#088 Grimer
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves
Gen VI Dex Gen V Dex Gen IV Dex Gen III Dex

Picture Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Grimer
Japan: Betbeter
ベトベター
French: Tadmorv
German: Sleima
Korean: 질퍽이
National: #088
Central Kalos: #---
Coastal Kalos: #---
Mountain Kalos: #---
Male :50%
Female :50%
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Sludge Pokémon 2'11"
0.9m
66.1lbs
30.0kg
1905,120
Abilities: Stench - Sticky Hold - Poison Touch (Hidden Ability)
Stench: If the Pokémon make physical contact with the opponent, there is a chance the opponent flinches
Sticky Hold: This Pokémon’s item cannot be taken.
Hidden Ability (Available):
Poison Touch: When the Pokémon attacks its opponents with a move that causes Physical Contact, there is a 20% chance that the target is Poisoned.
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Eligible for Sky Battle?
1,000,000 Points
Medium Fast
70 1 HP Point(s)
Not Eligible/Known
Damage Taken
*1 *1 *1 *1 *0.5 *1 *0.5 *0.5 *2 *1 *2 *0.5 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *0.5
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
 
Black Sludge
- 5%
Amorphous
Evolutionary Chain
Locations
X Breed Muk
Y Breed Muk
Omega Ruby Fiery PathDetails
Alpha Sapphire Fiery PathDetails
Flavor Text
X Sludge exposed to X-rays from the moon transformed into Grimer. It loves feeding on filthy things.
Y Appears in flithy areas. It thrives by sucking up polluted sludge that is pumped out of factories.
Omega Ruby Grimer's sludgy and rubbery body can be forced through any opening, however small it may be. This Pokémon enters sewer pipes to drink filthy wastewater.
Alpha Sapphire Grimer emerged from the sludge that settled on a polluted seabed. This Pokémon loves anything filthy. It constantly leaks a horribly germ-infested fluid from all over its body.

X & Y Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Pound 40 100 35 --
The target is physically pounded with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.
Poison Gas -- 90 40 --
A cloud of poison gas is sprayed in the face of opposing Pokémon. It may poison those hit.
4 Harden -- -- 30 --
The user stiffens all the muscles in its body to raise its Defense stat.
7 Mud-Slap 20 100 10 100
The user hurls mud in the target's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
12 Disable -- 100 20 --
For four turns, this move prevents the target from using the move it last used.
15 Sludge 65 100 20 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.
18 Minimize -- -- 10 --
The user compresses its body to make itself look smaller, which sharply raises its evasiveness.
21 Mud Bomb 65 85 10 30
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
26 Sludge Bomb 90 100 10 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.
29 Fling ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. Its power and effects depend on the item.
32 Screech -- 85 40 --
An earsplitting screech harshly reduces the target's Defense stat.
37 Sludge Wave 95 100 10 10
It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.
40 Acid Armor -- -- 20 --
The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.
43 Gunk Shot 120 80 5 30
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. It may also poison the target.
46 Belch 120 90 10 --
The user lets out a damaging belch on the target. The user must eat a Berry to use this move.
48 Memento -- 100 10 --
The user faints when using this move. In return, it harshly lowers the target's Attack and Sp. Atk.

