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

Poliwhirl is a Water-type Pokémon.

Poliwag evolves into Poliwhirl at level 25. Poliwhirl evolves into Poliwrath when exposed to the Water Stone. Poliwhirl evolves into Politoed when traded holding King's Rock.GSC


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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Base Stats

Special Attack50GSC
Special Defense50GSC


Number 061: Poliwhirl, the Tadpole Pokémon. Height: 3'3", Weight: 44.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
Capable of living
in or out of
water. When out
of water, it
sweats to keep
its body slimy.
Under attack, it
uses its belly
spiral to put the
foe to sleep. It
then makes its
The swirl on its
belly subtly un-
dulates. Staring
at it may gradual-
ly cause drowsi-
The skin on most
of its body is
moist. However,
the skin on its
belly spiral feels
Though it is
skilled at walk-
ing, it prefers to
live underwater
where there is
less danger.


Poliwhirl can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Surf from HM03
Strength from HM04
Whirlpool from HM06GSC
Waterfall from HM07GSC
Water Gun at level 1
Hypnosis at level 1
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 26RBY
Rain Dance at level 27GSC
Body Slam at level 33RBY
Body Slam at level 35GSC
Amnesia at level 41RBY
Belly Drum at level 43GSC
Hydro Pump at level 49RBY
Hydro Pump at level 51GSC
Mega Punch from TM01RBY
Headbutt from TM02GSC
Curse from TM03GSC
Mega Kick from TM05RBY
Toxic from TM06
Body Slam from TM08RBY
Rock Smash from TM08GSC
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
Submission from TM17RBY
Protect from TM17GSC
Counter from TM18RBY
Rain Dance from TM18GSC
Seismic Toss from TM19RBY
Rage from TM20RBY
Endure from TM20GSC
Frustration from TM21GSC
Earthquake from TM26
Fissure from TM27RBY
Return from TM27GSC
Psychic from TM29
Mimic from TM31RBY
Mud-slap from TM31GSC
Double Team from TM32
Ice Punch from TM33GSC
Bide from TM34RBY
Swagger from TM34GSC
Metronome from TM35RBY
Sleep Talk from TM35GSC
Defense Curl from TM40GSC
Skull Bash from TM40RBY
Detect from TM43GSC
Rest from TM44
Attract from TM45GSC
Psywave from TM46RBY
Thief from TM46GSC
Substitute from TM50RBY
Ice Beam from a Move TutorC

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Generation I: Red Blue Yellow
Generation II: Gold Silver Crystal

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