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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Sludge Pokémon
Type Poison
Height 0.9m
Weight 30kg
Catch Rate 190
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 臭泥
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 臭泥
English Grimer
French Tadmorv
German Sleima
Italian Grimer
Japanese ベトベター
Japanese (Romanized) Betbeter
Japanese (Trademark) Betbeter
Korean 질퍽이
Spanish Grimer

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #88
Kanto #88
Johto (G/S) #116
Johto (HG/SS) #117
Hoenn #106
Unova (B2W2) #64
Hoenn (ORAS) #111
Alola #50

Abilities

  • Stench: By releasing stench when attacking, this Pokémon may cause the target to flinch.
  • Sticky Hold: Items held by the Pokémon are stuck fast and cannot be removed by other Pokémon.
  • Poison Touch: May poison a target when the Pokémon makes contact. [Hidden Ability]
  • * Gluttony: Makes the Pokémon eat a held Berry when its HP drops to half or less, which is sooner than usual.
  • * Power of Alchemy: The Pokémon copies the Ability of a defeated ally. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 38
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 0.5x
Fairy 0.5x
Fighting 0.5x
Grass 0.5x
Ground 2x
Poison 0.5x
Psychic 2x

Alternate Forms

Alola
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Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Poison 80
80
50
40
50
25
325
7 Poison 80
80
50
40
50
25
325
6 Poison 80
80
50
40
50
25
325

