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Pokemon Sword and Shield Snorlax

Pokemon Sword and Shield Snorlax is a Normal Type Sleeping Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fighting type moves. You can find and catch Snorlax in Motostoke Riverbank with a 5% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Snorlax are 160 HP, 110 Attack, 65 SP Attack, 65 Defense, 110 SP Defense, and 30 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Snorlax
Snorlax Galar Pokedex ID: 261

List of Snorlax Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 540
HP 160
Attack 110
Defense 65
Special Attack 65
Special Defense 110
Speed 30

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Snorlax to have is Sassy, this will increase it's Sp. Def and decrease it's Speed stats.

Snorlax Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Thick FatNormal

Sword Pokedex Entry

It is not satisfied unless it eats over 880 pounds of food every day. When it is done eating, it goes promptly to sleep.

Shield Pokedex Entry

This Pokémon’s stomach is so strong, even eating moldy or rotten food will not affect it.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gigantamax Snorlax

Gigantamax Snorlax

Gigantamax Sword Pokedex Entry

Gigantamax energy has affected stray seeds and even pebbles that got stuck to Snorlax, making them grow to a huge size.

Gigantamax Shield Pokedex Entry

Terrifyingly strong, this Pokémon is the size of a mountain and moves about as much as one as well.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Snorlax Evolutions

How do i evolve Snorlax in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Munchlax evolves into Snorlax with a high Friendship.

high Friendship
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Snorlax Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Snorlax?

Snorlax does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Munchlax and evolve it into Snorlax. A popular spawn location you can find Munchlax is in the Motostoke Riverbank area with a 5% chance to spawn during Normal weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Motostoke Riverbank
5%26 - 28

Pokemon Sword and Shield Snorlax Raids

Where do i find Snorlax Raids?

You can find Snorlax raids in the following locations: Bridge Field, East Lake Axewell, Motostoke Riverbank, Rolling Fields, Stony Wilderness.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Snorlax Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Snorlax Weakness

Snorlax is a Normal Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Fighting Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Ghost type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Snorlax Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Snorlax Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Snorlax Moves List

What moves can Snorlax learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Snorlax can learn the normal type move Giga Impact at level 56. This Physical move User must recharge next turn. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Normal type +50% STAB damage.

Snorlax Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01RecycleStatus10User's used hold item is restored.
01CovetPhysical9010025Opponent's item is stolen by the user.
01StockpileStatus20Stores energy for use with Spit Up and Swallow.
01SwallowStatus10The more times the user has performed Stockpile, the more HP is recovered.
01ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
01FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
01MetronomeStatus10User performs almost any move in the game at random.
01FlailPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
01Last ResortPhysical2101005Can only be used after all other moves are used.
01LickPhysical3010030May paralyze opponent.
01Defense CurlStatus40Raises user's Defense.
01BlockStatus5Opponent cannot flee or switch.
12YawnStatus10Puts opponent to sleep in the next turn.
16BitePhysical6010025May cause flinching.
20RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
20SnoreSpecial7510015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
20Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
24CrunchPhysical8010015May lower opponent's Defense.
28Body SlamPhysical127.510015May paralyze opponent.
32Heavy SlamPhysical10010The heavier the user, the stronger the attack.
36AmnesiaStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
40High HorsepowerPhysical959510The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
44Hammer ArmPhysical1009010Lowers user's Speed.
48Belly DrumStatus10User loses 50% of its max HP, but Attack raises to maximum.
52BelchSpecial1209010User must have consumed a Berry.
56Giga ImpactPhysical225905User must recharge next turn.

TM Moves Snorlax can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM00Mega PunchPhysical1208520
TM01Mega KickPhysical180755
TM02Pay DayPhysical6010020A small amount of money is gained after the battle resolves.
TM03Fire PunchPhysical7510015May burn opponent.
TM04Ice PunchPhysical7510015May freeze opponent.
TM05Thunder PunchPhysical7510015May paralyze opponent.
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial225905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical225905User must recharge next turn.
TM11Solar BeamSpecial12010010Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM20Self-DestructPhysical3001005User faints.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
TM24SnoreSpecial7510015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM29CharmStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM32SandstormStatus10Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM36WhirlpoolSpecial358515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical10510020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM76RoundSpecial9010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM79RetaliatePhysical1051005Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
TM81BulldozePhysical6010020Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM98Stomping TantrumPhysical7510010Driven by frustration, the user attacks the target. If the user's previous move has failed, the power of this move doubles.

Snorlax TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical127.510015May paralyze opponent.
TR02FlamethrowerSpecial9010015May burn opponent.
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial110805
TR04SurfSpecial9010015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial110705May freeze opponent.
TR08ThunderboltSpecial9010015May paralyze opponent.
TR09ThunderSpecial1107010May paralyze opponent.
TR10EarthquakePhysical10010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TR11PsychicSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR14MetronomeStatus10User performs almost any move in the game at random.
TR15Fire BlastSpecial110855May burn opponent.
TR17AmnesiaStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR24OutragePhysical12010010User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR30EncoreStatus1005Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
TR32CrunchPhysical8010015May lower opponent's Defense.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial8010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR35UproarSpecial13510010User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
TR39SuperpowerPhysical1201005Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
TR42Hyper VoiceSpecial13510010
TR59Seed BombPhysical8010015
TR64Focus BlastSpecial120705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR69Zen HeadbuttPhysical809015May cause flinching.
TR73Gunk ShotPhysical120805May poison opponent.
TR74Iron HeadPhysical8010015May cause flinching.
TR79Heavy SlamPhysical10010The heavier the user, the stronger the attack.
TR85Work UpStatus30Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TR86Wild ChargePhysical9010015User receives recoil damage.
TR88Heat CrashPhysical10010The heavier the user, the stronger the attack.
TR93Darkest LariatPhysical8510010Ignores opponent's stat changes.
TR94High HorsepowerPhysical959510The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
TR99Body PressPhysical8010010The higher the user's Defense, the stronger the attack.

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