Vanillite #582

 Best moveset for Vanillite

When fighting Pokémon in Gyms, Vanillite’s greatest moves are Powder Snow and Ice Beam. This moveset has the most overall DPS and is also the finest for PVP encounters.


  Powder Snow 7.2 dps
  Ice Beam 32.7 dps


  Astonish 7.3 dps
  Ice Beam 32.7 dps


 All moves

Quick move Damage EPS DPS
 Powder Snow 6 15 7.2
 Astonish 8 12.7 7.3
Main move Damage EPS DPS
 Ice Beam 90 -15.2 32.7
 Signal Beam 75 -17.2 25.9
 Icy Wind 60 -10 21.8

The green moves benefit from the Same Type Attack Bonus and deliver 20% more damage.

Evolution family

Vanillite is part of a three-member family.


Vanillite    Vanillite_shiny
#582 Vanillite

25 Vanillite_candy
#583 Vanillish
100 Vanillite_candy
#584 Vanilluxe


Method Maximum CP Details

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2020 Dec 22Increased spawns in:
Pokémon GO Fest 2022: Jun 4 – 5
Holiday 2021: Dec 16 – 31
Incense Day: Swinub: 2021 Dec 5 (Incense-only)
Pokémon GO Fest 2021: Jul 17 – 18
Holiday 2020: Dec 22 – 31
590 Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km – Holiday 2020: Dec 22 – 31
Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,583Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
Research tasks
443 Field Research:
Catch 10 Ice-type Pokémon: Holiday 2020
Special Research/Timed Research:
Pokémon GO Holidays: Friendship Challenge – 1st part: Trade 3 Pokémon with a friend


Vanillite is a little Pokémon with a snow-covered head that looks like soft-serve vanilla ice cream in a cup or wafer cone. Under this is its true head, which is composed of the same cold substance as the rest of its body. It has light blue crystals on its cheekbones, dark blue eyes, and a dark blue lips. It has stubby limbs and a little body covered with ice particles. The snow on a Vanillite’s head may melt with heat or repeated contact, giving the creature a “bald” look. If observed in this situation, the Japanese Pokédex 4-koma gets humiliated.

Vanillite is formed when icicles are touched by morning sunshine and do not want to melt. It may blow winds with temperatures as low as 58 °F (50 °C), causing ice crystals to form and snow in neighboring places as it exhales. It sleeps buried in snow and gets its vigor from the rising light. It is prized by homes in hotter locations, yet it is gradually dwindling. Glalie is a natural Vanillite predator.