What is a good competitive moveset for Grimer? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Gold/Silver Single Battles. The movesets and EVs have been specifically calibrated to deal the most amount of damage to the largest group of potentially common opponents and typing threats for the Gold/Silver generation metagame.
Grimer is a wonderful Poison-typed Pokemon. Grimer is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Grimer can be quite a contender in the LC tier (Little Cup). There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Grimer's only type-related weaknesses are Ground and Psychic.
Species: Grimer Item: Poison Barb Moveset: - Sludge Bomb / Sludge - Return / Body Slam - Lick - Mud-Slap
Physical Sweeper Grimer (Retro)
Grimer is an outstanding Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In the old days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Sludge Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target). ♦ Sludge is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target). ♦ Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness). ♦ Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target). ♦ Lick is a physical 20-base power Ghost-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target). ♦ Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
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Wondering what moves can Grimer learn? Here is the list of moves this Pokemon can learn in this selected generation. Sort and organize the learnset by move type, category, accuracy, and power. Bolded moves will gain the same-type attack bonus (STAB) if this Pokemon uses them.
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Note: The damage listed here under Versus is not actually calculated using the in-game damage formula. It is simply calculated using typing weaknesses and resistances from the selected type-matchup modifier along with STAB (if applied) to help sort through and give a general idea as to how powerful certain moves might be towards that selected typing after modifiers are applied. Several moves listed here may have additional effects that might alter actual damage output which are not factored on this specific list. Use damage calculators to find actual damage amounts.
These are a list of several common move combinations Grimer can perform in Gold/Silver. Not every combo going to be game-changing, but some can be pretty fun to play with. Sometimes these can be easily overlooked or forgotten, hence why we find and list them here. Discover what items, abilities, and moves this Pokemon can use in combination with each other to gain a strategic advantage in competitive battles.
Competitive GS Move and Ability Combos for Grimer
Moves: Swagger + Screech
Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
Moves: Rest + Snore
Move: Swagger + Item: Mirror Herb
Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Zap Cannon
Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Dynamic Punch
Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
Moves that inflict status: Toxic
Moves that boost Grimer's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Grimer
Common Effort Values for Grimer in Gold and Silver
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