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{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Grimer|next=Shellder}}
 
 
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{{PokéBox
|backcolor = {{Poison}}
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|name=Muk
|name = '''Muk'''
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|jname=ベトベトン Betobeton
|jname = ベトベトン ''Betobeton''
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|ndex=089
|image = 089Muk.png
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|ndexprev=Grimer
|ndex = 089
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|ndexnext=Shellder
|evofrom = [[Grimer]]
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|dexkanto=089
|evointo = None
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|dexjohto={{tt|117|Gold, Silver & Crystal}}/{{tt|118|HeartGold & SoulSilver}}
|gen = [[Generation I]]
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|dexhoenn=107
|pronun = <math>MUCK</math>
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|dexunova={{tt|065|Only in Black 2 & White 2}}
|hp = 105
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|evofrom=Grimer
|atk = 105
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|gen=Generation I
|def = 75
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|species=Sludge Pokémon
|satk = 65
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|egg1=Amorphous
|sdef = 100
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|body=04
|spd = 50
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|type=Poison
|total = 500
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|imheight=3'11"
|species = Sludge Pokémon
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|metheight=1.2 m
|type = {{Type|Poison}}
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|imweight=66.1 lbs.
|height = <span class="explain" title="1.2 m">3'11"
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|metweight=30.0 kg
|weight = <span class="explain" title="30.0kg">66.1 lbs.</span>
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|ability=[[Stench]]<br />[[Sticky Hold]]
|ability = [[Stench]]<br>[[Sticky Hold]]<br>[[Poison Touch]] (Dream World)
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|dw=Poison Touch
|color = <span style="color:purple;">'''Purple'''</span>
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|color=Purple
|gender = <span class="female">50% ♀</span>/<span class="male">50% ♂</span>
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|male=50
}}
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|evo=[[File:088.png|link=Grimer]][[File:089.png]]}}
'''Muk''' (Japanese: '''ベトベトン''' ''Betobeton'') is a {{Type|Poison}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
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'''Muk''' (Japanese: '''ベトベトン''' ''Betobeton'') is a {{Type|Poison}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
   
==Appearance==
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
 
Muk is a large purple mass of sludge, toxic fluids, and other filthy materials. It has two large arms that capture prey and its eyes are barely visible through the sludge.
 
Muk is a large purple mass of sludge, toxic fluids, and other filthy materials. It has two large arms that capture prey and its eyes are barely visible through the sludge.
   
==Special abilities==
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===Special abilities===
 
Muk can have the ability [[Stench]] or the ability [[Sticky Hold]]. [[Stench]] decreases the chances of encountering a wild [[Pokémon]] when Muk is the first party [[Pokémon]]. [[Sticky Hold]] prevents the theft of Muk's held item. A [[toxic]] fluid seeps from its body, which can instantly kill plants or trees on contact. Muk has one of the highest attack points of all {{type|Poison}}-type [[Pokémon]], losing only to [[Toxicroak]].
 
Muk can have the ability [[Stench]] or the ability [[Sticky Hold]]. [[Stench]] decreases the chances of encountering a wild [[Pokémon]] when Muk is the first party [[Pokémon]]. [[Sticky Hold]] prevents the theft of Muk's held item. A [[toxic]] fluid seeps from its body, which can instantly kill plants or trees on contact. Muk has one of the highest attack points of all {{type|Poison}}-type [[Pokémon]], losing only to [[Toxicroak]].
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
'''Muk''' is the [[Evolution|evolved]] form of [[Grimer]], evolving at level 38.
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Muk is the [[Evolution|evolved]] form of [[Grimer]], evolving at level 38.
 
==In the anime==
 
[[File:Ash's_Muk.jpg|thumb|[[Ash]]'s Muk]]
 
In the anime, Ash has a Muk after he caught it to restore the power of a town. He later used it to battle a [[Bellsprout]] used by a trainer called Jeanette and was able to beat it thanks to Muk being able to absorb all of Bellsprout's attacks, finally finishing it with a Body Slam.
 
