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Pokémon GO Glalie, the “Face Pokémon”, evolves from a Pokémon GO Snorunt, the “Snow Hat Pokémon”. Both Pokémon are pure ice types. Glalie’s best moveset is Ice Shard with Avalanche.
Snorunt is a social creature, has been known to visit human dwellings. Glalie’s icy body will not melt, and it can control ice by freezing moisture in the air.
Glalie has a max CP of 1945. Much like its CP, its stats are also average: STA (160), DEF (162) and ATK (162).
Glalie in the Pokémon GO meta
Glalie is a typical glass cannon in Pokémon GO, with access to several strong movesets and interesting move combinations. Unfortunately, due to it’s weak stats and low Max CP, it’s not really a meta relevant Pokémon.
Luckily, Glalie is known to have a mega evolution, boosting it’s quick attacks with Refrigerate, an ability that converts all Normal Type attacks to Ice type.
Where to find Snorunt and Glalie in Pokemon GO?
Snorunt and Glalie are known to live in caves. Drowzee Biomes are the most likely places for Pokémon GO trainers to encounter these Pokémon. Since Snorunt visits human dwellings, perhaps trainers living in the city would encounter easier.
Pokémon GO Glalie Moves and Best Move sets
Best moveset: Ice Shard + Avalanche or Shadow Ball
Glalie can be built in only one way: as an Ice type glass cannon. Ice Shard performs slightly better than Frost Breath and Avalanche is slightly better than Shadow Ball, but SB still deals a lot of damage.
The following moves are part of Glalie’s move pool:
- Frost Breath Ice (fast)
- Ice Shard Ice (fast)
- Avalanche ice (charge, 2 bar)
- Gyro Ball steel (charge, 2 bar)
- Shadow Ball ghost (charge, 2 bar)
Shiny Snorunt and Shiny Glalie in Pokemon GO
A normal Snorunt has a black body, white teeth, and is covered by triangular, yellow cloak. A normal Glalie is a black rock core covered by white ice. It has blue eyes, and visible white teeth. It also has 2 black horns on the side of its head.
A shiny Snorunt is covered by triangular, teal-white cloak. A shiny Glalie has bright red eyes. All other details are identical to their normal counterpart.
In the anime
Snorunt first appeared on the 382nd episode of the Pokémon series (Advanced Generation: Episode 108) titled, “Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snorunt!”. Glalie made a major appearance on the 397th episode of the Pokémon series (Advanced Generation: Episode 132) titled, “Rhapsody in Drew”.