|#143|| Immunity/Thick Fat|
|6′11″ (2.1m)||1014.1 lbs. (460kg)|
|Male: 87.5%||Female: 12.5%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
Snorlax (Pokédex. It is a Normal Type, and is known as the Gluttony Pokémon.) is the 143rd Pokémon in the
Snorlax can use one of two abilities: Immunity, which gives it an immunity to being Poisoned, nullifying the effects of Toxic Spikes and Poison-inducing abilities; or Thick Fat, which decreases the amount of damage that it takes from Fire and Ice Type attacks by 50%. Snorlax from the Dream World use the Gluttony Ability. This Ability allows it to eat its held berry sooner than it would otherwise. This Ability is nullified by opponents that have the Ability Unnerve.
Munchlax evolve into Snorlax once it becomes loyal to its trainer and levels up.
Snorlax is in the Monster Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 10,240 steps to hatch. While a Snorlax can be bred, a Munchlax can hatch from an egg if Snorlax is breeding while holding a Full Incense. This Egg also takes approximately 10,240 steps to hatch. It takes a Snorlax 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Snorlax takes on the appearance of a very heavy sloth-like bear. Its stomach is very round and sturdy.
 Gender Differences
Snorlax doesn't have any distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
In the original games, a Poké Flute was neede to wake up a sleeping Snorlax that was blocking a route, those routes being Routes 12 & 16, which was rehashed in Fire Red and Leaf Green. The same thing happened in Generation II, this time Snorlax blocks Diglett's Cave. Use the Poké Flute station that is a part of the Radio Upgrade to awaken it. This would also be rehashed in the Generation IV remakes Heart Gold and Soul Silver.
In Pokémon Black and White, Snorlax is only available via PokéTransfer, Dream World, or by evolving a Munchlax that was traded for in Undella Town during the game's summer months. A trade is also required to acquire Snorlax in Black 2 and White 2, but this time the trade occurrs at Ninbasa City.
 Spin-off Games
Snorlax appears at Endless Level 75, Pair Trozei, Forever Level 25 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
In the first set of Mystery Dungeon games Snorlax can be found at Howling Forest 11F-14F. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Snorlax appears at Mystery Jungle B1-B29. Snorlax returns in Mystery Dungeon 3 at Secret Archipelago 19F-28F and Legendary Volcanic Island floors 1-16, 18, & 20-24 in Blazing Adventure Squad; Stormy Adventure Squad has Snorlax at Secret Highland 19F-28F and Legendary Wetland 1F-25F; Light Adventure Squad players can find Snorlax at the Secret Rockmountain 19-28F and the Legendary Mountains 1F-15F & 17F-25F.
Snorlax appears at the Cycla Mountain Range in Pokémon Ranger, but this requires capturing each and every one of the other 209 Pokémon in the Fiore Region before it will be available. Snorlax does not appear in either Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia or Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.
Snorlax appears in the Cavern Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. Obtaining it requires two things to take place: obtaining Electivire, then talking to Snorlax. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Snorlax appears on Windmil Way in the Arbor Area. Speak to Snorlax to befriend it.
Snorlax appears at Aurora in Pokémon Conquest after beating the game.
 Trading Card Game
Snorlax appears in 12 different sets and three promo sets, two said promo cards were added to a specific set. The only promo card not to be released in a specific set was the Wizards Promo Snorlax.
Snorlax is listed as a Common card in the Skyridge and Rising Rivals sets. Snorlax is listed as a Rare card in the Jungle (2), Gym Heroes, EX FireRed and Leaf Green, EX Team Rocket Retuns, EX Dragon Frontiers, Diamond and Pearl, Rising Rivals (Level X), and Call of Legends.
 Anime/Manga Information
Ash captured a Wild Snorlax that had been eating the crops off some of the islands in the episode Snack Attack right before succumbing to the song of Jigglypuff. It would be a powerful asset for Ash, as it was a part of Ash's Orange League-Winning team, along with victories at the Blackthorn City Gym and the Battle Arena.
Snorlax debuted in the episode Wake up Snorlax where it wouldn't wake up until a local played a Poké Flute to awaken it.
Ash's Snorlax appeared in the film The Power of One. Wild Snorlax appeared in the first three Pikachu Shorts, two additional Pikachu Shorts that did not air outside of Japan, and the film Giratina and the Sky Warrior.
Snorlax's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Snorlax is in the UnderUsed (UU) tier of competitive battling due to massive bulk and a deep movepool that includes moves which take advantage of its bulk. Unfortunately, Snorlax suffers from the plethora of Fighting types in UU, and does not have recovery outside of Rest, which is unreliable given Generation V's new sleep mechanics. It does succeed at using its bulk to wall special attackers, and can be a very reliant Pokemon in the Under-Utilized Metagame.
 Area Location
|Only Two||Route 12, Route 16 (Poké Flute required)|
|Gold/Silver/Crystal||Only One||Blocking Route 11/Diglett's Cave (Radio Upgrade on the highest station on the radio dial)|
|XD: Gale of Darkness||Only One||Snag at Citadark Isle (Cihper Admin Ardos)|
|HeartGold/Soul Silver||Only One||Blocking Diglett's Cave/Route 11, use Poké Flute Upgrade on radio|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World, or evolve Munchlax|
|Black2/White2||Only One||Trade at Nimbasa City|
|I||Pokémon Red||Very lazy. Just eats and sleeps. As its rotund bulk builds, it becomes steadily more slothful.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Very lazy. Just eats and sleeps. As its rotund bulk builds, it becomes steadily more slothful.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||Will eat anything, even if the food happens to be a little moldy. It never gets an upset stomach.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||What sounds like its cry may actually be its snores or the rumblings of its hungry belly.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||Its stomach's digestive juices can dissolve any kind of poison. It can even eat things off the ground.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||This Pokémon's stomach is so strong, even eating moldy or rotten food will not affect it.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Snorlax's typical day consists of nothing more than eating and sleeping. It is such a docile Pokémon that there are children who use its expansive belly as a place to play.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Snorlax's typical day consists of nothing more than eating and sleeping. It is such a docile Pokémon that there are children who use its expansive belly as a place to play.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||Snorlax's typical day consists of nothing more than eating and sleeping. It is such a docile Pokémon that there are children who use its expansive belly as a place to play.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||It is not satisfied unless it eats over 880 pounds of food every day. When it is done eating, it goes promptly to sleep.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Very lazy. Just eats and sleeps. As its rotund bulk builds, it becomes steadily more slothful.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||Its stomach can digest any kind of food, even if it happens to be moldy or rotten.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It stops eating only to sleep. It doesn't feel full unless it eats nearly 900 pounds a day.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||When its belly is full, it becomes too lethargic to even lift a finger, so it is safe to bounce on its belly.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||What sounds like its cry may actually be its snores or the rumblings of its hungry belly.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Its stomach's digestive juices can dissolve any kind of poison. It can even eat things off the ground.|
|V||Pokémon Black||When its belly is full, it becomes too lethargic to even lift a finger, so it is safe to bounce on its belly.|
|V||Pokémon White||When its belly is full, it becomes too lethargic to even lift a finger, so it is safe to bounce on its belly.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2|
|V||Pokémon White 2|
|VI||Pokémon X||Unknown Entry|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Unknown Entry|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Via Level-Up
 Via Breeding
 Generation III Exclusive Moves
 Via Purification (Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness)
 Via Move Tutor
 Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
- TM01: Focus Punch
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM34: Shock Wave
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- HM05: Whirlpool (Heart Gold/Soul Silver Only)
- HM08: Rock Climb
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
|Friendship to Trainer Evolution|
 Type Matchups
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