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しろいきり White Mist
Type  Ice
Category  Status
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user and all allies
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Can avoid being startled by others.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going up in the same turn.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Mist (Japanese: しろいきり White Mist) is a non-damaging Ice-type move introduced in Generation I.

It appears to be a status protecting counterpart to Haze, as the type, PP, and Japanese names are the same or very similar. They are also usually learned at the same level.


Generation I

Mist protects the user from stat modifications inflicted by the opponent until it switches out. Moves used by the opponent that only cause a stat change, such as Growl or Kinesis, will fail; moves that deal damage and lower an opponent's stat, such as Rock Smash and Psychic, still do damage but do not decrease stats.

Mist does not remove any stat modifiers already in effect, does not prevent the stat modifications associated with burn and paralysis, and does not prevent the user or allied Pokémon from lowering their own stats. The effect of Mist can be removed by Haze.

Mist will fail if it is already under effect. Mist does not stack with the effect of Guard Spec.

Generation II

Haze can no longer remove the effect of Mist. The effect can be passed with Baton Pass.

Generation III and on

Mist now affects the user's team rather than specifically the user, and fades away after five turns; it is unaffected by switching. The team is also protected from Abilities that lower stats such as Intimidate.

The effect of Mist can be removed by Defog.


Games Description
Stad Provides full protection against any enemy status attack, such as those that lower Defense.
Stad2 Provides full protection against any enemy status attack.
GSC Prevents stat reduction.
RSEColo.XD Creates a mist that stops reduction of abilities.
FRLG The ally party is protected by a mist that prevents stat reductions.
The user cloaks its body with a white mist that prevents any of its stats from being cut for five turns.
XY The user cloaks itself and its allies in a white mist that prevents any of their stats from being lowered for five turns.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice 20 8 7 4 4 '
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon Water Water 48         '
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying 60 13 13 8 8 '
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic 75 55 55 22 43 36 '
194 Wooper Wooper Water Ground   51 51 43 43 '
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground   59 61 48 48 '
220 Swinub Swinub Ice Ground   37 37 40 40 35 '
221 Piloswine Piloswine Ice Ground   42 42 48 48 37 37
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water   51 51 36 36 '
270 Lotad Lotad Water Grass     21 11 11 '
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying     21 16 16 14 '
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying     21 16 16 14 '
283 Surskit Surskit Bug Water     37 37 37 '
320 Wailmer Wailmer Water Water     32 24 24 '
321 Wailord Wailord Water Water     32 24 24 '
333 Swablu Swablu Normal Flying     28 23 23 15 '
334 Altaria Altaria Dragon Flying     28 23 23 15 '
393 Piplup Piplup Water Water       36 36 '
394 Prinplup Prinplup Water Water       42 42 '
395 Empoleon Empoleon Water Steel       46 46 '
459 Snover Snover Grass Ice       21 21 '
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow Grass Ice       21 21 '
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine Ice Ground       48 48 37 '
488 Cresselia Cresselia Psychic Psychic       20 20 '
582 Vanillite Vanillite Ice Ice         16 '
583 Vanillish Vanillish Ice Ice         16 '
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe Ice Ice         16 '
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal Ice Ice         21 '
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
007 Squirtle Squirtle Water Water LaprasWooperQuagsire LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskit LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleonSnoverAbomasnow LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleonSnoverAbomasnow
060 Poliwag Poliwag Water Water LaprasWooperQuagsire LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskit LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon LaprasWooperQuagsire LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitSwabluAltaria LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitSwabluAltariaPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitSwabluAltariaPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric     WailmerWailord WailmerWailord
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock LaprasWooperQuagsire LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskit LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying     LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon
349 Feebas Feebas Water Water     LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSwabluAltariaSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSwabluAltariaSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon
422 Shellos Shellos Water Water       LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon
459 Snover Snover Grass Ice     LaprasLotadSnoverAbomasnow LaprasLotadSnoverAbomasnow
535 Tympole Tympole Water Ground       LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon
592 Frillish Frillish* Water Ghost       Shellos
594 Alomomola Alomomola Water Water       LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipperSurskitWailmerWailordPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By event

Generation II

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
223 223 Remoraid Water New York City Pokémon Center
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
060 060 Poliwag Water Dream World - Pleasant Forest
643 643 Reshiram Dragon Fire Ash's ReshiramW
Spring 2012 ReshiramW
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

Noland Articuno Mist.png Jessie Frillish Mist.png Altaria Mist.png Lapras Mist.png
Articuno Frillish Altaria Lapras
The user cloaks its body with a white mist.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
131 Lapras Lapras opens its mouth and a thick transparent white cloud comes out of its mouth.
Multiple wild Lapras Viva Las Lapras Debut
144 Articuno Articuno opens its mouth and a thick white cloud sprays out of it.
Noland's Articuno The Symbol Life None
394 Prinplup Prinplup opens its mouth and releases a thick white cloud that sparkles all around the battlefield.
Kenny's Prinplup Settling a Not-So-Old Score! None
334 Altaria Altaria opens its mouth and a thick white cloud sprays out of it.
An Altaria a boy borrowed from the Opelucid Trainers' School Drayden Versus Iris: Past, Present, and Future! None
592F Frillish Frillish opens its mouth and a thick white cloud sprays out of it.
Jessie's Frillish New Places... Familiar Faces! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In other generations

Mist I.png Mist II.png Mist III.png Mist IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast


  • Guard Spec. has the same effect as Mist, and it will even say "the ally was shrouded in mist."
  • In Pokémon Yellow, Vaporeon is programmed to learn both Haze and Mist at level 42; however, a bug prevents a Pokémon from learning two moves at the same level, so Vaporeon cannot learn Mist in Yellow.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 白霧 Báiwù
Denmark Flag.png Danish Dis
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Mist
Finland Flag.png Finnish Sumu (also used for Haze)
France Flag.png French Brume
Germany Flag.png German Weißnebel
Greece Flag.png Greek Ομίχλη
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Kabut Putih
Italy Flag.png Italian Nebbia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 흰안개 Hyin Angae
Poland Flag.png Polish Mgła
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Neblina
Romania Flag.png Romanian Pâcla
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Izmaglica
Spain Flag.png Spanish Neblina

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