| Timmy Grimm|
|Relatives|| Mrs. Grimm (mother)|
Tommy Grimm (father)
|Anime debut||Disaster of Disguise|
|English voice actor||Jason Griffith|
|Japanese voice actor||Yumiko Kobayashi|
Timmy was known as Phantom (Japanese: ファントム Phantom) because all of his Contest challenges were done in disguise. He dressed up as his Dusclops, and nobody knew his real name. This was due to the fact that his mother hated Pokémon, and forbade her son from battling with them. However, Timmy's father felt sorry for Timmy, so he would occasionally lie, which would allow Timmy to go out and participate in Contests.
When Mrs. Grimm found out Timmy's secret, she angrily drove off to the Contest Hall to confront him. However, after seeing how close he was to his Pokémon, she began to encourage him to go on and battle. As it turned out, Mrs. Grimm once loved Pokémon just as much as Timmy did. Her parents forbade her to use them, even taking away the Poochyena that she had adopted, so she stopped caring about them to avoid getting hurt again. Timmy was able to remind her of the good times she had with her Pokémon and make her see that it's okay to like them.
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This listing is of Timmy's known Pokémon:
|Dusclops is Timmy's only known Pokémon. It was revealed in a flashback that he had owned Dusclops since it was a Duskull. Timmy used Dusclops to battle May's Skitty in the Verdanturf Contest, but it lost in the end.|
|Debut||Disaster of Disguise|
In the manga
In the Ash & Pikachu manga
Timmy appeared in A Mysterious Masked Man Appears!.
|Dusclops first appeared as a Duskull and is Timmy's only known Pokémon.|
|Debut||A Mysterious Masked Man Appears!|
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