#088 Grimer
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves
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Picture Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Regular Form Alola Form
Grimer
Japan: Betbeter
ベトベター
French: Tadmorv
German: Sleima
Korean: 질퍽이
National: #088
Alola: #050
Melemele: #050
Akala: #---
Ula'ula: #028
Poni: #---
Male :50%
Female :50%
Normal
Alolan
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Sludge Pokémon 2'11" / 2'04"
0.9m / 0.7m
66.1lbs / 92.6lbs
30.0kg / 42.0kg
1905,120
Abilities: Stench - Sticky Hold - Poison Touch (Hidden) (Normal Forme) - Poison Touch- Gluttony - Power of Alchemy (Hidden) (Alola Form)
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 through transfer)
Poison Touch: When the Pokémon attacks its opponents with a move that causes Physical Contact, there is a 30% chance that the target is Poisoned.
Alola Form Abilities:
Poison Touch: When the Pokémon attacks its opponents with a move that causes Physical Contact, there is a 30% chance that the target is Poisoned.
Gluttony: The Pokémon will use a berry when its Hit Points are below 50%.
Hidden Ability: (Available)
Power of Alchemy: The Pokémon copies the Ability of a defeated ally.
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned S.O.S. Calling
1,000,000 Points
Medium Fast
70 1 HP Point(s)
Alola Form
1 HP Point(s)
Likely
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
Damage Taken Alola Form
*1 *1 *1 *1 *0.5 *1 *1 *0.5 *2 *1 *0 *1 *1 *0.5 *1 *0.5 *1 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
 Regular Form

Black Sludge
- 5%
Alolan Form

Black Sludge
- 5%
Amorphous
Evolutionary Chain
Alternate Forms
Normal FormAlola Form
Grimer is one of several Pokémon that have Region Forms. If caught or bred from a parent that originates in Alola, it will have its Alola Form
Locations - In-Depth Details
Sun Route 1, Hau'oli City, Malie CityDetails
Moon Route 1, Hau'oli City, Malie CityDetails
Trainer Locations  Details
Flavor Text
SunIts main source of food is the slimy industrial waste of factories. This Pokémon’s numbers have been decreasing in recent years.
MoonIt was born from sludge transformed by exposure to X-rays from the moon. When its internal load of germs decreases, it dies.
SunA Grimer, which had been brought in to solve a problem with garbage, developed over time into this form.
MoonThe crystals on Grimer’s body are lumps of toxins. If one falls off, lethal poisons leak out.

Level Up Anchors Alolan Standard
Alola Form Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Pound 40 100 35 --
The target is physically pounded with a long tail, a foreleg, or the like.
Poison Gas -- 90 40 --
A cloud of poison gas is sprayed in the face of opposing Pokémon, poisoning those hit.
4 Harden -- -- 30 --
The user stiffens all the muscles in its body to raise its Defense stat.
7 Bite 60 100 25 30
The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.
12 Disable -- 100 20 --
For four turns, this move prevents the target from using the move it last used.
15 Acid Spray 40 100 20 100
The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.
18 Poison Fang 50 100 15 50
The user bites the target with toxic fangs. This may also leave the target badly poisoned.
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. This move's power and effects depend on the item.
29 Knock Off 65 100 20 --
The user slaps down the target's held item, and that item can't be used in that battle. The move does more damage if the target has a held item.
32 Crunch 80 100 15 20
The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
37 Screech -- 85 40 --
An earsplitting screech harshly lowers the target's Defense stat.
40 Gunk Shot 120 80 5 30
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. This 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 at the target. The user must eat a held Berry to use this move.
48 Memento -- 100 10 --
The user faints when using this move. In return, this harshly lowers the target's Attack and Sp. Atk stats.
Standard Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Pound 40 100 35 --
The target is physically pounded with a long tail, a foreleg, or the like.
Poison Gas -- 90 40 --
A cloud of poison gas is sprayed in the face of opposing Pokémon, poisoning 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. This may also poison the target.
18 Mud Bomb 65 85 10 30
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. This 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. This move's power and effects depend on the item.
29 Sludge Bomb 90 100 10 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. This may also poison the target.
32 Sludge Wave 95 100 10 10
The user strikes everything around it by swamping the area with a giant sludge wave. This may also poison those hit.
37 Screech -- 85 40 --
An earsplitting screech harshly lowers the target's Defense stat.
40 Gunk Shot 120 80 5 30
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. This 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 at the target. The user must eat a held Berry to use this move.
48 Memento -- 100 10 --
The user faints when using this move. In return, this harshly lowers the target's Attack and Sp. Atk stats.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %Form
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. This move's 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. It lowers the power of Water-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 --
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. It lowers the power of Fire-type moves.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
This full-power attack grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100 15 10
A strong electric blast crashes down on the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
TM25 Thunder 110 70 10 30
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
This full-power attack grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100 15 20
The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. This 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
The user strikes everything around it by swamping the area with a giant sludge wave. This may also poison those hit.
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100 15 10
The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100 10 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. This may also poison the target.
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85 5 10
The target is attacked with an intense blast of all-consuming fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95 15 100
Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat 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 --
This attack move doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and heals any status conditions.
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. The user can't steal anything if it already holds an item.
TM48 Round 60 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round to increase the power of the attack.
TM56 Fling ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move's power and effects depend on the item.
TM59 Brutal Swing 60 100 20 --
The user swings its body around violently to inflict damage on everything in its vicinity.
TM60 Quash -- 100 15 --
The user suppresses the target and makes its move go last.
TM63 Embargo -- 100 15 --
This move prevents the target from using its held item for five turns. Its Trainer is also prevented from using items on it.
TM64 Explosion 250 100 5 --
The user attacks everything around it by causing a tremendous explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
The user stores power, then attacks. If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.
TM69 Rock Polish -- -- 20 --
The user polishes its body to reduce drag. This can sharply raise the Speed stat.
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80 5 --
The user stabs the target from below with sharpened stones. Critical hits land more easily.
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90 10 30
Large boulders are hurled at the opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon 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. This may also poison the target.
TM87 Swagger -- 85 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this 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.
TM95 Snarl 55 95 15 100
The user yells as if it's ranting about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stat of opposing Pokémon.
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.
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 30 100 30 30
Details
The target is licked with a long tongue, causing damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Imprison -- -- 10 --
Details
If opposing Pokémon know any move also known by the user, they 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. This attack never misses.
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 stats. 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 move's power.
Scary Face -- 100 10 --
Details
The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly lower its Speed stat.
Acid Spray 40 100 20 100
Details
The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.
Clear Smog 50 -- 15 --
Details
The user attacks by throwing a clump of special mud. All stat changes are returned to normal.
Pursuit 40 100 20 --
Details
The power of this attack move is doubled if it's used on a target that's switching out of battle.
Assurance 60 100 10 --
Details
If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.
Spite -- 100 10 --
Details
The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.

