#088 Grimer
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves 5th Gen Dex 3rd Gen Dex Spin Off Dex Entry
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Pokémon Game Picture National No. Hoenn No. English name Japanese Name
Ruby/Sapphire
088 106 Grimer ベトベター
Betbeter
FireRed/LeafGreen
Ability: Stench & Sticky Hold
Stench: When Grimer is in the first slot of party, Wild Pokémon encounters decrease
Sticky Hold: Grimer's Item cannot be stolen
Emerald
Gender Ratio
Male: 50 % Female: 50 %
Classification Type 1 Type 2 Height Weight
Sludge Pokémon
2'11" 66.0 lbs
Evolution Chain
--Lv. 38-->

Wild Hold Item Dex Category Colour Category Footprint
RSE
Nugget - 5%
Purple

Flavour Text
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.
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.
Emerald Born from polluted sludge in the sea, GRIMER's favorite food is anything filthy. They feed on wastewater pumped out from factories.
Fire Red Sludge exposed to X rays from the moon transformed into GRIMER. It loves feeding on filthy things.
Leaf Green Appears in filthy areas. It thrives by sucking up polluted sludge that is pumped out of factories.

Location
Game Rarity Location
Ruby Rare Fiery Path
Sapphire Common Fiery Path
Emerald Rare Fiery Path
FireRed Rare Celadon City (Fish), Pokémon Mansion Floors 1, 2, 3 & Basement 1
LeafGreen Common Celadon City (Fish), Pokémon Mansion Floors 1, 2, 3 & Basement 1
Colosseum None Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/FireRed/LeafGreen/XD
XD Only One Snagged from Cipher Peon Faltly in Phenac Stadium

Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/Colosseum/XD Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Poison Gas
--5540--
Envelops the foe in a toxic gas that may poison.
Pound
4010035--
Pounds the foe with forelegs or tail.
4Harden
----30--
Stiffens the body's muscles to raise DEFENSE.
8Disable
--5520--
Psychically disables one of the foe's moves.
13Sludge
651002030
Sludge is hurled to inflict damage. May also poison.
19Minimize
----20--
Minimizes the user's size to raise evasiveness.
26Screech
--8540--
Emits a screech to sharply reduce the foe's DEFENSE.
34Acid Armor
----40--
Liquifies the user's body to sharply raise DEFENSE.
43Sludge Bomb
901001030
Sludge is hurled to inflict damage. May also poison.
53Memento
--10010--
The user faints and lowers the foe's abilities.

Fire Red/Leaf Green Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Poison Gas
--5540--
Envelops the foe in a toxic gas that may poison.
Pound
4010035--
Pounds the foe with forelegs or tail.
4Harden
----30--
Stiffens the body's muscles to raise DEFENSE.
8Disable
--5520--
Psychically disables one of the foe's moves.
13Sludge
651002030
Sludge is hurled to inflict damage. May also poison.
19Minimize
----20--
Minimizes the user's size to raise evasiveness.
26Screech
--8540--
Emits a screech to sharply reduce the foe's DEFENSE.
34Acid Armor
----40--
Liquifies the user's body to sharply raise DEFENSE.
43Sludge Bomb
901001030
Sludge is hurled to inflict damage. May also poison.
53Memento
--10010--
The user faints and lowers the foe's abilities.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
TM06Toxic
--8510100
Poisons the foe with an intensifying toxin.
TM10Hidden Power
??10015--
The effectiveness varies with the user.
TM11Sunny Day
----5--
Boosts the power of FIRE- type moves for 5 turns.
TM12Taunt
--10020--
Taunts the foe into only using attack moves.
TM17Protect
----10--
Evades attack, but may fail if used in succession.
TM18Rain Dance
----5--
Boosts the power of WATER- type moves for 5 turns.
TM19Giga Drain
601005--
An attack that steals half the damage inflicted.
TM21Frustration
??10020--
An attack that is stronger if the TRAINER is disliked.
TM24Thunderbolt
951001510
A strong electrical attack that may paralyze the foe.
TM25Thunder
120701030
A lightning attack that may cause paralysis.
TM27Return
??10020--
An attack that increases in power with friendship.
TM28Dig
6010010--
Digs underground the first turn and strikes next turn.
TM32Double Team
----15--
Creates illusory copies to raise evasiveness.
TM34Shock Wave
60--20--
A fast and unavoidable electric attack.
TM35Flamethrower
951001510
A powerful fire attack that may inflict a burn.
TM36Sludge Bomb
901001030
Sludge is hurled to inflict damage. May also poison.
TM38Fire Blast
12085510
A fiery blast that scorches all. May cause a burn.
TM39Rock Tomb
508010100
Stops the foe from moving with rocks and cuts SPEED.
TM41Torment
--10015--
Torments the foe and stops successive use of a move.
TM42Facade
7010020--
Boosts ATTACK when burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret Power
701002030
An attack with effects that vary by location.
TM44Rest
----10--
The user sleeps for 2 turns, restoring HP and status.
TM45Attract
--10015--
Makes the opposite gender less likely to attack.
TM46Thief
4010010100
While attacking, it may steal the foe's held item.

Fire Red/Leaf Green/Emerald Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Body Slam
851001530
A full-body slam that may cause paralysis.
Mimic
--10010--
Copies a move used by the foe during one battle.
Explosion
2501005--
Inflicts severe damage but makes the user faint.
Substitute
----10--
Creates a decoy using 1/4 of the user's maximum HP.

Emerald Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Dynamicpunch
100505100
Powerful and sure to cause confusion, but inaccurate.
Snore
401001530
A loud attack that can be used only while asleep.
Endure
----10--
Endures any attack for 1 turn, leaving at least 1HP.
Mud-slap
2010010100
Hurls mud in the foe's face to reduce its accuracy.
Ice Punch
751001510
An icy punch that may freeze the foe.
Swagger
--9015100
Confuses the foe, but also sharply raises ATTACK.
Sleep Talk
----10--
Uses an own move randomly while asleep.
Thunderpunch
751001510
An electrified punch that may paralyze the foe.
Fire Punch
751001510
A fiery punch that may burn the foe.

Egg Moves
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Haze
----30--
Creates a black haze that eliminates all stat changes.
Mean Look
--1005--
Fixes the foe with a mean look that prevents escape.
Lick
201003030
Licks with a long tongue to injure. May also paralyze.
Imprison
--10010--
Prevents foes from using moves known by the user.
Curse
----10--
A move that functions differently for GHOSTS.
Shadow Punch
60--20--
An unavoidable punch that is thrown from shadows.
Explosion
2501005--
Inflicts severe damage but makes the user faint.

Special Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Helping Hand
--10020--
Boosts the power of the recipient's moves.After Purifying in XD

Egg Steps to Hatch
Effort Points from Battling it
Catch Rate
5,120 Steps HP: 1 Point 190

Egg Groups
Lists Of Groups
Group Names
Indeterminate

Stats
 HP AttackDefenseSp. AttackSp. DefenseSpeed
Base Stats808050405025
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
364233 179161179134
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
364259199179199149
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
364284218196218163

 
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