Mantyke < Snover > Abomasnow

Species Type
Frost Tree Pokémon Grass.pngIce.png
Number Ability
#459 Snow Warning
Height Weight
3′3″ (1m) 111.3 lbs. (50.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Abomasnow
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster/Grass 120
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point

Snover (ユキカブリ) is the 142nd Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Grass/Ice Type, and is known as the Frost Tree Pokémon.

Snover uses the Snow Warning Ability. Whenever Snover enters battle when it's using this Ability, a Hailstorm will start, and will continue for the duration of the battle or a different weather condition takes effect. A second Ability is available to Snover from the Dream World, the Soundproof Ability. This Ability gives it an immunity to all moves that are Sound-Based, but switching with Baton Pass won't protect the substituted Pokémon from Perish Song.

Snover gain the opportunity to evolve into Abomasnow starting at Level 40.

Snover is in the Egg Groups Monster and Grass, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Snover 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Snover takes on the appearance of a a snow-covered fir tree with green hands.

[edit] Gender Differences

The lower third of each Snover's body is brown, but a Male Snover will have only the upper third of its body white while the lower two-thirds are brown.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Snover can be found on Route 216, Route 217, Mt. Coronet in the Snow Area and at the Top, along with Acuity Lakefront in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. Snover also appears at Lake Acuity in Platinum. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, the only way to get a Snover is by way of the Pokéwalker course Icy Mountain Road, then transferring it to said game from the Pokéwalker.

The only way to obtain a Snover in Generation V is to obtain one on the Dream World course Icy Cave.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Snover can be found at Crevice Cave B1-B10 & DPB1-B4 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Snover is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Island B12-B17.

Snover appears at the Volcano Cave as part of an In-Game Quest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia; after successfully completing this In-Game Quest you'll be able to select Snover as your Partner Pokémon. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Snover can be found at the Top and West sections of Mt. Sorbet's Mountainside in the Present, and can be obtained in the Ice Temple Mission "Round and Round! Find the Floor!" by defeating it and obtaining its Slate.

Snover can be found at World Axle Glacier B2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Snover is listed as a Common Card in the Mysterious Treasures and Stormfront sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

A Wild Snover was featured in the episode The Lonely Snover; then Candice would use a Snover of her own in the episode Sliding Into Seventh, which was Ash's Gym Battle against her. Snover would defeat Ash's Gliscor before getting beaten by Chimchar.

[edit] Movies

Wild Snover appear in Giratina and the Sky Warrior, along with the Pikachu Shorts "Pikachu's Exploration Club" and "Pikachu's Great Ice Adventure."

[edit] Manga

Snover's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Snover finds itself in the RarelyUsed Tier of Competitive Battling as a result of being shafted by its evolution Abomasnow, but it has a noteworthy niche in this tier due to its Snow Warning Ability, giving Blizzard 100% Accuracy and allowing abilities like Ice Body take into effect. This is particularly useful for Pokemon such as Walrein, which becomes a very sturdy Pokemon with hail support. The ability to offer 100% Accurate Blizzards makes Pokemon such as Rotom-F and Glaceon extremely viable, as they can launch off powerful Blizzards with no drawbacks.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl 25% Route 216
Route 217
Acuity Lakefront
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 20% Mt. Coronet: Snow Area
Mt. Coronet: Top
Platinum 25% Lake Acuity (Night)
Platinum 30% (Night) Route 216
Route 217
Acuity Lakefront
Platinum 40% (Morning & Day) Route 216
Route 217
Acuity Lakefront
Platinum 45% Lake Acuity (Morning & Day)
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Transfer from Pokéwalker
Pokéwalker 50% Icy Mountain Road (>10000 Steps
Black/White None PokéTransfer or Dream World
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Trade

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A

II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A

III Pokémon Ruby N/A
III Pokémon Sapphire N/A
III Pokémon Emerald N/A
III Pokémon FireRed N/A
III Pokémon LeafGreen N/A

IV Pokémon Diamond It lives on snowy mountains. Having had little contact with humans, it is boldly inquisitive.
IV Pokémon Pearl In the spring, it grows berries with the texture of frozen treats around its belly.
IV Pokémon Platinum Seemingly curious about people, they gather around footsteps they find on snowy mountains.
IV Pokémon HeartGold During cold seasons, it migrates to the mountain's lower reaches. It returns to the snow-covered summit in the spring.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver During cold seasons, it migrates to the mountain's lower reaches. It returns to the snow-covered summit in the spring.

V Pokémon Black Seemingly curious about people, they gather around footsteps they find on snowy mountains.
V Pokémon White Seemingly curious about people, they gather around footsteps they find on snowy mountains.
V Pokémon Black 2 Seemingly curious about people, they gather around footsteps they find on snowy mountains.
V Pokémon White 2 Seemingly curious about people, they gather around footsteps they find on snowy mountains.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 230 324 -
116 129 223 245
94 105 199 218
Sp. Atk
116 129 223 245
Sp. Def
112 125 219 240
76 85 179 196

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Powder Snow Ice.png 40 100 Special
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
5 Razor Leaf Grass.png 55 95 Physical
9 Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95 Special
13 Grasswhistle Grass.png N/A 55 Status
17 Swagger Ice.png N/A 90 Status
21 Mist Ice.png N/A N/A Status
26 Ice Shard Ice.png 40 100 Physical
31 Ingrain Grass.png N/A N/A Status
36 Wood Hammer Grass.png 120 100 Physical
41 Blizzard Ice.png 120 70 Special
46 Sheer Cold Ice.png ?? 30 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM07 Hail Ice.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.png 90 100 Special
TM14 Blizzard Ice.png 110 70 Special
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM20 Safeguard Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.png 80 100 Special
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.png 90 100 Special
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM79 Frost Breath Ice.png 60 90 Special
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Leech Seed Grass.png -- 90% Status
Magical Leaf Grass.png 60 --% Special
Seed Bomb Grass.png 80 100% Physical
Growth Normal.png -- --% Status
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Mist Ice.png -- --% Status
Stomp Normal.png 65 100% Physical
Skull Bash Normal.png 100 100% Physical
Avalanche Ice.png 60 100% Physical
Natural Gift Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Bullet Seed Grass.png 25 100% Physical

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Ice Punch Ice.png 75 100% Physical
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Role Play Psychic.png -- --% Status
Seed Bomb Grass.png 80 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Synthesis Grass.png -- --% Status
Worry Seed Grass.png -- 100% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Snover Abomasnow Mega Abomasnow
Level 40 -- Mega Stone

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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