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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Tadpole Pokémon
Type Water Fighting
Height 1.3m
Weight 54kg
Catch Rate 45
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 蚊香泳士
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 蚊香泳士
English Poliwrath
French Tartard
German Quappo
Italian Poliwrath
Japanese ニョロボン
Japanese (Romanized) Nyorobon
Japanese (Trademark) Nyorobon
Korean 강챙이
Spanish Poliwrath

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #62
Kanto #62
Johto (G/S) #74
Johto (HG/SS) #74
Kalos (Mountain) #35
Alola #151

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

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 0.5x
Dark 0.5x
Electric 2x
Fairy 2x
Fire 0.5x
Flying 2x
Grass 2x
Ice 0.5x
Psychic 2x
Rock 0.5x
Steel 0.5x
Water 0.5x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Water Fighting 90
95
95
70
90
70
510
7 Water Fighting 90
95
95
70
90
70
510
6 Water Fighting 90
95
95
70
90
70
510

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
United States Pokémon Red An adept swimming at both the front crawl and breast stroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
United States Pokémon Blue An adept swimming at both the front crawl and breast stroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
Japan Pokémon Stadium およぎが とくいで こじんメドレーなら オリンピックの せんしゅより はやい。 いきつぎを あまりしなくても へいき。
United States Pokémon Stadium A strong swimmer, it is faster than a human champ in an individual medley. It can go far and fast with minimal breathing.
United States Pokémon Yellow Swims powerfully using all the muscles in its body. It can even overtake champion swimmers.
United States Pokémon Gold This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
United States Pokémon Silver Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.
United States Pokémon Ruby Poliwrath's highly developed, brawny muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. It is so tirelessly strong, this Pokemon can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.
United States Pokémon Sapphire POLIWRATH's highly developed, brawny muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. It is so tirelessly strong, this POKeMON can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.
United States Pokémon Emerald Its highly developed muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. This POKeMON can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.
United States Pokémon FireRed An adept swimmer, it knows the front crawl, butterfly, and more. It is faster than the best human swimmers.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen A swimmer adept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
United States Pokémon Pearl With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
United States Pokémon Diamond With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
United States Pokémon Platinum With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
United States Pokémon HeartGold This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.
United States Pokémon White With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Japan Pokémon White きょうじんな きんにくを もつ。 たいへいようを やすむことなく およぎつづけることが できるのだ。
United States Pokémon Black With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Japan Pokémon Black きょうじんな きんにくを もつ。 たいへいようを やすむことなく およぎつづけることが できるのだ。
United States Pokémon Black 2 With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 きょうじんな きんにくを もつ。 たいへいようを やすむことなく およぎつづけることが できるのだ。
United States Pokémon White 2 With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Japan Pokémon White 2 きょうじんな きんにくを もつ。 たいへいようを やすむことなく およぎつづけることが できるのだ。
South Korea Pokémon Y 자유형이나 접영을 잘하여 올림픽 선수도 제치고 쑥쑥 앞질러 나아간다.
Italy Pokémon Y Esperto nuotatore di rana, crawl e altri stili, supera facilmente i migliori nuotatori umani.
Spain Pokémon Y Experto nadador tanto a braza como a crol. Gana fácilmente a los nadadores profesionales.
France Pokémon X Il possède de sacrés biscoteaux. Il peut parcourir sans relâche l’océan Pacifique.
France Pokémon Y Excellent nageur, il pratique le crawl ou la nage papillon mieux qu’un champion olympique.
Germany Pokémon Y Dieses Pokémon ist ein meisterhafter Schwimmer. Seine Techniken schlagen selbst Olympiasieger.
Japan Pokémon Y クロールや バタフライが とくいで オリンピックの せんしゅでも ぐんぐんと おいぬいていく。
South Korea Pokémon X 강인한 근육을 가지고 있다. 태평양을 쉬지 않고 계속 헤엄칠 수 있다.
Italy Pokémon X Ha dei muscoli tanto sviluppati da riuscire ad attraversare a nuoto interi oceani senza fermarsi.
Spain Pokémon X Tiene músculos muy desarrollados. Es capaz de nadar en el océano sin descanso.
Germany Pokémon X Es hat extrem starke Muskeln und kann durch den Ozean schwimmen, ohne sich ausruhen zu müssen.
Japan Pokémon X きょうじんな きんにくを もつ。 たいへいようを やすむことなく およぎつづけることが できるのだ。
United States Pokémon X With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
United States Pokémon Y A swimmer adept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Poliwrath è dotato di muscoli molto sviluppati e robusti. Per quanto si alleni, non si stanca mai. Questo Pokémon è così infaticabile e forte che riesce ad attraversare a nuoto interi oceani.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 강인하게 발달한 근육은 아무리 운동해도 지치는 일이 없다. 태평양도 가볍게 횡단할 수 있을 정도다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Poliwrath è dotato di muscoli molto sviluppati e robusti. Per quanto si alleni, non si stanca mai. Questo Pokémon è così infaticabile e forte che riesce ad attraversare a nuoto interi oceani.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Poliwrath tiene unos músculos fornidos y muy desarrollados, por lo que nunca se agota. Es tan fuerte e incansable que cruzar el océano a nado no le supone ningún esfuerzo.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Les muscles solides et surdéveloppés de Tartard ne se fatiguent jamais, quels que soient les efforts qu’il produit. Ce Pokémon est tellement endurant qu’il peut traverser un océan à la nage avec une étonnante facilité.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Quappo besitzt hochentwickelte, starke Muskeln, die niemals ermüden, egal, wie sehr es sie auch beansprucht. Es ist so kräftig, dass es mühelos große Ozeane durchschwimmen kann.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire はったつした きょうじんな きんにくは どんなに うんどうしても つかれる ことは ない。 たいへいようも かるく おうだん できるほどだ。
United States Pokémon 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.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 강인하게 발달한 근육은 아무리 운동해도 지치는 일이 없다. 태평양도 가볍게 횡단할 수 있을 정도다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Poliwrath tiene unos músculos fornidos y muy desarrollados, por lo que nunca se agota. Es tan fuerte e incansable que cruzar el océano a nado no le supone ningún esfuerzo.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Les muscles solides et surdéveloppés de Tartard ne se fatiguent jamais, quels que soient les efforts qu’il produit. Ce Pokémon est tellement endurant qu’il peut traverser un océan à la nage avec une étonnante facilité.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Quappo besitzt hochentwickelte, starke Muskeln, die niemals ermüden. Es ist so kräftig, dass es mühelos große Ozeane durchschwimmen kann.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby はったつした きょうじんな きんにくは どんなに うんどうしても つかれる ことは ない。 たいへいようも かるく おうだん できるほどだ。
United States Pokémon 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.
United States Pokémon Sun Poliwrath in the Alola region are strong swimmers that use the breaststroke. Many children learn to swim by imitating Poliwrath.
United States Pokémon 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.
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 Tad's Poliwrath
  • Japan ヒデのニョロボン
  • Japan Hide no Nyorobon
  • Japan Hide's Nyorobon
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Andreas's Poliwrath
  • Japan トキオのニョロボン
  • Japan Tokio no Nyorobon
  • Japan Tokio's Nyorobon
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  • United States Chuck's Poliwrath
  • Japan シジマのニョロボン
  • Japan Shijima no Nyorobon
  • Japan Shijima's Nyorobon
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Delaney's Poliwrath
  • Japan ヤスジのニョロボン
  • Japan Yasuji no Nyorobon
  • Japan Yasuji's Nyorobon
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  • United States Revengers' Poliwrath
  • Japan リベンジャーズのニョロボン
  • Japan Revengers no Nyorobon
  • Japan Revengers' Nyorobon