ΩRαS Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Pound 40 100 35 --
The target is physically pounded with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.
Poison Gas -- 90 40 --
A cloud of poison gas is sprayed in the face of opposing Pokémon. It may poison those hit.
4 Harden -- -- 30 --
The user stiffens all the muscles in its body to raise its Defense stat.
7 Mud-Slap 20 100 10 100
The user hurls mud in the target's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
12 Disable -- 100 20 --
For four turns, this move prevents the target from using the move it last used.
15 Sludge 65 100 20 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.
18 Mud Bomb 65 85 10 30
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
21 Minimize -- -- 10 --
The user compresses its body to make itself look smaller, which sharply raises its evasiveness.
26 Fling ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. Its power and effects depend on the item.
29 Sludge Bomb 90 100 10 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.
32 Sludge Wave 95 100 10 10
It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.
37 Screech -- 85 40 --
An earsplitting screech harshly reduces the target's Defense stat.
40 Gunk Shot 120 80 5 30
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. It may also poison the target.
43 Acid Armor -- -- 20 --
The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.
46 Belch 120 90 10 --
The user lets out a damaging belch on the target. The user must eat a Berry to use this move.
48 Memento -- 100 10 --
The user faints when using this move. In return, it harshly lowers the target's Attack and Sp. Atk.
TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM06 Toxic -- 90 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM09 Venoshock 65 100 10 --
The user drenches the target in a special poisonous liquid. Its power is doubled if the target is poisoned.
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM11 Sunny Day -- -- 5 --
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
TM12 Taunt -- 100 20 --
The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
TM17 Protect -- -- 10 --
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance -- -- 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100 15 10
A strong electric blast is loosed at the target. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
TM25 Thunder 110 70 10 30
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM28 Dig 80 100 10 --
The user burrows, then attacks on the second turn. It can also be used to exit dungeons.
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100 15 20
The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM34 Sludge Wave 95 100 10 10
It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100 15 10
The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. It may also leave the target with a burn.
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100 10 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85 5 10
The target is attacked with an intense blast of all-consuming fire. It may also leave the target with a burn.
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95 15 100
Boulders are hurled at the target. It also lowers the target's Speed by preventing its movement.
TM41 Torment -- 100 15 --
The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or has paralysis.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.
TM45 Attract -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM46 Thief 60 100 25 --
The user attacks and steals the target's held item simultaneously. It can't steal if the user holds an item.
TM48 Round 60 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
TM56 Fling ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. Its power and effects depend on the item.
TM59 Incinerate 60 100 15 --
The user attacks opposing Pokemon with fire. If a Pokemon is holding a certain item, such as a berry, the item becomes burned up and unusable
TM64 Explosion 250 100 5 --
The user explodes to inflict damage on those around it. The user faints upon using this move.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90 10 30
Large boulders are hurled at the opposing team to inflict damage. It may also make the targets flinch.
TM83 Infestation 20 100 20 100
The target is infested and attacked for four to five turns. The target can't flee during this time.
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100 20 30
The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the target.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, it also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
TM88 Sleep Talk -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
TM94 (ΩRαS) Secret Power 70 100 20 30
The user attacks the target with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
TM98 Power-Up Punch 40 100 20 100
Striking opponents over and over makes the user's fists harder. Hitting a target raises the Attack stat.
TM100 Confide -- -- 20 100
The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.
HM04 Strength 80 100 15 --
The target is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power. It can also be used to move heavy boulders.
Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Acid Spray 40 100 20 100 Details
The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly reduces the target's Sp. Def stat.
Curse -- -- 10 -- Details
A move that works differently for the Ghost type than for all other types.
Haze -- -- 30 -- Details
The user creates a haze that eliminates every stat change among all the Pokémon engaged in battle.
Imprison -- -- 10 -- Details
If the opponents know any move also known by the user, the opponents are prevented from using it.
Lick 30 100 30 30 Details
The target is licked with a long tongue, causing damage. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Mean Look -- -- 5 -- Details
The user pins the target with a dark, arresting look. The target becomes unable to flee.
Scary Face -- 100 10 -- Details
The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly reduce its Speed stat.
Shadow Punch 60 -- 20 -- Details
The user throws a punch from the shadows. The punch lands without fail.
Shadow Sneak 40 100 30 -- Details
The user extends its shadow and attacks the target from behind. This move always goes first.
Spit Up ?? 100 10 -- Details
The power stored using the move Stockpile is released at once in an attack. The more power is stored, the greater the damage.
Stockpile -- -- 20 -- Details
The user charges up power and raises both its Defense and Sp. Def. The move can be used three times.
Swallow -- -- 10 -- Details
The power stored using the move Stockpile is absorbed by the user to heal its HP. Storing more power heals more HP.

Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Fire Punch751001510
The target is punched with a fiery fist. It may also leave the target with a burn.
Giga Drain7510010--
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Gunk Shot12080530
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. It may also poison the target.
Ice Punch751001510
The target is punched with an icy fist. It may also leave the target frozen.
Pain Split----20--
The user adds its HP to the target's HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the target.
Shock Wave60--20--
The user strikes the target with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack cannot be evaded.
Snore501001530
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Thunder Punch751001510
The target is punched with an electrified fist. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Transfer Only Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %Method
Endure -- -- 10 -- Gen IV TM58
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Captivate -- 100 20 -- Gen IV TM78
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target is charmed into harshly lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
Natural Gift ?? 100 15 -- Gen IV TM83
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
Body Slam 85 100 15 30 Move Tutor - FRLG
The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Mimic -- -- 10 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The user copies the target's last move. The move can be used during battle until the Pokémon is switched out.
Dynamic Punch 100 50 5 100 Move Tutor - Emerald
The user punches the target with full, concentrated power. It confuses the target if it hits.
Endure -- -- 10 -- Move Tutor - Emerald
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Self-destruct 200 100 5 -- Move Tutor - XD
The user attacks everything around it by causing an explosion. The user faints upon using this move.


Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats - Total: 325 80 80 50 40 50 25
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 140 - 187 76 - 118 49 - 91 40 - 82 49 - 91 27 - 69
Lv. 100 270 - 364 148 - 233 94 - 179 76 - 161 94 - 179 49 - 134
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 140 - 187 85 - 132 55 - 102 45 - 92 55 - 102 30 - 77
Lv. 100 270 - 364 165 - 259 105 - 199 85 - 179 105 - 199 55 - 149
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 140 - 187 93 - 145 60 - 112 49 - 101 60 - 112 33 - 84
Lv. 100 270 - 364 181 - 284 115 - 218 93 - 196 115 - 218 60 - 163

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