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|name='''Poliwrath'''
 
|jname=(ニョロボン ''Nyorobon'')
 
 
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|evofrom=[[Poliwhirl]]
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|atk=85
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|def=95
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|gen=Generation I
|satk=70
 
|sdef=90
 
|spd=70
 
|total=500
 
 
|species=Tadpole Pokémon
 
|species=Tadpole Pokémon
|type={{type|Water}}/{{type|Fighting}}
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|egg1=Water 1
|height=<span class="explain" title="1.3 m">4'03"</span>
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|body=12
|weight=<span class="explain" title="54.0 kg">119.0 lbs</span>
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|type=Water
|ability=[[Water Absorb]]<br>[[Damp]]<br>[[Swift Swim]] (Dream World)
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|type2=Fighting
|color=<span style="color:blue;">'''Blue'''</span>
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|imheight=4'03"
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'''Poliwrath''' (Japanese: '''ニョロボン''' ''Nyorobon'') is a {{Type|Water}}/{{Type|Fighting}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] that is said to have the same strength as a [[Machamp]].
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|metweight=54.0 kg
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|ability=[[Water Absorb]]<br />[[Damp]]
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|dw=Swift Swim
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|color=Blue
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|male=50
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|evo=[[File:060.png|link=Poliwag]][[File:061.png|link=Poliwhirl]][[File:062.png]][[File:186.png|link=Politoed]]}}
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'''Poliwrath''' (Japanese: '''ニョロボン''' ''Nyorobon'') is a {{Type|Water}}/{{Type|Fighting}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
   
==Appearance==
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==Biology==
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===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.
 
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.
   
==Special abilities==
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===Special 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 {{Type|Water}}-type move instead of taking damage while Damp prevents the use of [[Selfdestruct]] or [[Explosion]]. Swift Swim raises Poliwrath's speed in the rain.
 
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 {{Type|Water}}-type move instead of taking damage while Damp prevents the use of [[Selfdestruct]] or [[Explosion]]. Swift Swim raises Poliwrath's speed in the rain.
 
==In the anime==
 
[[Tad]] had a Poliwrath appearing in ''[[OI024: Charizard Chills]]'' where it fought [[Ash's Charizard]]. A Poliwrath also appeared in ''[[JL131: Outrageous Fumes!]]'' under the ownership by [[Delany]]. [[Chuck]] had a Poliwrath in ''[[JE093: Machoke Machoke Man!]]''. In ''[[IL040: The Battling Eevee Brothers]]'', a Poliwrath appeared. A Poliwrath also appears in the [[Pokémon Summer Academy]] in ''[[DP091: One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!]]'' and ''[[JE052: Hook, Line and Stinker!]]'' respectively.
 
 
==In the manga==
 
[[File:Poliwrath and politoad manga.png|thumb|Poliwrath and Poliwhirl in the Pokémon Adventures Manga.]]
 
 
In the Pokémon Adventures Manga, [[Red (Adventures)|Red]] has a Poliwrath that evolved from a [[Poliwhirl]]. It is also Red's first Pokémon.
 
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
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==Game info==
 
==Game info==
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
{{Game Locations|
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{{Game Locations
backcolor={{Water}}|
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|backcolor={{Water}}
pokemon=Poliwrath|
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|border={{Fighting}}
redblue=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]|
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|redblue=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]
rbrarity=None|
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|rbrarity=None
yellow=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]|
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|yellow=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]
yrarity=None|
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|yrarity=None
goldsilver=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]|
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|goldsilver=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]
gsrarity=None|
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|gsrarity=None
crystal=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]|
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|crystal=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]
crarity=None|
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|crarity=None
rubysapphire=[[Trade]]|
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|rubysapphire=[[Trade]]
rsrarity=None|
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|rsrarity=None
emerald=[[Trade]]|
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|emerald=[[Trade]]
erarity=None|
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|erarity=None
fireredleafgreen=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]|
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|fireredleafgreen=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]
frlgrarity=None|
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|frlgrarity=None
diamondpearl=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]|
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|diamondpearl=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]
dprarity=None|
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|dprarity=None
platinum=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]|
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|platinum=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]
ptrarity=None|
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|ptrarity=None
heartgoldsoulsilver=[[Trade]]|
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|heartgoldsoulsilver=[[Trade]]
hgssrarity=None|
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|hgssrarity=None
blackwhite=[[Wellspring Cave]], [[Challenger's Cave]], [[Unova Victory Road|Victory Road]], [[Giant Chasm]] (Fishing ripples)|
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|blackwhite=[[Wellspring Cave]], [[Challenger's Cave]], [[Unova Victory Road|Victory Road]], [[Giant Chasm]] (Fishing ripples)
bwrarity=Rare|
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|bwrarity=Rare
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|xy=[[Kalos Victory Road|Victory Road]] ([[Super Rod]])
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|xyrarity=Uncommon
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
====Side game locations====
 
====Side game locations====
{{Side Game Locations|
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{{Side Game Locations
backcolor={{Water}}|
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|backcolor={{Water}}
Pokemon=Poliwrath|
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|border={{Fighting}}
Trozei=Endless Level 9<br>Forever Level 58<br>Pair Trozei<br>Mr. Who's Den|
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|Pokemon=Poliwrath
PMD1=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]|
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|Trozei=Endless Level 9<br />Forever Level 58<br />Pair Trozei<br />Mr. Who's Den
PMD2=[[Lake Afar]] (B1F-B24F)|
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|PMD1=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Poliwhirl]]
Ranger1=[[Jungle Relic]]<br>[[Panula Cave]]|
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|PMD2=[[Lake Afar]] (B1F-B24F)
Rumble=Bright Beach|
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|Ranger1=[[Jungle Relic]]<br />[[Panula Cave]]
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|Rumble=Bright Beach
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
===Pokédex Entries===
 