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 29
SL 40
SL 71
OI 11
OI 25
GS 24
GS 31
GS 52
GS 78
GS 91
GS 93
GS 131
GS 149
AG 71
PC 14
Movie 2
PSFC 1
PSFC 2
Movie 15
BWS2N 8
XY 35
SM 81
SM 129
PM2019 17
PM2019 21
PM2019 25
PM2019 39
EVO 8
SP 9
PM2019 120

TCG Cards

#13: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#31: Misty's Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#9: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#28: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#24: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
100
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#60: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
100
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#174: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
110
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#26: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
110
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#11: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
120
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#11: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
120
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#35: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
130
Weakness:
Type
+30
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#21: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
130
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#17: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare Holo
Type:
Type
HP:
140
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#25: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare Holo
Type:
Type
HP:
140
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#32: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare Holo
Type:
Type
HP:
150
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#85: Poliwrath
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
160
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Pokémon XD - Michael's Poliwrath
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Poliwrath
Started: 2005-10-03
Ended: 0000-00-00

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

Submission
Type Icon Physical 20 80 80 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 35 35 35 35 35
Hypnosis Type Icon Status 20 60 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16 16
Circle Throw
Type Icon Physical 10 60 90 53 53 53 53 53 53
Bubble Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Water Gun
Type Icon Special 25 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 19 19
Double Slap Type Icon Physical 10 15 85 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100 1 1
Dynamic Punch
Type Icon Physical 5 100 50 32 32 32 32 32 32 43 43 43
Mind Reader Type Icon Status 5 43 43 43 43 43 43 53 53 53 51 51 51 51 51

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Work Up Type Icon Status 30
Bulk Up
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
Low Sweep
Type Icon Physical 20 65 100
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
Poison Jab Type Icon Physical 20 80 100
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100
Payback Type Icon Physical 10 50 100
Rock Tomb Type Icon Physical 15 60 95
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
Rock Slide Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
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
Rock Climb Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Focus Punch
Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Dynamic Punch
Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
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
Focus Blast
Type Icon Special 5 120 70
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Psychic Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
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
Dynamic Punch
Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Vacuum Wave
Type Icon Special 30 40 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100