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Blizzard
ふぶき Snowstorm
Blizzard VIII
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Ice
Category: Type Special
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.

Description

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.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokémon. This may also leave the opposing Pokémon frozen.

Effect

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.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI VII
027A Sandshrew ice/steel - - - - - - 46
037A Vulpix ice - - - - 42
124 Jynx ice/psychic 58 57 67 55 60 60 60
144 Articuno ice/flying 51 73 73 71 71 71 78
220 Swinub ice/ground 46 46 44 44 44 44
221 Piloswine ice/ground 56 56 56 56 (BW)
52 (B2W2)
52 52
238 Smoochum ice/psychic 49 57 45 48 48 48
245 Suicune water 85 (PtHGSS) 85 85 85
351D Castform normal 50 (BW)
40 (B2W2)
40 (XY)
35 (ORAS)
35
361 Snorunt ice 43 46 46 46 46
362 Glalie ice/psychic 53 51 51 51 (XY)
48 (ORAS)
48
363 Spheal ice/water 43 43 43 43 (XY)
41 (ORAS)
41
364 Sealeo ice/water 47 47 47 47 (XY)
45 (ORAS)
45
365 Walrein ice/water 50 52 52 52 (XY)
49 (ORAS)
49
459 Snover grass/ice 41 41 41 41
460 Abomasnow grass/ice 47 47 47 47
471 Glaceon ice 71 71 (BW)
45 (B2W2)
45 45
473 Mamoswine ice/ground 56 56 (BW)
52 (B2W2)
52 52
478 Froslass ice/ghost 51 51 51 (XY)
48 (ORAS)
48
582 Vanillite ice 49 49 49
583 Vanillish ice 53 53 53
584 Vanilluxe ice 59 59 59
613 Cubchoo ice 45 45 45
614 Beartic ice 45 45 45
646 Kyurem dragon/ice 78 78 78
698 Amaura rock/ice 65 65
699 Aurorus rock/ice 74 74
712 Bergmite ice 43 43
713 Avalugg ice 46 46
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By TM

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Main series
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See also

References

  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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