Poliwhirl

Poliwhirl is a Water Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as Tadpole Pokémon

Pokédex data

National No.061
TypeWATER
SpeciesTadpole Pokémon
Height1 m (3' 3")
Weight20 kg (44.1 lbs)
Abilities1. Water Absorb
2. Damp
Swift Swim (hidden)
Local No.061 (National)
061 (Kanto)
073 (Original Johto)
073 (Updated Johto)
034 (Mountain Kalos)
061 (Let's Go Kanto)
Footprint
Color

Training

Catch Rate120
EV Yield2 Speed
Base Happiness70
Base Experience135
Growth RateMedium Slow

Breeding

Egg GroupsWater 1
GenderMale: 50% Female: 50%
Egg Cycles20 (5140 - 5397 Steps)

Base stats

HP65
Attack65
Defense65
Speed90
Special Attack50
Special Defense50
Total385MinMax

Moves learned by Poliwhirl

Pokédex entries

GameEntry
Let's Go, Eevee!Under attack, it uses its belly spiral to put the foe to sleep. It then makes its escape.
Let's Go, Pikachu!Under attack, it uses its belly spiral to put the foe to sleep. It then makes its escape.
Ultra SunAlthough it has become capable of living on land, it spends its time in the water, where its prey, fish Pokémon, are plentiful.
MoonIt 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.
Alpha SapphireThe 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.
Omega RubyThe 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.
YIts two legs are well developed. Even though it can live on the ground, it prefers living in water.
XIt can live in or out of water. When out of water, it constantly sweats to keep its body slimy.
White 2The spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
Black 2The spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
WhiteThe spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
BlackThe spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
SoulSilverThe skin on most of its body is moist. However, the skin on its belly spiral feels smooth.
HeartGoldThe swirl on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it may gradually cause drowsiness.
PlatinumThe spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
PearlThe spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
DiamondThe spiral pattern on its belly subtly undulates. Staring at it gradually causes drowsiness.
LeafGreenIt can live in or out of water. When out of water, it constantly sweats to keep its body slimy.
FireRedIts two legs are well developed. Even though it can live on the ground, it prefers living in water.
EmeraldIts 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.
SapphireThe 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.
RubyThe 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.
CrystalThough it is skilled at walk­ ing, it prefers to live underwater where there is less danger.
SilverThe skin on most of its body is moist. However, the skin on its belly spiral feels smooth.
GoldThe swirl on its belly subtly un­ dulates. Staring at it may gradual­ ly cause drowsi­ ness.
YellowUnder attack, it uses its belly spiral to put the foe to sleep. It then makes its escape.
BlueCapable of living in or out of water. When out of water, it sweats to keep its body slimy.
RedCapable of living in or out of water. When out of water, it sweats to keep its body slimy.

Sprites


Red/Blue
Normal
Shiny

Green
Normal
Shiny

Yellow
Normal
Shiny

Gold
Normal
Shiny

Silver
Normal
Shiny

Crystal
Normal
Shiny

Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
Normal
Shiny

FireRed/LeafGreen
Normal
Shiny

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum
Normal
Shiny

HeartGold/SoulSilver
Normal
Shiny

Black/White
Normal
Shiny

X/Y
Normal
Shiny

Sun/Moon
Normal
Shiny