Usable Z Moves
Attack NameTypeCat.Max Att.Acc.PPEffect %Form
Breakneck Blitz
200(Phy)/120(Spe)
200(Phy)/120(Spe)
-- 1 --
The user builds up its momentum using its Z-Power and crashes into the target at full speed. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Acid Downpour
190(Phy)/190(Spe)
190(Phy)/190(Spe)
-- 1 --
The user creates a poisonous swamp using its Z-Power and sinks the target into it at full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Tectonic Rage 120 -- 1 --
The user burrows deep into the ground and slams into the target with the full force of its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Continental Crush
140
180
-- 1 --
The user summons a huge rock mountain using its Z-Power and drops it onto the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Savage Spin-Out
100
100
-- 1 --
The user binds the target with full force with threads of silk that the user spits using its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Never-Ending Nightmare
120(Phy)/160(Spe)
100(Phy)/160(Spe)
-- 1 --
Deep-seated grudges summoned by the user's Z-Power trap the target. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Inferno Overdrive
185
185
-- 1 --
The user breathes a stream of intense fire toward the target with the full force of its Z-Power. The power varies depending on the original move.
Gigavolt Havoc 185 -- 1 --
The user hits the target with a powerful electric current collected by its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Black Hole Eclipse
120
160(Phy)/100(Spe)
-- 1 --
The user gathers dark energy using its Z-Power and sucks the target into it. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Usable Z Moves (Transfer Only/Improved)
Attack NameTypeCat.Max Att.Acc.PPEffect %
All-Out Pummeling 100 -- 1 --
The user rams an energy orb created by its Z-Power into the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Tectonic Rage 160 -- 1 --
The user burrows deep into the ground and slams into the target with the full force of its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Inferno Overdrive 140 -- 1 --
The user breathes a stream of intense fire toward the target with the full force of its Z-Power. The power varies depending on the original move.
Bloom Doom 140 -- 1 --
The user collects energy from plants using its Z-Power and attacks the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Gigavolt Havoc 140 -- 1 --
The user hits the target with a powerful electric current collected by its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Subzero Slammer 140 -- 1 --
The user dramatically drops the temperature using its Z-Power and freezes the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.


Transfer Only Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %Method
Dig 80 100 10 -- Gen VI TM28
The user burrows, then attacks on the next turn.
Incinerate 60 100 15 -- Gen VI TM59
The user attacks opposing Pokémon with fire. If a Pokémon is holding a certain item, such as a Berry, the item becomes burned up and unusable.
Secret Power 70 100 20 30 Gen VI TM94 (ΩRαS)
The additional effects of this attack depend upon where it was used.
Power-up Punch 40 100 20 100 Gen VI TM98
Striking opponents over and over makes the user's fists harder. Hitting a target raises the Attack stat.
Strength 80 100 15 -- Gen VI HM04
The target is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power.
Fire Punch 75 100 15 10 Move Tutor - ORAS
The target is punched with a fiery fist. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Giga Drain 75 100 10 -- Move Tutor - ORAS
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Ice Punch 75 100 15 10 Move Tutor - ORAS
The target is punched with an icy fist. This may also leave the target frozen.
Pain Split -- -- 20 -- Move Tutor - ORAS
The user adds its HP to the target's HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the target.
Shock Wave 60 -- 20 -- Move Tutor - ORAS
The user strikes the target with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack never misses.
Snore 50 100 15 30 Move Tutor - ORAS
This attack can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Thunder Punch 75 100 15 10 Move Tutor - ORAS
The target is punched with an electrified fist. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Shock Wave 60 -- 20 -- Gen IV TM34
The user strikes the target with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack never misses.
Secret Power 70 100 20 30 Gen IV TM43
The additional effects of this attack depend upon where it was used.
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 any opposing Pokémon is the opposite gender of the user, it is charmed, which harshly lowers 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 the move's type and power.
Body Slam 85 100 15 30 Move Tutor - FRLG
The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. This 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. This confuses the target if it hits.
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.
Rage 20 100 20 -- Gen I TM20
As long as this move is in use, the power of rage raises the Attack stat each time the user is hit in battle.
Mega Drain 40 100 15 -- Gen I TM21
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Bide ?? -- 10 -- Gen I TM34
The user endures attacks for two turns, then strikes back to cause double the damage taken.


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
Stats - Alolan Grimer
  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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