- Base energy
- Bypasses Substitute
Steals the first non-damaging, self-targetted move used by any opponent this action.
The user waits patiently, glowing with a dark aura, for one of its opponents to make an attack that it can steal. When the foe starts to perform one such attack, the dark energy surrounding the user swiftly lashes out and absorbs the move, drawing its energy back to Snatch's user and giving it the attack's benefit.
This attack is effective against nearly all attacks that are self-affecting only and non-damaging, including stat-raising attacks such as Swords Dance, health-restoring attacks such as Recover, status-removing attacks such as Refresh, defensive attacks such as Light Screen, and some miscellaneous attacks such as Substitute (in the case of Substitute, the snatching Pokémon will still lose health to create the substitute, while the original user of the attack will not). This attack cannot be given a specific target; it takes effect against the first attack that can be snatched, regardless of what Pokémon uses it.
Snatchable moves are flagged as "Snatchable" on their pages, on the right side of the main info.