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Welcome to our information page on the Pokemon, Snivy. On this page, you'll find a background to Snivy, including details of anime appearances, key information from console game appearances, a list of Trading Card Game appearances, videos and much more besides. Don't forget to vote in our Snivy poll and say 'hello' on our guestbook too. Enjoy!
A grass-type Pokemon, Snivy first appeared in the Pokemon anime, in the first episode of the Black & White series, when Professor Juniper gives Trip his starter Pokemon which promptly defeats Pikachu. A few episodes later, Ash acquires his very own Snivy. It is also one of the three starter Pokemon in Black & White for the Nintendo DS, along with Tepig and Oshawott. Snivy evolves into Serpine.
KEY FACT: in the console games, Snivy is one of the three Black & White Starter Pokemon, available in Kanoko Town.
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Snivy in the Console Games
Snivy made its first appearance in the console games, as one of the Unova Region starter Pokemon in Black & White, received from Prof Juniper. The in-game description in Pokemon Black reads: "It is very intelligent and calm. Being exposed to lots of sunlight makes its movements swifter." It is Pokemon Number 495 in the National Pokedex.
Snivy evolves into Servine at Level 17
Overgrow - once Snivy's Hit Points fall below one third, Grass moves are 1.5 times more powerful.
Some of the main moves learned by Snivy:
Level 1 - Tackle - Normal Type - Power 50 Accuracy 100%
Level 16 - Grass Mixer - Grass Type - Power 65 Accuracy 90% and can reduce foe's accuracy
Level 34 - Giga Drain - Grass Type - Power 75 Accuracy 100% and Snivy heals 50% of the damage done to the foe
Level 43 - Leaf Storm - Grass Type - Power 140 Accuracy 90% but Snivy's Special Attack is reduced after use
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Snivy TCG Appearances
Snivy has appeared for the Japanese Pokemon Trading Card Game in the Journey Partners collection sheets.
Snivy was one of the tin cards released with the English-Language Black & White Sneak Peak Tin. It is also present in the first Black and White release, with a set number of 1/114.
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Snivy in Video
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