Sneasel looks like a bipedal black cat or weasel with sharp claws. It has a tail made red feathers, with its left ear in a similar fashion. It also has a yellow-orange oval shaped gem on its chest and forehead. It has slanted red eyes that are defined by markings that look like long eyelashes.
Its abilities are Keen Eye or Inner Focus. Keen Eye prevents it from losing Accuracy. Inner Focus prevents it from flinching. It is thought to be very good at ninja skills as it is known to move at high speeds to attack opponents.
In the anime
Another one, in the episode "Pop Goes the Sneasel!" caused trouble for the Silver Conference of Johto when it blocked people access to the Sacred Fire of Ho-Oh, which was needed for the festivities. It was captured by a trainer from Hoenn named Harrison and subsequently used in the Conference.
Sneasel was one of the two featured Pokémon in the episode "Hail To the Chef!"
A female Sneasel also appeared in the Battle Frontier episode "Duels of the Jungle!" with its evolved form, Weavile.
|Gold/Silver||Route 28, Mt. Silver (Night)||Uncommon|
|Crystal||Ice Path (Night)||Rare|
|FireRed/LeafGreen||Icefall Cave (Leafgreen Only)||Rare|
|Diamond/Pearl||Routes 216 and 217, Acuity Lakefront, Lake Acuity, Snowpoint Temple||Common|
|Platinum||Routes 216 and 217, Acuity Lakefront, Lake Acuity, Snowpoint Temple||Rare|
- Main article: Sneasel/Learnset Generation II
- Main article: Sneasel/Learnset Generation III
- Main article: Sneasel/Learnset Generation IV
|Leveling Generation VI|
|8||Quick Attack||40||100%||30||[[Move#Physical||Physical ]]|
|14||Faint Attack||60||—%||20||[[Move#Physical||Physical ]]|
|21||Fury Swipes||18||80%||15||[[Move#Physical||Physical ]]|
|28||Icy Wind||55||95%||15||[[Move#Special||Special ]]|
|35||Hone Claws||—||—%||15||[[Move#Status||Status ]]|
|42||Beat Up||??||100%||10||[[Move#Physical||Physical ]]|
|49||Metal Claw||50||95%||35||[[Move#Physical||Physical ]]|
|51||Ice Shard||40||100%||30||[[Move#Physical||Physical ]]|
| Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.|
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
- Sneasel and its evolution, Weavile are the only type Pokémon, other than those that are part , to learn Surf.
- Sneasel has the highest Speed of all Pokémon that can evolve.
Its name is a play on "sneaky" and "weasel"
- In Japan, Sneasel and its evolution are considered felines. ニューラ is a play on "stray (cat)" and "meow".
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