(Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver and Crystal Versions)

Grimer is a Poison-type Pokémon.

No Pokémon evolve into Grimer. Grimer evolves into Muk at level 38.


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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Base Stats

Special Attack40GSC
Special Defense50GSC


Number 088: Grimer, the Sludge Pokémon. Height: 2'11", Weight: 66.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
Appears in filthy
areas. Thrives by
sucking up
polluted sludge
that is pumped
out of factories.
Made of hardened
sludge. It smells
too putrid to
Even weeds won't
grow in its path.
As it moves, it
loses bits of its
body from which
new GRIMER emerge.
This worsens the
stench around it.
Wherever GRIMER
has passed, so
many germs are
left behind that
no plants will
ever grow again.
When two of these
POKéMON's bodies
are combined
together, new
poisons are


Grimer can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Haze by breedingGSC
Lick by breedingGSC
Mean Look by breedingGSC
Pound at level 1
Disable at level 1RBY
Poison Gas at level 1GSC
Harden at level 5GSC
Disable at level 10GSC
Sludge at level 16GSC
Minimize at level 23GSC
Poison Gas at level 30RBY
Screech at level 31GSC
Minimize at level 33RBY
Sludge at level 37RBY
Acid Armor at level 40GSC
Harden at level 42RBY
Screech at level 48RBY
Sludge Bomb at level 50GSC
Acid Armor at level 55RBY
Dynamicpunch from TM01GSC
Curse from TM03GSC
Toxic from TM06
Zap Cannon from TM07GSC
Body Slam from TM08RBY
Hidden Power from TM10GSC
Sunny Day from TM11GSC
Snore from TM13GSC
Protect from TM17GSC
Giga Drain from TM19GSC
Rage from TM20RBY
Endure from TM20GSC
Mega Drain from TM21RBY
Frustration from TM21GSC
Thunderbolt from TM24RBY
Thunder from TM25
Return from TM27GSC
Mimic from TM31RBY
Mud-slap from TM31GSC
Double Team from TM32
Ice Punch from TM33GSC
Bide from TM34RBY
Swagger from TM34GSC
Sleep Talk from TM35GSC
Selfdestruct from TM36RBY
Sludge Bomb from TM36GSC
Fire Blast from TM38
Thunderpunch from TM41GSC
Rest from TM44
Attract from TM45GSC
Thief from TM46GSC
Explosion from TM47RBY
Fire Punch from TM48GSC
Substitute from TM50RBY
Flamethrower from a Move TutorC
Thunderbolt from a Move TutorC

Show information about:
Generation I: Red Blue Yellow
Generation II: Gold Silver Crystal

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