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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Tadpole Pokémon
Type Water
Height 1m
Weight 20kg
Catch Rate 120
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 蚊香君
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 蚊香君
English Poliwhirl
French Têtarte
German Quaputzi
Italian Poliwhirl
Japanese ニョロゾ
Japanese (Romanized) Nyorozo
Japanese (Trademark) Nyorozo
Korean 슈륙챙이
Spanish Poliwhirl

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #61
Kanto #61
Johto (G/S) #73
Johto (HG/SS) #73
Kalos (Mountain) #34
Alola #150

Abilities

  • Water Absorb: Restores HP if hit by a Water-type move instead of taking damage.
  • Damp: Prevents the use of explosive moves, such as Self-Destruct, by dampening its surroundings.
  • Swift Swim: Boosts the Pokémon’s Speed stat in rain. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 25
Pokemon
Water Stone
Pokemon
Pokemon
Level 25
Pokemon
Trade
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Electric 2x
Fire 0.5x
Grass 2x
Ice 0.5x
Steel 0.5x
Water 0.5x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Water 65
65
65
50
50
90
385
7 Water 65
65
65
50
50
90
385
6 Water 65
65
65
50
50
90
385

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 The swirl on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it may gradually cause drowsiness.
United States Pokémon Red Capable of living in or out of water. When out of water, it sweats to keep its body slimy.
United States Pokémon Blue Capable of living in or out of water. When out of water, it sweats to keep its body slimy.
Japan Pokémon Stadium すいちゅう りくじょうの どちらでも せいかつできるが すいちゅうが すき。 りくでは あせで ひふを しめらせる。
United States Pokémon Stadium Capable of living on land, but prefers to stay in water. If it is out of water, it sweats to keep its skin moist.
United States Pokémon Yellow Under attack, it uses its belly spiral to put the foe to sleep. It then makes escape.
United States Pokémon Gold The swirl on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it may gradually cause drowsiness.
United States Pokémon Silver The skin on most of its body is moist. However, the skin on its belly spiral feels smooth.
United States Pokémon Ruby The 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.
United States Pokémon Sapphire The 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.
United States Pokémon Emerald Its body surface 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.
United States Pokémon FireRed Its two legs are well developed. Even though it can live on the ground, it prefers living in water.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen It can live in or out of water. When out of water, it constantly sweats to keep its body slimy.
United States Pokémon Pearl The spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
United States Pokémon Diamond The spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
United States Pokémon Platinum The spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
United States Pokémon HeartGold The swirl on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it may gradually cause drowsiness.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver The skin on most of its body is moist. However, the skin on its belly spiral feels smooth.
United States Pokémon White The spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
Japan Pokémon White おなかの うずまきは びみょうに うねっているので みつめていると だんだん ねむくなってしまう。
United States Pokémon Black The spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
Japan Pokémon Black おなかの うずまきは びみょうに うねっているので みつめていると だんだん ねむくなってしまう。
United States Pokémon Black 2 The spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 おなかの うずまきは びみょうに うねっているので みつめていると だんだん ねむくなってしまう。
United States Pokémon White 2 The spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
Japan Pokémon White 2 おなかの うずまきは びみょうに うねっているので みつめていると だんだん ねむくなってしまう。
South Korea Pokémon Y 두 다리가 발달하여 지상에서 살 수 있는데도 어째서인지 수중 생활을 좋아한다.
Italy Pokémon Y Ha arti inferiori molto sviluppati. Può vivere anche sulla terraferma, ma preferisce l’acqua.
Spain Pokémon Y Tiene unas extremidades inferiores muy desarrolladas. Aunque puede vivir en tierra, prefiere el medio acuático.
France Pokémon X Ce Pokémon amphibie transpire continuellement quand il est hors de l’eau afin d’hydrater son corps.
France Pokémon Y Ses deux jambes sont très développées. Bien qu’il puisse se déplacer sur la terre ferme, ce Pokémon préfère vivre sous l’eau.
Germany Pokémon Y Seine beiden Beine sind gut entwickelt. Auch wenn es an Land leben kann, bevorzugt es das Leben im Wasser.
