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Gloom
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クサイハナ Kusaihana
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Generation I
Evolutionary line
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Type(s)
Type Grass  Type Poison
Species Weed Pokémon
Abilities Chlorophyll
Stench (DW)
Pokédex
Oddish ← 044 → Vileplume
Kanto 044 Johto 084
Hoenn 089/092 Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Central Kalos 106
Alola N/A
Evolves from Oddish
Evolves into Vileplume/Bellossom
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
19.0 lbs 8.6 kg 2'07" 0.8 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Blue Grass
Shape Footprint
Shape12
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Cry

Gloom (Japanese: クサイハナ Kusaihana) is a Grass/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Gloom has a very wide mouth that is nearly always agape, with something that appears to be drool leaking. The flower on its head is large with four petals. Gloom also has some leaves sticking out of its sides.

Gender differences

Female Gloom have just one petal in the flower on its head, while the male have four.

Natural abilities

All Gloom have the ability Chlorophyll. Chlorophyll allows Gloom's Speed to rise when the sun is strong. The drool of Gloom is very powerful; it can be smelt from miles away.

Evolution

Gloom is the evolved form of Oddish, as of level 21. Gloom evolves into Vileplume by use of a Leaf Stone. Gloom can also evolve into Bellossom by use of a Sun Stone.

Game info

Game Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Red/Blue Route 12-15 (Red only) Rare
Yellow Route 12-15, and Cerulean Cave Uncommon
Gold/Silver Route 5 Uncommon
Crystal Route 24 Uncommon
Ruby/Sapphire Route 121, 123, Safari Zone Uncommon
Emerald Route 121, 123, Safari Zone Uncommon
FireRed/LeafGreen Route 12-15, Berry Forest, Bond Bridge, Cape Brink, and Water Path (FireRed Only) Uncommon
Diamond/Pearl Route 224, 229, 230 Common
Platinum Route 224, 230 Uncommon
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 5, 47, 48 Uncommon
Black/White Evolve Oddish (White only) None
X/Y Evolve Oddish/Friend Safari (Poison) None


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Channel Viridian Forest
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Evolve Oddish
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 2, 15, Forever Level 51, Mr. Fuji (Adventures)
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Silent Chasm (1-9F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Apple Woods (7-12F)
Pokémon Ranger Olive Jungle
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Chroma Highlands
Pokémon Rumble Silent Forest
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs Old Mansion, Forest Temple


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
The fluid that oozes from its mouth isn't drool. It's a nectar that is used to attract prey.
Yellow
Smells incredibly foul! However, around 1 out of 1,000 people enjoy sniffing its nose-bending stink.
Gold
What appears to be drool is actually sweet honey. It is very sticky and clings stubbornly if touched.
Silver
It secretes a sticky drool-like honey. Although sweet, it smells to repulsive to get very close.
Crystal
The smell from its drool-like syrup and the pollen on its petals is so bad, it may make opponents faint.
Ruby
Gloom releases a foul fragrance from the pistil of its flower. When faced with danger, the stench worsens. If this Pokémon is feeling calm and secure, it does not release its usual stinky aroma.
Sapphire
From its mouth Gloom drips honey that smells absolutely horrible. Apparently, it loves the horrid stench. It sniffs the noxious fumes and then drools even more of its honey.
Emerald
A horribly noxious honey drools from its mouth. One whiff of the honey can result in memory loss. Some fans are said to enjoy this overwhelming stink, however.
FireRed
Its pistils exude an incredibly foul odor. The horrid stench can cause fainting at a distance of 1.25 miles.
LeafGreen
The fluid that oozes from its mouth isn't drool. It is a nectar that is used to attract prey.
Diamond
The honey it drools from its mouth smells so atrocious, it can curl noses more than a mile away.
Pearl
The honey it drools from its mouth smells so atrocious, it can curl noses more than a mile away.
Platinum
The honey it drools from its mouth smells so atrocious, it can curl noses more than a mile away.
HeartGold
What appears to be drool is actually sweet honey. It is very sticky and clings stubbornly if touched.
SoulSilver
It secretes a sticky drool-like honey. Although sweet, it smells to repulsive to get very close.
Black
The honey it drools from its mouth smells so atrocious, it can curl noses more than a mile away.
White
The honey it drools from its mouth smells so atrocious, it can curl noses more than a mile away.
Black 2
The honey it drools from its mouth smells so atrocious, it can curl noses more than a mile away.
White 2
The honey it drools from its mouth smells so atrocious, it can curl noses more than a mile away.
X
Smells incredibly foul! However, around one out of a thousand people enjoy sniffing its nose-bending stink.
Y
The honey it drools from its mouth smells so atrocious, it can curl noses more than a mile away.
Omega Ruby
Gloom releases a foul fragrance from the pistil of its flower. When faced with danger, the stench worsens. If this Pokémon is feeling calm and secure, it does not release its usual stinky aroma.
Alpha Sapphire
From its mouth Gloom drips honey that smells absolutely horrible. Apparently, it loves the horrid stench. It sniffs the noxious fumes and then drools even more of its honey.
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go, Pikachu!
Smells incredibly foul! However, around 1 out of 1,000 people enjoy sniffing its nose-bending stink.
Let's Go, Eevee!
Smells incredibly foul! However, around 1 out of 1,000 people enjoy sniffing its nose-bending stink.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
60
Attack
65
Defense
70
Sp. Atk
85
Sp. Def
75
Speed
40
Total
395

Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VII
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
1 Absorb 20 100% 25 Grass Special
1 Growth —% 20 Normal Status
1 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal Status
1 Acid 40 100% 30 Poison Special
5 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal Status
9 Acid 40 100% 30 Poison Special
13 Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison Status
14 Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass Status
15 Sleep Powder 75% 15 Grass Status
19 Mega Drain 40 100% 15 Grass Special
24 Lucky Chant —% 30 Normal Status
29 Moonlight —% 5 Fairy Status
34 Giga Drain 75 100% 10 Grass Special
39 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
44 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical
49 Petal Blizzard 90 100% 15 Grass Physical
54 Grassy Terrain —% 10 Grass Status
59 Petal Dance 120 100% 10 Grass Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Absorb 20 100% 25 Grass Special Type Smart ♥♥♥♥ 0
5 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
9 Acid 40 100% 30 Poison Special Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
13 Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison Status Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
15 Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass Status Type Smart ♥♥
17 Sleep Powder 75% 15 Grass Status Type Smart ♥♥♥
23 Mega Drain 40 100% 15 Grass Special Type Smart ♥♥ ♥♥♥
29 Lucky Chant —% 30 Normal Status Type Cute 0
35 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Smart 0
41 Moonlight —% 5 Fairy Status Type Beauty 0
47 Giga Drain 75 100% 10 Grass Special Type Smart ♥♥♥♥
50 Petal Blizzard 90 100% 15 Grass Physical Type Beauty ♥♥ ♥♥
53 Petal Dance 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Beauty ♥♥♥ 0
56 Grassy Terrain —% 10 Grass Status Type Beauty ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
1 Absorb 20 100% 25 Grass Special
5 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal Status
9 Acid 40 100% 30 Poison Special
13 Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison Status
15 Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass Status
17 Sleep Powder 75% 15 Grass Status
23 Mega Drain 40 100% 15 Grass Special
29 Lucky Chant —% 30 Normal Status
35 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical
41 Moonlight —% 5 Normal Status
47 Giga Drain 75 100% 10 Grass Special
53 Petal Dance 120 100% 10 Grass Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation IV
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
1 Absorb 20 100% 25 Grass Special Type Smart
5 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cute
9 Acid 40 100% 30 Poison Special Type Smart ♥♥♥
13 Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison Status Type Smart ♥♥
15 Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass Status Type Smart ♥♥
17 Sleep Powder 75% 15 Grass Status Type Smart ♥♥
23 Mega Drain 40 100% 15 Grass Special Type Smart
29 Lucky Chant —% 30 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
35 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
41 Moonlight —% 5 Normal Status Type Beauty
47 Giga Drain 75 100% 10 Grass Special Type Smart
53 Petal Dance 90 100% 10 Grass Special Type Beauty 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation III
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Absorb 20 100% 25 Grass Type Smart ♥♥ ♥♥♥
7 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal Type Cute ♥♥♥
14 Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison Type Smart ♥♥♥
16 Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass Type Smart ♥♥
18 Sleep Powder 75% 15 Grass Type Smart ♥♥♥
24 Acid 40 100% 30 Poison Type Smart ♥♥♥♥
35 Moonlight —% 5 Normal Type Beauty 0
44 Petal Dance 70 100% 10 Grass Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation II
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type
1 Absorb 20 100% 25 Grass
1 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal
1 Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison
1 Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass
1 Sleep Powder 75% 15 Grass
24 Acid 40 100% 30 Poison
35 Moonlight —% 5 Normal
44 Petal Dance 70 100% 10 Grass
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation I
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type
1 Absorb 20 100% 25 Grass
1 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal
1 Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison
1 Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass
1 Sleep Powder 75% 15 Grass
28 Acid 40 100% 30 Poison
48 Petal Dance 70 100% 10 Grass
52 Solar Beam 70 100% 10 Grass
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM53 Energy Ball 90 100% 10 Grass Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM96 Nature Power —% 20 Normal Status
TM99 Dazzling Gleam 80 100% 10 Fairy Special
