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Poliwrath
062
ニョロボン Nyorobon
062Poliwrath
Generation I
Evolutionary line
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Type(s)
Type Water  Type Fighting
Species Tadpole Pokémon
Abilities Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim (DW)
Pokédex
Poliwhirl ← 062 → Abra
Kanto 062 Johto 074
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Mountain Kalos 035
Alola 151/184
Evolves from Poliwhirl
Evolves into None
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
119.0 lbs. 54.0 kg 4'03" 1.3 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Blue Water 1
Shape Footprint
Shape12
F062
Cry

Poliwrath (Japanese: ニョロボン Nyorobon) is a Water/Fighting-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Poliwrath appears to have a blue round shaped body with a white belly and a black spiral on it. It also appears to have white fists and its pupil grow smaller than its pre-evolutions.

Natural abilities

Poliwrath may have the abilities Water Absorb or Damp or the hidden ability Swift Swim. Water Absorb restores a little of Poliwrath's HP when hit by a Water-type move instead of taking damage. While Damp prevents the use of Self-Destruct or Explosion. Swift Swim raises Poliwrath's speed in the rain.

Evolution

Poliwrath is the evolved form of Poliwhirl by use of a Water Stone. It is one of the final evolved forms of Poliwag.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Red/Blue Evolve Poliwhirl None
Yellow Evolve Poliwhirl None
Gold/Silver Evolve Poliwhirl None
Crystal Evolve Poliwhirl None
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/LeafGreen Evolve Poliwhirl None
Diamond/Pearl Evolve Poliwhirl None
Platinum Evolve Poliwhirl None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Trade None
Black/White Wellspring Cave, Challenger's Cave, Victory Road, Giant Chasm (Fishing ripples) Rare
X/Y Victory Road (Super Rod) Uncommon
OR/AS Trade None


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 9
Forever Level 58
Pair Trozei
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Poliwhirl
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Lake Afar (B1F-B24F)
Pokémon Ranger Jungle Relic
Panula Cave
Pokémon Rumble Bright Beach


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
A graradept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
Yellow
Swims powerfully using all the muscles in its body. It can even overtake champion swimmers.
Gold
This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
Silver
Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.
Crystal
It can use its well-developed arms and legs to run on the surface of the water for a split second.
Ruby
Poliwrath's highly developed, brawny muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. It is so tirelessly strong, this Pokémon can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.
Sapphire
Poliwrath's highly developed, brawny muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. It is so tirelessly strong, this Pokémon can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.
Emerald
Its highly developed muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. This Pokémon can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.
FireRed
An adept swimmer, it knows the front crawl, butterfly, and more. It is faster than the best human swimmers.
LeafGreen
A swimmer adept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
Diamond
With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Pearl
With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Platinum
With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
HeartGold
This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
SoulSilver
Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.
Black
With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
White
With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Black 2
With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
White 2
With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
X
With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Y
A swimmer adept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
Omega Ruby
Poliwrath's highly developed, brawny muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. It is so tirelessly strong, this Pokémon can swim back and forth across the ocean without effort.
Alpha Sapphire
Poliwrath's highly developed, brawny muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. It is so tirelessly strong, this Pokémon can swim back and forth across the ocean without effort.
Sun
Poliwrath in the Alola region are strong swimmers that use the breaststroke. Many children learn how to swim by imitating Poliwrath.
Moon
Its percentage of body fat is nearly zero. Its body is entirely muscle, which makes it heavy and forces its swimming prowess to develop.
Ultra Sun
It’s quite a gifted swimmer, even among Water-type Pokémon, but it normally spends its time on land.
Ultra Moon
The muscles it has developed through swimming are thick and powerful. When it lands a square punch, it can turn huge boulders to dust.
Let's Go, Pikachu!
Swims powerfully using all the muscles in its body. It can even overtake world-class swimmers.
Let's Go, Eevee!
Swims powerfully using all the muscles in its body. It can even overtake world-class swimmers.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
90
Attack
95
Defense
95
Sp. Atk
70
Sp. Def
90
Speed
70
Total
510

