Ice Shard (move)

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Ice Shard
こおりのつぶて Ice Throwing Stone
Ice Shard VIII.png
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Type  Ice
Category  Physical
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  +1
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Causes the user to move earlier on the next turn.

Ice Shard (Japanese: こおりのつぶて Ice Throwing Stone) is a damage-dealing Ice-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Ice Shard inflicts damage. It has a priority of +1, so is used before all moves that do not have increased priority.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Ice Shard's PP has been reduced to 20. It also increases the user's action speed.

Category  Physical
PP  20
Agile Strong
Power  40  30  50
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  -4  -4  +2
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
Increases the user's action speed

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user flash freezes chunks of ice and hurls them. This move always goes first.
BWB2W2 The user flash freezes chunks of ice and hurls them at the target. This move always goes first.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSPLA
SV
The user flash-freezes chunks of ice and hurls them at the target. This move always goes first.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field 8PE
028 Sandslash Sandslash
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field 1PE
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field 10 8SwSh
038 Ninetales Ninetales
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Field 1 1SwSh
086 Seel Seel
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field 17 17 17 17SMUSUM
16PE
17BDSP
087 Dewgong Dewgong
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 17 17 17 17SMUSUM
15PE
17BDSP
090 Shellder Shellder
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 28 28 28 28SMUSUM
13PE
8 8
091 Cloyster Cloyster
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 1 1
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
Galarian Form
IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 1
131 Lapras Lapras
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 10 10 10 10SMUSUM
19PE
20
144 Articuno Articuno
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 15 15 15 15SMUSUM
1PE
15 15
215 Sneasel Sneasel
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field 49 51BW
47B2W2
47 47 6LA
220 Swinub Swinub
IceIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field 28 28BW
24B2W2
24 24 15SwShBDSP
6LA
221 Piloswine Piloswine
IceIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field 15SwShBDSP
6LA
361 Snorunt Snorunt
IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral 37 37 37XY
10ORAS
10 15SwShBDSP
6LA
15
362 Glalie Glalie
IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral 1, 10ORAS 1, 10 15SwShBDSP
6LA
15
459 Snover Snover
GrassIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Grass 26 26 26 26 15SwShBDSP
11LA
15
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow
GrassIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Grass 26 26 26 26 15SwShBDSP
11LA
15
461 Weavile Weavile
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field 1SwShBDSP
6LA
1
471 Glaceon Glaceon
IceIC Big.png Field Field 36 36BW
25B2W2
25 25 20SwShBDSP 20
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine
IceIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field 15SwShBDSP
6LA
478 Froslass Froslass
IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral 37 37 37XY
1, 10ORAS
1, 10 15SwShBDSP
6LA
15
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 5 1, 5 1 4 1
712 Bergmite Bergmite
IceIC Big.png Monster Mineral 9LA
713 Avalugg Avalugg
Hisuian Form
IceIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Mineral 9LA
866 Mr. Rime Mr. Rime
IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 1
Cetoddle Cetoddle
IceIC Big.png Field Field 12
Cetitan Cetitan
IceIC Big.png Field Field 12
Baxcalibur Baxcalibur
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral 1
Chien-Pao Chien-Pao
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 20
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
215 Sneasel Sneasel
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
225 Delibird Delibird
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
231 Phanpy Phanpy
GroundIC Big.png Field Field BDSP
582 Vanillite Vanillite
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
816 Sobble Sobble
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
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 V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
225 Delibird Delibird
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Field Dream World - Windswept Sky
583 Vanillish Vanillish
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral Dream World - Icy Cave
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
461 Weavile Weavile
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field 2009 World Championships Weavile
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Ice Shard is a move with 4 base power, 88% accuracy, and 16 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, from up to 2 tiles away, even if there's an ally inbetween.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 1 20 24 100% An opponent No additional effect.

Pokémon GO

GO Ice.png Ice Shard
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 12
Energy boost 12
Duration 1.2 seconds
Damage window 0.6 - 0.9 seconds
Ice Shard GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 9
Energy boost 10
Turns 3
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
SeelShellderCloysterArticunoSneaselPiloswineGlalieSnoverWeavileGlaceonCryogonalMr. Rime
By Elite Fast TM
DewgongLapras
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 10 → 15
    • Energy boost: 7 → 12
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 15 → 12
    • Duration: 1.4 → 1.7 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.2 - 1.4 → 0.6 - 0.9 seconds
  • February 21, 2017
    • Duration: 1.7 → 1.2 seconds
Trainer Battles
  • January 31, 2019
    • Power: 8 → 9

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Ice Shard is Mamoswine's first move as Swinub. The user hurls 3 chunks of ice at the designated location, dealing damage to enemies in the area of effect and decreasing their movement speed for a short time. If an enemy is hit by all three chunks, they're left frozen for a short time. After evolving into Piloswine at level 5, this move is replaced by either Icicle Crash or Ice Fang.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on a target up to 2 tiles away.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる 2マスまで とどく
MDGtI
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.


