Gulpin

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

Gulpin artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

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

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 225 (29.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 75
Growth Rate Fluctuating

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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.

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.

Evolution chart

(Level 26)

Name origin

gulping
noise of swallowing

Moves learned by Gulpin

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.
1PoundNormal 40 100
5YawnNormal
8Poison GasPoison 90
10SludgePoison 65 100
12AmnesiaPsychic
17Acid SprayPoison 40 100
20EncoreNormal 100
25ToxicPoison 90
28Spit UpNormal 100
28StockpileNormal
28SwallowNormal
33Sludge BombPoison 90 100
36Gastro AcidPoison 100
41BelchPoison 120 90
44Wring OutNormal 100
49Gunk ShotPoison 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 ArmorPoison
CurseGhost
Destiny BondGhost
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Pain SplitNormal
SmogPoison 30 70
Venom DrenchPoison 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 PunchFire 75 100
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Pain SplitNormal
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PoundNormal 40 100
5YawnNormal
8Poison GasPoison 90
10SludgePoison 65 100
12AmnesiaPsychic
17Acid SprayPoison 40 100
20EncoreNormal 100
25ToxicPoison 90
28Spit UpNormal 100
28StockpileNormal
28SwallowNormal
33Sludge BombPoison 90 100
36Gastro AcidPoison 100
41BelchPoison 120 90
44Wring OutNormal 100
49Gunk ShotPoison 120 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid ArmorPoison
CurseGhost
Destiny BondGhost
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Pain SplitNormal
SmogPoison 30 70
Venom DrenchPoison 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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 Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Gulpin sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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

Answers to Gulpin questions