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Grimer

Grimer is a Poison-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves into Muk when fed 50 candies. It has an Alolan form that is Poison, Dark-type.

Pokédex description

Sludge Pokémon
Standard Pokédex description
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.
- Grimer's cry
Alolan Grimer Pokédex description
Brought to Alola to solve the garbage problem, Grimer seems to relish any and all kinds of trash.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Ground.png
18 (13)
Icon Poison.png
10 (13)
Icon Poison.png
9 (11)
(Legacy move, not Elite TM able)

Charged attacks

Icon Ground.png
55 (24)
Icon Poison.png
50 (24)
Icon Poison.png
80 (35)

Attack availability

  • Poison Jab: added on August 19th, 2016
  • Acid: removed on August 19th, 2016

Fast attacks

Icon Dark.png
6 (12)
Icon Poison.png
10 (13)

Charged attacks

Icon Dark.png
70 (22)
Icon Poison.png
130 (42)
Icon Poison.png
80 (35)

Evolution family

Grimer is part of a two-member family.

38.
Grimer
#088 Grimer
50 Grimer candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Muk
#089 Muk
Grimer
#088 Alolan Grimer
50 Grimer candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Muk
#089 Alolan Muk

38.
Grimer
#088 Grimer
50 Grimer candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Muk
#089 Muk
Grimer
#088 Alolan Grimer
50 Grimer candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Muk
#089 Alolan Muk

Availability

Grimer

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
1,178
1,276

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
A Very Slow Discovery: 2021 Jun 8 - 13
Sustainability Week: 2021 Apr 20 - 25
Pokémon Spotlight Hour: 2021 Apr 20
Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto: 2021 Feb 20
Team GO Rocket Event: 2020 Jul 10 - 15
Team GO Rocket Global Take-over: 2020 Mar 6 - 9
Global Challenge, Global Hatches: 2019 Sep 9 - 16
Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019: Jul 4 - 7

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Eggs
785

Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km - 2019 Dec 16 - 2020 Oct 19
5-km - Team GO Rocket Event: 2020 Jul 10 - 15
5-km - Team GO Rocket Disruption: 2019 Jul 25 - Aug 1
5-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2018 Spring
2-km - Eggstravaganza 2017: Apr 13 - 20

Emblem Raid.png
Raid Battles
785
981

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,764

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1.png
Research tasks
589 Field Research:
Win 5 Gym battles: 2019 May - Aug
Catch 3 Poison-type Pokémon: 2018 Apr - Jun
Special Research/Timed Research:
Kanto Celebration Event - Completing 2nd part

Alolan Grimer

Method Maximum CP Details
RT-Icon Encounter.png
Wild
1,178
1,276

(weather boosted)
Not in wild normally

Increased spawns in:
Luminous Legends Y: 2021 May 18 - 24
Halloween 2020: Oct 23 - Nov 3
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 - 26

Pokémon Eggs.png
Eggs
785 7-km Eggs since 2020 Jun 8

Increased chance/Previously in:
7-km - Luminous Legends Y: 2021 May 18 - 24
7-km - 2018 Jun 21 - 2020 Feb 18
Gift 2-km - Gift Event: 2019 Aug 5 - 19

Emblem Raid.png
Raid Battles
785
981

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,764

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1.png
Research tasks
589 Field Research:
Use an Incense: 2021 Mar
Special Research/Timed Research:
Luminous Legends Y - 6th part: Catch 5 different species of Dark-type Pokémon


Gallery

Stickers

List of Stickers
Source: Unreleased

External links

  • Grimer page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Grimer article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Grimer article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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