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Frosmoth (モスノウ Mosunou) is an Ice/Bug-type introduced in Generation VIII.

Biology

Physiology

Frosmoth is a white moth-like Pokémon. It has 2 kimono sleeve-like arms at the front, while its wings interior and antennae's tips are red with a white flower motif. Its eyes gives an impression of the sunglasses.

Behavior

Frosmoth tend to attack those who vandalize natural environments with blizzards created by flapping its own wings. Like Vivillon, it scatters scales, but these scales have a snow-like texture.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Sword/Shield Evolve Snom None


Pokédex entries

  • Sword

    Icy scales fall from its wings like snow as it flies over fields and mountains. The temperature of its wings is less than 290 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Shield

    It shows no mercy to any who desecrate fields and mountains. It will fly around on its icy wings, causing a blizzard to chase offenders away.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
70
Atk
65
Def
60
Sp. Atk
125
Sp. Def
90
Speed
65
Total
475


Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Evo. Icy Wind Type Ice Special 55 95% 15
1 Icy Wind Type Ice Special 55 95% 15
1 Powder Snow Type Ice Special 40 100% 25
1 Struggle Bug Type Bug Special 50 100% 20
1 Helping Hand Type Normal Status 100% 20
1 Attract Type Normal Status 100% 20
4 Stun Spore Type Bug Status 75% 30
8 Infestation Type Bug Special 20 100% 20
12 Mist Type Ice Status 100% 30
16 Defog Type Flying Status 100% 15
21 Feather Dance Type Flying Status 100% 15
24 Aurora Beam Type Ice Special 65 100% 20
28 Hail Type Ice Status 100% 10
32 Bug Buzz Type Bug Special 90 100% 10
36 Aurora Veil Type Ice Status 100% 20
40 Blizzard Type Ice Special 110 70% 5
44 Tailwind Type Flying Status 100% 15
48 Wide Guard Type Rock Status 100% 10
52 Quiver Dance Type Bug Status 100% 20
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By TM

Generation VIII
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TM08 Hyper Beam Type Normal Special 150 90% 5
TM09 Giga Impact Type Normal Physical 150 90% 5
TM17 Light Screen Type Psychic Status 100% 30
TM18 Reflect Type Psychic Status 100% 20
TM19 Safeguard Type Normal Status 100% 25
TM21 Rest Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM24 Snore Type Normal Special 50 100% 15
TM25 Protect Type Normal Status 100% 10
TM27 Icy Wind Type Ice Special 55 95% 15
TM28 Giga Drain Type Grass Special 75 100% 10
TM31 Attract Type Normal Status 100% 15
TM35 Hail Type Ice Status 100% 10
TM39 Facade Type Normal Physical 70 100% 20
TM41 Helping Hand Type Normal Status 100% 20
TM44 Imprison Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM46 Weather Ball Type Normal Special 50 100% 10
TM51 Icicle Spear Type Ice Physical 25 100% 30
TM56 U-turn Type Bug Physical 70 100% 20
TM64 Avalanche Type Ice Physical 60 100% 10
TM76 Round Type Normal Special 60 100% 15
TM78 Acrobatics Type Flying Physical 55 100% 15
TM95 Air Slash Type Flying Special 75 95% 15
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By TR

Generation VIII
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TR05 Ice Beam Type Ice Special 90 100% 10
TR06 Blizzard Type Ice Special 110 70% 5
TR18 Leech Life Type Bug Physical 80 100% 10
TR20 Substitute Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR26 Endure Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR27 Sleep Talk Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR49 Calm Mind Type Psychic Status 100% 20
TR61 Bug Buzz Type Bug Special 90 100% 15
TR89 Hurricane Type Flying Special 110 70% 10
TR90 Play Rough Type Fairy Physical 90 90% 10
TR92 Dazzling Gleam Type Fairy Special 80 100% 10
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Frosmoth can learn, refer to Snom.


By tutoring

Frosmoth learns no moves via tutoring.


Sprites

Version
Sword Shield Back

Trivia

  • This Pokémon and its pre-evolution have a unique type combination, being ice and bug.
  • Frosmoth is the third known Pokémon to skip the pupal stage during its evolution. The first being Venomoth and the second being Volcarona.
    • Coincidentally, all 3 are dual type Bug-type Pokémon who retain their typing throughout.
    • Coincidentally, all 3 are moth Pokémon.
    • Another way it is similar to Volcarona is that they are both opposite types (Volcarona is fire, Frosmoth is ice), and that they have similar stat distribution with the exception of speed.
  • Ironically, Frosmoth's name is a combination of two words whose words are Frosmoth's species.

Origin

Frosmoth may be based of the Winter moth.

Etymology

Frosmoth comes from frost and moth.

Mosuno is pun on moth and snow.

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