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 Black and White

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Victory Road (Unknown Area 53)35-55Fishing with a Super Rod45%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 58)35-55Fishing with a Super Rod45%
Giant Chasm35-55Fishing with a Super Rod45%
Challenger's Cave (B2f)35-55Fishing with a Super Rod45%
Wellspring Cave35-55Fishing with a Super Rod45%
Giant Chasm (Forest Cave)35-55Fishing with a Super Rod45%
Route 635-55Fishing with a Super Rod45%

Where to catch Poliwag in Pokemon Black 2 and White 2

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Giant Chasm40-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Wellspring Cave50-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Clay Tunnel50-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Lostlorn Forest40-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 71)40-55Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 73)40-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 75)40-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 78)40-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Relic Passage (Relic Castle Entrance)40-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Floccesy Ranch (Outer)40-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Floccesy Ranch (Inner)40-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 79)40-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Route 640-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Route 1940-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Route 2040-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Route 2340-70Fishing with a Super Rod60%

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
1Water SportWaterNone--15--All damage from Fire moves is halved until the end of the battle.
5BubbleWaterSpecial2030100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
8HypnosisPsychicNone--2060%Puts the target to sleep.
11Water GunWaterSpecial4025100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
15DoubleslapNormalPhysical151085%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
21Body SlamNormalPhysical8515100%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
25BubblebeamWaterSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
28Mud ShotGroundSpecial551595%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
31Belly DrumNormalNone--10--User pays half its max HP to max out its Attack.
35Wake-up SlapFightingPhysical6010100%If the target is asleep, has double power and wakes it up.
38Hydro PumpWaterSpecial120580%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
41Mud BombGroundSpecial651085%Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM7HailIceNone--10--Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM13Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM14BlizzardIceSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM28DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM29PsychicPsychicSpecial9010100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM46ThiefDarkPhysical4010100%Takes the target's item.
TM48RoundNormalSpecial6015100%Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.
TM55ScaldWaterSpecial8015100%Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--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.
HM5WaterfallWaterPhysical8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
HM6DiveWaterPhysical8010100%User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
MistIceNone--30--Protects the user's stats from being changed by enemy moves.
BubblebeamWaterSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
HazeIceNone--30--Resets all Pokemon's stats, accuracy, and evasion.
SplashNormalNone--40--Does nothing.
Mind ReaderNormalNone--5--Ensures that the user's next move will hit the target.
EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
EncoreNormalNone--5100%Forces the target to repeat its last used move every turn for 2 to 6 turns.
EndeavorNormalPhysical15100%Lowers the target's HP to equal the user's.
RefreshNormalNone--20--Cleanses the user of a burn, paralysis, or poison.
Ice BallIcePhysical302090%Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, resetting after five turns.
Mud ShotGroundSpecial551595%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
Water SportWaterNone--15--All damage from Fire moves is halved until the end of the battle.
Water PulseWaterSpecial6020100%Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

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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