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Blizzard (move)

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Blizzard
ふぶき Blizzard
Blizzard.png
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Type  Ice
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  110
Accuracy  70%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Blizzard (Japanese: ふぶき Blizzard) is a damage-dealing Ice-type move introduced in Generation I. It has been TM14 in every generation so far.

Effect

Generation I

Blizzard does damage and has a 10% chance of freezing the target. It has an accuracy of 90% in Generation I.

In the Japanese versions of the Generation I core series games, Blizzard had a 30% chance of freezing. The chance was lowered to 10% for Pokémon Yellow's Colosseum 2, the Stadium games, and all international Generation I games.

Generation II

Blizzard has an accuracy of 70% and has a 10% chance of freezing the target.

Generation III

Blizzard will hit both opponents in a Double Battle.

Generation IV

Blizzard has 100% accuracy if used while it is hailing. In Diamond and Pearl, it also has a 30% chance of bypassing Protect and Detect, but not from Platinum onward.

Generation V

Blizzard will ignore accuracy and evasion checks under Hail. In Triple Battles, Blizzard will only hit opposing adjacent Pokémon.

Generation VI

Blizzard's power changed from 120 to 110. In Horde Encounters, it will target all opponents. Blizzard will also destroy Berry trees found in the background of battles.

Description

Games Description
Stad The strongest Ice-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of freezing the target solid.
Stad2 The strongest Ice-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of freezing the target.
GSC An attack that may freeze the foe.
RSEColo.XD Hits the foe with an icy storm that may freeze it.*
A vicious snow-and-wind attack that may freeze the foe.RSColoXD*
A brutal snow-and-wind attack that may freeze the foe.E*
FRLG The foe is blasted with a blizzard. It may freeze the foe solid.
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also leave the target frozen and incapable of action.
DPPtHGSS A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the foe. It may also freeze the target solid.
BWB2W2Conq A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the opposing team. It may also freeze them solid.
XY A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokémon. This may also leave the opposing Pokémon frozen.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic 58 57 67 55 60 60
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying 51 73 73 71 71 71
220 Swinub Swinub Ice Ground   46 46 44 44 44
221 Piloswine Piloswine Ice Ground   56 56 56 56 52 52
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic   49 57 45 48 48
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water         85 85 85
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal         50 40 40
361 Snorunt Snorunt Ice Ice     43 46 46 46
362 Glalie Glalie Ice Ice     53 51 51 51
363 Spheal Spheal Ice Water     43 43 43 43
364 Sealeo Sealeo Ice Water     47 47 47 47
365 Walrein Walrein Ice Water     50 52 52 52
459 Snover Snover Grass Ice       41 41 41
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow Grass Ice       47 47 47
471 Glaceon Glaceon Ice Ice       71 71 45 45
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine Ice Ground       56 56 52 52
478 Froslass Froslass Ice Ghost       51 51 51
582 Vanillite Vanillite Ice Ice         49 49
583 Vanillish Vanillish Ice Ice         53 53
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe Ice Ice         59 59
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice         45 45
614 Beartic Beartic Ice Ice         45 45
646 Kyurem Kyurem Dragon Ice         78 78
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice           65
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice           74
712 Bergmite Bergmite Ice Ice           43
713 Avalugg Avalugg Ice Ice           46
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Type Machine
I
TM14
II
TM14
III
TM14
IV
TM14
V
TM14
VI
TM14
007 Squirtle Squirtle Water Water
008 Wartortle Wartortle Water Water
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water
019 Rattata Rattata Normal Normal
020 Raticate Raticate Normal Normal
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ Poison Poison
030 Nidorina Nidorina Poison Poison
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison Poison
033 Nidorino Nidorino Poison Poison
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
035 Clefairy Clefairy Fairy Fairy
036 Clefable Clefable Fairy Fairy
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Fairy
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water
055 Golduck Golduck Water Water
060 Poliwag Poliwag Water Water
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Water Water
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath Water Fighting
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel Water Poison
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic
086 Seel Seel Water Water
087 Dewgong Dewgong Water Ice
090 Shellder Shellder Water Water
091 Cloyster Cloyster Water Ice
098 Krabby Krabby Water Water
099 Kingler Kingler Water Water
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
116 Horsea Horsea Water Water
117 Seadra Seadra Water Water
118 Goldeen Goldeen Water Water
119 Seaking Seaking Water Water
120 Staryu Staryu Water Water
121 Starmie Starmie Water Psychic
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
130 Gyarados Gyarados Water Flying
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon Water Water
137 Porygon Porygon Normal Normal
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water
139 Omastar Omastar Rock Water
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water
162 Furret Furret Normal Normal
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric
171 Lanturn Lanturn Water Electric
183 Marill Marill Water Fairy
184 Azumarill Azumarill Water Fairy
186 Politoed Politoed Water Water
194 Wooper Wooper Water Ground
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish Water Poison
215 Sneasel Sneasel Dark Ice
220 Swinub Swinub Ice Ground
221 Piloswine Piloswine Ice Ground
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
225 Delibird Delibird Ice Flying
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying
230 Kingdra Kingdra Water Dragon
233 Porygon2 Porygon2 Normal Normal
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying
258 Mudkip Mudkip Water Water
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp Water Ground
260 Swampert Swampert Water Ground
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon Normal Normal
264 Linoone Linoone Normal Normal
270 Lotad Lotad Water Grass
271 Lombre Lombre Water Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo Water Grass
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying
283 Surskit Surskit Bug Water
284 Masquerain Masquerain Bug Flying
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal
293 Whismur Whismur Normal Normal
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal
298 Azurill Azurill Normal Fairy
300 Skitty Skitty Normal Normal
301 Delcatty Delcatty Normal Normal
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
318 Carvanha Carvanha Water Dark
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo Water Dark
320 Wailmer Wailmer Water Water
321 Wailord Wailord Water Water
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal
337 Lunatone Lunatone Rock Psychic
339 Barboach Barboach Water Ground
340 Whiscash Whiscash Water Ground
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Water Dark
349 Feebas Feebas Water Water
350 Milotic Milotic Water Water
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal
355 Duskull Duskull Ghost Ghost
356 Dusclops Dusclops Ghost Ghost
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark
361 Snorunt Snorunt Ice Ice
362 Glalie Glalie Ice Ice
363 Spheal Spheal Ice Water
364 Sealeo Sealeo Ice Water
365 Walrein Walrein Ice Water
366 Clamperl Clamperl Water Water
367 Huntail Huntail Water Water
368 Gorebyss Gorebyss Water Water
369 Relicanth Relicanth Water Rock
370 Luvdisc Luvdisc Water Water
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
382 Kyogre Kyogre Water Water
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying
393 Piplup Piplup Water Water
394 Prinplup Prinplup Water Water
395 Empoleon Empoleon Water Steel
399 Bidoof Bidoof Normal Normal
400 Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock
409 Rampardos Rampardos Rock Rock
410 Shieldon Shieldon Rock Steel
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Rock Steel
418 Buizel Buizel Water Water
419 Floatzel Floatzel Water Water
422 Shellos Shellos Water Water
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon Water Ground
428 Lopunny Lopunny Normal Normal
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal
456 Finneon Finneon Water Water
457 Lumineon Lumineon Water Water
458 Mantyke Mantyke Water Flying
459 Snover Snover Grass Ice
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow Grass Ice
461 Weavile Weavile Dark Ice
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
471 Glaceon Glaceon Ice Ice
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine Ice Ground
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z Normal Normal
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir Ghost Ghost
478 Froslass Froslass Ice Ghost
481 Mesprit Mesprit Psychic Psychic
483 Dialga Dialga Steel Dragon
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon
489 Phione Phione Water Water
490 Manaphy Manaphy Water Water
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
501 Oshawott Oshawott Water Water
502 Dewott Dewott Water Water
503 Samurott Samurott Water Water
515 Panpour Panpour Water Water
516 Simipour Simipour Water Water
531 Audino Audino Normal Normal
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga Water Rock
565 Carracosta Carracosta Water Rock
582 Vanillite Vanillite Ice Ice
583 Vanillish Vanillish Ice Ice
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe Ice Ice
592 Frillish Frillish Water Ghost
593 Jellicent Jellicent Water Ghost
594 Alomomola Alomomola Water Water
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice
614 Beartic Beartic Ice Ice
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal Ice Ice
646 Kyurem Kyurem Dragon Ice
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel
656 Froakie Froakie Water Water
657 Frogadier Frogadier Water Water
658 Greninja Greninja Water Dark
688 Binacle Binacle Rock Water
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle Rock Water
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice
705 Sliggoo Sliggoo Dragon Dragon
706 Goodra Goodra Dragon Dragon
712 Bergmite Bergmite Ice Ice
713 Avalugg Avalugg Ice Ice
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
479 479R Rotom
Frost Rotom
Electric Ghost Upon changing into this form
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
479 479R Rotom
Frost Rotom
Electric Ice Upon changing into this form
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 VI