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 As it moves, it loses bits of its body from which new Grimer emerge. This worsens the stench around it.
United States Pokémon Red Appears in filthy areas. Thrives by sucking up polluted sludge that is pumped out of factories.
United States Pokémon Blue Appears in filthy areas. Thrives by sucking up polluted sludge that is pumped out of factories.
Japan Pokémon Stadium ヘドロが つきからの エックスせんを  あびて へんかした。ヘドロや はいえき など きたないモノが だいこうぶつ。
United States Pokémon Stadium Sludge that was transformed when exposed to X-rays from the moon. Loves sludge, industrial waste and other refuse.
United States Pokémon Yellow Made of hardened sludge. It smells too putrid to touch. Even weeds won't grow in its path.
United States Pokémon Gold As it moves, it loses bits of its body from which new Grimer emerge. This worsens the stench around it.
United States Pokémon Silver Wherever Grimer has passed, so many germs are left behind that no plants will ever grow again.
United States Pokémon Ruby Grimer's sludgy and rubbery body can be forced through any opening, no matter how small it may be. This Pokemon enters sewer pipes to drink filthy waste water.
United States Pokémon Sapphire GRIMER emerged from the sludge that settled on a polluted seabed. This POKeMON loves anything filthy. It constantly leaks a horribly germ- infested fluid from all over its body.
United States Pokémon Emerald Born from polluted sludge in the sea, GRIMER's favorite food is anything filthy. They feed on wastewater pumped out from factories.
United States Pokémon FireRed Sludge exposed to X rays from the moon transformed into GRIMER. It loves feeding on filthy things.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen Appears in filthy areas. It thrives by sucking up polluted sludge that is pumped out of factories.
United States Pokémon Pearl It was born when sludge in a dirty stream was exposed to the moon's X-rays. It appears among filth.
United States Pokémon Diamond It was born when sludge in a dirty stream was exposed to the moon's X-rays. It appears among filth.
United States Pokémon Platinum It was born when sludge in a dirty stream was exposed to the moon's X-rays. It appears among filth.
United States Pokémon HeartGold As it moves, it loses bits of its body, from which new GRIMER emerge. This worsens the stench around it.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver Wherever GRIMER has passed, so many germs are left behind that no plants will ever grow again.
United States Pokémon White It was born when sludge in a dirty stream was exposed to the moon's X-rays. It appears among filth.
Japan Pokémon White どぶがわの ヘドロが つきからの エックスせんを あびて うまれた。 きたない ばしょに あらわれる。
United States Pokémon Black It was born when sludge in a dirty stream was exposed to the moon's X-rays. It appears among filth.
Japan Pokémon Black どぶがわの ヘドロが つきからの エックスせんを あびて うまれた。 きたない ばしょに あらわれる。
United States Pokémon Black 2 Born from sludge, these Pokémon now gather in polluted places and increase the bacteria in their bodies.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 ヘドロが ポケモンに なった。 きたない ばしょに あつまって からだの ばいきんを ふやしていく。
United States Pokémon White 2 Born from sludge, these Pokémon now gather in polluted places and increase the bacteria in their bodies.
Japan Pokémon White 2 ヘドロが ポケモンに なった。 きたない ばしょに あつまって からだの ばいきんを ふやしていく。
South Korea Pokémon Y 지저분한 곳에 모습을 드러낸다. 공장에서 내보내는 오물 폐수를 마시며 살고 있다.
Italy Pokémon Y Prospera in zone paludose. Cresce nutrendosi dei liquami di scarico delle fabbriche.
Spain Pokémon Y Aparece en zonas asquerosas. Crece absorbiendo los residuos tóxicos expulsados por las fábricas.
France Pokémon X Tadmorv est né d’un tas de déchets exposé aux rayons X lunaires. Ce Pokémon adore se nourrir de choses dégoûtantes.
France Pokémon Y Vivant dans des tas d’ordures, il se nourrit des déchets polluants rejetés par les usines.
Germany Pokémon Y Dieses Pokémon lebt vorwiegend in schmutzigen Gebieten und ernährt sich von Industrieabfällen.
Japan Pokémon Y きたない ばしょに あらわれる。 こうじょうが ながす ヘドロ はいえきを のんで いきている。
South Korea Pokémon X 달로부터의 X선을 쬔 오물이 질퍽이로 변화했다. 더러운 것을 좋아한다.
Italy Pokémon X Grimer è nato da fango esposto ai raggi X provenienti dalla luna. Ama nutrirsi di sostanze sudicie.
Spain Pokémon X Nace de lodo alterado al filtrarse en el agua los rayos X reflejados por la Luna. Se alimenta de sustancias desagradables.
Germany Pokémon X Schlamm, der Röntgenstrahlung vom Mond ausgesetzt war, wurde zu Sleima. Es isst am liebsten dreckige Dinge.
Japan Pokémon X つきからの エックスせんをあびた ヘドロが ベトベターにへんかした。 きたないモノが だいこうぶつ。
United States Pokémon X Sludge exposed to X-rays from the moon transformed into Grimer. It loves feeding on filthy things.
United States Pokémon Y Appears in filthy areas. It thrives by sucking up polluted sludge that is pumped out of factories.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Grimer proviene dal fango depositato sui fondali inquinati. Infatti ama tutto ciò che è sudicio e tossico. Emana continuamente un fluido batterico velenoso da ogni parte del corpo.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 흐물흐물 물렁물렁한 몸은 아무리 좁은 틈이라도 파고들어 갈 수 있다. 하수관에 들어가 지저분한 물을 마신다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Il corpo fangoso e gommoso di Grimer può passare attraverso ogni apertura, anche la più angusta. Si intrufola dentro le condotte fognarie per bere le ripugnanti acque di scarico.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire El elástico cuerpo de lodo de Grimer le permite colarse por cualquier orificio, sea del tamaño que sea. Este Pokémon entra en los bajantes de las cloacas para beberse el agua sucia.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Le corps boueux et gélatineux de Tadmorv peut s’enfoncer dans n’importe quelle ouverture, même la plus petite. Ce Pokémon se promène dans les tuyaux des égouts pour boire de l’eau croupie.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Sleimas glitschiger, gummiartiger Körper passt durch jede noch so kleine Öffnung. Dieses Pokémon steigt in die Kanalisation hinab, um fauliges Abwasser zu trinken.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire ドロドロ ブヨブヨした からだは どんなに ほそい すきまにも はいりこむことが できる。 げすいかんに もぐって きたない みずを のむ。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 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.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 오염된 해저의 진흙에서 태어났다. 더러운 것을 매우 좋아해서 몸 전체에서 세균 범벅인 액체가 흘러나오고 있다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Grimer emergió del lodo que se formó en una zona contaminada en el fondo del mar. A este Pokémon le encanta todo lo que sea suciedad. Emana continuamente por todo el cuerpo un horrible fluido contaminado por bacterias.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Tadmorv est apparu dans la vase accumulée sur un bord de mer pollué. Ce Pokémon aime tout ce qui est dégoûtant. Une substance pleine de germes suinte constamment de tout son corps.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Sleima ist aus dem Schlamm eines verseuchten Flussbetts entstanden. Dieses Pokémon liebt verschmutzte Dinge. Es scheidet ständig eine mit Bakterien verseuchte Flüssigkeit aus seinem ganzen Körper aus.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby おせんされた かいていの ヘドロから うまれた。 きたない ものが だいすきで からだじゅうから バイキンだらけの えきたいを たれながしている。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby 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.
United States Pokémon Sun Its main source of food is the slimy industrial waste of factories. This Pokémon’s numbers have been decreasing in recent years.
United States Pokémon Moon It was born from sludge transformed by exposure to X-rays from the moon. When its internal load of germs decreases, it dies.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
First Generation
Red and Green (Japan) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Red and Blue (US) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Yellow Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fire Red / Leaf Green Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Tupp's Grimer
  • Japan タッパ のベトベター
  • Japan Tupper no Betbeter
  • Japan Tupper's Betbeter
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Goh's Grimer
  • Japan ゴウのベトベター
  • Japan Go no Betbeter
  • Japan Go's Betbeter
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Team Rocket Grunts' Grimer

