Pokémon/Pokédex/Poliwhirl

Poliwhirl as depicted by Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version era artwork.

Basic Statistics edit

  HP Attack Defense Speed Special Attack Special Defense
Base Stats (RB/Y) 65 65 65 90 50
Base Stats (GS/C) 65 65 65 90 50 50
Base Stats (RS/FL/E) 65 65 65 90 50 50
Base Stats (DP/PT/HGSS)
Base Stats (BW/B2W2)
Base Stats (XY/ORAS)
Base Stats (SM/USUM)
Base Stats (Sword/Shield/BDSP)
Max Stats (RB/Y) 333 228 228 278 198
Max Stats (GS/C) 333 228 228 278 198 198
Max Stats (RS/FL/E) 334 251 251 306 218 218
Max Stats (DP/PT/HGSS)
Max Stats (B/W/B2W2)
Max Stats (X/Y/ORAS)
Max Stats (SM/USUM)
Max Stats (Sword/Shield/BDSP)
Effort Points (Sword/Shield/BDSP)

Type Matching edit

Move types which are good on Poliwhirl: Electric, Grass
Move types which are bad on Poliwhirl:Fire, Ice, Steel¹, Water

All other move types are normal effectiveness on Poliwhirl.

¹ – Red/Blue/Yellow only
² – All other Pokemon games

How to Evolve edit

Poliwhirl evolves into Politoed if it is traded with the King's Rock. (Note: If the recipient is playing Fire Red or Leaf Green, he/she must have the National Pokédex.) Poliwhirl evolves into Poliwrath if a Water Stone is used on it.

Moveset edit

Level Red / Blue Yellow Gold / Silver Crystal Ruby / Sapphire
Emerald
XD / Colosseum
Fire Red / Leaf Green
Start Bubble
Hypnosis
Water Gun
Bubble
Hypnosis
Water Gun
Bubble
Hypnosis
Water Gun
Bubble
Hypnosis
Water Gun
Bubble
Hypnosis
Water Gun
Bubble
Hypnosis
Water Gun
7 - - Hypnosis Hypnosis Hypnosis Hypnosis
13 - - Water Gun Water Gun Water Gun Water Gun
16 Hypnosis Hypnosis - - - -
19 Water Gun Water Gun Doubleslap Doubleslap Doubleslap Doubleslap
26 Doubleslap Doubleslap - - - -
27 - - Rain Dance Rain Dance Rain Dance Rain Dance
33 Body Slam Body Slam - - - -
35 - - Body Slam Body Slam Body Slam Body Slam
41 Amnesia Amnesia - - - -
43 - - Belly Drum Belly Drum Belly Drum Belly Drum
49 Hydro Pump Hydro Pump - - - -
51 - - Hydro Pump Hydro Pump Hydro Pump Hydro Pump

TM/HM edit

  • RB/Y/GS/C/RS/FL: Blizzard, Double Team, Earthquake, Psychic, Rest, Strength, Surf, Toxic
  • RB/Y/C/RS/FL: Ice Beam
  • GS/C/RS/FL: Attract, Frustration, Hidden Power, Protect, Rain Dance, Return, Rock Smash, Thief, Waterfall
  • RB/Y: Bide, Body Slam, Bubblebeam, Counter, Double-Edge, Fissure, Mega Kick, Mega Punch, Metronome, Mimic, Psywave, Rage, Seismic Toss, Skull Bash, Submission, Substitute, Take Down, Water Gun
  • GS/C: Curse, Defense Curl, Detect, Endure, Headbutt, Ice Punch, Icy Wind, Mud-Slap, Sleep Talk, Snore, Swagger, Whirlpool
  • RS/FL: Brick Break, Dig, Dive, Facade, Focus Punch, Hail, Secret Power, Water Pulse

Evolution edit

  • GS/C/RS/FL: Bubblebeam, Haze, Mind Reader, Mist, Splash
  • RS/FL: Ice Ball, Water Sport

Trading Cards edit

  • Base Set #38 - Poliwhirl
  • Gym Heroes #53 - Misty's Poliwhirl
  • Neo Discovery #44 - Poliwhirl
  • Expedition #89 - Poliwhirl
  • Skyridge #88 - Poliwhirl
  • EX FireRed & LeafGreen #46 - Poliwhirl
Basic: Poliwag Stage 1: Poliwhirl Stage 2: Poliwrath
Stage 2: Politoed