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
479 479R Rotom
Frost Rotom
Electric Ice Upon changing into this form
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 other games

Pokémon Conquest

Blizzard is the only move of Articuno and Walrein. It has a chance to freeze targets.

     
     
     
  ^  
     
★★★★★
Orange squares indicate hit area.
Blue squares indicate area Pokémon the Pokémon will need to move to perform the move.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
Table assumes the Pokémon is in the square marked by ^.

In the anime

In the main series


In Pokémon Origins


In the manga

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga


In the Pokémon Zensho manga


In other generations

Main series games

Blizzard I.png Blizzard II.png Blizzard III.png Blizzard IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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
Blizzard BW.png Blizzard B2W2.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS BW BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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

Side series games

Blizzard Stad.png Blizzard Stad2.png Blizzard PBR.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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
Blizzard PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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

Trivia

  • The English manual for Pokémon Yellow mentions that "Blizzard's probability of freezing changes by 10%" when used in Colosseum 2. This is actually a mistranslation of something that only occurs in the Japanese version. In the Japanese Generation I handheld games, Blizzard has a 30% chance of freezing its target, but in Pokémon Yellow's Colosseum 2 this is reduced to 10%; in international releases, Blizzard always has a 10% chance of freezing its target.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 暴風雪 Bàofēngxuě
Denmark Flag.png Danish Snestorm
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Sneeuwstorm
Finland Flag.png Finnish Lumimyrsky
France Flag.png European French Blizzard
Germany Flag.png German Blizzard
Greece Flag.png Greek Χιονοθύελλα
India Flag.png Hindi बर्फीला तूफ़ान Barfeela Toofaan
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Badai Es
Italy Flag.png Italian Bora
South Korea Flag.png Korean 눈보라 Nunbora
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Snøstorm
Poland Flag.png Polish Śnieżyca
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Nevasca
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Tempestade (until Master Quest)
Tempestade de Neve (Master Quest and Advanced)
Tempestade (until final Advanced Series)
Geada (Diamond and Pearl Series)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Vijelia
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Mećava
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Ventisca (EP099-AG062, DP040-DP041, DP063-present)
Tormenta (AG070-AG190)
Nevada (DP050)
Spain Flag.png Spain Ventisca


Variations of the move Blizzard
Special BlizzardThunderHurricane
Formerly a variation
Physical Gunk Shot
Special Focus Blast


Generation I TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation I HMs
0102030405
Generation II TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation II HMs
01020304050607
Generation III TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708
Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VI HMs
0102030405


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