060 #060 Poliwag #062 Poliwrath 062

Poliwhirl Poliwhirl #061 - Tadpole Pokemon

Poliwhirl
Hear Poliwhirl's Cry
type Water
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 3'3" 1.0 m
weight 44.1 lb. 20.0 kg
generation
National: #061 | Johto: #073

Family Family

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Water 1 5,100

061 Locations

Where to catch Poliwhirl in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Route 22530-55Fishing with a Super Rod45%
Route 22540-50Surfing30%
Route 22740-55Surfing70%
Route 22840-55Surfing70%

Where to catch Poliwhirl in Pokemon Platinum

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Route 22735-55Surfing70%
Route 22835-55Surfing70%

Where to catch Poliwhirl in Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Cerulean Cave (B1f)40Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Cerulean Cave (2f)40Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Violet City15-25Surfing10%
Ecruteak City15-25Surfing10%
Cerulean Cave (1f)40Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Mt. Silver (Outside)30-48Surfing91%
Viridian City10Surfing10%
Route 2210Surfing10%
Route 2840Surfing10%
Route 3015-32Surfing10%
Route 3115-32Surfing10%
Route 4420-30Surfing10%

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.
1Water SportWaterNone--15--All damage from Fire moves is halved until the end of the battle.
1HypnosisPsychicNone--2060%Puts the target to sleep.
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.
27BubblebeamWaterSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
32Mud ShotGroundSpecial551595%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
37Belly DrumNormalNone--10--User pays half its max HP to max out its Attack.
43Wake-up SlapFightingPhysical6010100%If the target is asleep, has double power and wakes it up.
48Hydro PumpWaterSpecial120580%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
53Mud BombGroundSpecial651085%Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM1Focus PunchFightingPhysical15020100%If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.
TM3Water PulseWaterSpecial6020100%Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.
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.
TM26EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
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.
TM31Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
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.
TM56FlingDarkPhysical110100%Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
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.
HM4StrengthNormalPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM6Rock SmashFightingPhysical4015100%Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.
HM7WaterfallWaterPhysical8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Egg Moves

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

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP65
Statbar
240 - 334240 - 334240 - 334
Attack65
Statbar
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
Defense65
Statbar
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
Sp. Attack50
Statbar
94 - 179105 - 199115 - 218
Sp. Defense50
Statbar
94 - 179105 - 199115 - 218
Speed90
Statbar
166 - 251185 - 279203 - 306
TOTAL 385
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
131 1,059,860 120 70 Speed: 2 points

Damage Taken

Normal 1x
Fighting 1x
Flying 1x
Poison 1x
Ground 1x
Rock 1x
Bug 1x
Ghost 1x
Steel 0.5x
Fire 0.5x
Water 0.5x
Grass 2x
Electric 2x
Psychic 1x
Ice 0.5x
Dragon 1x
Dark 1x
Fairy 1x

Images Images

BlackPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirl
White
DiamondPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirl
Pearl
PlatinumPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirl
HeartGoldPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirl
SoulSilver
RubyPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirl
Sapphire
EmeraldPoliwhirlPoliwhirl
FireRedPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirl
LeafGreen
GoldPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirl
Silver
CrystalPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirlPoliwhirl
RedPoliwhirlPoliwhirl
Blue
YellowPoliwhirlPoliwhirl

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2The spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondThe spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldThe swirl on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it may gradually cause drowsiness.
SoulSilverThe skin on most of its body is moist. However, the skin on its belly spiral feels smooth.
RubyThe surface of POLIWHIRL's body is always wet and slick with an oily fluid. Because of this greasy covering, it can easily slip and slide out of the clutches of any enemy in battle.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIts two legs are well developed. Even though it can live on the ground, it prefers living in water.
LeafGreenIt can live in or out of water. When out of water, it constantly sweats to keep its body slimy.
GoldThe swirl on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it may gradually cause drowsiness.
SilverThe skin on most of its body is moist. However, the skin on its belly spiral feels smooth.
CrystalThough it is skilled at walking, it prefers to live underwater where there is less danger.
RedCapable of living in or out of water. When out of water, it sweats to keep its body slimy.
Blue
YellowUnder attack, it uses its belly spiral to put the foe to sleep. It then makes its escape.

Other Other

Name Etymology Poli (as in a polliwog, a toad) + whirl (as in the whirls on the stomach)
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