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A Snorlax's body is composed of mostly its belly, as it only wakes up to eat and seldom exercises. Its head is also big, and it has two pointed teeth sticking out. Its feet are extremely big compared to most Pokémon, so as to provide balance. Its arms are short, however, they are long enough for Snorlax to reach out, grab its lunch and put it in its mouth. Snorlax's big belly provides huge amounts of defense, thus, not many predators bother hunting it.
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A Snorlax's body is composed of mostly its belly, as it only wakes up to eat and seldom exercises. Its head is also big, and it has two pointed teeth sticking out. Its feet are extremely big compared to most Pokémon, so as to provide balance. Its arms are short, however, they are long enough for Snorlax to reach out, grab its lunch and put it in its mouth. Snorlax's big belly provides huge amounts of defense, thus, not many predators bother hunting it. It is dark blue in colour.
 
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Revision as of 00:40, 4 January 2009

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Snorlax
カビゴン Kabigon
#143
143Snorlax.png
Artwork from FR/LG
Type
Normal '
Category
Sleeping Pokémon
Abilities
Immunity or Thick Fat
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Kanto
#143
Johto
#225
Hoenn
#298
Sinnoh
#113
Regional Browser numbers
Height
6′11″
Imperial
2.1 m
Metric
Weight
1014.1 lbs.
Imperial
460.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Black
Catch rate
25 (3.3%)
Body style
Body12.png
Footprint
 F143.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Monster group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 154 Battle Exp.: 1541*

Snorlax (Japanese: カビゴン Kabigon) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon.

It evolves from Munchlax via Happiness.

In the Generation I and II games, as well as Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, wild Snorlax can be found sleeping in inconvenient locations throughout Kanto. In order to catch one, a trainer must first awaken it with music from either a Poké Flute or PokéGear.

Biology

Physiology

A Snorlax's body is composed of mostly its belly, as it only wakes up to eat and seldom exercises. Its head is also big, and it has two pointed teeth sticking out. Its feet are extremely big compared to most Pokémon, so as to provide balance. Its arms are short, however, they are long enough for Snorlax to reach out, grab its lunch and put it in its mouth. Snorlax's big belly provides huge amounts of defense, thus, not many predators bother hunting it. It is dark blue in colour.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

When trained and exercised properly, Snorlax can gain supreme strength and ability.

Behavior

Snorlax spend the majority of their time sleeping, surviving off of their stored up fat. Many Snorlax only awaken once a month, and that is so they can find more food. A hungry Snorlax isn't satisfied until it consumes 900 pounds of food, and then it goes back to sleep. If one ever sees a sleeping Snorlax, he or she should not wake it up, because these Pokémon become very grumpy if their peaceful dreams become interrupted. Several Template:Type2 Pokémon using Dream Eater find this out the hard way.

Habitat

Snorlax are often in mountains and forests. However, they sometimes wander into towns and streets and sleep there.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

Snorlax will eat anything and everything that is edible, they aren't really very picky. Upon finding something new on its territory, a resident Snorlax will put it in its mouth to see if it's something that can be eaten. Snorlax are fond of large, thorny vines as a snack item.

In the anime

Snorlax first appeared in Wake Up Snorlax!. This Snorlax was blocking the water flow to a small village.

In Snack Attack!, a Snorlax was eating the grapefuits of the Grapefruit Islands. Ash managed to capture it near the end of the episode. After the adventures in the Orange Islands, Ash's Snorlax spent most of its time at Professor Oak's lab.

Training Daze featured a red Snorlax which Jessie, James and Meowth, while competing with Butch, Cassidy and Raticate, were sent to steal in order to become official Team Rocket field agents. The Snorlax turned out to be Viper, the Team Rocket Academy Drill Sergeant, in disguise.

In Lights, Camerupt, Action, a Snorlax was a sheriff in a western-themed Pokémon movie.

In The Garden of Eatin', another Snorlax was causing trouble for a man named Marcel by eating the bananas in his Slakoth Banana Garden. Marcell's newly evolved Vigoroth defeated the Snorlax, allowing him to capture it. Afterwards, Marcell made an attraction around his new Snorlax: a relaxation room.

A Snorlax also appeared near the end of Destiny Deoxys, evolving from Munchlax in order to stay afloat during a 'flood' of malfunctioning robots.

In Queen of the Serpentine, a Snorlax made a cameo as one of Lucy's pets.

Roman, who appeared in A Full Course Tag Battle!, owns a Snorlax.

In the manga

Red caught a Snorlax on Cycling Road.

In the TCG

Main article: Snorlax (TCG)

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Melee

When released from a Poké Ball, Snorlax will fly up into the air before descending over a large area of the screen with a Body Slam that sends any opponent underneath flying.

