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Revision as of 19:07, 9 June 2007

000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Heracross
Pokémon
#{{{nextnum}}}: Teddiursa 000
Sneasel
ニューラ Nyula
#215
215Sneasel.png
Artwork from FR/LG
Type
Dark Ice
Category
Sharp Claw Pokémon
Abilities
Inner Focus or Keen Eye
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#213
Hoenn
#357
Sinnoh
#144
Regional Browser numbers
Height
2'11"
Imperial
0.9 m
Metric
Weight
61.7 lbs.
Imperial
28 kg
Metric
Dex color
Black
Catch rate
60 (7.8%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F215.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Ground group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 132 Battle Exp.: 1321*

Sneasel (Japanese ニューラ Nyula) is a Dark/Ice-type Pokémon. It is available in all Generation II games, plus Pokémon Colosseum and Pokémon LeafGreen.

Sneasel comes with one of two Abilities: Inner Focus, which prevents flinching; or Keen Eye, which protects from moves which lower accuracy.

Biology

Physiology

Gender differences

A female has a shorter feather on its head than a male.

Special abilities

Sneasel normally attack by using claw-based moves; such as Slash or Metal Claw. Sneasel are also capable of learning punching moves; like Ice Punch or Focus Punch. Sneasel has the rare ability to know Beat Up, an attack that summons its team-mates to pummel a foe. Since Sneasel bears traits of a Dark-type Pokémon, it can learn certain attacks that come with very disruptive effects; such as stealing an opponent's hold item (Thief), or preventing foes from using the same attack twice in a row (Torment). Sneasel is a very agile Pokémon, making it a tough target to hit.

Behavior

It can be rather mean as seen in Hail to the Chef when it purposly sabatoged Meowth's food & almost led to a clash of claws.

Habitat

Sneasel generally live in forests.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

Sneasel usually eat Pidgey eggs, but like most Pokémon, Sneasel sometimes eat Berries.

In the anime

Sneasel's first appearance was in Pokémon 4Ever. Vicious sent this Pokémon along with Scizor to get Celebi.

In Pop Goes The Sneasel, This Pokémon was blocking access to the Flame of Ho-Oh. Harrison captured that Sneasel.

Sneasel also made an appearance in Hail to the Chef under the ownership of Rhoda, a girl that lives outside of Saffron City who was competing for the ownership of her father's restaurant.

In the manga

In the TCG

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold Its paws conceal sharp claws. If attacked, it suddenly extends the claws and startles its enemy.
Silver Vicious in nature, it drives Pidgey from their nests and feasts on the eggs that are left behind.
Crystal This cunning Pokémon hides in the cover of darkness, waiting to attack its prey.
Stadium 2 Its paws conceal sharp claws. If attacked, it suddenly extends the claws and startles its enemy.
Generation III
Ruby Sneasel scale trees by punching its hooked claws into bark. It seeks out unguarded nests and steals eggs for food while its parents are away.
Sapphire Sneasel scale trees by punching its hooked claws into bark. It seeks out unguarded nests and steals eggs for food while its parents are away.
Emerald Sneasel scale trees by punching its hooked claws into bark. It seeks out unguarded nests and steals eggs for food while its parents are away.
FireRed Vicious in nature, it drives Pidgey from their nests and feasts on the eggs that are left behind.
LeafGreen Its paws conceal sharp claws. If attacked, it suddenly extends the claws and startles its enemy.
Generation IV
Diamond It feeds on eggs stolen from nests. Its sharply hooked claws rip vulnerable spots on prey.
Pearl It is extremely vicious and will not stop attacking until its foe is incapable of moving.
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
Common Route 28, Silver Cave (night)
Crystal
Common Ice Path (night)
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
Rare Icefall Cave Floors 1, B1 (LeafGreen only)
Colosseum
One The Under (Shadow)
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Common Routes 216 and 217, Acuity Lakefront, Lake Acuity
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 53
Endless Level 66
Forever Level 3
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Buried Relic (1F-4F)
Pokémon Ranger Panula Cave
Sekra Mountain Range

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 55
115 - 162 220 - 314
Attack: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Defense: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Sp.Atk: 35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Sp.Def: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Speed: 115
108 - 183 211 - 361
Total: 430   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
None

Note: If Miracle Eye is used, the effectiveness of Psychic becomes 100.