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 0
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special Type Tough ♥♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM53 Energy Ball 90 100% 10 Grass Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful ♥♥♥ 0
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 0
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special Type Cute 0
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM96 Nature Power —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 0
TM99 Dazzling Gleam 80 100% 10 Fairy Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM53 Energy Ball 80 100% 10 Grass Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status
TM75 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart ♥♥
TM09 Bullet Seed 10 100% 30 Grass Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 10 Grass Special Type Smart
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Cool
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special Type Tough ♥♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart ♥♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM53 Energy Ball 80 100% 10 Grass Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM60 Drain Punch 60 100% 5 Fighting Physical Type Beauty
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM75 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status Type Beauty 0
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special Type Smart ♥♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM09 Bullet Seed 10 100% 30 Grass Type Cool ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Type Beauty 0
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 0
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 5 Grass Type Smart ♥♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool ♥♥ 0
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Type Tough ♥♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Type Cool ♥♥
HM05 Flash 70% 20 Normal Type Beauty ♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation II
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire
TM12 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 5 Grass
TM20 Endure —% 10 Normal
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal
HM05 Flash 70% 20 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation I
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type
TM03 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM09 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal
TM10 Double-Edge 100 100% 15 Normal
TM20 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal
TM21 Mega Drain 40 100% 10 Grass
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass
TM31 Mimic —% 10 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic
TM34 Bide —% 10 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM50 Substitute —% 10 Normal
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 044 front Y 044 front GR 044 front GloomGenI Back
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 044 front S 044 front C 044 front II 044 back
G 044 front S S 044 front S II 044 back S
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 044 front E 044 front FRLG 044 front III 044 back
RS 044 front S E 044 front S FRLG 044 front S III 044 back S
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 044 front DP 044 front HGSS 044 front IV 044 back
DP 044f front DP 044f front HGSS 044f front IV 044f back
DP 044 front S DP 044 front S HGSS 044 front S IV 044 back S
DP 044f front S DP 044f front S HGSS 044f front S IV 044f back S
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Gloom BW Gloom BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Gloom XY Gloom XY
Shiny Gloom XY Shiny Gloom XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back

Appearances

Anime

Erika's Gloom

Erika's Gloom

Main article: Erika's Gloom

Erika has a Gloom appearing in Pokémon Scent-sation! on whom Ash rescued from Team Rocket who set the gym in flames. Florinda Showers has a Gloom appearing in Make Room For Gloom. In Pokémon Food Fight!, Gulzar had a Gloom. A Gloom appeared in AG188: Pinch Healing!, Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! Part 1, League Unleashed!, respectively. Several appeared in Whichever Way the Wind Blows.

Trivia

  • Gloom is the only dual-type Pokémon that can evolve into a single-type, Bellossom.
  • Gloom is the only Grass-type Pokémon with the ability Stench.

Origins

Gloom appears to be based on a type of flower, the rafflesia.

Etymology

  • Gloom is simply based off of the words: gloom (sad). and bloom, the process of a plant opening its flower

Name in other languages

  • Japanese: Kusaihana (kusai hana means "stinking flower")
  • French: Ortide (mix of orite (nettle) and fetide (stinky))
  • Spanish: Gloom
  • German: Duflor (mix of duft (scent) and flor (bloom))

Gallery

See also