   
 
==Game info==
 
==Game info==
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
 
{{Game Locations
 
{{Game Locations
|pokemon=Muk
 
 
|backcolor={{Poison}}
 
|backcolor={{Poison}}
 
|redblue=[[Pokémon Mansion]]
 
|redblue=[[Pokémon Mansion]]
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|blackwhite=[[Poké Transfer]], [[Dream World]]
 
|blackwhite=[[Poké Transfer]], [[Dream World]]
 
|bwrarity=None
 
|bwrarity=None
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|xy=Friend Safari
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|xyrarity=Uncommon
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex
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{{Pokédexentries
 
|backcolor={{Poison}}
 
|backcolor={{Poison}}
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|gen=I
 
|redblue=Thickly covered with a filthy, vile sludge. It is so toxic, even its footprints contain poison.
 
|redblue=Thickly covered with a filthy, vile sludge. It is so toxic, even its footprints contain poison.
 
|yellow=Smells so awful, it can cause fainting. Through degeneration, it lost its sense of smell.
 
|yellow=Smells so awful, it can cause fainting. Through degeneration, it lost its sense of smell.
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|black 2=A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
 
|black 2=A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
 
|white 2=A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
 
|white 2=A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
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|x=They love to gather in smelly areas where sludge accumulates, making the stench around them worse.
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|y=A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.}}
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===Sprites===
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{{GenIPokéSprites
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|bgcolor = {{Poison}}
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|rbspr = RB 089 front.png
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|yspr = Y 089 front.png
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|grnspr = GR 089 front.png
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|gldspr = G 089 front.png
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|gldsprs =
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|slvspr = S 089 front.png
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|slvsprs =
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|cryspr = C 089 front.gif
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|crysprs =
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|rbysapspr = RS 089 front.png
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|rbysapsprs =
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|emeraldspr = E 089 front.gif
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|emeraldsprs =
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|frlgspr = FRLG 089 front.png
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|frlgsprs =
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|dpspr = DP 089 front.png
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|dpsprs =
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|ptspr =
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|ptsprs =
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|hgssspr = HGSS 089 front.png
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|hgsssprs =
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|Iback =
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|IIback =
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|IIbacks =
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|IIIback =
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|IIIbacks =
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|IVback =
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|IVbacks =
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|bwspr = Muk BW.gif
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|bwsprs =
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|b2w2spr =
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|b2w2sprs =
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|Vback =
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|Vbacks =
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|xyspr =
 
}}
 
}}
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==Appearances==
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===In the anime===
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[[File:Ash's_Muk.jpg|thumb|[[Ash]]'s Muk]]
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In the anime, Ash has a Muk after he caught it to restore the power of a town. He later used it to battle a [[Bellsprout]] used by a trainer called Jeanette and was able to beat it thanks to Muk being able to absorb all of Bellsprout's attacks, finally finishing it with a Body Slam.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Muk has the shortest name off all Pokémon, tied with [[Mew]].
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*Muk has the shortest name of all Pokémon, tied with [[Mew]].
*Muk and [[Garbodor]] are based on imagined fears that heavy pollution, caused by the leakage and improper disposal of radioactive waste, may result in the creation of new and undesirable lives.
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*Muk, [[Garbodor]] and their prevolutions are based on imagined fears that heavy pollution, caused by the leakage and improper disposal of radioactive waste, may cause, the creation of new and undesirable lives.
   
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Muk.gif
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RB 089 front.png
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HGSS 089 front.png
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FRLG 089 front.png
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G 089 front.png
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</gallery>
   
 
{{References|muk|089}}
 
{{References|muk|089}}
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{{Family|[[File:088.gif|link=http://pokemon.wikia.com/wiki/Grimer]][[File:089.gif|link=http://pokemon.wikia.com/wiki/Muk]]}}
 
 
{{PokémonPrevNext | prev=Grimer | next=Shellder}}
 
 
[[Category:Stage 1 Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Stage 1 Pokémon]]
[[Category:Body style 04 Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Medium-Sized Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Indeterminate group Pokémon]]
 
 
[[Category:Pokémon that are part of a two-stage evolutionary line]]
 
[[Category:Pokémon that are part of a two-stage evolutionary line]]
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[[Category:Small Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Light Pokémon]]

