Among the many returning favorites from Gen 8 in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet are Snom and Frosmoth, two adorable Ice/Bug-types that captured hearts in their debut game. While the cute little Snom is admittedly useless in battle, its evolved form, Frosmoth, makes a decent setup sweeper thanks to its dual typing compensating for the significant weaknesses of Bug-types. Here's how players can get their hands on Snom and Frosmoth in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.
How To Get Snom in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet
Snom is a relatively easy Pokemon to find despite its limited spawn range. Players can generally find Snom on the Southern and Eastern sides of Glaseado Mountain, where it spawns so frequently that it's hard not to run into one. It's incredibly small and blends in with the snow, so keep an eye out. Players can find Snom on Glaseado Mountain.
How To Evolve Snom in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet
Compared to most Pokemon, Snom has a somewhat complex evolution method. In order for Snom to evolve, it must have high friendship with the player and level up at night. Players may want to equip Snom with a Shell Bell in order to raise friendship faster by spending time camping and walking with it as a buddy.
How To Get Frosmoth in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet
Despite its slightly complex evolution method, it is still significantly easier to evolve Snom than to find a Frosmoth in the wild. As its Pokedex entry states, Frosmoth is an incredibly rare wild spawn, and an even rarer Mass Outbreak. Players that want to catch a wild Frosmoth before beating the game and gaining access to Area Zero will have to be persistent.
There are several sandwiches players can make to increase the likelihood of Frosmoth spawning. The Ultra Sushi Sandwich gives the player an Ice Encounter Level 2 boost, and requires Vinegar, Salt, Wasabi, Watercress, Rice, two Smoked Fillets, and two Klawf Sticks. A slightly easier sandwich to make only requires four Klawf Sticks and two Wasabi, though it only grants a Level 1 Encounter Boost. With these Sandwich Powers, players should check the following locations:
- The Great Crater of Paldea
- Glaseado Mountain
- Casseroya Lake