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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet guide: Best Ice-type Pokémon and where to catch them

Catch the best Ice-type Pokémon

The newest entry to the world of Pokémon games, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, are making news in the Pokémon fandom by releasing an exquisite new collection of Pokémons. The game is sure to be a treat with an exciting open-world experience, challenging gym leaders, and an exciting collection of new and old Pokémon. Both the games from The Pokémon Company’s ninth generation video game series have unveiled till now almost 505 distinct Pokémons. Till now, the region of Paldea consists of 32 types of Pokémon. In this article, we will list the best Ice-type Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet and where to catch them. You can also check out our list of the best ghostflyingpoisongrasswater, and fire type Pokémon of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Complete list of Ice-type Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

A total of 29 ice-type Pokémon are till now detected in the Paldean region which is Namely-

  • Articuno
  • Glastrier
  • Baxcalibur
  • Chien-Pao
  • Iron Bundle Delibird
  • Beartic
  • Cloyster
  • Hisuian Avalugg
  • Cetitan
  • Glaceon
  • Weavile
  • Avalugg
  • Cryogonal
  • Glalie
  • Froslass
  • Abomasnow
  • Crabominable
  • Frosmoth
  • Eiscue
  • Arctibax
  • Sneasel
  • Snorunt
  • Bergmite
  • Cubchoo
  • Snom
  • Snover
  • Cetoddle
  • Delibird
  • Frigibax

Best Ice-type Pokémon and where to find them


  • HP: 90
  • Attack: 85
  • Defense: 100
  • Special Attack: 95
  • Special Defense: 125
  • Speed: 85
  • Total Combat Points: 580
pokemon scarlet and violet articuno
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Articuno is a dual-type Pokémon with both Ice and Flying types. Articuno has the highest defense stat among all the ice-type Pokémon. Articuno has a special ability under Pressure or Adaptability. Articuno also has a hidden ability that is, a snow cloak. Articuno has a 3 Special Defense EV Yield, which means the ideal nature for catching Articuno is calm nature. Articuno generally lives in cold, isolated locations such as snowy mountains filled with permafrost.


  • HP: 100
  • Attack: 145
  • Defense: 130
  • Special Attack:65 
  • Special Defense: 110
  • Speed: 30
  • Total Combat Points: 580
pokemon scarlet and violet Glastrier
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Glastrier is a Wild horse Pokémon having a very high attack stat but lacking a bit in speed. The abilities of Glastrier are Chilling Neigh, Infiltrator, and Chilling Neigh. Because of Glastrier’s 3 Attack EV Yield, it is best to have a brave nature while catching. Glastriers can be found in Snowslide Slope or the Old Cemetery.


  • HP: 115
  • Attack: 145
  • Defense: 92
  • Special Attack:75 
  • Special Defense: 86
  • Speed: 87
  • Total Combat Points: 600
pokemon scarlet and violet Baxcalibur
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Baxcalibur is an S-tier dual-type Pokémon having Dragon and Ice types. Baxcaliburs has the upper hand in attack stat. Abilities of Baxcalibur are Thermal Exchange, Slush Rush, and Ice Body. It is ideal to have a headstrong nature while catching Baxcalibur for its 3 Attack EV Yield. They are found all around Paldea; no specific locations yet.


  • HP: 80
  • Attack:130 
  • Defense: 80
  • Special Attack:90 
  • Special Defense: 65
  • Speed: 135
  • Total Combat Points: 580
pokemon scarlet and violet Chien-Pao
Image via The Pokémon Company

Chien-Pao is a dual-type Pokémon having Dark and Ice types. The S-tier Pokémon has its highest stat in speed and lowest in defence. The abilities of Chien-pao are Sword of Ruin, Guard Dog, and Sword of Ruin. It is best to catch Chien-pao with a naive nature because of its immense speed. It is obtained as part of The Four Treasures of Ruin (quest-related). To obtain Chien-Pao, the 8 yellow stakes in the southwest part of the map have to be collected, which will unlock a shrine that will reward this Pokémon.

Iron Bundle Delibird

  • HP: 56
  • Attack: 80 
  • Defense: 114
  • Special Attack: 124
  • Special Defense: 60
  • Speed: 136
  • Total Combat Points: 570
pokemon scarlet and violet Iron Bundle Delibird
Image via The Pokémon Company

The Iron Bundle Delibird Pokémon is duel type S-tier Pokémon having Ice and Water types. The Pokémon has the upper hand in speed having a stat of 136. The abilities of the Pokémon are Quark Drive and Guard Dog. It is better to have a naive nature because of its immense speed. They are most likely to be found in the coldest part of Paldea. The Crater in Palda is a good location to start searching.

Which are the best Ice-typPokémon according to you in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet? Let us know in the comments below!

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