ふぶき Snowstorm
Blizzard VIII.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Ice.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 110[1]
Accuracy: 70%[2]
PP: 5 (Max. 8)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
A highly appealing move.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Beautiful
Appeal: 1
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles all Pokémon to act before the user.

Blizzard is an Ice-type move introduced in Generation I. It has been TM14 since Generation I. In Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, it is available as TM51.


Games Description
GSC An attack that might freeze the foe.
RSE Hits the foe with an icy storm that may freeze it.
FRLG The foe is blasted with a blizzard. It may freeze the foe solid.
DPPtHGSS A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the foe. It may also freeze the target solid.
BWB2W2 A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the opposing team. It may also freeze the target solid.
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokémon. This may also leave the opposing Pokémon frozen.


In battle

Blizzard does damage and has a 10% chance to freeze the target. In Generation IV, during hail, Blizzard's accuracy changes to 100%. In Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, Blizzard has a 30% chance to bypass Protect and Detect in hail, but starting in Pokémon Platinum, Blizzard can no longer bypass them. In Generation III, during a Double Battle, Blizzard targets both foes. As of Generation IV, during a Double Battle, Blizzard targets all Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Blizzard only targets adjacent foes.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
027A.png Sandshrew ice/steel - - -
037A.png Vulpix ice -
124.png Jynx ice/psychic 58 57 67
144.png Articuno ice/flying 51 73 73
220.png Swinub ice/ground 46 46
221.png Piloswine ice/ground 56 56
238.png Smoochum ice/psychic 49 57
245.png Suicune water
351D.png Castform normal
361.png Snorunt ice 43
362.png Glalie ice/psychic 53
363.png Spheal ice/water 43
364.png Sealeo ice/water 47
365.png Walrein ice/water 50
459.png Snover grass/ice
460.png Abomasnow grass/ice
471.png Glaceon ice
473.png Mamoswine ice/ground
478.png Froslass ice/ghost
582.png Vanillite ice
583.png Vanillish ice
584.png Vanilluxe ice
613.png Cubchoo ice
614.png Beartic ice
646.png Kyurem dragon/ice
698.png Amaura rock/ice
699.png Aurorus rock/ice
712.png Bergmite ice
713.png Avalugg ice
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


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Main games

Main series
Spin-offs & shorts

Pokémon Adventures

See also


  1. ^ As of Generation VI, Blizzard has a base power of 110, which prior that had a base power of 120
  2. ^ As of Generation II, Blizzard has an accuracy of 70%, which prior to that had an accuracy of 90%
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