Goomy < Sliggoo > Goodra
Soft Tissue Pokémon
2'7" (0.8m)
38.6 lbs (17.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
Egg Group
Catch Rate
EV Yield

Sliggoo (ヌメイル) is the 20th Pokémon in the Kalos Mountain Pokédex. It is a Dragon-Type, and is known as the Soft Tissue Pokémon.

Sliggoo can use one of two Abilities: Sap Sipper, which increases its Attack by one stage should it get hit with a Grass-Type move and nullifying its damage; or Hydration, which heals any Status Conditions that it has been afflicted with when it is raining. Sliggoo's Hidden Ability is Gooey, which lowers the Speed Statistic of a Pokémon that uses a physical move against it by one level.

Goomy can evolve into Sliggoo starting at Level 40, and can evolve a second time into Goodra at Level 50 while it is raining in that area. Rain brought upon by Rain Dance or Drizzle will not trigger evolution.

Sliggoo is in the Dragon Egg Group. It takes Sliggoo 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.




Sliggoo takes on the appearance of a small purple snail. Its eyes are now green in color, even though they dissolved after evolving, forcing it to rely on its other senses using its four horns. On Sliggoo's back is a small shell that hasn't fully developed.

Gender Differences

Sliggoo doesn't have any visible differences to differentiate between male and female.

Game Information

Original Games

Sliggoo can be found at Route 19 and Friend Safari in Pokémon X and Y.

In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Sliggoo can be caught in the wild at Exeggutor Island when called on in an S.O.S. Battle while it is raining.

Spin-Off Games

Sliggoo has yet to appear in a Spin-Off Game as of writing.

Trading Card Game

No Trading Card Game Information as of yet; will be updated once featured in an upcoming TCG Set.

Anime/Manga Information


Sliggoo has yet to appear in the Anime as of writing.


Sliggoo has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.


Sliggoo has yet to appear in the Manga as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Sliggoo is in the PU tier of competitive battling. While Sliggoo is not viable in the PU tier, it is defaulted to the tier due to its viability in the Neverused (NU) tier of competitive battling. In NU, Sliggoo makes for a great special tank due to its unique mono-Dragon typing and wonderful bulk that is bolstered by Eviolite. It can handle numerous special attacking threats in the tier, such as Magmortar, Life Orb Samurott, Rotom, Ludicolo, and Lilligant. Sap Sipper is a phenomenal ability that gives it a Grass-type immunity, which allows for it to gain an Attack boost against Sleep Powder users like Lilligant and Vivillon. Curse sets it apart from other special tanks, as it can be difficult to take down after a few boosts and can serve as a win condition for defensive teams. It can also run a offensive tank set due to a versatile movepool, powerful STAB in Draco Meteor, and a decent Special Attack set. However, Sliggoo is reliant on Eviolite to handle special attackers, and it is very much crippled if it gets its Eviolite removed through Knock Off or Trick. It also relies heavily on RestTalk for recovery, which can kill the momentum of the team. Sliggoo's Defense stat is poor, making it vulnerable against strong physical attackers like Tauros, Rhydon, and Kangaskhan.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
X/Y 10% Route 19 (Purple Flowers, Shallow Water)
X/Y 16% (Surf) Route 19
X/Y 20% Route 19 (Yellow Flowers)
X/Y -- Friend Safari
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Trade
Sun/Moon -- Exeggutor Island (S.O.S. Battle) (Rain)

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
VI X It drives away opponents by excreting a sticky liquid that can dissolve anything. Its eyes devolved, so it can't see anything.
Y Its four horns are a high-performance radar system. It uses them to sense sounds and smells, rather than using ears or a nose.
Omega Ruby It drives away opponents by excreting a sticky liquid that can dissolve anything. Its eyes devolved, so it can't see anything.
Alpha Sapphire Its four horns are a high-performance radar system. It uses them to sense sounds and smells, rather than using ears or a nose.
VII Sun It has trouble drawing a line between friends and food. It will calmly try to melt and eat even those it gets along well with.
Moon This Pokémon’s mucous can dissolve anything. Toothless, it sprays mucous on its prey. Once they’re nicely dissolved, it slurps them up.
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go, Pikachu!
Let's Go, Eevee!


Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 246 340 .
139 155 249 273
99 111 205 225
Sp. Atk
153 171 265 291
Sp. Def
207 231 325 357
112 125 219 240


Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Bubble Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
Start Absorb Grass.gif 20 100 Special.png
5 Absorb Grass.gif 20 100 Special.png
9 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
13 Bide Normal.gif ?? -- Physical.png
18 Dragon Breath Dragon.gif 60 100 Special.png
25 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
28 Flail Normal.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
32 Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
38 Muddy Water Water.gif 90 85 Special.png
47 Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 85 100 Special.png


TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM34 Sludge Wave Poison.gif 95 100 Special.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM83 Infestation Bug.gif 20 100 Other.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Acid Armor Poison.gif -- -- Other.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Curse Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Poison Tail Poison.gif 50 100 Physical.png

Via Move Tutor

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Draco Meteor Dragon.gif 130 90 Special.png


Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 160*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Acid Downpour Poison.gif 100*/175* -- Physical.png Special.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 100 -- Special.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Hydro Vortex Water.gif 175 -- Special.png
Bloom Doom Grass.gif 100 -- Special.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 175 -- Special.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 185 -- Special.png
Devastating Drake Dragon.gif 195 -- Special.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Devastating Drake Dragon.gif 190 -- Physical.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 40
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 50 + rain

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
Dragon.gif Fairy.gif

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