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 26
SL 30
OI 6
GS 48
GS 90
AG 127
AG 129
AG 181
DP 88
DP 89
DP 90
DP 91
Movie 15
Gen 4
SM 65
PM2019 20
PM2019 23
PM2019 24
PM2019 29
PM2019 31
PM2019 33
PM2019 34
PM2019 35
PM2019 38
PM2019 46
PM2019 54
PM2019 70
PM2019 107
PM2019 108

TCG Cards

#48: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#57: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#78: Koga's Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#78: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#79: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#57: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#56: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#54: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#88: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
+10
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#75: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
+10
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#50: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#52: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#23: ベトベター
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#45: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#7: Team Aqua's Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#57: Alolan Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#83: Alolan Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy Energy
#84: Grimer
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Pokémon XD - Michael's Grimer
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Grimer
Started: 2005-10-03
Ended: 0000-00-00
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Poison Gas
Type Icon Status 40 90 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 30 30
Pound Type Icon Physical 35 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Disable Type Icon Status 20 100 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 8 8 8 10 10 1 1
Harden Type Icon Status 30 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 42 42
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Sludge
Type Icon Special 20 65 100 15 15 15 15 15 20 20 20 20 13 13 13 16 16 37 37
Minimize Type Icon Status 10 21 21 21 18 18 17 17 17 17 19 19 19 23 23 33 33
Mud Bomb Type Icon Special 10 65 85 18 18 18 21 21 23 23 23 23
Screech Type Icon Status 40 85 37 37 37 32 32 33 33 33 33 26 26 26 31 31 48 48
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100 26 26 26 29 29 28 28 28 28
Sludge Bomb
Type Icon Special 10 90 100 29 29 29 26 26 36 36 36 36 43 43 43 50 50
Sludge Wave
Type Icon Special 10 95 100 32 32 32 37 37 44
Acid Armor
Type Icon Status 20 43 43 43 40 40 39 39 39 39 34 34 34 40 40 55 55
Gunk Shot
Type Icon Physical 5 120 80 40 40 40 43 43 49 44 44 44
Belch
Type Icon Special 10 120 90 46 46 46 46
Memento Type Icon Status 10 100 48 48 48 48 48 52 49 49 49 53 53 53

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Taunt Type Icon Status 20 100
Torment Type Icon Status 15 100
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Rain Dance Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic
Type Icon Status 10 90
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Poison Jab
Type Icon Physical 20 80 100
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100
Payback Type Icon Physical 10 50 100
Rock Tomb Type Icon Physical 15 60 95
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Rock Slide Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Explosion Type Icon Physical 5 250 100
Power-Up Punch Type Icon Physical 20 40 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Dig Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Dynamic Punch Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
Thunder Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Ice Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Fire Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Self-Destruct Type Icon Physical 5 200 100
Bide Type Icon Physical 10
Rage Type Icon Physical 20 20 100
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Infestation Type Icon Special 20 20 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Sludge Wave
Type Icon Special 10 95 100
Venoshock
Type Icon Special 10 65 100
Shadow Ball Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Sludge Bomb
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Fire Blast Type Icon Special 5 110 85
Thunder Type Icon Special 10 110 70
Thunderbolt Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Flamethrower Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Incinerate Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Shock Wave Type Icon Special 20 60
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Zap Cannon Type Icon Special 5 120 50
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mega Drain Type Icon Special 15 40 100

Egg Moves

Imprison Type Icon Status 10
Swallow Type Icon Status 10
Stockpile Type Icon Status 20
Mean Look Type Icon Status 5
Scary Face Type Icon Status 10 100
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Haze Type Icon Status 30
Power-Up Punch Type Icon Physical 20 40 100
Shadow Sneak Type Icon Physical 30 40 100
Shadow Punch Type Icon Physical 20 60
Lick Type Icon Physical 30 30 100
Explosion Type Icon Physical 5 250 100
Acid Spray
Type Icon Special 20 40 100
Spit Up Type Icon Special 10 100

Move Tutors

Pain Split Type Icon Status 20
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Gunk Shot
Type Icon Physical 5 120 80
Thunder Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Ice Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Fire Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Explosion Type Icon Physical 5 250 100
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Dynamic Punch Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
Shock Wave Type Icon Special 20 60
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Thunderbolt Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Flamethrower Type Icon Special 15 90 100