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Snorlax is a Normal-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves from Munchlax when fed with 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Snorlax - 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.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Ghost 5 (10)
Icon Psychic 12 (11)
Icon Normal 0 (0) (Only obtained during Summer Snooze.)

Charged attacks

Icon Ground
120 (33)
Icon Steel
70 (33)
Icon Normal
150 (39)
Icon Dragon
110 (28)
Icon Normal
130 (42)
Icon Normal
50 (26) (Research Breakthrough reward received in July, 2018.)

Evolution family

Snorlax is the part of a two-member family.

71. Munchlax
#446 Munchlax
50 Snorlax candy
#143 Snorlax



  • Snorlax was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Snorlax is 2,765, however it can reach 2,995, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between March 4th and 13th, 2017, Snorlax's global spawn rate was significantly higher during a Snorlax Event that occurred in Kumamoto, Japan and Oita, Japan. [1]
    • Between May 7th and May 17th, 2019, Snorlax's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Detective Pikachu Celebration.
    • Between May 28th, 2019 to June 3rd, 2019, Snorlax's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Summer Snooze which featured sleeping Snorlax.
  • From July 6th, 2016 to December 18th, 2018, Snorlax used to be a possible hatchling from 10-km Eggs.
  • Between March 22nd and April 2nd, 2018, Snorlax was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza 2018.
  • As a former 4th tier Raid Boss, Snorlax's CP was 26,380. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 1,843 and 2,304 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • During July 2018, Snorlax was the reward of the Research Breakthrough once seven stamps had been obtained with a 1,382 of maximal CP.
  • Along with Chansey and Lapras, Snorlax is considered as one of the most effective Gym defenders of Kanto-region Pokémon.


External links

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