Garbodor (Japanese: ダストダス Dasutodasu) is a Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Biology

Physiology

Garbodor is a massive, monstrous Pokémon that appears have mutated from the toxins within a garbage bag. It has what seems to be a broken trash bag on its head, and covering the top part of its body. It has two ear-like clusters of garbage protruding from the top of its head. It has large round eyes and a gaping fang-filled mouth. The bottom part of its body is made entirely of filthy grayish brown garbage-like slime. It has patches of green and pink within the slime, and two arm-like appendages with metallic tubes sticking out. It has short stubby feet.

A Gigantamax Garbodor's eyes turn red and its body expands so much to the extent its feet are no longer visible.Various toys can be found on it.Its shoulder spikes extend and its right arm looks much thicker. Its body is covered with dark blue, pink, and light green spots.

Behavior

Garbodor ensnares its foes with its left arm and immobilizes them with a strong odor secreted from its mouth. It is able to absorb toxic waste and use it to build its own body.

Garbodor and its pre-evolution, Trubbish, are known to be prey of Alolan Grimer and Alolan Muk. In fact, it was revealed that the latter's importation to Alola reduced its population, but made those that remain stronger than Garbodor who live in other regions.

Natural abilities

Garbodor belches poison gases from its mouth. By eating garbage, it creates new kinds of toxic gases inside its body.

The poisonous liquid that Garbodor produces contains a toxin so potent that anyone who gets a tiny bit of the liquid on their skin will experience life-threatening side effects, and can be fired from its right arm. As shown in one instance, the toxin can clog said arm and cause it to swell up, giving it discomfort.

In the Galar region, certain species of Garbodor are capable of Gigantamaxing. When it Gigantamaxes, the toxic gases that Garbodor secretes solidifies further and are released from the mouth and fingertips. The toxic gases are extremely potent that they can bore through human bones.

Evolution

Garbodor is the evolved form of Trubbish as of level 36.

Game Info

Game Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black and White Route 9, Pokémon Village Uncommon
X and Y Lost Hotel, Pokémon Village, Friend Safari Common
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Evolve Trubbish None
Sun and Moon Malie City Common
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Evolve Trubbish None
Sword and Shield Bridge Field, Lake of Outrage

Max Raid Battle: East Lake Axewell, Giant's Cap, Motostoke Riverbank, North Lake Miloch
Gigantamax Raid Battle: East Lake Axewell

Common


Pokédex Entries

  • Black

    It clenches opponents with its left arm and finishes them off with foul smelling poison gas belched from its mouth.

  • White

    They absorb garbage and make it part of their bodies. They shoot a poisonous liquid from their right hand fingertips.

  • Black 2

    Consuming garbage makes new kinds of poison gases and liquids inside their bodies.

  • White 2

    Consuming garbage makes new kinds of poison gases and liquids inside their bodies.

  • X

    It clenches opponents with its left arm and finishes them off with foul-smelling poison gas belched from its mouth.

  • Y

    Consuming garbage makes new kinds of poison gases and liquids inside their bodies.

  • Omega Ruby

    It clenches opponents with its left arm and finishes them off with foul-smelling poison gas belched from its mouth.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    Consuming garbage makes new kinds of poison gases and liquids inside their bodies.

  • Sun

    Beware the poisonous liquid it shoots from its right arm. If even a little of it gets on you, you'll experience the effects of the unidentified toxin.

  • Moon

    For a time, their numbers increased explosively in Alola. Since the arrival of Grimer, their population has decreased dramatically.

  • Ultra Sun

    It locks opponents in place with its left hand, immobilizing them by entirely dousing their bodies with poisonous liquid.

  • Ultra Moon

    Some say the reason Garbodor in Alola are a little stronger than their counterparts elsewhere is the presence of Muk, their natural enemy.

  • Sword

    This Pokémon eats trash, which turns into poison inside its body. The main component of the poison depends on what sort of trash was eaten.
    Gigantamax: Due to Gigantamax energy, this Pokémon's toxic gas has become much thicker, congealing into masses shaped like discarded toys.

  • Shield

    The toxic liquid it launches from its right arm is so virulent that it can kill a weakened creature instantly.
    Gigantamax: It sprays toxic gas from its mouth and fingers. If the gas engulfs you, the toxins will seep in all the way down to your bones.


Stats

Garbodor's Stats
HP
80
Attack
95
Defense
82
Sp. Atk
60
Sp. Def
82
Speed
75
Total
474

