Croagunk

Croagunk is a Poison/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Toxic Mouth Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 453
Type Poison Fighting
Species Toxic Mouth Pokémon
Height 0.7 m (2′04″)
Weight 23.0 kg (50.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Anticipation
2. Dry Skin
Poison Touch (hidden ability)
Local № 129 (Diamond/Pearl)
129 (Platinum)
290 (Black 2/White 2)
125 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
222 (Sword/Shield)
082 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 140 (18.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 100 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 60
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 10 (2,314–2,570 steps)

Base stats

HP 48
206 300
Attack 61
114 243
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 61
114 243
Sp. Def 40
76 196
Speed 50
94 218
Total 300 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Evolution chart

(Level 37)

Croagunk changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond Its cheeks hold poison sacs. It tries to catch foes off guard to jab them with toxic fingers.
Pearl Inflating its poison sacs, it makes an eerie blubbering sound for intimidation.
Platinum It rarely fights fairly, but that is strictly to ensure survival. It is popular as a mascot.
HeartGold Fluid squeezed from its finger, albeit poisonous, is a significant ingredient in remedies for lower-back pain.
SoulSilver Fluid squeezed from its finger, albeit poisonous, is a significant ingredient in remedies for lower back pain.
Black
White
It rarely fights fairly, but that is strictly to ensure survival. It is popular as a mascot.
Black 2
White 2
Inflating its poison sacs, it fills the area with an odd sound and hits flinching opponents with a poison jab.
X
Omega Ruby
Its cheeks hold poison sacs. It tries to catch foes off guard to jab them with toxic fingers.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Inflating its poison sacs, it fills the area with an odd sound and hits flinching opponents with a poison jab.
Sword It makes frightening noises with its poison-filled cheek sacs. When opponents flinch, Croagunk hits them with a poison jab.
Shield Once diluted, its poison becomes medicinal. This Pokémon came into popularity after a pharmaceutical company chose it as a mascot.

Moves learned by Croagunk

Moves learnt by level up

Croagunk learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
4AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
8TauntDarkStatus 100
12FlatterDarkStatus 100
16RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
20VenoshockPoisonSpecial 65 100
24Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
28SwaggerNormalStatus 85
32Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
36ToxicPoisonStatus 90
40Nasty PlotDarkStatus
44Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
48BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90

Egg moves

Croagunk learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Croagunk egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bullet PunchSteelPhysical 40 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Cross ChopFightingPhysical 100 80
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50
Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Quick GuardFightingStatus
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 40 100

Move Tutor moves

Croagunk can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFightingStatus
Lash OutDarkPhysical 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

Croagunk is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Croagunk is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Croagunk learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
3Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
8Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
10TauntDarkStatus 100
15PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
17Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
22RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
24SwaggerNormalStatus 85
29Mud BombGroundSpecial 65 85
31Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
36VenoshockPoisonSpecial 65 100
38Nasty PlotDarkStatus
43Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
45Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
47BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
50FlatterDarkStatus 100

Egg moves

Croagunk learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Croagunk egg moves page.

Move Tutor moves

Croagunk can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
Dual ChopDragonPhysical 40 90
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
Helping HandNormalStatus
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Role PlayPsychicStatus
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Super FangNormalPhysical 90
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

Croagunk is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Croagunk can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Croagunk sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Croagunk  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Croagunk  sprite from Black & White Croagunk  sprite from X & Y Croagunk  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Croagunk Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Croagunk Shiny sprite from Black & White Croagunk Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Croagunk

Diamond
Pearl
Great Marsh
Platinum Route 212, Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Route 8
Black 2
White 2
Route 8, Icirrus City, Moor of Icirrus
X
Y
Route 7
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword Location data not yet available
Shield Bridge Field, Dusty Bowl, Giant's Cap, Motostoke Outskirts, Stony Wilderness, Galar Mine No. 2, Forest of Focus, Soothing Wetlands

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Croagunk
Japanese グレッグル (Gureggru)
German Glibunkel
French Cradopaud

Name origin

croak
the sound a frog makes
gunk
slimy or oily matter