Latest revision as of 00:34, August 21, 2014

Type(s)
Poison  
Species Sludge Pokémon
Abilities Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch (DW)
Pokédex
Grimer ← 089 → Shellder
Kanto 089 Johto 117/118
Hoenn 107 Sinnoh N/A
Unova 065 Kalos N/A
Evolves From Grimer
Evolves Into None
Muk
089
ベトベトン Betobeton
089Muk
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
088089
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
66.1 lbs. 30.0 kg 3'11" 1.2 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Purple Amorphous
Body Style Footprint
Body04
F089
Cry

Muk (Japanese: ベトベトン Betobeton) is a Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Muk is a large purple mass of sludge, toxic fluids, and other filthy materials. It has two large arms that capture prey and its eyes are barely visible through the sludge.

Special abilitiesEdit

Muk can have the ability Stench or the ability Sticky Hold. Stench decreases the chances of encountering a wild Pokémon when Muk is the first party Pokémon. Sticky Hold prevents the theft of Muk's held item. A toxic fluid seeps from its body, which can instantly kill plants or trees on contact. Muk has one of the highest attack points of all Poison-type Pokémon, losing only to Toxicroak.

EvolutionEdit

Muk is the evolved form of Grimer, evolving at level 38.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Muk Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Pokémon Mansion Rare (Red) Uncommon (Blue)
Yellow Pokémon Mansion, Power Plant Uncommon
Gold/Silver Celadon City, Route 16-18 Rare
Crystal Celadon City, Route 16-18 Rare
Ruby/ Sapphire Evolve Grimer None
Emerald Evolve Grimer None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Evolve Grimer (FireRed), Pokémon Mansion (LeafGreen) None (FireRed) Rare (LeafGreen)
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Grimer None
Platinum Evolve Grimer None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Celadon City, Route 16-18 Rare
Black/White Poké Transfer, Dream World None
X/Y Friend Safari Uncommon


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Thickly covered with a filthy, vile sludge. It is so toxic, even its footprints contain poison.
Yellow
Smells so awful, it can cause fainting. Through degeneration, it lost its sense of smell.
Gold
They love to gather in smelly areas where sludge accumulates, making the stench around them worse.
Silver
Its body is made of a powerful poison. Touching it accidentally will cause a fever that requires bed rest.
Crystal
As it moves, a very strong poison leaks from it, making the ground there barren for three years.
Ruby
From Muk's body seeps a foul fluid that gives off a nose-bendingly horrible stench. Just one drop of this Pokémon's body fluid can turn a pool stagnant and rancid.
Sapphire
This Pokémon's favorite food is anything that is repugnantly filthy. In dirty towns where people think nothing of throwing away litter on the streets, Muk are certain to gather.
Emerald
It prefers warm and humid habitats. In the summertime, the toxic substances in its body intensify, making Muk reek like putrid kitchen garbage.
FireRed
It is usually undetectable because it blends in with the ground. Touching it can cause terrible poisoning.
LeafGreen
Thickly covered with a filthy, vile sludge. It is so toxic, even its footprints contain poison.
Diamond
A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
Pearl
A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
Platinum
A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
HeartGold
They love to gather in smelly areas where sludge accumulates, making the stench around them worse.
SoulSilver
Its body is made of a powerful poison. Touching it accidentally will cause a fever that requires bed rest.
Black
A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
White
A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
Black 2
A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
White 2
A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
X
They love to gather in smelly areas where sludge accumulates, making the stench around them worse.
Y
A toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.

SpritesEdit

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 089 front Y 089 front GR 089 front
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 089 front S 089 front C 089 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 089 front E 089 front FRLG 089 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 089 front HGSS 089 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Muk BW
X Y Back

AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

Ash's Muk

Ash's Muk

In the anime, Ash has a Muk after he caught it to restore the power of a town. He later used it to battle a Bellsprout used by a trainer called Jeanette and was able to beat it thanks to Muk being able to absorb all of Bellsprout's attacks, finally finishing it with a Body Slam.

TriviaEdit

  • Muk has the shortest name of all Pokémon, tied with Mew.
  • Muk, Garbodor and their prevolutions are based on imagined fears that heavy pollution, caused by the leakage and improper disposal of radioactive waste, may cause, the creation of new and undesirable lives.

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit


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