===Pokédex Entries===
{{GenIPokédex|
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{{Pokédexentries
backcolor={{Water}}|
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|backcolor={{Water}}
redblue=A graradept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.|
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|border={{Fighting}}
yellow=Swims powerfully using all the muscles in its body. It can even overtake champion swimmers.|
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|gen=I
gold=This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.|
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|redblue=A graradept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
silver=Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.|
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|yellow=Swims powerfully using all the muscles in its body. It can even overtake champion swimmers.
crystal=It can use its well-developed arms and legs to run on the surface of the water for a split second.|
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|gold=This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
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.|
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|silver=Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.
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.|
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|crystal=It can use its well-developed arms and legs to run on the surface of the water for a split second.
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.|
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|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.
firered=Its highly developed muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. This Pokémon can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.|
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|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.
leafgreen=A swimmer adept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.|
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|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.
diamond=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.|
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|firered=Its highly developed muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. This Pokémon can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.
pearl=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.|
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|leafgreen=A swimmer adept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
platinum=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.|
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|diamond=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.|
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|pearl=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
soulsilver=Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.|
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|platinum=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
black=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.|
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|heartgold=This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
white=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
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|soulsilver=Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.
|black 2= With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
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|black=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.
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|white=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
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|black 2=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
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|white 2=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
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|x=With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
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|y=A swimmer adept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.}}
   
==Origins==
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===Sprites===
Poliwrath appears to be based off a ''[[:wikipedia:tadpole|tadpole]]'' whilst its name comes from ''poliwog'' and ''wrath''.
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{{GenIPokéSprites
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|bgcolor={{Water}}
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|border={{Fighting}}
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|}}
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==Appearances==
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===In the anime===
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[[Tad]] had a Poliwrath appearing in ''[[OI024: Charizard Chills|Charizard Chills]]'' where it fought [[Ash's Charizard]]. A Poliwrath also appeared in ''[[JE131: Outrageous Fortunes|Outrageous Fortunes]]'' under the ownership by Delany. [[Chuck]] had a [[Chuck's Poliwrath|Poliwrath]] in ''[[JE093: Machoke, Machoke Man!|Machoke, Machoke Man!]]''. In ''[[IL040: The Battling Eevee Brothers|The Battling Eevee Brothers]]'', a Poliwrath appeared. A Poliwrath also appears in the Pokémon Summer Academy in ''[[DP091: One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!|One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!]]'' and ''[[JE052: Hook, Line, and Stinker|Hook, Line and Stinker]]'' respectively.
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*[[Tad's Poliwrath]]
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*[[Chuck's Poliwrath]]
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*[[Andreas' Poliwrath]]
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*[[Delaney's Poliwrath]]
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===In the manga===
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In the [[Pokémon Adventures]] Manga, [[Red (Adventures)|Red]] has a [[Poli]]wrath that evolved from a Poliwhirl. It is also Red's first Pokémon.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Poliwrath, along with Lucario are the only non-dual typed {{Type|Fighting}}/{{Type|Psychic}} and still have Fighting as a type to learn [[Psychic]].
 
*Poliwrath, along with Lucario are the only non-dual typed {{Type|Fighting}}/{{Type|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]].
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*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 some how connected.
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*Poliwrath's Pokédex entries state the Pacific Ocean which means that the Pokémon Universe and the real world are somehow connected.
**This is supported by the fact that in the Mystery Dungeon series that the hero was, on both occasions, a human, and not a Pokémon from the beginning.
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===Origins===
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Poliwrath appears to be based off a ''[[:wikipedia:tadpole|tadpole]]'' whilst its name comes from ''poliwog'' and ''wrath''.
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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062Poliwrath_OS_anime.png
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062Poliwrath_OS_anime_2.png
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062Poliwrath_AG_anime.png
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062Poliwrath_Dream.png
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062Poliwrath_Pokemon_Stadium.png
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</gallery>
   
 
{{References|poliwrath|062}}
 
{{References|poliwrath|062}}
{{Family|[[File:060.gif|link=Poliwag]][[File:061.gif|link=Poliwhirl]][[File:062.gif|link=Poliwrath]][[File:186.gif|link=Politoed]]}}
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{{GenInav}}{{Family|[[File:060.png|link=Poliwag]][[File:061.png|link=Poliwhirl]][[File:062.png]][[File:186.png|link=Politoed]]}}{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Poliwhirl|next=Abra}}
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Latest revision as of 20:55, September 15, 2014

Type(s)
Water  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
Evolves From Poliwhirl
Evolves Into None
Poliwrath
062
ニョロボン Nyorobon
062Poliwrath
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
060061062186
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
119.0 lbs. 54.0 kg 4'03" 1.3 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Blue Water 1
Body Style Footprint
Body12
F062
Cry

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

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

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.

Special abilitiesEdit

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 Selfdestruct or Explosion. Swift Swim raises Poliwrath's speed in the rain.

EvolutionEdit

Poliwrath is the evolved form of Poliwhirl by use of a Water Stone.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Poliwrath Locations
Version(s) Location 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


Side game locationsEdit

Poliwrath Locations
Game(s) Location
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 EntriesEdit

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
Its highly developed muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. This Pokémon can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.
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.

SpritesEdit

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
Gold Silver Crystal Back
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Back

AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

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.

In the mangaEdit

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

TriviaEdit

  • 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.

OriginsEdit

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

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit


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