Snorlax is also a Pokéfloat. It is in its sleeping form and so fighting occurs on its head and belly.

Trophy information

Snorlax love to sleep and love to eat: these portly Pokémon get grumpy if they don't get 888 pounds of food per day. After snacking out, they always nap. They have cast-iron stomachs and can eat moldy and even rotten food with no digestion problems. They are the heaviest Pokémon on record, weighing in at over 1,000 pounds.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

After being released from a Poké Ball, Snorlax will fly up into the air before descending over a large area of the screen with a Body Slam that sends any opponent underneath flying.

Game data

NPC appearances

  • Pokémon Ranger: Snorlax will be seen sleeping throughout the game, effectively cutting off certain areas until later on. It will eventually remain in a cave in the Sekra Mountain Range. Once the rest of the Ranger Browser has been completed, it will wake up and can be captured.

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Very lazy. Just eats and sleeps. As its rotund bulk builds, it becomes steadily more slothful.
Blue
Yellow Will eat anything, even if the food happens to be a little moldy. It never gets an upset stomach.
Stadium A lazy Pokémon continually fatter by sticking to a cycle of sleeping and eating. Awake only when it eats.
Generation II
Gold What sounds like its cry may actually be its snores or the rumblings of its hungry belly.
Silver Its stomach's digestive juices can dissolve any kind of poison. It can even eat things off the ground.
Crystal This Pokémon's stomach is so strong, even eating moldy or rotten food will not affect it.
Stadium 2 Its stomach's digestive juices can dissolve any kind of poison. It can even eat things off the ground.
Generation III
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.
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.
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 big belly as a place to play.
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.
LeafGreen It is not satisfied unless it eats over 880 pounds of food every day. When it is done eating, it goes promptly to sleep.
Generation IV
Diamond Its stomach can digest any kind of food, even if it happens to be moldy or rotten.
Pearl It stops eating only to sleep. It doesn't feel full unless it eats nearly 900 pounds a day.
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 I.
Generation I
Red Blue
Two Routes 12 and 16
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
Two Routes 12 and 16
Generation II
Gold Silver
One Vermilion City
Crystal
One Vermilion City
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
Two Routes 12 and 16
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
One Citadark Isle (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Munchlax
Platinum
None Evolve Munchlax
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Field
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 Snap Beach
Pokémon Channel Camp Starlight (Thursday)
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 75
Forever Level 25
Pair Trozei
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
(Red and Blue)
Howling Forest (11F-14F)
Pokémon Ranger Sekra Mountain Range
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
(Time and Darkness)
Mystery Jungle (B1-B29)

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 160
220 - 267 430 - 524
Attack: 110
103 - 178 202 - 350
Defense: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Sp.Atk: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Sp.Def: 110
103 - 178 202 - 350
Speed: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Total: 540   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.
  • This Pokémon's  Special  base stat in Generation I was 65.


Type effectiveness

Template:DP type effectiveness

Learnset

Template:Learnset intro

By leveling up

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A colored initial indicates that the move is not available to be tutored in this game,
while a colored background indicates that the move is available.
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Special moves

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Shadow moves Level 43+ Purified moves
Shadow End Shadow Box XD 143.png Refresh Normal
Shadow Shed Shadow Fissure Ground
-- Curse ???
-- Body Slam Normal

Side game data

Template:Side game

Evolution

Template:Evobox/1baby

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
Spr 1b 143.png Spr 1y 143.png Spr 1g 143.png Spr b g1 143.png
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 143.png Spr 2s 143.png Spr 2c 143.gif Spr b 2g 143.png
Spr 2g 143 s.png Spr 2s 143 s.png Spr 2c 143 s.gif Spr b 2g 143 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 143.png Spr 3e 143.png Spr 3f 143.png Spr b 3r 143.png
Spr 3r 143 s.png Spr 3e 143 s.png Spr 3f 143 s.png Spr b 3r 143 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 143.png Spr 4p 143.png Spr 4h 143.png Spr b 4d 143.png
Spr 4d 143 s.png Spr 4p 143 s.png Spr 4h 143 s.png Spr b 4d 143 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 143.png Spr 5b 143.png Spr b 5b 143.png
Spr 5b 143 s.png Spr 5b 143 s.png Spr b 5b 143 s.png
Snorlax For other sprites and images, please see Snorlax images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

It may be loosely based on hibernating bears or teddy bears.

Name origin

Snorlax's name is a combination of snore and lax. The lax in its name might also come from relax. Its Japanese name may come from an alternate reading of sleep, 寐 bi, and a corruption of 鼾酔 kansui, snoring, or 憩う ikou, rest. It may also incorporate mold, 黴 kabi, noting the fact that Snorlax will eat anything, even moldy food. 잠만보 is derived from "Sleepy-head"

In other languages

Related articles

External links

Notes


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