Find out everything there is to know about Grimalin in our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Pokédex. You'll find its evolutions, stats, EVs, attacks, talents and more.

Grimalin

Impidimp (eng)
Regional: #285 National: # 859

Catch rate

255

Given EVs

1 Atk Special

Hatching

not

Talents

Prankster

Use status attacks first.
Gives priority to the Pokémon's status moves.

Frisk

Allows to know the object held by the enemy.
When it enters a battle, the Pokémon can check an opposing Pokémon's held item.

Pickpocket (Hidden)

Steals the enemy's object if his attack hits.
The Pokémon steals the held item from attackers that make direct contact with it.

capture locations

Encounter Rate: 50%
Minimum Level: 16
Maximum Level: 36
Biome: Forest (40%)
Area: Tagtree Thicket
Location: None
Time: Morning, Noon, Evening, Night
Version: Scarlet, Violet
Item: None

developments

Attacks learned by levelling up

GradeLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
Fake OutFake Out Normal Physics4010010This attack hits first and makes the target flinch. It works only on the first turn each time the user enters battle.
Lv. 1Confide Normal Status010120The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.
Lv. 1Bite Darkness Physics6010025The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv. 4Flatter Darkness Status010015Flattery is used to confuse the target. However, this also boosts the target's Sp. Atk stat.
Lv. 8Fake Tears Darkness Status010020The user feigns crying to fluster the target. This harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.
Lev. 12Insurance Darkness Physics6010010This move's power is doubled if the target has already taken some damage in the same turn.
Lev. 16Swagger Normal Status08515The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply boosts the target's Attack stat.
Lev. 20Sucker Punch Darkness Physics701005This move enables the user to attack first. This move fails if the target is not readying an attack.
Lev. 24Torment Darkness Status010015The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
Lev. 28Dark Pulse Darkness Special8010015The user releases a horrible aura imbued with ill intent. This may also make the target flinch.
Lev. 33Nasty Plot Darkness Status010120The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Lev. 36Play Rough Fairy Physics909010The user attacks by playing rough with the target. This may also lower the target's Attack stat.
Lev. 40Foul Play Darkness Physics9510015The user turns the target's strength against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the damage this move inflicts.

Attacks learned by CT

CTLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
1Take Down Normal Physics908520A reckless full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
12Low Kick Fight Physics110020A powerful low kick that makes the target fall over. The heavier the target, the greater the move's power.
82Thunder Wave Elektrik Status09020The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
75Light Screen Psy Status010130A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special moves for five turns.
74Reflect Psy Status010120A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from physical moves for five turns.
80Metronome Normal Status010110The user waggles a finger and stimulates its brain into randomly using nearly any move.
95Leech Life Insect Physics8010010The user drains the target's blood. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
85Rest Psy Status01015The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and cures any status conditions.
103Substitute Normal Status010110The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its own HP. The substitute serves as the user's decoy.
18Thief Darkness Physics6010025The user attacks and steals the target's held item simultaneously. The user can't steal anything if it already holds an item.
7Protect Normal Status010110This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
6Scary Face Normal Status010010The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly lower its Speed stat.
47Endure Normal Status010110The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. This move's chance of failing rises if used in succession.
70Sleep Talk Normal Status010110The user randomly uses one of the moves it knows. This move can only be used while the user is asleep.
25Facade Normal Physics7010020This move's power is doubled if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
87Taunt Darkness Status010020The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
109Trick Psy Status010010The user catches the target off guard and swaps the target's held item with its own.
3Fake Tears Darkness Status010020The user feigns crying to fluster the target. This harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.
43Fling Darkness Physics110010The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move's power and effects depend on the item.
94Dark Pulse Darkness Special8010015The user releases a horrible aura imbued with ill intent. This may also make the target flinch.
73Drain Punch Fight Physics7510010The user attacks with an energy-draining punch. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
140Nasty Plot Darkness Status010120The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
62Foul Play Darkness Physics9510015The user turns the target's strength against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the damage this move inflicts.
37Draining Kiss Fairy Special5010010The user steals the target's HP with a kiss. The user's HP is restored by over half the damage taken by the target.
139Misty Terrain Fairy Status010110This protects Pokémon on the ground from status conditions and halves damage from Dragon-type moves for five turns.
127Play Rough Fairy Physics909010The user attacks by playing rough with the target. This may also lower the target's Attack stat.
79Dazzling Gleam Fairy Special8010010The user damages opposing Pokémon by emitting a powerful flash.
171Tera Blast Normal Unknown8010010If the user has Terastallized, it unleashes energy of its Tera Type. This move inflicts damage using the Attack or Sp. Atk stat-whichever is higher for the user.
20Trailblaze Plant Physics5010020The user attacks suddenly as if leaping out from tall grass. The user's nimble footwork boosts its Speed stat.
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