Competitive Information for Grimer [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
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 popular Poison-typed Pokemon. Grimer is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Grimer's only type-related weaknesses are Ground and Psychic.
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Sludge Bomb / Sludge
- Return / Body Slam
Physical Sweeper Grimer (Retro)
Grimer is a fabulous Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Grimer from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ 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).
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.
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: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
- Moves that Break Screens: Haze
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Grimer that you'd like to test? Customize the IVs, EVs and their Gold/Silver moveset. This area allows you to examine the typing coverages of selected moves and stat variances.
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