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Grubbin

Grubbin

Grubbin's Type

BUG

Grubbin's Pokédex #s

Galar #
16
National #
736

Grubbin's Base Stats

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

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Bug
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Attack

Grubbin's Abilities

Here are what abilities Grubbin can possibly have, along with their effects.
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

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.
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.
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

Where to Find Grubbin

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 the encounters do 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

Wild Area: 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

Wild Area: 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

Wild Area: 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

Wild Area: 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

Slumbering Weald (Early Areas)

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
10% Lv. 2-3
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