059 #059 Arcanine #061 Poliwhirl 061

Poliwag Poliwag #060 - Tadpole Pokemon

Poliwag
Hear Poliwag's Cry
type Water
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 2'0" 0.6 m
weight 27.3 lb. 12.4 kg
generation
National: #060 | Johto: #072

Family Family

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Water 1 5,100

060 Locations

Where to catch Poliwag in Pokemon Red and Blue

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Seafoam Islands (B3f)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Seafoam Islands (B4f)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Safari Zone (Area 3, West)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Safari Zone (Area 2, North)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Safari Zone (Area 1, East)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Cinnabar Island10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Viridian City10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Viridian City15Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Cerulean City10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Vermilion City10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Celadon City10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Fuchsia City10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Pallet Town10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Pallet Town15Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Safari Zone (Middle)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Cerulean Cave (B1f)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Cerulean Cave (1f)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 610Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1010Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1110Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1210Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1310Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1710Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1810Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Sea Route 1910Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Sea Route 2010Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Sea Route 2110Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 2215Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Route 2210Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 2310Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 2410Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 2510Fishing with a Good Rod50%

Where to catch Poliwag in Pokemon Yellow

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Seafoam Islands (B3f)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Seafoam Islands (B4f)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Safari Zone (Area 2, North)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Safari Zone (Area 1, East)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Safari Zone (Middle)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Cinnabar Island10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Viridian City10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Viridian City5-15Fishing with a Super Rod100%
Cerulean City10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Vermilion City10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Celadon City10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Fuchsia City10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Pallet Town10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Cerulean Cave (B1f)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Cerulean Cave (1f)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Safari Zone (Area 3, West)10Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 610Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1010Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1110Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1210Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1310Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1710Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 1810Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Sea Route 1910Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Sea Route 2010Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Sea Route 2110Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 225-15Fishing with a Super Rod90%
Route 2210Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 2310Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 2325-30Fishing with a Super Rod70%
Route 2410Fishing with a Good Rod50%
Route 2510Fishing with a Good Rod50%

Moves Moves

Abilities

Water AbsorbAbsorbs Water moves, healing for 1/4 max HP.
DampPrevents Selfdestruct, Explosion, and Aftermath from working while the Pokemon is in battle.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1BubbleWaterSpecial2030100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
16HypnosisPsychicNone--2060%Puts the target to sleep.
19Water GunWaterSpecial4025100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
25DoubleslapNormalPhysical151085%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
31Body SlamNormalPhysical8515100%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
38AmnesiaPsychicNone--20--Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.
45Hydro PumpWaterSpecial120580%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM8Body SlamNormalPhysical8515100%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
TM9Take DownNormalPhysical902085%User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.
TM10Double-edgeNormalPhysical12015100%User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.
TM11BubblebeamWaterSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
TM12Water GunWaterSpecial4025100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
TM13Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM14BlizzardIceSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM20RageNormalPhysical2020100%If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.
TM29PsychicPsychicSpecial9010100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM31MimicNormalNone--10--Copies the target's last used move.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM34BideNormalPhysical110--User waits for 2-3 turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.
TM40Skull BashNormalPhysical10015100%Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM46PsywavePsychicSpecial11580%Inflicts damage between 50% and 150% of the user's level.
TM50SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM3SurfWaterSpecial9515100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP40
Statbar
190 - 284190 - 284190 - 284
Attack50
Statbar
94 - 179105 - 199115 - 218
Defense40
Statbar
76 - 16185 - 17993 - 196
Sp. Attack40
Statbar
76 - 16185 - 17993 - 196
Sp. Defense40
Statbar
76 - 16185 - 17993 - 196
Speed90
Statbar
166 - 251185 - 279203 - 306
TOTAL 300
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
77 1,059,860 255 70 Speed: 1 point

Images Images

BlackPoliwagPoliwagPoliwagPoliwag
White
DiamondPoliwagPoliwagPoliwagPoliwag
Pearl
PlatinumPoliwagPoliwagPoliwagPoliwag
HeartGoldPoliwagPoliwagPoliwagPoliwag
SoulSilver
RubyPoliwagPoliwagPoliwagPoliwag
Sapphire
EmeraldPoliwagPoliwag
FireRedPoliwagPoliwagPoliwagPoliwag
LeafGreen
GoldPoliwagPoliwagPoliwagPoliwag
Silver
CrystalPoliwagPoliwagPoliwagPoliwag
RedPoliwagPoliwag
Blue
YellowPoliwagPoliwag

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondIts skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldBecause it is inept at walking on its newly grown legs, it always swims around in water.
SoulSilverThe direction of its belly spiral differs by area. The equator is thought to have an effect on this.
RubyPOLIWAG has a very thin skin. It is possible to see the POKeMON's spiral innards right through the skin. Despite its thinness, however, the skin is also very flexible. Even sharp fangs bounce right off it.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIts slick black skin is thin and damp. A part of its internal organs can be seen through the skin as a spiral pattern.
LeafGreenIts newly grown legs prevent it from walking well. It appears to prefer swimming over walking.
GoldBecause it is inept at walking on its newly grown legs, it always swims around in water.
SilverThe direction of its belly spiral differs by area. The equator is thought to have an effect on this.
CrystalThe swirl on its belly is its insides showing through the skin. It looks clearer after it eats.
RedIts newly grown legs prevent it from running. It appears to prefer swimming than trying to stand.
Blue
YellowThe direction of the spiral on the belly differs by area. It is more adept at swimming than walking.

Other Other

Name Etymology Poli (as in a polliwog, a toad) + wag (as in it wagging its tail)
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