Japan Pokémon Y 2ほんの あしは はったつしており ちじょうで くらせるのに なぜか すいちゅう せいかつが すき。
South Korea Pokémon X 육지에서도 수중에서도 살 수 있다. 지상에서는 항상 땀을 흘려서 피부를 미끌미끌하게 하고 있다.
Italy Pokémon X Capace di vivere dentro o fuori dall’acqua. Sulla terraferma suda per mantenere il suo corpo unto.
Spain Pokémon X Capaz de vivir dentro o fuera del agua. Fuera del agua suda para mantener baboso su cuerpo.
Germany Pokémon X Dieses Pokémon kann im Wasser und auch an Land leben. An Land schwitzt es sich den Körper nass.
Japan Pokémon X りくでも すいちゅうでも くらせる。 ちじょうでは いつも あせをかき ひふを ぬめぬめ させている。
United States Pokémon X It can live in or out of water. When out of water, it constantly sweats to keep its body slimy.
United States Pokémon Y Its two legs are well developed. Even though it can live on the ground, it prefers living in water.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby La superficie del corpo di Poliwhirl è sempre umida e unta di fluido oleoso. Grazie a questa pellicola viscida, nella lotta riesce a sfuggire agilmente alle grinfie del nemico.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 항상 몸의 표면이 액체로 미끈미끈하게 젖어 있어서 적에게 붙잡혀도 미끄덩 빠져나와 도망갈 수 있다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire La superficie del corpo di Poliwhirl è sempre umida e unta di fluido oleoso. Grazie a questa pellicola viscida, nella lotta riesce a sfuggire agilmente alle grinfie del nemico.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire La piel de Poliwhirl está siempre húmeda y lubricada con un fluido viscoso. Gracias a esta película resbaladiza, puede escapar de las garras del enemigo, resbalándosele de las zarpas en pleno combate.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire La peau de Têtarte est toujours maintenue humide par un liquide huileux. Grâce à cette protection graisseuse, il peut facilement se glisser hors de l’étreinte de n’importe quel ennemi.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Quaputzis Körper ist immer feucht und glitschig. Dadurch kann es während eines Kampfes leicht der Umklammerung eines Gegners entkommen.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire いつも からだの ひょうめんが えきたいで ぬるぬる ぬれているため てきに つかまっても ぬるりと すりぬけ にげる ことが できるぞ。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire The surface of Poliwhirl’s body is always wet and slick with a slimy fluid. Because of this slippery covering, it can easily slip and slide out of the clutches of any enemy in battle.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 항상 몸의 표면이 액체로 미끈미끈하게 젖어 있어서 적에게 붙잡혀도 미끄덩 빠져나와 도망갈 수 있다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby La piel de Poliwhirl está siempre húmeda y lubricada con un fluido viscoso. Gracias a esta película resbaladiza, puede escapar de las garras del enemigo, resbalándosele de las zarpas en pleno combate.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby La peau de Têtarte est toujours maintenue humide par un liquide huileux. Grâce à cette protection graisseuse, il peut facilement se glisser hors de l’étreinte de n’importe quel ennemi.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Quaputzis Körper ist immer feucht und glitschig. Dadurch kann es während eines Kampfes leicht der Umklammerung eines Gegners entkommen.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby いつも からだの ひょうめんが えきたいで ぬるぬる ぬれているため てきに つかまっても ぬるりと すりぬけ にげる ことが できるぞ。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby The surface of Poliwhirl’s body is always wet and slick with a slimy fluid. Because of this slippery covering, it can easily slip and slide out of the clutches of any enemy in battle.
United States Pokémon Sun Although it can live on land, it prefers to stay in the water, where it has fewer natural enemies.
United States Pokémon Moon It marches over the land in search of bug Pokémon to eat. Then it takes them underwater so it can dine on them where it’s safe.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
First Generation
Red and Green (Japan) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Red and Blue (US) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Yellow Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fire Red / Leaf Green Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Misty's Poliwhirl
  • Japan カスミのニョロゾ
  • Japan Kasumi no Nyorozo
  • Japan Kasumi's Nyorozo
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Vincent (Jackson)'s Poliwhirl
  • Japan ジュンイチのニョロゾ
  • Japan Jun'ichi no Nyorozo
  • Japan Junichi's Nyorozo
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Lorelei's Poliwhirl
  • Japan カンナのニョロゾ
  • Japan Kanna no Nyorozo
  • Japan Kanna's Nyorozo