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Pound 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Poison Gas 90% 40 Poison Status
1 Recycle —% 10 Normal Status
1 Toxic Spikes —% 20 Poison Status
3 Recycle —% 10 Normal Status
7 Toxic Spikes —% 20 Poison Status
12 Acid Spray 40 100% 20 Poison Special
14 Double Slap 15 85% 10 Normal Physical
18 Sludge 65 100% 20 Poison Special
23 Stockpile —% 20 Normal Status
23 Swallow —% 10 Normal Status
25 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal Physical
29 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special
34 Clear Smog 50 —% 15 Poison Special
39 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
46 Amnesia —% 20 Psychic Status
49 Belch 120 90% 10 Poison Special
54 Gunk Shot 120 80% 5 Poison Physical
59 Explosion 250 100% 5 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.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Pound 40 100% 35 Normal Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
1 Poison Gas 80% 40 Poison Status Clever 3 0 ♥
1 Recycle —% 10 Normal Status Clever 1 0 ♥
1 Toxic Spikes —% 20 Poison Status Clever 2 0 ♥
3 Recycle —% 10 Normal Status Clever 1 0 ♥
7 Toxic Spikes —% 20 Poison Status Clever 2 0 ♥
12 Acid Spray 40 100% 20 Poison Special Beautiful 2 1 ♥
14 Double Slap 15 85% 10 Normal Physical Cute 1 0 ♥
18 Sludge 65 100% 20 Poison Special Tough 2 3 ♥
23 Stockpile —% 20 Normal Status Tough 1 0 ♥
23 Swallow —% 10 Normal Status Tough 2 0 ♥
25 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 1 4 ♥
29 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special Tough 2 1 ♥
34 Clear Smog 50 —% 15 Poison Special Beautiful 2 0 ♥
39 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Clever 3 0 ♥
46 Amnesia —% 20 Psychic Status Cute 1 0 ♥
49 Belch 120 90% 10 Poison Special Tough 1 0 ♥
54 Gunk Shot 120 80% 5 Poison Physical Tough 2 1 ♥
59 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical Beautiful 8 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.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Pound 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Poison Gas 80% 40 Poison Status
1 Recycle —% 10 Normal Status
1 Toxic Spikes —% 20 Poison Status
3 Recycle —% 10 Normal Status
7 Toxic Spikes —% 20 Poison Status
12 Acid Spray 40 100% 20 Poison Special
14 DoubleSlap 15 85% 10 Normal Physical
18 Sludge 65 100% 20 Poison Special
23 Stockpile —% 20 Normal Status
23 Swallow —% 10 Normal Status
25 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal Physical
29 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special
34 Clear Smog 50 —% 15 Poison Special
39 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
46 Amnesia —% 20 Psychic Status
54 Gunk Shot 120 70% 5 Poison Physical
59 Explosion 250 100% 5 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.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy 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
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM23 Smack Down 50 100% 15 Rock Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100% 15 Electric Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM34 Sludge Wave 95 100% 10 Poison Special
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
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM64 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM69 Rock Polish —% 20 Rock Status
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM97 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark 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 Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Clever 3 0 ♥
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2 3 ♥
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Cool 3 0 ♥
TM23 Smack Down 50 100% 15 Rock Physical Tough 2 1 ♥
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100% 15 Electric Special Cool 4 0 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 4 0 ♥
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Clever 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Cool 1 0 ♥
TM34 Sludge Wave 95 100% 10 Poison Special Tough 3 0 ♥
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special Tough 2 1 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Tough 1 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special Cool 4 0 ♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Cute 3 0 ♥
TM64 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical Beautiful 8 0 ♥
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Tough 2 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Tough 4 4 ♥
TM69 Rock Polish —% 20 Rock Status Tough 3 0 ♥
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special Cute 3 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Clever 1 0 ♥
TM97 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special Cool 4 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Cute 3 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 Accuracy 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
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM23 Smack Down 50 100% 15 Rock Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100% 15 Electric Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM34 Sludge Wave 95 100% 10 Poison Special
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
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM64 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM69 Rock Polish —% 20 Rock Status
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 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.

Breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Garbodor can learn, refer to Trubbish.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Drain Punch USUM 75 100% 10 Fighting Physical
Giga Drain USUM 75 100% 10 Grass Special
Gunk Shot USUM 120 80% 5 Poison Physical
Pain Split USUM —% 20 Normal Status
Recycle USUM —% 10 Normal Status
Seed Bomb USUM 80 100% 15 Grass Physical
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Spite USUM 100% 10 Ghost Status
Stomping Tantrum USUM 75 100% 10 Ground 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.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Drain Punch ORAS 75 100% 10 Fighting Physical Tough 1 0 ♥
Giga Drain ORAS 75 100% 10 Grass Special Clever 1 4 ♥
Gunk Shot ORAS 120 80% 5 Poison Physical Tough 2 1 ♥
Pain Split ORAS —% 20 Normal Status Clever 1 0 ♥
Recycle ORAS —% 10 Normal Status Clever 1 0 ♥
Seed Bomb ORAS 80 100% 15 Grass Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Cute 4 0 ♥
Spite ORAS 100% 10 Ghost Status Tough 2 1 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Dark Pulse B2W2 80 100% 15 Dark Special
Drain Punch B2W2 75 100% 10 Fighting Physical
Giga Drain B2W2 75 100% 10 Grass Special
Gunk Shot B2W2 120 75% 5 Poison Physical
Pain Split B2W2 —% 20 Normal Status
Recycle B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Seed Bomb B2W2 80 100% 15 Grass Physical
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Spite B2W2 100% 10 Ghost 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.

Sprites

Appearances

Anime

Garbodor in the anime.

Trivia

  • It shares similarities with Muk, Weezing and Swalot because they are pure Poison Pokémon in a 2 stage evolution line that represent a form of pollution and they all can learn Sludge.
  • A wild under-leveled Garbodor with a level lower than 36 can be found, the level when Trubbish evolves into Garbodor.
  • Garbodor is one of the two sole Pokémon from a respective Generation between Generation I and Generation VIII who can Gigantamax, another one being Melmetal.
  • Garbodor is the only Generation V Pokémon to have a Gigantamax form.
  • The toy planes found on Gigantamax Garbodor use the colour scheme of the Eon Duo.
    • Other interesting parts of it include what appears to be a Magikarp skeleton, Master Ball, Poké Doll and Substitute doll.
    • It has been mentioned that the toys on it are manifestations of its gases.

Origin

Garbodor seems to be based on a monster that has been mutated from the toxins within a garbage bag. The little ruffles of trash on its head may reference dust bunnies, seeing how they slightly resemble bunny ears or clumps of lint. Just like Weezing and Muk, Garbodor is based on pollution (landfill pollution in this case).

Etymology

"Garbodor" is a portmanteau of "garbage" and "odor".

Garbodor's Japanese name, "Dustdas", comes from "dust" and "dasu" (to exert).

Garbodor's French name, "Miasmax", comes from "miasma" (unpleasant) and "maximum".

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See also

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