasattsu]] got frozen by an {{m|Icy Wind}} from a then-wild {{p|Arctozolt}}. They were later thawed out by a {{m|Pyro Ball}} from [[Goh's Cinderace]].
==In the manga==