Grimmsnarl • Generation VIII Pokédex

Grimmsnarl
Pokédex Page for Grimmsnarl

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Grimmsnarl, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Grimmsnarl is not available in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Grimmsnarl

Grimmsnarl
Sprite of Grimmsnarl in Pokémon HOME

Grimmsnarl's Type

DARK
FAIRY

Grimmsnarl's Pokédex #s

National #
861
Galar #
240
Armor #
--
Crown #
39

Grimmsnarl's Base Stats

HP:
95
Attack:
120
Defense:
65
Sp. Atk:
95
Sp. Def:
75
Speed:
60
Total:
510

Misc. Info

Height:
4'11" (1.5m)
Weight:
134.5 lbs. (61 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Fairy / Human-Like
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
3 Attack
Base EXP:
255
Catch Rate:
45

Grimmsnarl's Abilities

Here are what abilities Grimmsnarl can possibly have, along with their effects.
Prankster
Grimmsnarl's status moves have their priority increased by one stage, but fail if used against a Dark-type Pokémon.
Frisk
Reveals an opponent's held item when Grimmsnarl is sent out in a battle.
Pickpocket
Whenever Grimmsnarl is damaged by a contact move, it takes the attacker's held item, as long as Grimmsnarl has none.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Grimmsnarl's weakness and resistance is to various types.
POISON
STEEL
FAIRY
½
GHOST
¼
DARK
immune
PSYCHIC
DRAGON

Grimmsnarl's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Grimmsnarl evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Impidimp
Impidimp
starting form
Morgrem
Morgrem
at level 32
Grimmsnarl
Grimmsnarl
at level 42

Grimmsnarl's Alternate Forms

Cosmetic Forms

Grimmsnarl's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Grimmsnarl can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Grimmsnarl learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
Evo.
Spirit Break
100% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Atk by one stage.
FAIRY
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
1
Spirit Break
100% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Atk by one stage.
FAIRY
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
1
False Surrender
Doesn't miss the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 -- 10 One Target
1
Bulk Up
Raises Grimmsnarl's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
1
Power-Up Punch
Raises Grimmsnarl's Attack by one stage (after doing damage).
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
40 100% 20 One Target
1
Fake Out
+3 priority. 100% chance of making the target flinch. Fails unless used on the first turn Grimmsnarl is sent out.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 10 One Target
1
Confide
Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
1
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
1
Flatter
Raises the target's Special Attack by one stage and confuses it.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
12
Fake Tears
Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
16
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
20
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
24
Sucker Punch
Has +1 priority. Fails unless the target uses a damaging move.
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
28
Torment
Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
35
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
40
Nasty Plot
Raises Grimmsnarl's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
48
Play Rough
10% chance of lowering the target's Attack by one stage.
FAIRY
PHYSICAL
90 90% 10 One Target
56
Foul Play
Foul Play uses the target's Attack stat instead of Grimmsnarl's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target
64
Hammer Arm
Lowers Grimmsnarl's Speed by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
100 90% 10 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grimmsnarl can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM00
Mega Punch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
80 85% 20 One Target
TM01
Mega Kick
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 75% 5 One Target
TM03
Fire Punch
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM04
Ice Punch
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM05
Thunder Punch
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM08
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM14
Thunder Wave
Paralyzes the target.
ELECTRIC
STATUS
-- 90% 20 One Target
TM17
Light Screen
Reduces damage from Special-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
TM18
Reflect
Reduces damage from Physical-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User's Field
TM21
Rest
Grimmsnarl restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM23
Thief
Damages the target and steals its held item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Grimmsnarl from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM26
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Grimmsnarl is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM42
Revenge
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM47
Fake Tears
Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM58
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM60
Power Swap
Grimmsnarl swaps any modifiers to its Attack and Special Attack with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
TM63
Drain Punch
Heals Grimmsnarl by half the damage dealt.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target
TM65
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
TM71
Wonder Room
For the next 5 turns, all Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense stats are swapped.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM75
Low Sweep
Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM79
Retaliate
Damage is doubled if one of your Pokémon fainted during the previous turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
TM87
Draining Kiss
Heals Grimmsnarl by 75% of the damage dealt to the target.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Grimmsnarl missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grimmsnarl can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR07
Low Kick
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR13
Focus Energy
Raises critical hit rate by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR14
Metronome
Uses a random move.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR18
Leech Life
Heals Grimmsnarl by half the damage dealt.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Grimmsnarl's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Grimmsnarl's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR32
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR35
Uproar
Lose control for up to 5 turns. While the Uproar is active, no Pokémon can be asleep.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR37
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TR38
Trick
Switches Grimmsnarl's held item with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Grimmsnarl's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR48
Bulk Up
Raises Grimmsnarl's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR58
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR64
Focus Blast
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
FIGHTING
SPECIAL
120 70% 5 One Target
TR68
Nasty Plot
Raises Grimmsnarl's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR72
Power Whip
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
120 85% 10 One Target
TR81
Foul Play
Foul Play uses the target's Attack stat instead of Grimmsnarl's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target
TR90
Play Rough
10% chance of lowering the target's Attack by one stage.
FAIRY
PHYSICAL
90 90% 10 One Target
TR92
Dazzling Gleam
Damages all nearby enemies.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
80 100% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR93
Darkest Lariat
Ignores any stat modifiers on the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
85 100% 10 One Target
TR95
Throat Chop
Prevents the target from using any sound-based moves for the next two turns.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR99
Body Press
Does more damage based on how high Grimmsnarl's Defense stat is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grimmsnarl can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Burning Jealousy
Burns all targets that had their stats raised during this turn.
FIRE
SPECIAL
70 100% 5 Nearby Enemies
TUTOR
Lash Out
If Grimmsnarl's stats were lowered this turn, Lash Out's power is doubled.
DARK
PHYSICAL
75 100% 5 One Target

Grimmsnarl's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Grimmsnarl's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Grimmsnarl's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Grimmsnarl is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
300 331 363 394 95
Attack
245 276 308 339 120
Defense
135 166 198 229 65
Sp. Atk
195 226 258 289 95
Sp. Def
155 186 218 249 75
Speed
125 156 188 219 60
Total
510

Where to Find Grimmsnarl in Sword & Shield

If you're looking for where to find Grimmsnarl, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Grimmsnarl in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Special Ways to Get Grimmsnarl

Available in some Max Raid Dens in the Wild Area, including a rare Gigantamax-capable Grimmsnarl.

Catchable (Gigantamax-capable) during Dynamax Adventures in Crown Tundra (DLC), level 65.

Grimmsnarl in the Wild

Lake of Outrage

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- 25% -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 50-52

Getting Grimmsnarl By Evolution

Evolves from Morgrem at level 42.

Pokédex Entries for Grimmsnarl

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Normal

Sword
With the hair wrapped around its body helping to enhance its muscles, this Pokémon can overwhelm even Machamp.
Shield
Its hairs work like muscle fibers. When its hairs unfurl, they latch on to opponents, ensnaring them as tentacles would.

Gigantamax

Sword
By transforming its leg hair, this Pokémon delivers power-packed drill kicks that can bore huge holes in Galar's terrain.
Shield
Gigantamax energy has caused more hair to sprout all over its body. With the added strength, it can jump over the world's tallest building.
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