Grubbin • Generation VIII Pokédex

Grubbin
Pokédex Page for Grubbin

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

Grubbin

Grubbin
Sprite of Grubbin in Pokémon HOME

Grubbin's Type

BUG

Grubbin's Pokédex #s

National #
736
Galar #
16
Armor #
--
Crown #
--

Grubbin's Base Stats

HP:
47
Attack:
62
Defense:
45
Sp. Atk:
55
Sp. Def:
45
Speed:
46
Total:
300

Misc. Info

Height:
1'4" (0.4m)
Weight:
9.7 lbs. (4.4 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Bug
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Attack
Base EXP:
60
Catch Rate:
255
Base Happiness:
70

Grubbin's Abilities

Here is what ability Grubbin has, along with its effect.
Swarm
Increases the damage of Grubbin's Bug-type moves by 50% when it is at 1/3 or less HP.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Grubbin's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIRE
FLYING
ROCK
½
GRASS
FIGHTING
GROUND

Grubbin's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Grubbin evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Grubbin
Grubbin
starting form
Charjabug
Charjabug
at level 20
Vikavolt
Vikavolt
use Thunder Stone

Grubbin's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Grubbin 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 Grubbin 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
1
Vise Grip
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
55 100% 30 One Target
1
Mud-Slap
100% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target
5
String Shot
Lowers all nearby enemies' Speed by two stages.
BUG
STATUS
-- 95% 40 Nearby Enemies
10
Bug Bite
Does double damage if the target has a Berry and then Grubbin consumes that Berry immediately.
BUG
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 One Target
15
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
21
Spark
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target
25
Sticky Web
Covers the enemy's field in a sticky web that lowers enemy Pokémon's Speed by one stage when they switch in.
BUG
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
30
X-Scissor
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
35
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
40
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grubbin 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
TM14
Thunder Wave
Paralyzes the target.
ELECTRIC
STATUS
-- 90% 20 One Target
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM16
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
TM17
Light Screen
Reduces damage from Special-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
TM21
Rest
Grubbin restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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 Grubbin from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Grubbin is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM53
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 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
TM78
Acrobatics
Damage is doubled if Grubbin has no held item when this attack hits.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
55 100% 15 One Target
TM80
Volt Switch
Forces Grubbin to switch out after dealing damage.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM82
Electroweb
Lowers all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grubbin 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
TR08
Thunderbolt
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Grubbin'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 Grubbin'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
TR57
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR60
X-Scissor
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR86
Wild Charge
Grubbin takes 25% of Wild Charge's damage as recoil damage.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
90 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grubbin can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Grubbin.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Harden
Raises Grubbin's Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
EGG
Discharge
Has a 30% chance to paralyze all nearby Pokémon.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 All But Self

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grubbin 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
Rising Voltage
If used during Electric Terrain, Rising Voltage does double damage.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TUTOR
Skitter Smack
100% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Atk by one stage.
BUG
PHYSICAL
70 90% 10 One Target

Grubbin's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Grubbin'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 Grubbin's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Grubbin 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
204 235 267 298 47
Attack
129 160 192 223 62
Defense
95 126 158 189 45
Sp. Atk
115 146 178 209 55
Sp. Def
95 126 158 189 45
Speed
97 128 160 191 46
Total
300

Where to Find Grubbin in Sword & Shield

If you're looking for where to find Grubbin, 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 Grubbin in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Grubbin in the Wild

Galar Route 1

Random Encounters
Any Weather
10% Lv. 2-5

Slumbering Weald (Early Area)

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
10% Lv. 2-3

Dappled Grove

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 35% 35% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 11-15 Lv. 11-15

Watchtower Ruins

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- 30% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 11-14

East Lake Axewell

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 15% -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 10-15
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 30% -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 8-12

North Lake Miloch

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 30% 40% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 14-16 Lv. 14-16

Pokédex Entries for Grubbin

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
Its natural enemies, like Rookidee, may flee rather than risk getting caught in its large mandibles that can snap thick tree branches.
Shield
It uses its big jaws to dig nests into the forest floor, and it loves to feed on sweet tree sap.

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

Sun
Its strong jaw enables it to scrape trees and slurp out the sap. It normally lives underground.
Moon
They often gather near places frequented by electric Pokémon in order to avoid being attacked by bird Pokémon.
Ultra Sun
If you find its nest, you shouldn't stick your hand inside. You'll get bitten by an irritated Grubbin.
Ultra Moon
It spits a sticky thread to stop opponents in their tracks, and then it grabs them in its sharp, sturdy mandibles to take them down.
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