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)

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-SlapGround 20 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
4AstonishGhost 30 100
8TauntDark 100
12FlatterDark 100
16RevengeFighting 60 100
20VenoshockPoison 65 100
24Sucker PunchDark 70 100
28SwaggerNormal 85
32Poison JabPoison 80 100
36ToxicPoison 90
40Nasty PlotDark
44Sludge BombPoison 90 100
48BelchPoison 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 PunchSteel 40 100
CounterFighting 100
Cross ChopFighting 100 80
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
Fake OutNormal 40 100
FeintNormal 30 100
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Quick GuardFighting
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100

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.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
3Mud-SlapGround 20 100
8Poison StingPoison 15 100
10TauntDark 100
15PursuitDark 40 100
17Feint AttackDark 60
22RevengeFighting 60 100
24SwaggerNormal 85
29Mud BombGround 65 85
31Sucker PunchDark 70 100
36VenoshockPoison 65 100
38Nasty PlotDark
43Poison JabPoison 80 100
45Sludge BombPoison 90 100
47BelchPoison 120 90
50FlatterDark 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.
BounceFlying 85 85
Drain PunchFighting 75 100
Dual ChopDragon 40 90
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Helping HandNormal
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Knock OffDark 65 100
Low KickFighting 100
Role PlayPsychic
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
Super FangNormal 90
Thunder PunchElectric 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 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
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Trade/migrate from another game
Sword Trade/migrate from another game
Shield Bridge Field, Dusty Bowl, Giant's Cap, Motostoke Outskirts, Stony Wilderness, Galar Mine No. 2

Other languages

English 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