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Submission 80 80% 20 Fighting Physical
1 Circle Throw 60 90% 10 Fighting Physical
1 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status
1 Double Slap 15 85% 10 Normal Physical
32 Dynamic Punch 100 50% 5 Fighting Physical
43 Mind Reader —% 5 Normal Status
53 Circle Throw 60 90% 10 Fighting Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥ ♥♥♥
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status Type Smart ♥♥♥
1 Double Slap 15 85% 10 Normal Physical Type Cute 0
1 Submission 40 100% 25 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
32 Dynamic Punch 100 50% 5 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥ ♥</span>
43 Mind Reader —% 5 Normal Status Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
53 Circle Throw 60 90% 10 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status
1 Submission 40 100% 25 Fighting Physical
32 Dynamic Punch 100 50% 5 Fighting Physical
43 Mind Reader —% 5 Normal Status
53 Circle Throw 60 90% 10 Fighting Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status Type Smart ♥♥
1 Double Slap 15 85% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥
1 Submission 40 100% 25 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥
43 Dynamic Punch 100 50% 5 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥
53 Mind Reader —% 5 Normal Status Type Smart
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Type Smart ♥♥♥
1 Double Slap 15 85% 10 Normal Type Tough ♥♥ ♥</span>
35 Submission 40 100% 25 Fighting Type Cool ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
51 Mind Reader —% 5 Normal Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Double Slap 15 85% 10 Normal
1 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic
1 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water
1 Rain Dance —% 5 Water
35 Submission 40 100% 25 Fighting
51 Mind Reader —% 5 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration I
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Double Slap 15 85% 10 Normal
1 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic
1 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM01 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM47 Low Sweep 65 100% 20 Fighting Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special
TM98 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beautiful ♥♥
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status Type Cool 0
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Type Clever ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM47 Low Sweep 65 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Clever ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM98 Power-Up Punch 40 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ ♥♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM07 DiveORAS 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM47 Low Sweep 60 100% 20 Fighting Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM83 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
HM06 Dive 80 100% 10 Water Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM01 Focus Punch 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart ♥♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status Type Beauty 0
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool ♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Smart
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Type Smart ♥♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical Type Smart ♥♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart ♥♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special Type Cool ♥♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cool
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty ♥♥
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical Type Smart ♥♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
HM05HGSS Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 0
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
HM08 Rock Climb 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Focus Punch 150 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Type Beauty ♥♥ 0
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Type Beauty 0
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Type Tough 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Type Tough ♥♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM28 Dig 60 100% 10 Ground Type Smart 0
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Type Smart ♥♥♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Type Cool ♥♥♥♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool ♥♥ 0
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Type Tough 0
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Type Beauty ♥♥♥ 0
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Type Tough ♥♥
HM06 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting Type Tough 0
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Type Tough ♥♥ 0
HM08 Dive 60 100% 10 Water Type Beauty ♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation II
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM01 DynamicPunch 100 50% 5 Fighting
TM02 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM08 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
TM16 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water
TM20 Endure —% 10 Normal
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic
TM31 Mud-Slap 20 100% 10 Ground
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM33 Ice Punch 75 100% 15 Ice
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM40 Defense Curl —% 40 Normal
TM43 Detect —% 5 Fighting
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal
HM06 Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation I
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM01 Mega Punch 80 85% 20 Normal
TM05 Mega Kick 120 75% 5 Normal
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM08 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal
TM09 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal
TM10 Double-Edge 100 100% 15 Normal
TM11 BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water
TM12 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice
TM14 Blizzard 120 90% 5 Ice
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
TM17 Submission 80 80% 25 Fighting
TM18 Counter 100% 20 Fighting
TM19 Seismic Toss 100% 20 Fighting
TM20 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground
TM27 Fissure 30% 5 Ground
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic
TM31 Mimic —% 10 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Bide —% 10 Normal
TM35 Metronome —% 10 Normal
TM40 Skull Bash 100 100% 15 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM46 Psywave 80% 15 Psychic
TM50 Substitute —% 10 Normal
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Poliwrath can learn, refer to Poliwag.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Dual Chop USUM 40 90% 15 Dragon Physical
Endeavor USUM 100% 5 Normal Physical
Focus Punch USUM 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Helping Hand USUM —% 20 Normal Status
Ice Punch USUM 75 100% 15 Ice Physical
Icy Wind USUM 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Throat Chop USUM 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
Water Pulse USUM 60 100% 20 Water Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Endeavor ORAS 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
Focus Punch ORAS 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
Helping Hand ORAS —% 20 Normal Status Type Clever ♥♥♥♥ 0
Ice Punch ORAS 75 100% 15 Ice Physical Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥ 0
Icy Wind ORAS 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥ 0
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
Water Pulse ORAS 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Endeavor B2W2 100% 5 Normal Physical
Helping Hand B2W2 —% 20 Normal Status
Ice Punch B2W2 75 100% 15 Ice Physical
Icy Wind B2W2 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Dive HGSSPt 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beauty
Headbutt HGSS 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
Helping Hand HGSSPt —% 20 Normal Status Type Smart
Ice Punch HGSSPt 75 100% 15 Ice Physical Type Beauty ♥♥
Icy Wind HGSSPt 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute ♥♥♥
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute ♥♥♥
Vacuum Wave HGSSPt 40 100% 30 Fighting Special Type Smart ♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Body Slam FRLGEXD 85 100% 15 Normal Type Tough ♥♥♥♥
Counter FRLGE 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough ♥♥ 0
Defense Curl E —% 40 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough ♥♥♥♥♥♥ 0
DynamicPunch E 100 50% 5 Fighting Type Cool ♥♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Type Tough ♥♥ 0
Ice Punch E 75 100% 15 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ 0
Icy Wind EXD 55 95% 15 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥
Mega Kick FRLGE 120 75% 5 Normal Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
Mega Punch FRLGE 80 85% 20 Normal Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
Metronome FRLGE —% 10 Normal Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Cute 0
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Type Cute ♥♥
Seismic Toss FRLGEXD 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough ♥♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Smart ♥♥ 0
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation II
Move Power Accuracy PP Type
Ice Beam C 95 100% 10 Ice
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 062 front Y 062 front GR 062 front PoliwrathBack GenI
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 062 front S 062 front C 062 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 062 front E 062 front FRLG 062 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 062 front DP 062 front HGSS 062 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Poliwrath BW Poliwrath BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Poliwrath XY Poliwrath XY
Shiny Poliwrath XY Shiny Poliwrath XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back

