How to Catch Gimmighoul in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet - Prima Games

How to Catch Gimmighoul in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Gimmie Gold!

by Joe Greene

Gimmighoul is one of the more interesting new additions in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. While exploring Paldea, players may find themselves hearing this weird alien-sounding noise. Chances are the source of this noise is from a Gimmighoul. However, there are Gimmighouls that can be caught, and others that can’t. Continue reading to learn how to catch Gimmighoul in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Related: How to Evolve Haunter into Gengar in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Find Gimmighoul Chest Form in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Gimmighoul will spawn in two different forms in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Its first form can be found standing in random spots such as signs or rocks. You cannot catch this form of Gimmighoul, however, it will grant you 1-10 Gimmighoul Coins when interacted with.

Gimmighoul’s other form is its Chest Form, which you are able to catch. Though its spawning mechanics can be a little confusing.

Gimmighoul spawn locations are guaranteed, which means if you go to their location, they will definitely be there. Detailed below are a few Gimmighoul spawn locations in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Gimmighoul Spawn Locations in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

One of the easier Gimmighouls to catch is located to the West of Artazon on top of a tall tower. It’s hard to miss it.

Gimmighoul Spawn Location Near Artazon
Gimmighoul Spawn Location Near Artazon

At the top of this tower will be a chest. Players looking for rare loot will be disappointed to discover that this chest is actually a Gimmighoul.

Simply interact with this chest and Gimmighoul will pop up, starting a battle. After catching it, you will receive a large sum of Gimmighoul Coins.

Another Gimmighoul spawn location is in the Northern region of the Asado desert. In this area, you will find scattered ruins in which a Gimmighoul resides.

Gimmighoul Spawn Location in Asado Desert
Gimmighoul Spawn Location in North Asado Desert

This Gimmighoul will be at a higher level than the one shown above, so be prepared to battle!

Some players report that Gimmighoul will respawn in these same locations after catching, however you may have to wait a day for it to appear again.

Related: When Will Pokemon Scarlet and Violet be Patched? – Answered

There are certainly more Gimmighoul locations out there in Paldea, but these seem to be the two easiest to find!

Now that you know how to catch Gimmighoul in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, it’s time to get out there and hoard some Gimmighoul Coins.