Gulpin can have one of two Abilities: Liquid Ooze, an Ability that affects HP-draining attacks used against it, causing the user of such moves as Leech Seed or Dream Eater to lose HP instead of recovering HP because the opponent absorbs the Liquid Ooze instead; or Sticky Hold, which prevents its Held Item from being stolen.
Gulpin can evolve into Swalot starting at Level 26.
Gulpin is in the Amorphous Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Gulpin 1,600,000 Experience Points at the most to reach Level 100.
Gulpin resembles an amorphous blob that looks like a stomach with small arms and a feather on its head.
The feather that is on a Gulpin's head is larger on the Male, whereas a Female Gulpin has a smaller feather on its head.
Gulpin appears at the Great Marsh in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum as a Daily Binocular Pokémon after the National Pokédex has been obtained. Gulpin also appears at Route 3 during a Swarm in Soul Silver.
Gulpin appears at Secret Storage 13, Endless Level 17, Forever Level 17 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Gulpin appears at Buried Relic on floors 14 & 16-19 in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Gulpin appears at Mystifying Forest B1-B13, Marine Resort B1-B19, Mystery Jungle B1-B29 and The Nightmare B1-B17, but Gulpin cannot be Recruited at The Nightmare. Gulpin will appear at Happy Outlook B1-B19 in Explorers of Time & Darkness; in Explorers of Sky Gulpin appears at Joy Cape B1-B19 and Star Cave B8-B12.
Gulpin has not appeared in any of the Pokémon Ranger games as of writing.
Gulpin can be found at Misty Edgewater Cave 2-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.
Gulpin appears out of a Poké Ball in 'Super Smash Bros Brawl. While it may look docile sitting in place, it will engulf an opponent whole if he/she gets too close, causing damage and leaving said opponent vulnerable to attacks from anyone until that opponent can break the hold that Gulpin has placed on him/her.
Trading Card Game
Gulpin appears in a total of six sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the EX Hidden Legends, EX Emerald, Legends Awakened and Arceus sets. Gulpin appears as an Uncommon Card in the EX Crystal Guardians and Arceus sets.
A ginormous Gulpin was amongst a group causing trouble in the episode Gulpin It Down! The sudden growth spurt also affected Ash's Treecko, leading to a battle resembling a Godzilla movie, ending with a local professor throwing a Heavy Ball at the ginormous Gulpin.
Another trainer's Gulpin got its face doodled on by a wild Jigglypuff in the episode Lights, Camerupt, Action because it fell asleep during Jigglypuff's song, which happened many times prior over the first six seasons with other Trainers and Pokémon alike.
Gulpin has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.
Gulpin's Manga info is unknown at this time.
Gulpin is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
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Generation III Exclusive Moves
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Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM09: Bullet Seed
- TM34: Shock Wave
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
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Heart Gold/Soul Silver
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