#088
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
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

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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

Charged attacks

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

Evolution family

Grimer is part of a two-member family.

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

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Raid Battles
785
981

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,764

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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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:
Halloween 2020: Oct 23 - Nov 3
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 - 26

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Eggs
785 7-km Eggs since 2020 Jun 8

Increased chance/Previously in:
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


Gallery

External links

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