Vanillish

Vanillish
バニリッチ
Vanillish.png
Vanillite < Vanillish > Vanilluxe
Species Type
Icy Snow Pokémon Ice.gif
Number Ability
#583 Ice Body/Snow Cloak
Weak Armor
Height Weight
3'7" (1.1m) 90.4 lbs. (41kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Vanillite Vanilluxe
Egg Group Catch Rate
Mineral 120
Tier EV Yield
NFE 2 Special Attack Points
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Vanillish (バニリッチ) is the 89th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is an Ice Type, and is known as the Icy Snow Pokémon.

Vanillish can use one of two Abilities; Ice Body, which restores its HP each turn it is hailing, or Snow Cloak, which raises its Evasion by one stage during a hailstorm. Its Hidden Ability is Weak Armor, which lowers its Defense stat by one stage when it is hit with an attack, while raising its Speed by two stages.

Vanillite can evolve into Vanillish at Level 35, and gain the opportunity to evolve into Vanilluxe starting at Level 47.

Vanillish is in the Mineral Egg Group, and it will take approximately 5,120 Steps for its Egg to hatch. It takes Vanillish 1,250,000 Eexperience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Vanillish takes the appearance of an ice cream cone. The top part is white with a face and multiple ice cubes. The bottom part is light blue and has the appearance of an icicle.

Gender Differences

Vanillish has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.

Game Information

Original Games

Vanillish can be found at Dragonspiral Tower during the Winter months in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Vanillish appears within Giant Chasm regardless the season, and appears at Dragonspiral Tower during the Winter Months.

Vanillish can also be found at the Dream World location Icy Cave after obtaining more than 5,000 Dream Points, but this only happens for the Black 2 and White 2 versions of the Dream World.

In Pokémon X and Y, the only way to obtain Vanillish is to evolve a Vanillite. In Pokémon Sun and Moon, it can be caught in the wild at Mount Lanakila when called on in an S.O.S. Battle while it is hailing.

Spin-off Games

Vanillish appears at the World Axle Glacier B2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Trading Card Game

Vanillish is listed as an Uncommon card in the Noble Victories, Next Destinies and Dark Explorers sets.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

A trainer named Ferrara uses a Vanillish during the episode The Might Accelguard to the Rescue!. Brycen also uses a Vanillish during his Gym Battle against Ash in an episode that has yet to receive a title outside of Japan.

Movies

Vanillish has yet to appear in a Movie as of writing.

Manga

Vanillish's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Vanillish is in the NFE tier because it has yet to reach its final evolution.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 30% Dragonspiral Tower: Outside & Entrance (Double Grass, Winter)
Black 2/White 2 10% Giant Chasm: Outside (Regular and Double Grass)
Black 2/White 2 15% Giant Chasm: Cave & Inner Cave
Black 2/White 2 25% Dragonspiral Tower: Outside & Entrance (Regular and Double Grass, Winter)
X/Y None Evolve Vanillite
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Transfer or Trade
Sun/Moon -- Mount Lanakila (S.O.S. Battle) (Hail)

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
V Black Snowy mountains are this Pokémon's habitat. During an ancient ice age, they moved to southern areas.
White It conceals itself from enemy eyes by creating many small ice particles and hiding among them.
Black 2 They cool down the surrounding air and create ice particles, which they use to freeze their foes.
White 2 They cool down the surrounding air and create ice particles, which they use to freeze their foes.
VI X They cool down the surrounding air and create ice particles, which they use to freeze their foes.
Y Snowy mountains are this Pokémon's habitat. During an ancient ice age, they moved to southern areas.
Omega Ruby They cool down the surrounding air and create ice particles, which they use to freeze their foes.
Alpha Sapphire Snowy mountains are this Pokémon's habitat. During an ancient ice age, they moved to southern areas.
VII Sun Hot days cause its body to melt. It can be restored by refreezing it, but the process leaves its body slightly warped.
Moon This Pokémon has existed since the Ice Age. It controls particles of ice, freezes its opponents, and then shatters them with a headbutt.

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
51
. 212 306 .
Atk
65
121 135 229 251
Def
65
121 135 229 251
Sp. Atk
80
148 165 259 284
Sp. Def
75
139 155 249 273
Speed
59
110 123 217 238

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Icicle Spear Ice.gif 25 100 Physical.png
Start Harden Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Start Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
Start Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
4 Harden Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
7 Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
10 Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
13 Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
16 Mist Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
19 Avalanche Ice.gif 60 100 Physical.png
22 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
26 Mirror Shot Steel.gif 65 85 Special.png
31 Acid Armor Poison.gif -- -- Other.png
36 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
42 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
47 Mirror Coat Psychic.gif ?? 100 Special.png
53 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
58 Sheer Cold Ice.gif ?? 30 Special.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM64 Explosion Normal.gif 250 100 Physical.png
TM79 Frost Breath Ice.gif 60 90 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Autotomize Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Ice Shard Ice.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Imprison Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Magnet Rise Electric.gif -- -- Other.png
Natural Gift Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Powder Snow Ice.gif 40 100 Special.png
Water Pulse Water.gif 60 100 Special.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 200*/175* -- Physical.png Special.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 160 -- Special.png
Hydro Vortex Water.gif 120 -- Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 100 -- Special.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 140*/185* -- Physical.png Special.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 140 -- Special.png

Past Moves

Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Magic Coat Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Magnet Rise Electric.gif -- -- Other.png
Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 35
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Vanillish
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 47

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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