Gulpin

Gulpin is a Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Stomach Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 316
Type Poison
Species Stomach Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 10.3 kg (22.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Liquid Ooze
2. Sticky Hold
Gluttony (hidden ability)
Local № 095 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
098 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
100 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 225 (29.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 60
Growth Rate Fluctuating

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 43
81 203
Defense 53
99 225
Sp. Atk 43
81 203
Sp. Def 53
99 225
Speed 40
76 196
Total 302 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.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Gulpin.

Evolution chart

(Level 26)

Gulpin changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby Virtually all of GULPIN’s body is its stomach. As a result, it can swallow something its own size. This POKéMON’s stomach contains a special fluid that digests anything.
Sapphire Most of GULPIN’s body is made up of its stomach - its heart and brain are very small in comparison. This POKéMON’s stomach contains special enzymes that dissolve anything.
FireRed
LeafGreen
There is nothing its stomach can’t digest. While it is digesting, vile, overpowering gases are expelled.
Emerald This POKéMON’s stomach fluid can even digest scrap iron. In one gulp, it can swallow something that is as large as itself.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Almost all its body is its stomach. Its harsh digestive juices quickly dissolve anything it swallows.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It has a small heart and brain. Its stomach comprises most of its body, with enzymes to dissolve anything.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Almost all its body is its stomach. Its harsh digestive juices quickly dissolve anything it swallows.
X It has a small heart and brain. Its stomach comprises most of its body, with enzymes to dissolve anything.
Y There is nothing its stomach can’t digest. While it is digesting, vile, overpowering gases are expelled.
Omega Ruby Virtually all of Gulpin’s body is its stomach. As a result, it can swallow something its own size. This Pokémon’s stomach contains a special fluid that digests anything.
Alpha Sapphire Most of Gulpin’s body is made up of its stomach—its heart and brain are very small in comparison. This Pokémon’s stomach contains special enzymes that dissolve anything.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Almost all its body is its stomach. Its harsh digestive juices quickly dissolve anything it swallows.

Moves learned by Gulpin

Moves learnt by level up

Gulpin learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
5YawnNormalStatus
8Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
10SludgePoisonSpecial 65 100
12AmnesiaPsychicStatus
17Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
20EncoreNormalStatus 100
25ToxicPoisonStatus 90
28Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
28StockpileNormalStatus
28SwallowNormalStatus
33Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
36Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
41BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
44Pain SplitNormalStatus
49Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80

Egg moves

Gulpin learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gulpin egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
CurseGhostStatus
Destiny BondGhostStatus
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gulpin is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by TR

Gulpin cannot be taught any TR moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
5YawnNormalStatus
8Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
10SludgePoisonSpecial 65 100
12AmnesiaPsychicStatus
17Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
20EncoreNormalStatus 100
25ToxicPoisonStatus 90
28Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
28StockpileNormalStatus
28SwallowNormalStatus
33Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
36Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
41BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
44Wring OutNormalSpecial 100
49Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
CurseGhostStatus
Destiny BondGhostStatus
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Gulpin 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Gulpin sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Gulpin  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gulpin  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gulpin  sprite from Black & White Gulpin  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Gulpin Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gulpin Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gulpin Shiny sprite from Black & White Gulpin Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Gulpin

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 110
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 110
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold Trade/migrate from another game
SoulSilver Route 3
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 5
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 110
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
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Gulpin
Japanese ゴクリン (Gokulin)
German Schluppuck
French Gloupti

Name origin

gulping
noise of swallowing