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|name=Poliwag
|jname=(ニョロモ ''Nyoromo'')
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|jname=ニョロモ Nyoromo
 
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|gen=Generation I
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|satk=40
 
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|spd=90
 
|total=300
 
 
|species=Tadpole Pokémon
 
|species=Tadpole Pokémon
|type={{type|Water}}
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|egg1=Water 1
|height=<span class="explain" title="0.6 m">2'00"</span>
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|body=07
|weight=<span class="explain" title="12.4kg">27.3 lbs</span>
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|type=Water
|ability=[[Water Absorb]]<br>[[Damp]]<br>[[Swift Swim]] (Dream World)
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|color=<span style="color:blue;">'''Blue'''</span>
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}}'''Poliwag''' (Japanese: '''ニョロモ''' ''Nyoromo'') is a {{type|Water}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
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'''Poliwag''' (Japanese: '''ニョロモ''' ''Nyoromo'') is a {{type|Water}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
   
== Physical Appearance ==
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==Biology==
It is so soft its organs are actually visible. It also has trouble walking on its feet due to its lack of arms which causes it to be unbalanced.
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===Physiology===
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It is so soft its organs are actually visible. It also has trouble walking on its feet due to its lack of arms which causes it to be unbalanced.
   
== Special abilities ==
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===Behavior===
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===Special abilities===
 
Poliwag will have one of two abilities; either [[Damp]] where the foe is unable to use [[Selfdestruct]] or [[Explosion]], or [[Water Absorb]] where {{type|Water}} attacks heal 1/4 of Poliwag's health. With its light blue tail, it can swim very fast. It learns attacks such [[Bubble]] and [[BubbleBeam]], and that is why it has a small mouth.
 
Poliwag will have one of two abilities; either [[Damp]] where the foe is unable to use [[Selfdestruct]] or [[Explosion]], or [[Water Absorb]] where {{type|Water}} attacks heal 1/4 of Poliwag's health. With its light blue tail, it can swim very fast. It learns attacks such [[Bubble]] and [[BubbleBeam]], and that is why it has a small mouth.
   
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{{Game Locations
 
{{Game Locations
 
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|backcolor={{Water}}
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|pokemon=Poliwag
 
 
|redblue=[[Viridian City]] and [[Kanto Route 22|Route 22]] (Fish)
 
|redblue=[[Viridian City]] and [[Kanto Route 22|Route 22]] (Fish)
 
|rbrarity=Common
 
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|blackwhite=[[Unova Route 6|Route 6]], [[Wellspring Cave]], [[Challenger's Cave]], [[Unova Victory Road|Victory Road]], [[Giant Chasm]] (Fishing)
 
|blackwhite=[[Unova Route 6|Route 6]], [[Wellspring Cave]], [[Challenger's Cave]], [[Unova Victory Road|Victory Road]], [[Giant Chasm]] (Fishing)
 
|bwrarity=Common
 
|bwrarity=Common
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|xy=[[Kalos Route 14|Route 14]], [[Laverre City]], [[Kalos Route 15|Route 15]], [[Kalos Route 16|Route 16]], [[Frost Cavern]], [[Couriway Town]], [[Kalos Route 19|Route 19]], [[Pokemon Village]], [[Kalos Route 21|Route 21]], [[Kalos Victory Road|Victory Road]] ([[Old Rod]])<br />[[Pokemon Village]] (Horde)
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=== Pokédex entries ===
 
=== Pokédex entries ===
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|redblue=Its newly grown legs prevent it from walking well. It appears to prefer swimming over walking.
 
|redblue=Its newly grown legs prevent it from walking well. It appears to prefer swimming over walking.
 
|yellow=The direction of the spiral on the belly differs by area. It is more adept at swimming than walking.
 
|yellow=The direction of the spiral on the belly differs by area. It is more adept at swimming than walking.
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|black=Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
 
|black=Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
 
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|white=Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
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|black 2= Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
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|white 2= Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
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|x= Its slick black skin is thin and damp. A part of its internal organs can be seen through the skin as a spiral pattern.
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|y= The direction of the spiral on the belly differs by area. It is more adept at swimming than walking.
 
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==Appearances==
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===In the anime===
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[[File:Max_Poliwag.png|thumb|Misty's Poliwag|100px]]
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{{main|Misty's Poliwag}}
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Misty caught a Poliwag in Kanto.
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* Poliwag shares the same in-game cry/sound with [[Ditto]]'s.
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*Poliwag shares the same in-game cry/sound with [[Ditto]]'s.
* Poliwag shares the same species name with [[Tympole]], they're both known has the '''Tadpole Pokémon.'''
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*Poliwag shares the same species name with [[Tympole]], they're both known has the '''Tadpole Pokémon.'''
 
