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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Sneasel

Sneasel
Sharp Claw Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Sneasel is a Dark and Ice Type Sharp Claw Pokémon, with a 7.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Sneasel can be found with Inner Focus, Keen Eye and Pickpocket as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Jolly Nature, based on 430 combined Base Stats.

Sneasel Stats and Abilities

Based on Sneasel Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Sneasel Highest IV Stat is Speed 115 and the Lowest being Special Attack 35.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP55220314
C
Attack95175317
F
Defense55103229
F
Special Attack3567185
E
Special Defense75139273
C
Speed115211361
D
Total430
Sneasel Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Jolly
+10% Speed
-10% Special Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Dry
EV Yield1 Speed
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Inner Focus
Ability 1
Inner Focus prevents the Pokémon from flinching, for example when attacked by a move like Headbutt.
Keen Eye
Ability 2
Keen Eye prevents the Pokémon from losing accuracy, for example from moves like Sand-Attack.
Pickpocket
Hidden Ability
Steals an item when hit by another Pokémon.

How To Evolve Sneasel in BDSP

Sneasel requires (hold Razor Claw, Nighttime) to evolve into Weavile.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Sneasel
hold Razor Claw , Nighttime
Weavile

Where To Find Sneasel in BDSP

Sneasel has 8 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Sneasel, within the Glacial Cavern location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Snowpoint Temple
5 - 1%
Sneasel
Lv. 50-52
Route 217
5 - 1%
Sneasel
Lv. 34-35
Route 216
5 - 1%
Sneasel
Lv. 32-33
Lake Acuity
5 - 1%
Sneasel
Lv. 35-36
Acuity Lakefront
5 - 1%
Sneasel
Lv. 34-35
Whiteout Cave
7th Badge
Sneasel
Lv. 16-63
Icy Cave
7th Badge
Sneasel
Lv. 16-63
Glacial Cavern
7th Badge
Sneasel
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Sneasel Weakness

Sneasel is a Dark and Ice Type pokemon. This will cause Sneasel to take More Damage from Bug, Fairy, Rock, Steel, Fire, Fighting Type Moves, and Less Damage from Ghost, Dark, Ice, Psychic Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Fighting
2.0x
More Damage
Bug
Fairy
Rock
Steel
Fire
0.5x
Less Damage
Ghost
Dark
Ice
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Psychic

What pokemon is Sneasel Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Tyranitar
S
Metagross
S
Heatran

What pokemon is Sneasel Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Tyranitar
S
Celebi
S
Metagross
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Best Moves Sneasel in BDSP

Best Moveset for Sneasel Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
60
Slash
Physical
70
100 20 High critical hit ratio.
24
Icy Wind
Special
82.5
95 15 Lowers opponent's Speed.
18
Metal Claw
Physical
50
95 35 May raise user's Attack.
12
Quick Attack
Physical
40
100 30 User attacks first.

Best Moveset for Sneasel TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM01
Focus Punch
Physical
150
100 20 If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM14
Blizzard
Special
165
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM85
Dream Eater
Special
100
100 15 User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Sneasel Level Up Moves

List of Moves Sneasel can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Scratch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
6
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
12
Quick Attack
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
18
Metal Claw
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 35
Physical

May raise user's Attack.
24
Icy Wind
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Speed.
30
Fury Swipes
Power: 18
Acc: 80
PP: 15
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
36
Hone Claws
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Attack and Accuracy.
42
Beat Up
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Each Pokémon in your party attacks.
48
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
54
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
60
Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
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Sneasel TM Moves

List of Moves Sneasel can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM01
Focus Punch
Power: 150
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM04
Calm Mind
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
TM07
Hail
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM12
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM27
Low Sweep
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM30
Shadow Ball
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM31
Brick Break
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM33
Reflect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM41
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM46
Thief
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM54
False Swipe
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM66
Payback
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM72
Avalanche
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if user took damage first.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM77
Psych Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Copies the opponent's stat changes.
TM78
Snarl
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
TM81
X-Scissor
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM84
Poison Jab
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
TM85
Dream Eater
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

TM95
Surf
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Sneasel Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Sneasel can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Counter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

When hit by a Physical Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Spite
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

The opponent's last move loses 2-5 PP.
Bite
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
Fake Out
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks first, foe flinches. Only usable on first turn.
Double Hit
Power: 35
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Hits twice in one turn.
Ice Shard
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
Feint
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Only hits if opponent uses Protect or Detect in the same turn.
Icicle Crash
Power:
127.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
Crush Claw
Power: 75
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Ice Punch
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May freeze opponent.
Throat Chop
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Prevents use of sound moves for two turns.
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