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Snow Cloak (Ability)

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Snow Cloak ゆきがくれ
Hidden in the Snow
Flavor text
Generation IV
Raises evasion in a hailstorm.
Generation V
Raises evasion in a hailstorm.
Generation VI
Boosts evasion in a hailstorm.

Snow Cloak (Japanese: ゆきがくれ Hidden in the Snow) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. Eight Pokémon can have this Ability, all of which are Ice types.

Effect

In battle

Generation III and IV

During hail, the evasion of a Pokémon with this Ability is increased by 20%. A Pokémon with this Ability will take no damage from hail if it otherwise would.

Generation V onward

During hail, the evasion of a Pokémon with this Ability is now increased by 25%.

Outside of battle

If a Pokémon with Snow Cloak is leading the party in an area with a blizzard, then Snow Cloak decreases the wild Pokémon encounter rate by 50%.

Pokémon with Snow Cloak

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Articuno Articuno Ice Flying Pressure None Snow Cloak
Swinub Swinub Ice Ground Oblivious Snow Cloak Thick Fat
Piloswine Piloswine Ice Ground Oblivious Snow Cloak Thick Fat
Glaceon Glaceon Ice Ice Snow Cloak None Ice Body
Mamoswine Mamoswine Ice Ground Oblivious Snow Cloak Thick Fat
Froslass Froslass Ice Ghost Snow Cloak None Cursed Body
Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice Snow Cloak None Rattled
Beartic Beartic Ice Ice Snow Cloak None Swift Swim
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.

In the anime

None.png Paul Froslass Snow Cloak.png None.png None.png
Froslass
The user's evasiveness rises while it is hailing out.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
478 Froslass While it is snowing or foggy out on the battlefield, Froslass can repeatedly appear and disappear throughout the battlefield. It can also turn transparent and seemingly go through attacks.
Paul's Froslass A Real Rival Rouser! Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 雪裡隱身 Xuě-lǐ Yǐnshēn
Finland Flag.png Finnish Lumiviitta
France Flag.png French Rideau Neige
Germany Flag.png German Schneemantel
Israel Flag.png Hebrew מעטה שלג Ma'ate sheleg
Italy Flag.png Italian Mantelneve
South Korea Flag.png Korean 눈숨기 Nun Sumgi
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Capa de Neve
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Casaco de Neve
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Manto Helado
Spain Flag.png Spain Manto Níveo


Variations of the Ability Sand Veil
Sand VeilSnow Cloak
Abilities affected by weather conditions
Sand VeilSwift SwimChlorophyllForecastDry SkinRain DishSnow CloakHydrationSolar PowerLeaf GuardIce BodyFlower GiftSand ForceSand Rush


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