Pokemon Ref

Snap Trap (Pokémon Move)

Snap Trap Effect


The user snares the target in a snap trap for four to five turns.

In-Depth Effect

Inflicts regular damage. For the next 2–5 turns, the target cannot leave the field and is damaged for 1/16 its max HP at the end of each turn. The user continues to use other moves during this time. If the user leaves the field, this effect ends. Has a 3/8 chance each to hit 2 or 3 times, and a 1/8 chance each to hit 4 or 5 times. Averages to 3 hits per use. rapid spin cancels this effect.

Snap Trap Move Data

Type Grass
Introduced inGeneration 8
Power Points (PP) 15
Base Power 35
Accuracy 100
Speed Priority0
Selected Pokémon
One other Pokémon on the field, selected by the trainer.

Game Descriptions

Sword ShieldThe user snares the target in a snap trap for four to five turns.

Pokémon that Learn Snap Trap by Leveling Up

Egg Group
#741Stunfisk GalarGroundSteelWater 1Amorphous45


Red Blue No
Yellow No
Ruby Sapphire No
Emerald No
FireRed LeafGreen No
Diamond Pearl No
Platinum No
HeartGold SoulSilver No
Black White No
Black 2 White 2 No
X Y No
Sun Moon No
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon No
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee No
Sword Shield Yes