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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Gloom

Gloom
Weed Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Gloom is a Grass and Poison Type Weed Pokémon, with a 15.7% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Gloom can be found with Chlorophyll as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 2 Special Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Quiet Nature, based on 395 combined Base Stats.

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Gloom Stats and Abilities

Based on Gloom Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Gloom Highest IV Stat is Special Attack 85 and the Lowest being Speed 40.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP60230324
E
Attack65121251
E
Defense70130262
D
Special Attack85157295
E
Special Defense75139273
F
Speed4076196
D
Total395
Gloom Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Quiet
+10% Special Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield2 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsGrass
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Chlorophyll
Ability 1
Chlorophyll doubles the ability-bearer's Speed during bright sunshine.
Stench
Hidden Ability
A Pokémon with Stench has a 10% chance of causing the opponent to flinch when hit by a damaging move (provided the ability-bearer strikes first as usual).

How To Evolve Gloom in BDSP

Oddish requires (Level 21) to evolve into Gloom and then (Leaf Stone) to evolve into Vileplume or to evolve into Bellossom.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Oddish
Level 21
Gloom
Leaf Stone
Vileplume
Oddish
Level 21
Gloom
Sun Stone
Bellossom

Where To Find Gloom in BDSP

Gloom has 10 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Oddish, 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
Route 230
20 - 5%
Gloom
Lv. 50
Route 230
20 - 5%
Oddish
Lv. 18-23
Route 229
100 - 20%
Oddish
Lv. 20-22
Route 229
5 - 1%
Gloom
Lv. 51-52
Route 224
100 - 20%
Gloom
Lv. 53
Swampy Cave
National
Gloom
Lv. 16-63
Swampy Cave
National
Oddish
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Gloom
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Oddish
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
Gloom
Lv. 16-63
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Still-Water Cavern
National
Oddish
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
National
Gloom
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
National
Oddish
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Gloom
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Oddish
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Gloom
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Oddish
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
National
Gloom
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
National
Oddish
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Gloom Weakness

Gloom is a Grass and Poison Type pokemon. This will cause Gloom to take More Damage from Flying, Fire, Ice, Psychic Type Moves, and Less Damage from Water, Electric, Fighting, Fairy, Grass Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Fire
Ice
Psychic
0.5x
Less Damage
Water
Electric
Fighting
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Grass
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Gloom Weak Against?

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

What pokemon is Gloom Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Celebi
S
Manaphy
S
Zapdos
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Best Moves Gloom in BDSP

Best Moveset for Gloom Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
50
Petal Dance
Special
180
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
32
Moonblast
Special
95
100 15 May lower opponent's Special Attack.
20
Giga Drain
Special
112.5
100 10 User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
1
Acid
Special
60
100 30 May lower opponent's Special Defense.

Best Moveset for Gloom TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
180
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM53
Energy Ball
Special
135
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Special
135
100 10 May poison opponent.
TM21
Dazzling Gleam
Special
80
100 10 Hits all adjacent opponents.
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
.

Gloom Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Absorb
Power:
30
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
1
Growth
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
1
Acid
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
1
Sweet Scent
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Evasiveness.
12
Mega Drain
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
14
Poison Powder
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 35
Status

Poisons opponent.
16
Stun Spore
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 30
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
18
Sleep Powder
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
20
Giga Drain
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
26
Toxic
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Badly poisons opponent.
32
Moonblast
Power: 95
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Attack.
38
Grassy Terrain
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Restores a little HP of all Pokémon for 5 turns.
44
Moonlight
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

User recovers HP. Amount varies with the weather.
50
Petal Dance
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
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Gloom TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM06
Toxic
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Badly poisons opponent.
TM09
Bullet Seed
Power:
37.5
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM19
Giga Drain
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM21
Dazzling Gleam
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Hits all adjacent opponents.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
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.
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.
TM53
Energy Ball
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
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: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM86
Grass Knot
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
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.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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