(Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver and Crystal Versions)

Poliwag is a Water-type Pokémon.

No Pokémon evolve into Poliwag. Poliwag evolves into Poliwhirl at level 25.


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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shiny Poliwag sprite
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Base Stats

Special Attack40GSC
Special Defense40GSC


Number 060: Poliwag, the Tadpole Pokémon. Height: 2'0", Weight: 27.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
Its newly grown
legs prevent it
from running. It
appears to prefer
swimming than
trying to stand.
The direction of
the spiral on the
belly differs by
area. It is more
adept at swimming
than walking.
Because it is in-
ept at walking on
its newly grown
legs, it always
swims around in
The direction of
its belly spiral
differs by area.
The equator is
thought to have an
effect on this.
The swirl on its
belly is its
insides showing
through the skin.
It looks clearer
after it eats.


Poliwag can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Mist by breedingGSC
Bubblebeam by breedingGSC
Haze by breedingGSC
Splash by breedingGSC
Mind Reader by breedingGSC
Surf from HM03
Whirlpool from HM06GSC
Waterfall from HM07GSC
Bubble at level 1
Hypnosis at level 7GSC
Water Gun at level 13GSC
Hypnosis at level 16RBY
Doubleslap at level 19GSC
Water Gun at level 19RBY
Doubleslap at level 25RBY
Rain Dance at level 25GSC
Body Slam at level 31
Belly Drum at level 37GSC
Amnesia at level 38RBY
Hydro Pump at level 43GSC
Hydro Pump at level 45RBY
Headbutt from TM02GSC
Curse from TM03GSC
Toxic from TM06
Body Slam from TM08RBY
Take Down from TM09RBY
Double-edge from TM10RBY
Hidden Power from TM10GSC
Bubblebeam from TM11RBY
Water Gun from TM12RBY
Ice Beam from TM13RBY
Snore from TM13GSC
Blizzard from TM14
Icy Wind from TM16GSC
Protect from TM17GSC
Rain Dance from TM18GSC
Rage from TM20RBY
Endure from TM20GSC
Frustration from TM21GSC
Return from TM27GSC
Psychic from TM29
Mimic from TM31RBY
Double Team from TM32
Bide from TM34RBY
Swagger from TM34GSC
Sleep Talk from TM35GSC
Defense Curl from TM40GSC
Skull Bash from TM40RBY
Rest from TM44
Attract from TM45GSC
Psywave from TM46RBY
Thief from TM46GSC
Substitute from TM50RBY
Ice Beam from a Move TutorC

Show information about:
Generation I: Red Blue Yellow
Generation II: Gold Silver Crystal

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