{{References|poliwag|060}}
 
 
{{Family|[[File:060.gif|link=http://pokemon.wikia.com/wiki/Poliwag]][[File:061.gif|link=http://pokemon.wikia.com/wiki/Poliwhirl]][[File:062.gif|link=http://pokemon.wikia.com/wiki/Poliwrath]][[File:186.gif|link=http://pokemon.wikia.com/wiki/Politoed]]}}
 
   
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Latest revision as of 07:58, January 19, 2014

Type
Water  
Species Tadpole Pokémon
Abilities Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim (DW)
Pokédex
Arcanine ← 060 → Poliwhirl
Kanto 060 Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Mountain Kalos 033
Poliwag
060
ニョロモ Nyoromo
060Poliwag
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
060061062186
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
27.3 lbs 12.4kg 2'00" 0.6 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Blue Water 1
Body Style Footprint
Body07
F060
Cry

Poliwag (Japanese: ニョロモ Nyoromo) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

It is so soft its organs are actually visible. It also has trouble walking on its feet due to its lack of arms which causes it to be unbalanced.

BehaviorEdit

Special abilitiesEdit

Poliwag will have one of two abilities; either Damp where the foe is unable to use Selfdestruct or Explosion, or Water Absorb where Water attacks heal 1/4 of Poliwag's health. With its light blue tail, it can swim very fast. It learns attacks such Bubble and BubbleBeam, and that is why it has a small mouth.

EvolutionEdit

Poliwag evolves into Poliwhirl at level 25, which can then either evolve into Poliwrath by Water Stone, or Politoed by trade while holding a King's Rock.

Game info Edit

Game locations Edit

Poliwag Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Viridian City and Route 22 (Fish) Common
Yellow Routes 16, 17, 22, and 23, and Viridian City, Fuchsia City (Fish) Common
Gold/Silver Routes 16, 22, 28, 30, 31, 35, 43, and 44, Ruins of Alph, Ilex Forest, Ecruteak City, Violet City, Mt. Silver, Viridian City, and Blackthorn City (Fish) Common
Crystal Routes 16, 22, 28, 30, 31, 35, 43, and 44, Ruins of Alph, Ilex Forest, Ecruteak City, Violet City, Mt. Silver, Viridian City, and Blackthorn City (Fish) Common
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Routes 6, 22, 23, 25, Four Island, Fuchsia City, Viridian City, Berry Forest, Cape Brink, Cerulean City, Cerulean Cave, Icefall Cave, Ruin Valley, and Safari Zone (Fish) Common
Platinum Routes 227 and 228 (Surf) Common
HeartGold/SoulSilver Fishing Common
Black/White Route 6, Wellspring Cave, Challenger's Cave, Victory Road, Giant Chasm (Fishing) Common
X/Y Route 14, Laverre City, Route 15, Route 16, Frost Cavern, Couriway Town, Route 19, Pokemon Village, Route 21, Victory Road (Old Rod)
Pokemon Village (Horde)
Common


Side game locations Edit

Poliwag Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Snap River
Pokémon Channel Secret Cove
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Sub,
Endless Level 22,
Pair Trozei,
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Silent Chasm (5F-9F)
Northwind Field (1F-4F)
Waterfall Pond (1F-5F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Waterfall Cave (B1F-B8F)
Serenity River (B1F-B7F)
Pokémon Ranger Krokka Tunnel
Pokémon Rumble Shiny Beach


Pokédex entries Edit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Its newly grown legs prevent it from walking well. It appears to prefer swimming over walking.
Yellow
The direction of the spiral on the belly differs by area. It is more adept at swimming than walking.
Gold
Because it is inept at walking on its newly grown legs, it always swims around in water.
Silver
The direction of its belly spiral differs by area. The equator is thought to have an effect on this.
Crystal
The swirl on its belly is its insides showing through the skin. It looks clearer after it eats.
Ruby
Poliwag has a very thin skin. It is possible to see the Pokémon'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
Poliwag has a very thin skin. It is possible to see the Pokémon's spiral innards right through the skin. Despite its thinness, however, the skin is also very flexible. Even sharp fangs bounce right off it.
Emerald
It is possible to see this Pokémon's spiral innards right through its thin skin. However, the skin is also very flexible. Even sharp fangs bounce right off it.
FireRed
Its slick black skin is thin and damp. A part of its internal organs can be seen through the skin as a spiral pattern.
LeafGreen
Its newly grown legs prevent it from walking well. It appears to prefer swimming over walking.
Diamond
Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
Pearl
Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
Platinum
Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
HeartGold
Because it is inept at walking on its newly grown legs, it always swims around in water.
SoulSilver
The direction of its belly spiral differs by area. The equator is thought to have an effect on this.
Black
Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
White
Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
Black 2
Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
White 2
Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
X
Its slick black skin is thin and damp. A part of its internal organs can be seen through the skin as a spiral pattern.
Y
The direction of the spiral on the belly differs by area. It is more adept at swimming than walking.

AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

Max Poliwag
Misty's Poliwag
CrimsonnavyAdded by Crimsonnavy
Main article: Misty's Poliwag

Misty caught a Poliwag in Kanto.

Trivia Edit

  • Poliwag shares the same in-game cry/sound with Ditto's.
  • Poliwag shares the same species name with Tympole, they're both known has the Tadpole Pokémon.

ReferencesEdit

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