Appearances

Anime

Tad had a Poliwrath appearing in Charizard Chills where it fought Ash's Charizard. A Poliwrath also appeared in Outrageous Fortunes under the ownership by Delany. Chuck had a Poliwrath in Machoke, Machoke Man!. In The Battling Eevee Brothers, a Poliwrath appeared. A Poliwrath also appears in the Pokémon Summer Academy in One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team! and Hook, Line and Stinker respectively.

Manga

In the Pokémon Adventures Manga, Red has a Poliwrath that evolved from a Poliwhirl. It is also Red's first Pokémon.

Trivia

  • Poliwrath, along with Lucario are the only non-dual typed Fighting/Psychic and still have Fighting as a type to learn Psychic.
  • Poliwrath is the first Pokémon in the National Pokédex to evolve from a Water Stone.
  • Poliwrath's Pokédex entries state the Pacific Ocean which means that the Pokémon Universe and the real world are somehow connected.
  • Poliwrath's shiny has been the same from Generation III to Generation VII, but in Generation II, it had teal skin instead of green skin.
  • In Generation II, there is a man with a Poliwrath that says he wishes his Pokemon evolves into a frog Pokemon. This is an error since Poliwrath is both a frog Pokemon and also already fully evolved.

Origins/Etymology

Poliwrath appears to be based off a tadpole whilst its name comes from poliwog and wrath.

Gallery

See also