In the anime

Candice Abomasnow Ice Shard.png Dawn Mamoswine Ice Shard.png Wulfric Mega Abomasnow Ice Shard.png Glalie Ice Shard.png
Abomasnow Mamoswine Mega Abomasnow Glalie
The user forms icy projectiles, then launches them at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Snover Snover Snover raises its hands above its head and a ball of light blue, glowing ice forms in between them. It then throws the ball at the opponent. When it hits, the opponent becomes surrounded by a light blue light, and when the glow fades, the opponent becomes frozen.
A wild Snover Pikachu's Exploration Club Debut
Swinub Swinub A glowing, light blue block of ice forms in front of Swinub's nose, and it then fires it at the opponent, or Swinub fires a beam of white wind with shards of ice in it at the opponent.
Leona's Swinub Hot Springing a Leak! None
Dawn's Swinub Hungry For the Good Life! None
Glaceon Glaceon Glaceon opens its mouth and fires multiple shards of ice from its mouth at the opponent. Sometimes, its forehead glows light blue when using the move.
May's Glaceon Strategy With a Smile! None
A wild Glaceon Eevee & Friends None
Froslass Froslass Froslass floats into the air and spins her body rapidly, releasing multiple glowing, light blue balls of ice from her body at the opponent, or Froslass raises her arms above her head and forms a light blue, glowing ball of ice in between them. She then tosses the ball at the opponent.
A wild Froslass Pikachu's Ice Adventure None
Paul's Froslass A Real Rival Rouser! None
Weavile Weavile Weavile raises its hands and forms a glowing, light blue block of ice in between them. It then throws it at the opponent; or, Weavile's body becomes outlined in a white aura, and multiple light blue chunks of ice appear around it. The shards are then fired at the opponent; or, Weavile fires multiple shards of light blue ice from its mouth at the opponent.
Paul's Weavile Aiding the Enemy! None
Mable's Weavile The Right Hero for the Right Job! None
Team Rocket's Weavile Message from the Aurora None
Quillon's Weavile JN134 None
Piloswine Piloswine Piloswine creates a glowing, light blue ball of ice in front of its nose and fires it at the opponent. When it hits the opponent, the opponent glows light blue and becomes frozen.
Dawn's Piloswine A Breed Stampede! None
Mamoswine Mamoswine Mamoswine creates a glowing, light blue ball of ice in-between the ends of its tusks and fires it at the opponent. When it hits the opponent, the opponent becomes frozen; or, Mamoswine releases multiple glowing, light blue icicles from its mouth at the opponent.
Dawn's Mamoswine A Breed Stampede! None
Abomasnow Abomasnow Abomasnow holds its hands above its head and a glowing, light blue ball of ice forms in between them. It then tosses it at the opponent; or, Abomasnow releases a glowing, light blue ball of ice from its mouth at the opponent; or, Abomasnow lifts its head towards the air above it, opens its mouth, with the inside of it glowing a bright white color, and the rim of the inside glowing light blue, and then multiple ice shards come out from the mouth; or, the inside of Abomasnow glows light blue and then blue shards of multiple variants of blue colored ice shards shoot from its mouth, with a light blue aura surrounding the shards, leaving behind a light blue trail as the shards fly through the air and then the shards are sent towards the opponent.
Candice's Abomasnow Classroom Training! None
Wulfric's Abomasnow All Hail the Ice Battlefield! None
A wild Abomasnow Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel None
Vanillite Vanillite Vanillite's body becomes outlined in light blue. Then, light blue orbs of energy form around Vanillite's body and spin around it in a circle. The light blue orbs then glow a bright white, and when the glow fades, the orbs have turned into multiple shards of ice. Vanillite then fires the ice shards at the opponent.
Trip's Vanillite Ash and Trip's Third Battle! None
Abomasnow Abomasnow The inside of Mega Abomasnow's mouth glows light blue and then blue shards of multiple variants of blue colored ice shards shoot from its mouth, with a light blue aura surround the shards, leaving behind a light blue trail as the shards fly through the air and then the shards are sent towards the opponent.
Wulfric's Abomasnow A Real Icebreaker! None
Sneasel Sneasel Sneasel forms a ring of ice shards in front of its body which briefly glow light blue, before it throws them at the opponent
Pokémon Hunter's Sneasel The Power of Us None
Glalie Glalie Glalie fires multiple shards of ice from its mouth at the opponent.
A wild Glalie Absol Absolved! None
Articuno Articuno Articuno fires multiple shards of ice from its wings at the opponent.
A wild Articuno Battling in the Freezing Raid! None


In the manga

Phantom Thief Pokémon 7


Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 冰礫 Bīnglīk *
冰粒 Bīnglāp *
Mandarin 冰礫 / 冰砾 Bīnglì *
冰粒 Bīnglì *
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Ledová tříšť
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch IJsschild
France Flag.png French Éclats Glace
Germany Flag.png German Eissplitter
Greece Flag.png Greek Θραύσμα Πάγου Thráfsma Págou
Israel Flag.png Hebrew רסיס קרח Resis Kerakh
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Kerikil Es
Italy Flag.png Italian Geloscheggia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 얼음뭉치 Eoreummungchi
Poland Flag.png Polish Odłamki Lodu
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Caco de Gelo
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Estilhaço de Gelo
Romania Flag.png Romanian Ciobul de Gheață
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Hielazo (DP063)
Fragmento de Hielo (DP079-DP155)
Canto Helado (DP161-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Esquirla HeladaIX+
Canto HeladoIVVIII
Thailand Flag.png Thai สะเก็ดน้ำแข็ง



Variations of the move Quick Attack
PhysicalIC.png Quick AttackMach PunchAqua Jet
Bullet PunchIce ShardShadow SneakAccelerock
SpecialIC.png Vacuum Wave


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