Frost Breath (move)

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Frost Breath
こおりのいぶき Ice Breath
Frost Breath VI.png
Type  Ice
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  40
Accuracy  90%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation V
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Frost Breath (Japanese: こおりのいぶき Ice Breath) is a damage-dealing Ice-type move introduced in Generation V. It is TM79 as of Generation V.


Frost Breath inflicts damage and will always result in a critical hit unless the target has Battle Armor, Shell Armor, or is under the effect of Lucky Chant.


Games Description
The user blows a cold breath on the target. This attack always results in a critical hit.



# Pokémon Type Machine
087 Dewgong Dewgong Water Ice
091 Cloyster Cloyster Water Ice
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
225 Delibird Delibird Ice Flying
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic
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
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
459 Snover Snover Grass Ice
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow Grass Ice
471 Glaceon Glaceon Ice Ice
478 Froslass Froslass Ice Ghost
582 Vanillite Vanillite Ice Ice
583 Vanillish Vanillish Ice Ice
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe Ice Ice
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice
614 Beartic Beartic Ice Ice
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal 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.

In the anime

None.png Brycen Cryogonal Frost Breath.png None.png None.png
The user blows frigid-cold air at the opponent
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal blows out snow from its mouth and a wind with sparkling blue powder is then released.
Brycen's Cryogonal Caution: Icy Battle Conditions! Debut


  • Regice and Snover can learn Frost Breath, despite having no visible orifice from which to expel breath.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 冰吸 Bīngxī
France Flag.png French SouffleGlacé
Germany Flag.png German Eisesodem
Greece Flag.png Greek Παγοπνοή
Italy Flag.png Italian Alitogelido
South Korea Flag.png Korean 얼음숨결 Eureum Soomgyul
Poland Flag.png Polish Oddech Mrozu
Spain Flag.png Spanish Vaho Gélido

Variations of the move Storm Throw
Physical Storm Throw
Special Frost Breath
Generation V TMs
Generation V HMs
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