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Snorlax is a Normal-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves from Munchlax after being fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Sleeping Pokémon
Snorlax's typical day consists of nothing more than eating and sleeping. It is such a docile Pokémon that there are children who use its expansive belly as a place to play.
- Snorlax's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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5 (10)
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12 (11)
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0 (0)

Charged attacks

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50 (26)
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140 (39)
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70 (33)
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150 (39)
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110 (28)
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130 (42)
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85 (28)

Attack availability

Evolution family

Snorlax is part of a two-member family.

71.
Munchlax
#446 Munchlax
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Snorlax
#143 Snorlax

71.
Munchlax
#446 Munchlax
50 Snorlax candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Snorlax
#143 Snorlax

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
2,765
2,995

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Ultra Unlock Part 3: Sword and Shield: 2021 Aug 20 - 31
Summer Solstice 2021: Jun 17 - 20
Holiday 2020: Dec 22 - 31
Mega Buddy Challenge: 2020 Sep 22 - 28
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 - 26
Summer Snooze: 2019 May 28 - Jun 3
Detective Pikachu Celebration: 2019 May 7 - 17

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Eggs
1,843

Increased chance/Previously in:
10-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2018 Dec 18
2-km - Eggstravaganza 2018: Mar 22 - Apr 2

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Raid Battles
1,843
2,304

(weather boosted)
Tier 3 CP 16,684

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
1,382 Field Research:
Win 2 raids: 2021 Aug
Win a raid: Kanto Celebration Event
Hatch 3 Eggs: Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto
Give your buddy 3 treats: Summer Event
Special Research/Timed Research:
Ultra Unlock 2021: Sword and Shield - 5th part: Win a raid under 60 seconds
Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto - Completing 5th part
GO Tour Kanto: Defeat All Challengers - 4th part: Power up Pokémon 5 times
Animation Week Research - Completing 4th part
Mega Buddy Challenge - Completing 4th part
GO Fest 2020: Welcome!: Make a new friend
Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto - 3rd part: Hatch an Egg
A Thousand-Year Slumber - 3rd part: Take a snapshot of Loudred
Research Breakthrough:
2021 Feb
2018 Jul
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GO Snapshot
2,765 Obtainable during:
Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto: 2021 Feb 20 (1 only, ticket holders only)
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GO Battle League
1,843 Obtainable starting from rank:
16 (Season 9)
1 (Preseason)


Gallery

Avatar Items

Trivia

  • Between March 4th and 13th, 2017, Snorlax's spawn rate was significantly higher during a Snorlax Event that occurred in Kumamoto, Japan and Oita, Japan. [1]
  • Snorlax is a tier 3 Raid Boss most recently. However, it used to be a tier 4 before.
  • Along with Chansey and Lapras, Snorlax is considered as one of the most effective Gym defenders of Kanto-region Pokémon.

References

External links

  • Snorlax page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Snorlax article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Snorlax article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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