Learnset

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By leveling up

Game Generation II Generation III Generation IV
GS C
Start Scratch
Leer
Scratch
Leer
Taunt
Scratch
Leer
Taunt
8   Quick Attack Quick Attack
9 Quick Attack    
10     Screech
14     Faint Attack
15   Screech  
17 Screech    
21     Fury Swipes
22   Faint Attack  
24     Agility
25 Faint Attack    
28     Icy Wind
29   Fury Swipes  
33 Fury Swipes    
35     Slash
36   Agility  
38     Beat Up
41 Agility    
42     Metal Claw
43   Icy Wind  
49 Slash   Ice Shard
50   Slash  
57 Beat Up Beat Up  
64   Metal Claw  
65   Metal Claw    

By TM/HM

Game Generation II Generation III Generation IV
TM01 Dynamicpunch Focus Punch Focus Punch
TM02 Headbutt    
TM03 Curse    
TM04   Calm Mind Calm Mind
TM06 Toxic Toxic Toxic
TM07   Hail Hail
TM08 Rock Smash    
TM09 Psych Up    
TM10 Hidden Power Hidden Power Hidden Power
TM11   Sunny Day Sunny Day
TM12   Taunt Taunt
TM13 Snore Ice Beam Ice Beam
TM14 Blizzard Blizzard Blizzard
TM16 Icy Wind    
TM17 Protect Protect Protect
TM18 Rain Dance Rain Dance Rain Dance
TM20 Endure    
TM21 Frustration Frustration Frustration
TM23 Iron Tail Iron Tail Iron Tail
TM27 Return Return Return
TM28 Dig Dig Dig
TM30 Shadow Ball Shadow Ball Shadow Ball
TM31 Mud Slap Brick Break Brick Break
TM32 Double Team Double Team Double Team
TM33 Ice Punch    
TM34 Swagger    
TM35 Sleep Talk    
TM39 Swift    
TM40 Defense Curl Aerial Ace Aerial Ace
TM41   Torment Torment
TM42 Dream Eater Facade Facade
TM43 Detect Secret Power Secret Power
TM44 Rest Rest Rest
TM45 Attract Attract Attract
TM46 Thief Thief Thief
TM49 Fury Cutter Snatch Snatch
TM50 Nightmare    
TM54     False Swipe
TM56     Fling
TM58     Endure
TM63     Embargo
TM65     Shadow Claw
TM66     Payback
TM72     Avalanche
TM75     Swords Dance
TM77     Psych Up
TM78     Captivate
TM79     Dark Pulse
TM81     X-Scissor
TM82     Sleep Talk
TM83     Natural Gift
TM84     Poison Jab
TM85     Dream Eater
TM87     Swagger
TM90     Substitute
HM01 Cut Cut Cut
HM03 Surf Surf Surf
HM04 Strength Strength Strength
HM06   Rock Smash Rock Smash

By breeding

By tutoring

Special moves

Side game data

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Evolution

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Trivia

Origin

It may be based on weasels, but it also seems to draw inspiration from 鎌鼬 kamaitachi, weasel demons with sickles on their front legs.

Name origin

Sneasel's name is a combination of sneaky and weasel. The name is pronounced as "sneezele", which possibly refers to "sniffle", "the sniffles", "sneeze", or "sneezing", resulting from a bad cold, hence this Pokémon is a Dark/Ice type. Some colds/sicknesses can be brought on by unprotected exposure to very cold weather.

Sneasel's Japanese name may come from sennyu, to sneak, and an yu, meaning weasel.

In other languages

External links

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