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Grimer (Pokémon GO)

Grimer Pokemon GO

Grimer

#88 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Grimer

The best moves for Grimer are Poison Jab and Sludge Bomb when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Poison Jab 15 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

Defense

  Mud-Slap 12.9 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

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Pokémon type

Poison
Vulnerable to…
Psychic deals 160% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fighting deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Poison deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.

Grimer Raid Guide

Grimer has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Grimer, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Grimer is a Poison Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Psychic and Ground moves. Grimer's strongest moveset is Poison Jab & Sludge Bomb and it has a Max CP of 1,374. Grimer evolves into Muk.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Grimer

The best moves for Grimer are Poison Jab and Sludge Bomb when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Poison Jab 15 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

Defense

  Mud-Slap 12.9 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

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What counters Grimer?

Grimer is a Poison type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Psychic and Ground moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Grimer are:

  • Mewtwo,
  • Deoxys (Attack),
  • Alakazam,
  • Espeon,
  • Azelf.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psystrike 100%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psystrike 97%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psychic 94%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psychic 90%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Psycho Boost 90%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Zap Cannon 85%
Alakazam   Confusion   Psychic 84%
Espeon   Confusion   Psychic 82%
Azelf   Confusion   Future Sight 81%
Alakazam   Confusion   Future Sight 81%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Grimer

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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