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Poliwrath
Poliwrath
National Pokédex
Poliwhirl - Poliwrath (#062) - Abra
Ability Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim (Hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Red and Blue
Created by Game Freak
Designed by Atsuko Nishida

Poliwrath(JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a dual-type Water/Fighting Pokémon that made its first appearance in the first generation games Red and Blue. It evolves from Poliwhirl with a Water Stone.

Physiology and Behaviour

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

Super Smash Bros. series

Trophy descriptions

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue An adept swimmer at both the front crawl and breast stroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
Pokémon Yellow Swims powerfully using all the muscles in its body. It can even overtake champion swimmers.
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.
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
Pokémon Silver Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.
Pokémon Crystal It can use its well-developed arms and legs to run on the surface of the water for a split second.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon 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.
Pokémon 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.
Pokémon 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.
Pokémon FireRed An adept swimmer, it knows the front crawl, butterfly, and more. It is faster than the best human swimmers.
Pokémon LeafGreen A swimmer adept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Pokémon Pearl With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Pokémon Platinum With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Pokémon HeartGold This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
Pokémon SoulSilver Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Pokémon White With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Pokémon Black 2 With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Pokémon White 2 With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Pokémon Y With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
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.
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.
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun Poliwrath in the Alola region are strong swimmers that use the breaststroke. Many children learn to swim by imitating Poliwrath.
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.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue
Evolve Poliwhirl
Pokémon Yellow
Evolve Poliwhirl
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Evolve Poliwhirl
Pokémon Silver
Evolve Poliwhirl
Pokémon Crystal
Evolve Poliwhirl
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Trade
Pokémon FireRed
Evolve Poliwhirl
Pokémon LeafGreen
Evolve Poliwhirl
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Evolve Poliwhirl
Pokémon Pearl
Evolve Poliwhirl
Pokémon Platinum
Evolve Poliwhirl
Pokémon HeartGold
Evolve Poliwhirl
Pokémon SoulSilver
Evolve Poliwhirl
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Wellspring Cave, Challenger's Cave, Victory Road, and Giant Chasm (Fishing in rippling water)
Pokémon White
Wellspring Cave, Challenger's Cave, Victory Road, and Giant Chasm (Fishing in rippling water)
Pokémon Black 2
Route 23, Relic Passage, Clay Tunnel, Wellspring Cave, Giant Chasm, and Victory Road (Fishing in rippling water)
Pokémon White 2
Route 23, Relic Passage, Clay Tunnel, Wellspring Cave, Giant Chasm, and Victory Road (Fishing in rippling water)
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Victory Road (Super Rod)
Pokémon Y
Victory Road (Super Rod)
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun
Malie Garden (SOS Battle in rain)Day
Pokémon Moon
Malie Garden (SOS Battle in rain)Day


Evolution

Poliwag
Reach level 25.
Poliwhirl
Use Water Stone Sprite Water Stone.
Poliwrath
PKMN060 PKMN061 PKMN062


Base Stats

Gen I - V

Base Stats
HP 90
Attack 85
Defense 95
Sp. Attack 70
Sp. Defense 90
Speed 70
Average 500

Gen VI +

Base Stats
HP 90
Attack 95
Defense 95
Sp. Attack 70
Sp. Defense 90
Speed 70
Average 510

Moveset

Main article: Poliwrath/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Red Green
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Red Blue
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Yellow
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Gold
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Silver
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Crystal
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Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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Fire Leaf
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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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Heart Soul
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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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