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Type
[[Ice type|Ice]]  
Species Fresh Snow Pokémon
Abilities Snow Cloak
Pokédex
None ← 471 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From [[Eevee]]
Evolves Into None
'Glaceon'
471
(グレイシア Gureishia)
471Glaceon
[[Generation IV]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
<font color=Blue>Blue</font>
Body Style Footprint
F471
Cry
Glaceon (Japanese: グレイシア Gureishia) is an Ice-type Pokémon and is one of the seven evolutionary forms of Eevee.

Appearance

Glaceon bears a resemblance to several types of animals, much like its pre-evolved form, including a dog, cat and fox. Its fur is a light-blue color, with diamond-shaped patterns on its back, tail, and ears in a darker shade of blue. Glaceon also has diamond-like shapes on its forehead.

Special Abilities

Glaceon have the ability Snow Cloak, which will raise their evasion in hailing weather. Glaceon tend to freeze their fur into protective needles when endangered.

According to the Pokédex, Glaceon can control their body heat and freeze the air around them to create a diamond-dust flurry.

Evolution

Glaceon is the evolved form of Eevee. Eevee evolves into Glaceon when leveled up on Route 217 near Ice Rock in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum. In Pokémon Black and White, this evolution happens when Eevee levels up near the ice-covered rock in Twist Mountain.

In the anime

Main article: May's Glaceon
File-MayGlaceon

May and Glaceon

May of Petalburg City evolved her Eevee into a Glaceon at Ice Rock. It debuted in A Full Course Tag Battle! when May appeared in the Diamond and Pearl anime. May used her Glaceon in the Wallace Cup in Strategy With A Smile! against Dawn's Piplup, but lost by only a couple of points.

There was a statue of Glaceon and Leafeon in the bell tower in the Pokémon movie The Rise of Darkrai. Also, Glaceon and the rest of the evolutions of Eevee made a brief cameo appearance at the beginning of Giratina and the Sky Warrior.

Another Glaceon appeared in All for the Love of Meloetta! under the ownership of Cynthia.

Cynthia Glaceon

Cynthia's Glaceon.

Game Info

Glaceon is a Generation IV Pokémon, first appearing in the Diamond and Pearl games.

Locations

Glaceon Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Eevee None
Platinum Evolve Eevee None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Trade None
Black/White Dream World Event


Side Game Locations

Glaceon Locations
Game(s) Location
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Crevice Cave (B1F-B10F)
Lower Crevice Cave (B1F-B4F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Ice Lake
Pokémon Rumble Rocky Cave


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Diamond
As a protective technique, it can completely freeze its fur to make its hairs stand like needles.
Pearl
As a protective technique, it can completely freeze its fur to make its hairs stand like needles.
Platinum
By controlling its body heat, it can freeze the atmosphere around it to make a diamond-dust flurry.
HeartGold
It causes small ice crystals to form by lowering the temperature of the surrounding atmosphere.
SoulSilver
It causes small ice crystals to form by lowering the temperature of the surrounding atmosphere.
Black
By controlling its body heat, it can freeze the atmosphere around it to make a diamond-dust flurry.
White
By controlling its body heat, it can freeze the atmosphere around it to make a diamond-dust flurry.
Black 2
White 2
X
Y


Side Game Data

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
No. Pokémon Group Field Move Poké Assist
R- PR Glaceon Sprite Glaceon Ice SOA Crush 3 Crush 3 SOA Ice Ice
Capture Points* On Sight**
Browser Entry
It shoots an icy beam from its mouth. It also attacks with hunks of ice.
* - This is the amount of points required to capture the Pokémon (excluding boss Pokémon).
** - This is the reaction of the Pokémon when players approach it.


Sprites

Version
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Glaceon DP Glaceon(P)Sprite Glaceon(P)Sprite GlaceonGenIVBack
Glaceon Shiny DP Glaceon Shiny Pt Glaceon Shiny Pt GlaceonGenIVBackShiny
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
File:Glaceon BW.png Glaceon Back V
Glaceon Shiny BW Glaceon Shiny Back V
X Y Back

Origins

Design origins

Like many of the Eeveelutions, Glaceon shares characteristics of foxes, dogs and cats. It is more closely based on an Arctic fox, due to their habitat. However, its large ears are similar to a Fennec fox.

Etymology

The name Glaceon comes from the Latin word glacies, meaning ice, from which we also get the term glacier, a large, slow-moving mass of ice and snow accumulated over the course of centuries, capable of destroying mountains and reshaping whole continents in its wake.

Trivia

  • Glaceon's Japanese name, Glacia, has the same name of one of the Hoenn Elite Four, Glacia.
  • According to the Diamond and Pearl Pokédex, Glaceon and Leafeon's footprints are the same (it may also may be related to the fact they both evolve under similar conditions, leveling up near a special rocks).
    Glaceon

    Glaceon Toy

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  • Glaceon has the highest Special attack of non-legendary Ice-type Pokémon.
  • Glaceon is tied with Espeon for the highest Special Attack of the Eeveelutions, although Espeon has a higher Speed and Glaceon has a higher Defense.
  • Glaceon's highest stat (like Jolteon has Speed, Flareon has Attack, etc.) can be evasiveness, due to its ability, Snow Cloak.
  • Despite Aurora Beam being an Ice-type move, Glaceon cannot learn it via leveling up, yet another evolution of Eevee's the water-type Vaporeon can. This could be due to the move's association with other pure water-type like the legendary Suicune.
  • Like Umbreon, Glaceon has a type-advantage against its evolutionary counterpart (Espeon and Leafeon respectively). The Dark-type Umbreon is strong against the Psychic-type Espeon and the Ice-type Glaceon is strong against the Grass-type Leafeon.
    • Both, Glaceon and Leafeon are weak against Flareon's Fire-type.
    • However unlike its counterpart Leafeon, Glaceon is weak against only a single of the evolutions of Eevee, while Leafeon (and Vaporeon which is weak against Leafeon and Jolteon) is weak against 2 (the Fire-type Flareon and the Ice-type Glaceon). It shares this trait with Flareon and Espeon (as Jolteon, Umbreon, and Eevee itself posses no weakness against the other Eeveelutions) both of which are weak to only one evolution of Eevee.
    • Like Flareon, Jolteon, Vaporeon, Umbreon, and Leafeon,Glaceon have a type-advantage against at least one of the Evolutions of Eevee types (Eevee and Espeon being the only ones not to possess a type advantage against any of the Eeveelutions).
  • Glaceon bears some appearance and power similarities as Oyuki from Urusei Yatsura series. It also shares the same species with Vanillite as them both being the Fresh Snow Pokemon.

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