Essentials

Snarl

Dark special

Generation 5

Summary

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
55; percentile 27.9
Accuracy
95% ≈ 52.2 power
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All opponents
Effect chance
100
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
TM95
Generation 6
TM95

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White

The user yells as if it is ranting about something, making the target’s Sp. Atk stat decrease.

Black 2, White 2

The user yells as if it is ranting about something, making the targets’ Sp. Atk stat decrease.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user yells as if it’s raining about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stat of opposing Pokémon.

Foreign Names

Spanish
Alarido
Italian
Urlorabbia
German
Standpauke
French
Aboiement
Japanese
バークアウト (baakuauto)

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Snarl.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Mist Ball Psychic special 5 70 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Moonblast Fairy special 15 95 100%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Mystical Fire Fire special 10 65 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Pokémon

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

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

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.
Yveltal Dark Flying Dark Aura genderless Undiscovered 126 131 95 131 98 99 680
Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
95 95 Growlithe Fire Intimidate
Flash Fire
Justified
¾ male, ¼ female Field 55 70 45 70 50 60 350
95 95 Arcanine Fire Intimidate
Flash Fire
Justified
¾ male, ¼ female Field 90 110 80 100 80 95 555
95 95 Umbreon Dark Synchronize
Inner Focus
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 65 110 60 130 65 525
95 95 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
95 95 Murkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
95 95 Honchkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Flying 100 125 52 105 52 71 505
95 95 Snubbull Fairy Intimidate
Run Away
Rattled
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
60 80 50 40 40 30 300
95 95 Granbull Fairy Intimidate
Quick Feet
Rattled
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
90 120 75 60 60 45 450
95 95 Sneasel Dark Ice Inner Focus
Keen Eye
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
95 95 Weavile Dark Ice Pressure
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 70 120 65 45 85 125 510
95 95 Houndour Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
95 95 Houndoom Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 50 110 80 95 500
95 Houndoom Mega Houndoom Dark Fire Solar Power ½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 90 140 90 115 600
95 95 Raikou Electric Pressure
Volt Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 90 85 75 115 100 115 580
95 95 Entei Fire Pressure
Flash Fire
genderless Undiscovered 115 115 85 90 75 100 580
95 95 Suicune Water Pressure
Water Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 100 75 115 90 115 85 580
95 95 Larvitar Rock Ground Guts
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Monster 50 64 50 45 50 41 300
95 95 Pupitar Rock Ground Shed Skin ½ male, ½ female Monster 70 84 70 65 70 51 410
95 95 Tyranitar Rock Dark Sand Stream
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster 100 134 110 95 100 61 600
95 Tyranitar Mega Tyranitar Rock Dark Sand Stream ½ male, ½ female Monster 100 164 150 95 120 71 700
95 95 Poochyena Dark Run Away
Quick Feet
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 35 55 35 30 30 35 220
95 95 Mightyena Dark Intimidate
Quick Feet
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Field 70 90 70 60 60 70 420
95 95 Nuzleaf Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
70 70 40 60 40 60 340
95 95 Shiftry Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
90 100 60 90 60 80 480
95 95 Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
95 95 Electrike Electric Static
Lightning Rod
Minus
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 40 65 40 65 295
95 95 Manectric Electric Static
Lightning Rod
Minus
½ male, ½ female Field 70 75 60 105 60 105 475
95 Manectric Mega Manectric Electric Intimidate ½ male, ½ female Field 70 75 80 135 80 135 575
95 95 Carvanha Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 90 20 65 20 65 305
95 95 Sharpedo Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
95 95 Crawdaunt Water Dark Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
63 120 85 90 55 55 468
95 95 Absol Dark Pressure
Super Luck
Justified
½ male, ½ female Field 65 130 60 75 60 75 465
95 Absol Mega Absol Dark Magic Bounce ½ male, ½ female Field 65 150 60 115 60 115 565
95 95 Shinx Electric Rivalry
Intimidate
Guts
½ male, ½ female Field 45 65 34 40 34 45 263
95 95 Luxio Electric Rivalry
Intimidate
Guts
½ male, ½ female Field 60 85 49 60 49 60 363
95 95 Luxray Electric Rivalry
Intimidate
Guts
½ male, ½ female Field 80 120 79 95 79 70 523
95 95 Stunky Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 63 63 47 41 41 74 329
95 95 Skuntank Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 103 93 67 71 61 84 479
95 95 Spiritomb Ghost Dark Pressure
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 92 108 92 108 35 485
95 95 Drapion Poison Dark Battle Armor
Sniper
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Bug
Water 3
70 90 110 60 75 95 500
95 95 Darkrai Dark Bad Dreams genderless Undiscovered 70 90 90 135 90 125 600
95 95 Arceus Normal Multitype genderless Undiscovered 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
95 95 Lillipup Normal Vital Spirit
Pickup
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 45 25 45 55 275
95 95 Herdier Normal Intimidate
Sand Rush
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field 65 80 65 35 65 60 370
95 95 Stoutland Normal Intimidate
Sand Rush
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field 85 110 90 45 90 80 500
95 95 Purrloin Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 41 50 37 50 37 66 281
95 95 Liepard Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 64 88 50 88 50 106 446
95 95 Sandile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 50 72 35 35 35 65 292
95 95 Krokorok Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 60 82 45 45 45 74 351
95 95 Krookodile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 95 117 80 65 70 92 519
95 95 Scraggy Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
50 75 70 35 70 48 348
95 95 Scrafty Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
65 90 115 45 115 58 488
95 95 Zorua Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 40 65 40 80 40 65 330
95 95 Zoroark Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 60 105 60 120 60 105 510
95 95 Druddigon Dragon Rough Skin
Sheer Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
77 120 90 60 90 48 485
95 95 Pawniard Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 45 85 70 40 40 60 340
95 95 Bisharp Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 65 125 100 60 70 70 490
95 95 Vullaby Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 70 55 75 45 65 60 370
95 95 Mandibuzz Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 110 65 105 55 95 80 510
95 Litleo Fire Normal Rivalry
Unnerve
Moxie
⅛ male, ⅞ female Field 62 50 58 73 54 72 369
95 Pyroar Fire Normal Rivalry
Unnerve
Moxie
⅛ male, ⅞ female Field 86 68 72 109 66 106 507
95 Pangoro Fighting Dark Iron Fist
Mold Breaker
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
95 124 78 69 71 58 495
95 Furfrou Normal Fur Coat ½ male, ½ female Field 75 80 60 65 90 102 472
95 Yveltal Dark Flying Dark Aura genderless Undiscovered 126 131 95 131 98 99 680

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