Pokemon Sword and Shield Snom Locations, How to Catch and Evolve

Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Pokedex contains numerous additions of Pokemon as well as new evolutions of others. Amongst them is Snom, an Ice and Bug Type Pokemon. In this Pokemon Sword and Shield Snom Locations guide, we will list all the Snom Locations, How to Catch and Evolve it, and their strengths and weaknesses as well.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Snom Locations

Snom can be found in both Overworld and Non-Overworld spawns. Overworld Spawn means that the Pokemon can be seen in the open world and is not found randomly in the grass. We have listed the overworld spawn for Snom below:

Location Weather Spawn%
Route 8 on Steamdrift way. All Weather (Lv. 39-43) 40%

Snom is more commonly found in Non-Overworld spawns meaning that it can be randomly found in the tall grass. Non-Overworld spawns for Snom are:

Location Weather Spawn%
Route 8 on Steamdrift way. All Weather (Lv. 39-43) 40%
Route 10 (Near station) All Weather (Lv. 43-46) 10%
Lake of Outrage Snowing (Lv. 50-52) 40%
Route 10 All Weather (Lv. 44-46) 10%

Snom Abilities
Snom has the following abilities in Pokemon Sword and Shield:

  • Shield Dust: Blocks an additional effect on enemy attack.
  • Ice Scales (Hidden Ability): The Pokémon is protected by ice scales, which halve the damage taken from special moves

How to catch Snom
In the above locations, you can catch Snom. Running around in these areas, players can spot one with a little effort. If one does not appear, players can simply run into all of the Pokemon in an area and then “Run” away from the encounter to reset the spawning of new Pokemon to catch.

Snom Evolutions
Snom only has one evolution in Sword and Shield. We have listed the evolution requirements below:

  • Snom can be evolved to Frosmoth only at night time and if its friendship level is high.

Snom Strengths and Weaknesses
Snom is strong against ice, ground and grass type pokemon while it is weak against steel, flying, rock and fire type pokemon.

We have listed below some Pokemons against which Snom is strong:

  • Vanilluxe an ice type pokemon.
  • Rhyperior a ground and rock type pokemon.
  • Lapras a water and ice type pokemon.
  • Mamoswine an ice and ground type pokemon.
  • Cloyster a water and ice type pokemon.

We have listed below some Pokemons against which Snom is weak:

  • Tyranitar a rock and dark type pokemon.
  • Arcanine a fire type pokemon.
  • Togekiss a fairy type pokemon.
  • Gyarados a water and flying type pokemon.
  • Noivern a flying and dragon type pokemon.