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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Croagunk

Croagunk
Toxic Mouth Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Croagunk is a Poison and Fighting Type Toxic Mouth Pokémon, with a 18.3% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Croagunk can be found with Anticipation, Dry Skin and Poison Touch as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Lonely Nature, based on 300 combined Base Stats.

Croagunk Stats and Abilities

Based on Croagunk Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Croagunk Highest IV Stat is Attack 61 and the Lowest being Defense 40.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP48206300
E
Attack61114243
F
Defense4076196
E
Special Attack61114243
F
Special Defense4076196
F
Speed5094218
F
Total300
Croagunk Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Lonely
+10% Attack
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield1 Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate140 (18.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsHuman-Like
Egg Cycles10 (2,314–2,570 steps)
Abilities Description
Anticipation
Ability 1
A Pokémon with Anticipation will shudder upon entering battle, if an opponent has a move that is super-effective against it, or a One-Hit-KO move (Fissure, Horn Drill, Guillotine or Sheer Cold). It only activates when the ability-bearer switches in, not when an opponent switches in.
Dry Skin
Ability 2
Dry Skin causes several effects:
Poison Touch
Hidden Ability
May poison targets when a Pokémon makes contact.

How To Evolve Croagunk in BDSP

Croagunk requires (Level 37) to evolve into Toxicroak.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Croagunk
Level 37
Toxicroak

Where To Find Croagunk in BDSP

Croagunk has 5 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Croagunk, within the Bogsunk Cavern location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Great Marsh
20 - 5%
Croagunk
Lv. 20-26
Great Marsh
20 - 5%
Toxicroak
Lv. 20-26
Swampy Cave
Start
Croagunk
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
Start
Croagunk
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
Start
Croagunk
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
Start
Croagunk
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Croagunk Weakness

Croagunk is a Poison and Fighting Type pokemon. This will cause Croagunk to take More Damage from Ground, Flying, Psychic Type Moves, and Less Damage from Fighting, Poison, Grass, Rock, Dark, Bug Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Psychic
2.0x
More Damage
Ground
Flying
0.5x
Less Damage
Fighting
Poison
Grass
Rock
Dark
0.25x
Less Damage
Bug
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Croagunk Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Groudon

What pokemon is Croagunk Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Celebi
S
Darkrai
S
Regirock
A
Tangrowth
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Best Moves Croagunk in BDSP

Best Moveset for Croagunk Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
48
Belch
Special
180
90 10 User must have consumed a Berry.
44
Sludge Bomb
Special
135
100 10 May poison opponent.
32
Poison Jab
Physical
120
100 20 May poison the opponent.
24
Sucker Punch
Physical
70
100 5 User attacks first, but only works if opponent is readying an attack.

Best Moveset for Croagunk TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM01
Focus Punch
Physical
225
100 20 If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM52
Focus Blast
Special
180
70 5 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM26
Earthquake
Physical
100
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Special
135
100 10 May poison opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
.

Croagunk Level Up Moves

List of Moves Croagunk can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Poison Sting
Power:
22.5
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

May poison the opponent.
1
Mud-Slap
Power: 20
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
4
Astonish
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
8
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
12
Flatter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Confuses opponent, but raises its Special Attack by two stages.
16
Revenge
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power increases if user was hit first.
20
Venoshock
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
24
Sucker Punch
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User attacks first, but only works if opponent is readying an attack.
28
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
32
Poison Jab
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
36
Toxic
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Badly poisons opponent.
40
Nasty Plot
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
44
Sludge Bomb
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
48
Belch
Power:
180
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

User must have consumed a Berry.
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Croagunk TM Moves

List of Moves Croagunk can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM01
Focus Punch
Power:
225
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM06
Toxic
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Badly poisons opponent.
TM08
Bulk Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM12
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM27
Low Sweep
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM30
Shadow Ball
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM31
Brick Break
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM41
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM52
Focus Blast
Power:
180
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM60
Drain Punch
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM63
Nasty Plot
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
TM81
X-Scissor
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM84
Poison Jab
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Croagunk Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Croagunk can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Feint
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Only hits if opponent uses Protect or Detect in the same turn.
Dynamic Punch
Power:
150
Acc: 50
PP: 5
Physical

Confuses opponent.
Headbutt
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Vacuum Wave
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

User attacks first.
Fake Out
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks first, foe flinches. Only usable on first turn.
Cross Chop
Power:
150
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Bullet Punch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
Counter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

When hit by a Physical Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Quick Guard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Protects the user's team from high-priority moves.
Acupressure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises a random stat.
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