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Talk:Ash's Snorlax

Voice actor

Does anybody have proof that Kevin Michael Richardson voiced Snorlax? I heard that they used previous clips for its voice, and Richardson has NEVER voiced characters on Pokémon. --PAK Man 04:11, 14 June 2007 (UTC)

Trivia Notation

Is it worth making a Trivia point that in Wheel of Frontier, Ash's Snorlax used 6 moves, despite Pokémon only being able to use 4 in the games as well as most other anime episodes? - --Seriin 17:54, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

No. --Catu the Cat 13:20, 13 June 2009 (UTC)


Hey guys i think Ash's Snorlax can't use Protect. I saw the episode recently, it was totally a dub mistake. The real attack was Harden because. There was no any greenish thing protecting snorlax. I am 1000% sure that was Harden. You guys should watch the episode first and then confirm it. I have watched the episode thrice and noticed it all the times. "Protect" was a dub mistake. I don't no about japanese episode but that attack was Harden for sure. --♫♪Adyniz♪♫ 03:29, 23 June 2009 (UTC)

It's kinda dumb to say "dub error, that's Harden" when "Protect" is said in the episode and you have no evidence from the original version. ~ solaris 03:39, 23 June 2009 (UTC)
Uh guys, read AG149's Error section. Can't say its a dub error though as I didn't see the original version. --ケンジガール 04:07, 23 June 2009 (UTC)
I think the move is Protect, since moves' appearances can vary by Pokémon. And Snorlax doesn't even learn Harden (except in Generations I/II but this move was used in Generation III so I dunno), so although anime move errors are a possibility, I still think the move is Protect. ~ solaris 04:15, 23 June 2009 (UTC)
Okay, I found out that Snorlax was commanded to use Protect in the original version as well, meaning it's not just a dub error. I still believe it's an error none the less as ALL Pokémon that used Protect had a barrier shield and ALL Pokémon that use Harden have a light flash across them. A common misconception is that the original versions are ALWAYS right. But this anime is based on a video game and perhaps the writers don't know everything about Pokémon. This might be a similar situation to Nosepass who clearly used an Electric attack yet it was called Hyper Beam in the original.
Also, Snorlax CAN learn Harden in Generation I and Generation II only --ケンジガール 04:21, 23 June 2009 (UTC)
Also, Hariyama was able to knock over Snorlax with Focus Punch. If it really used Protect, this wouldn't of happened. --ケンジガール 04:25, 23 June 2009 (UTC)
I put that it can learn Harden.. D:
And as I've said, moves' appearances can vary by Pokémon. Ludicolo's Protect was yellow and didn't even completely surround it, and I'm positive there were other times. But meh. ~ solaris 04:30, 23 June 2009 (UTC)

I know all these things and now i got it. I was suggesting you guys because i watched this episode many times and i always detected same thing when ash commanded snorlax to use protect then it has a light flash across his body just like HARDEN (It may be an animation error). That's all. So nothing to anything else and GOOD BYE. --♫♪Adyniz♪♫ 10:52, 23 June 2009 (UTC)

Just know Sol, that Ash did catch his Snorlax during Generation I so it couldn't be that unbelievable. There have been other Pokémon in the anime that have known moves that they would only be able to learn in the early generations. Snorlax's Protect looked like a classic Harden. And when it used it, it strongly defended it against Hariyama's attack but did not repel it. The writers probably made a mistake. --ケンジガール 08:32, 24 June 2009 (UTC)

Yup. I think you are right. --♫♪Adyniz♪♫ 10:51, 24 June 2009 (UTC)

I think, we should add Harden in the "Moves Used" section. Sorry for starting all these things again but i still feel that Harden was the actual move and protect was a mistake in the script. Can't we add Harden in the moves used section? --♫♪Adyniz♪♫ 05:39, 15 August 2009 (UTC)

Ya I agree with adyniz, I think it is harden too all evidence points towards that. You can't damage a pokemon when it uses protect except if protect breaks like with paul's electivire but Snorlax has never actually used protect cuz even if it is a variation it would still kinda look like protect. When snorlax uses protect it looks completely like harden and nothing like protect.RBK 02:48, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

I'm necromancing this because from the looks of it we decided to ignore both the original Japanese version and dub and assume that the move is Harden not Protect because the animation looked like it. I'm changing it to Protect now, because that is absolutely ridiculous. Sure, if Ash had commanded Body Slam and it had this animation I'd be fine with assuming it was just an error, but it is not unreasonable for Protect to look like that. The fact that it is this way in both the Japanese version and the dub to me means we cannot ignore them. --SnorlaxMonster 08:26, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

Snorlax's gender

In Playing with Fire, Professor Oak referred to Snorlax as a "him." Is this enough to confirm its gender? Or is it simply another anime mistake or a dub edit? Bulbajer 18:25, 23 April 2010 (UTC)


Shouldn't recently used moves be changed to just Body Slam, at least that was the only attack it used in the last episode it was featured Luord 18:20, 23 July 2010 (UTC)

Done~ --Psyライダー 18:34, 23 July 2010 (UTC)

The Old Family Blend mixup

I'm getting sick of having to correct it. If you actually watch the episode, you'll see that Ash returns Snorlax into the Poké Ball in his right hand, and then looks in surprise at the Poké Ball in his left, saying he didn't request that one. Therefore it can't possibly have been Snorlax that was sent. Follow this up with the scene where Barry is attacked by an unknown Pokémon, which isn't revealed to the viewer until Ash finds her, it is undisputable that Bayleef was sent instead of Heracross. Consider their personalities also - Bayleef misses Ash terribly, wheras Heracross is easily distracted and Snorlax very lazy. I doubt very much that Snorlax or Cyndaquil would be likely to get themselves transferred to Ash over Bayleef. Toon Ganondorf (t c) 01:36, 10 December 2011 (UTC)

Wheel of Frontier

Since it was noted in the trivia section of Tucker's page that his Swampert used 5 moves in battle, would it make sense to mention that in Ash's battle with Greta Snorlax uses 5 moves as well? Or maybe it was 6... Either way, that's too many! ~Deathparty666 10:43, 6 March 2013 (UTC)

Should we mention Snorlax strength

Snorlax proven to take o two pokemon down before it goes down itself. Proven against Gary pokemon such as Nidoqueen and Aricanie Harrison Hypno and Steelix Greta Hariyama and Medicham --SilverioBOMB (talk) 05:39, 14 September 2015 (UTC)

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