Snow Cloak is an ability introduced in Generation IV. It raises Evasiveness when it is hailing. It also makes it less probable that you will come across wild Pokémon when it is hailing. If a non-Ice-Type Pokémon possesses this ability, it will not be hurt when it is hailing. It is an exclusive ability to Ice-type Pokémon.


Effect in Battle

Snow Cloak raises the user's evasion in a hailstorm.

Effect outside of Battle

If a Pokémon with the ability Snow Cloak is placed first in the party in hailing weather, the chances of running into wild Pokémon decreases by 50%.



Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#220 Swinub 220 Type IceType Ground
#221 Piloswine 221 Type IceType Ground
#471 Glaceon 471 Type Ice
#473 Mamoswine 473 Type IceType Ground
#478 Froslass 478 Type IceType Ghost
#582 Vanillite 582 Type Ice
#583 Vanillish 583 Type Ice
#613 Cubchoo 613 Type Ice
#614 Beartic 614 Type Ice


Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#144 Articuno 144 Type IceType Flying


Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#027 Sandshrew 027A Type IceType Steel
#028 Sandslash 028A Type IceType Steel
#037 Vulpix 037A Type Ice
#038 Ninetales 038A Type IceType Fairy


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