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 25
SL 40
SL 47
SL 57
SL 58
SL 67
SL 82
OI 3
OI 8
OI 11
OI 28
GS 6
GS 31
GS 35
GS 37
GS 39
GS 41
GS 46
GS 51
GS 52
GS 53
GS 55
GS 57
GS 61
GS 67
GS 70
GS 72
GS 75
GS 77
GS 82
GS 85
GS 88
GS 89
GS 94
GS 97
GS 99
GS 100
GS 101
GS 102
GS 105
GS 106
GS 107
GS 109
GS 115
GS 119
GS 122
GS 124
GS 127
GS 131
GS 152
AG 15
AG 74
AG 90
AG 123
DP 10
PC 14
Movie 1
PSFC 1
PSFC 2
PSFC 3
ANA 1
DP 91
DP 139
DP 147
Movie 15
XY 3
XYZ 6
SM 1
SM 13
SM 40
SM 42
SM 66
SM 86
SM 90
SM 92
SM 126
PM2019 1
Movie 23
PM2019 21
PM2019 31
PM2019 81
EVO 8
PM2019 120
Special 129

TCG Cards

#38: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#53: Misty's Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#44: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#89: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#88: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#46: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#68: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#115: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
+20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#37: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#16: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#24: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#31: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#31: Poliwhirl
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Pokémon Cafe - Nyorozo
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Poliwhirl
Started: 2011-05-25
Ended: 2011-08-30

Images

Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Water Sport
Type Icon Status 15 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Bubble
Type Icon Special 30 40 100 11 11 11 5 5 5 5 5 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Hypnosis Type Icon Status 20 60 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 16 16
Water Gun
Type Icon Special 25 40 100 5 5 5 11 11 11 11 11 11 13 13 13 13 13 19 19
Double Slap Type Icon Physical 10 15 85 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 19 19 19 19 19 26 26
Rain Dance
Type Icon Status 5 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 27 27 27 27 27
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 35 35 35 35 35 33 33
Bubble Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27
Mud Shot Type Icon Special 15 55 95 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32
Belly Drum Type Icon Status 10 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 43 43 43 43 43
Amnesia Type Icon Status 20 41 41
Wake-Up Slap Type Icon Physical 10 70 100 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43
Hydro Pump
Type Icon Special 5 110 80 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 51 51 51 51 51 49 49
Mud Bomb Type Icon Special 10 65 85 53 53 53 53 53 53 53 53 53

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Hail Type Icon Status 10
Rain Dance
Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Detect Type Icon Status 5
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Defense Curl Type Icon Status 40
Metronome Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Bulldoze Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100
Brick Break Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Waterfall
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Earthquake Type Icon Physical 10 100 100
Power-Up Punch Type Icon Physical 20 40 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Rock Smash Type Icon Physical 15 40 100
Dig Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Ice Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Skull Bash Type Icon Physical 10 130 100
Bide Type Icon Physical 10
Rage Type Icon Physical 20 20 100
Fissure Type Icon Physical 5 30
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Submission Type Icon Physical 20 80 80
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Take Down Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Mega Kick Type Icon Physical 5 120 75
Mega Punch Type Icon Physical 20 80 85
Scald
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Psychic Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Blizzard Type Icon Special 5 110 70
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Surf
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Whirlpool
Type Icon Special 15 35 85
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Psywave Type Icon Special 15 100
Bubble Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100
Water Gun
Type Icon Special 25 40 100

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Helping Hand Type Icon Status 20
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Metronome Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Defense Curl Type Icon Status 40
Endeavor Type Icon Physical 5 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Ice Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Mega Kick Type Icon Physical 5 120 75
Mega Punch Type Icon Physical 20 80 85
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100