Essentials

Powder Snow

Ice special

Generation 2

Summary

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 2
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire ½
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 2
  • Ground 2
  • Ice ½
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water ½

Stats

Power
40; percentile 16.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
25, up to 40 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All opponents
Effect chance
10
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

An attack that may cause freezing.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Blasts the foe with a snowy gust. May cause freezing.

FireRed, LeafGreen

Blasts the foe with a snowy gust. It may cause freezing.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user attacks with a chilling gust of powdery snow. It may also freeze the target.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user attacks with a chilling gust of powdery snow. It may also freeze the targets.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user attacks with a chilling gust of powdery snow. This may also freeze the opposing Pokémon.

Foreign Names

Japanese
こなゆき (konayuki)
Korean
눈싸라기
French
Poudreuse
German
Pulverschnee
Spanish
Nieve Polvo
Italian
Polneve
Czech
Prašan

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
A highly appealing move.
Use after
Use before

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡♡
Flavor text
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Powder Snow.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Ice Punch Ice physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Shadow Chill Shadow special 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Pokémon

Ice Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Powder Snow's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
13 13 11 11 11 Smoochum Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Hydration
always female Undiscovered 45 30 15 85 65 65 305
Jynx Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Dry Skin
always female Human-Like 65 50 35 115 95 95 455
Articuno Ice Flying Pressure
Snow Cloak
genderless Undiscovered 90 85 100 95 125 85 580
10 10 8 8 8 Swinub Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 50 50 40 30 30 50 250
Piloswine Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 100 100 80 60 60 50 450
Mamoswine Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 110 130 80 70 60 80 530
10 10 10 10 Castform Normal Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
10 10 10 10 Castform Sunny Castform Fire Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
10 10 10 10 Castform Rainy Castform Water Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
10 10 10 10 Castform Snowy Castform Ice Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
Snorunt Ice Inner Focus
Ice Body
Moody
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Mineral
50 50 50 50 50 50 300
Glalie Ice Inner Focus
Ice Body
Moody
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Mineral
80 80 80 80 80 80 480
Froslass Ice Ghost Snow Cloak
Cursed Body
always female Fairy
Mineral
70 80 70 80 70 110 480
Spheal Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
70 40 50 55 50 25 290
Sealeo Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
90 60 70 75 70 45 410
Walrein Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
110 80 90 95 90 65 530
Snover Grass Ice Snow Warning
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
60 62 50 62 60 40 334
Abomasnow Grass Ice Snow Warning
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
90 92 75 92 85 60 494
Abomasnow Mega Abomasnow Grass Ice Snow Warning ½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
90 132 105 132 105 30 594
5 Cubchoo Ice Snow Cloak
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 55 70 40 60 40 40 305
Beartic Ice Snow Cloak
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Field 95 110 80 70 80 50 485
Amaura Rock Ice Refrigerate
Snow Warning
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 77 59 50 67 63 46 362
Aurorus Rock Ice Refrigerate
Snow Warning
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 123 77 72 99 92 58 521
5 Bergmite Ice Own Tempo
Ice Body
Sturdy
½ male, ½ female Monster 55 69 85 32 35 28 304
5 Avalugg Ice Own Tempo
Ice Body
Sturdy
½ male, ½ female Monster 95 117 184 44 46 28 514
Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • Vanillite Ice Ice Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 36 50 50 65 60 44 305

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