#088 Grimer
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves SpinOff Dex
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Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Grimer
Japan: Betbeter
ベトベター
French: Tadmorv
German: Sleima
Korean: 질퍽이
National: #088
BW Unova: #---
B2W2 Unova: #064
Male :50%
Female :50%
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.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Sludge Pokémon 2’11”
0.9m
66.1lbs
30.0kg
190 5,120
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Flee FlagEntree Forest Level
1,000,000 Points
Medium Fast
70 1 HP Point(s)
143 Level 10
Damage Taken
*1 *1 *1 *1 *0.5 *1 *0.5 *0.5 *2 *1 *2 *0.5 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
Pokémon Black & White

Nugget
- 5%
Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

Black Sludge
- 5%
Amorphous
Evolutionary Chain
Locations
Black None. PokéTransfer or Dream World
White None. PokéTransfer or Dream World
Black 2 Castelia City SewersDetails
White 2 Castelia City SewersDetails
Dream World Dream Park - Beginning (BW only) Details
Trainer Locations  Details

Flavor Text
Black It was born when sludge in a dirty stream was exposed to the moon's X-rays. It appears among filth.
White
Black 2 Born from sludge, these Pokémon now gather in polluted places and increase the bacteria in their bodies.
White 2

Black/White Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Poison Gas -- 80 40 --
A cloud of poison gas is sprayed in the face of opposing Pokémon. It may poison those hit.
Pound 40 100 35 --
The target is physically pounded with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.
4 Harden -- -- 30 --
The user stiffens all the muscles in its body to raise its Defense stat.
7 Mud-slap 20 100 10 --
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.
17 Minimize -- -- 20 --
The user compresses its body to make itself look smaller, which sharply raises its evasiveness.
20 Sludge 65 100 20 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.
23 Mud Bomb 65 85 10 --
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
28 Fling ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. Its power and effects depend on the item.
33 Screech -- 85 40 --
An earsplitting screech harshly reduces the target's Defense stat.
36 Sludge Bomb 90 100 10 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.
39 Acid Armor -- -- 40 --
The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.
44 Sludge Wave 95 100 10 10
It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.
49 Gunk Shot 120 70 5 30
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. It may also poison the target.
52 Memento -- 100 10 --
The user faints when using this move. In return, it harshly lowers the target's Attack and Sp. Atk.
Black 2/White 2 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 -- 80 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 --
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 -- -- 20 --
The user compresses its body to make itself look smaller, which sharply raises its evasiveness.
21 Mud Bomb 65 85 10 --
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 -- -- 40 --
The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.
43 Gunk Shot 120 70 5 30
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. It may also poison the target.
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 ?? 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type and intensity 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 95 100 15 10
A strong electric blast is loosed at the target. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
TM25 Thunder 120 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 --
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 95 100 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 120 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 50 80 10 --
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 40 100 10 --
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 30 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with fire. If the target is holding a Berry, the Berry becomes burnt 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 --
Large boulders are hurled at the opposing team to inflict damage. It may also make the targets flinch.
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.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
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 %  
Haze -- -- 30 -- Details
The user creates a haze that eliminates every stat change among all the Pokémon engaged in battle.
Mean Look -- -- 5 -- Details
The user pins the target with a dark, arresting look. The target becomes unable to flee.
Lick 20 100 30 30 Details
The target is licked with a long tongue, causing damage. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Imprison -- -- 10 -- Details
If the opponents know any move also known by the user, the opponents are prevented from using it.
Curse -- -- 10 -- Details
A move that works differently for the Ghost type than for all other types.
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.
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.
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.
Scary Face -- 100 10 -- Details
The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly reduce its Speed stat.
Acid Spray 40 100 20 -- Details
The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly reduces the target's Sp. Def stat.

Black 2/White 2 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 Shot12070530
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.
Sleep Talk----10--
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
Snore4010015--
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Thunderpunch751001510
The target is punched with an electrified fist. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Gen III & IV Only Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %Method
Shock Wave 60 -- 20 -- Gen IV TM34
The user strikes the target with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack cannot be evaded.
Secret Power 70 100 20 30 Gen IV TM43
The user attacks the target with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
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.
Selfdestruct 200 100 5 -- Move Tutor - XD
The user attacks everything around it by causing an explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Dynamicpunch 100 50 5 100 Move Tutor - Emerald
The user punches the target with full, concentrated power. It confuses the target if it hits.
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.
Helping Hand -- -- 20 -- XD Purification
The user assists an ally by boosting the power of its attack.
Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 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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