Gulpin #316

Evolution family

Gulpin is part of a two-member family.



#316 Gulpin

50 Gulpin_candy
#317 Swalot



#316 Gulpin

50 Gulpin_candy
#317 Swalot


  • Gulpin was released along with the main release of Hoenn-region Pokémon on December 8th, 2017.
Method Maximum CP Details

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2017 Dec 8Increased spawns in:
A Very Slow Discovery: 2021 Jun 8 – 13
The Seasons Change: Part 2: 2020 Oct 12 – 19
Let’s Go Celebration: 2018 Nov 16 – 27
495 Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km – Team GO Rocket Event: 2020 Jul 10 – 15
2-km – 2017 Dec 8 – 2018 Spring
2-km – Hoenn Pokémon Eggs: 2018 Jan 23 – Feb 1
Research tasks
371 Field Research:
Give your buddy 3 treats: A Very Slow Discovery
Take 5 snapshots of Eevee: 2019 Sep – Dec


Best moveset for Gulpin

When fighting Pokémon in Gyms, Gulpin’s greatest attacks are Pound and Gunk Shot. This moveset has the most overall DPS and is also the finest for PVP encounters.


  Pound 11.7 dps
  Gunk Shot 50.3 dps


  Rock Smash 11.5 dps
  Gunk Shot 50.3 dps


 All moves

Quick move Damage EPS DPS
  Pound 7 10 11.7
  Rock Smash 15 7.7 11.5
Main move Damage EPS DPS
  Sludge 50 -15.7 28.6
  Ice Beam 90 -15.2 27.3
  Gunk Shot 130 -32.3 50.3

The green moves benefit from the Same Type Attack Bonus and deliver 20% more damage.

Pokemon Gulpin is a Generation 3 Pokemon that ranks 316 in the Pokedex. He is from the Hoenn area and is of the toxic Pokémon kind. The Gulpin Pokémon develops into Swalot after ingesting 50 sweets.

How to find and catch Pokemon Gulpin?

The Pokemon Gulpin may be found in parks and marshes. It is possible to capture it around overgrown lakes, industrial sites, and industries.

Gulpin is an uncommon sight on the map. Many players either raised him from an egg or captured him during an event.

Gulpin is one of the numerous catchable Pokemon in Pokemon GO.

Gulpin Info

Type Candy Needed to Evolve
Poison 50


To use combat moves, touch the screen while in battle, and the pokemon will release their attacks as quickly as they can. Attacks that are repeated will fill the bars on their specific meter. When any or all of the bars are full, press and hold the screen for a few seconds to unleash a special move.
Possible Attack Moves
Name Type Damage
Pound Normal 7
Rock Smash Fighting 15
Possible Special Moves
Name Type Damage Number of Special Bars
Ice Beam Ice 90 2
Sludge Poison 50 3
Gunk Shot Poison 130 1
  • Hatches From: km Egg
  • Evolves Into: Swalot



Gulpin is a Pokémon that is spherical, green, and amorphous. It features a black diamond pattern on its back and a yellow feather-like decoration on its head. A female’s feather is shorter than a male’s. It has puckered lips and slanted eyes that are generally closed on its face. It has two stubby appendages that look like its lips. It eats everything its own size entire since its stomach makes up the majority of its body. Its heart and brain are much smaller than its stomach. It can digest practically everything because to its special stomach acid. When it digests, it emits foul, overwhelming fumes. It is found in grasslands and savannas.