Ice (type)

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Ice redirects here. For the type of special tile, see Ice tile.

Template:ElementalTypes Template:TypeNotice Trainers of note that specialize in the Ice-type include Lorelei of the Kanto Elite Four, Pryce of Mahogany Town, Glacia of the Hoenn Elite Four, and Candice of Snowpoint City.

Statistical averages

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 75
135 - 182 260 - 354
Attack: 67
64 - 130 125 - 256
Defense: 72
69 - 136 134 - 267
Sp.Atk: 74
71 - 138 137 - 271
Sp.Def: 79
75 - 144 146 - 282
Speed: 66
63 - 129 123 - 254
Total: 433   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.

Battle properties

Generation I

Ice-type moves:

Ice-type Pokémon:

Generation II-onwards

Ice-type moves:

Ice-type Pokémon:


Defensively, the Ice-type is considered a nearly useless type, only bearing a resistance to one type (itself) and being weak to four types, although two of those types are not very common. This disadvantage in defensive weaknesses is made up somewhat, since most Ice-types have a secondary type that give them resistances and immunities.

Offensively, the Ice-type is considered the best attacking type, together with Ground. It is the only type effective against the Template:Type2 (besides other Dragons) and covers the very common Flying- and Template:Type2s, and also Ground.


Pure Ice-type Pokémon

# Name
361 File:361MS.gif Snorunt
362 File:362MS.gif Glalie
378 File:378MS.gif Regice
471 471MS.png Glaceon

Half Ice-type Pokémon

Primary Ice-type Pokémon

# Name Type 1 Type 2
124 File:124MS.gif Jynx IceIC.gif PsychicIC.gif
144 File:144MS.gif Articuno IceIC.gif FlyingIC.gif
220 File:220MS.gif Swinub IceIC.gif GroundIC.gif
221 File:221MS.gif Piloswine IceIC.gif GroundIC.gif
225 File:225MS.gif Delibird IceIC.gif FlyingIC.gif
238 File:238MS.gif Smoochum IceIC.gif PsychicIC.gif
363 File:363MS.gif Spheal IceIC.gif WaterIC.gif
364 File:364MS.gif Sealeo IceIC.gif WaterIC.gif
365 File:365MS.gif Walrein IceIC.gif WaterIC.gif
473 473MS.png Mamoswine IceIC.gif GroundIC.gif
478 478MS.png Froslass IceIC.gif GhostIC.gif

Secondary Ice-type Pokémon

# Name Type 1 Type 2
087 File:087MS.gif Dewgong WaterIC.gif IceIC.gif
091 File:091MS.gif Cloyster WaterIC.gif IceIC.gif
131 File:131MS.gif Lapras WaterIC.gif IceIC.gif
215 File:215MS.gif Sneasel DarkIC.gif IceIC.gif
459 459MS.png Snover GrassIC.gif IceIC.gif
460 460MS.png Abomasnow GrassIC.gif IceIC.gif
461 461MS.png Weavile DarkIC.gif IceIC.gif


Damage-dealing moves

Name Category Contest Power Accuracy PP Target Notes
Aurora Beam Special Beauty 65 100% 20 One foe Has a 10% chance of lowering the opponent's Attack.
Avalanche Physical Cool 60 100% 10 One foe Deals double damage if user was hurt this turn.
Blizzard Special Beauty 120 70% 5 Both foes Has a 10% chance of freezing the opponent.
Ice Ball Physical Beauty 30 90% 20 One foe Attacks up to 5 turns in a row; power doubles with each successive hit.
Ice Beam Special Beauty 95 100% 10 One foe Has a 10% chance of freezing the opponent.
Ice Fang Physical Cool 65 95% 15 One foe Has a 10% chance of freezing the opponent and cause flinching.
Ice Punch Physical Beauty 75 100% 15 One foe Has a 10% chance of freezing the opponent.
Ice Shard Physical Beauty 40 100% 30 One foe Always attacks first.
Icicle Spear Physical Beauty 10 100% 30 One foe Attacks two to five times in a row.
Icy Wind Special Beauty 55 95% 15 Both foes Lowers the target's Speed.
Powder Snow Special Beauty 40 100% 25 Both foes Has a 10% chance of freezing the opponent.
Sheer Cold Special Beauty 30% 5 One foe Target faints.

Non-damaging moves

Name Category Contest Power Accuracy PP Target Notes
Hail Status Beauty 100% 10 All Causes Hail to fall for 5 turns
Haze Status Beauty 100% 30 All Resets stat changes in all Pokémon
Mist Status Beauty 100% 30 One Foe Nullifies opponent's stat-changing moves for 5 turns


  • Pure Ice-type species were not introduced until Generation III.
  • Thirteen of the fifteen Ice-type moves are Beauty moves in Contests. The only two that aren't are new in Generation IV, meaning that in Hoenn Contests, all Ice-type moves were Beauty moves.
  • As Ice is a strong offensive type and a poor defensive type, defensive Ice-types (Regice, Articuno and to an extent Cloyster, Dewgong and Lapras) are somewhat of an oxymoron. This is expecially true of the sole-typed Regice.

In other languages

  • French: Glace
  • German: Eis
  • Italian: Ghiaccio
  • Spanish: Hielo
  • Korean: 얼음 eol'eum
  • Hebrew. קרח kerach