Competitive Information for Snom [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Snom snom
Base Stats for Snom

Ice / Bug

Abilities:
Shield DustShield Dust: This Pokemon is not affected by the secondary effect of another Pokemon's attack.
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Ice ScalesIce Scales: This Pokemon receives 1/2 damage from special moves.


Evolutions / Family:
Snom
Frosmoth

Weakness Chart for Ice/Bug-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
  
  
  
  
  
  
4x
2x
  
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0.5x
0.5x
0.5x
  
  
  
4x
2x
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Snom? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Sword/Shield Single Battles. The movesets and EVs have been specifically calibrated to deal the most amount of damage to the largest group of potentially common opponents and typing threats for the Sword/Shield generation metagame.


Snom is an astounding Ice and Bug-typed Pokemon. Snom is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Snom is weak to Fire, Flying, Rock, and Steel-typed attacks.


Species: Snom
Item: Occa Berry / Life Orb
Ability: Ice Scales
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Bug Buzz / Struggle Bug
- Icy Wind / Powder Snow
- Round / Snore
- Fairy Wind

Special Sweeper Snom (Ice Scales)

Snom is a sensational Special Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Snom from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Snom's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Ice Scales, Snom receives 1/2 damage from special moves.

Bug Buzz is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Bug-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Struggle Bug is a special STAB-boosted 50-base power Bug-type move (100% chance to lower the foes special attack by 1 stage).
Icy Wind is a special STAB-boosted 55-base power Ice-type move (100% chance to lower the foes speed by 1 stage).
Powder Snow is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the foes).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (Snom must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Fairy Wind is a special 40-base power Fairy-type move that deals damage.



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Snom? These builds have been optimized for Sword/Shield Double Battles. They have movesets and EVs specifically calibrated to generally work best versus multiple Pokemon at once as well as helping to support other team members and allys in the Sword/Shield generation metagame.


Species: Snom
Item: Occa Berry / Life Orb
Ability: Ice Scales
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Icy Wind / Powder Snow
- Struggle Bug / Bug Buzz
- Round / Snore
- Fairy Wind

Doubles Special Sweeper Snom (Ice Scales)

Snom is a stupendous Special Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Snom from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Snom's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Ice Scales, Snom receives 1/2 damage from special moves.

Icy Wind is a special STAB-boosted 55-base power Ice-type move (100% chance to lower the foes speed by 1 stage).
Powder Snow is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the foes).
Struggle Bug is a special STAB-boosted 50-base power Bug-type move (100% chance to lower the foes special attack by 1 stage).
Bug Buzz is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Bug-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (Snom must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Fairy Wind is a special 40-base power Fairy-type move that deals damage.



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Snom learn? Here is the list of moves this Pokemon can learn in this selected generation.
Sort and organize the learnset by move type, category, accuracy, and power. Bolded moves will gain the same-type attack bonus (STAB) if this Pokemon uses them.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Bug Buzz
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Fairy Wind
40
100%
30
No additional effect.
Icy Wind
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Mirror Coat
--
100%
20
If hit by special attack, returns double damage.
Powder Snow
40
100%
25
10% chance to freeze the foe(s).
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Struggle Bug
50
100%
20
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 1.
Bug Bite
60
100%
20
User steals and eats the target's Berry.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Icicle Spear
25
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Snom can perform in Sword/Shield. Not every combo going to be game-changing, but some can be pretty fun to play with. Sometimes these can be easily overlooked or forgotten, hence why we find and list them here. Discover what items, abilities, and moves this Pokemon can use in combination with each other to gain a strategic advantage in competitive battles.


Competitive SS Move and Ability Combos for Snom

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