#060 Poliwag
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Name Jp. Name No. Gender Ratio Type
Poliwag Nyoromo
ニョロモ
National: #060
Johto: #072
Male :50%
Female :50%
Ability: Water Absorb & Damp
Water Absorb: The Pokémon heals up to 1/4 of it’s maximum Hit Points when hit with Water-type moves.
Damp: Explosion and Selfdestruct will not work while the Pokémon is on the field.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Tadpole Pokémon 2'00" 27.3lbs 255 5,120
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Colour Safari Zone Flee Rate
1,059,860 Points
Medium Slow
70 1 Speed Point(s)
Blue 90
Damage Taken
*1 *0.5 *0.5 *2 *2 *0.5 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *0.5
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
No Hold Item
Water 1
Evolutionary Chain
Flavour Text
Diamond Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold Because it is inept at walking on its newly grown legs, it always swims around in water.
SoulSilver The direction of its belly spiral differs by area. The equator is thought to have an effect on this.

Location (In-Depth Details)
Game Location
Ruby Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen
Sapphire Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen
FireRed Routes 6, 22, 23, 25, Four Island, Fuchsia City, Viridian City, Berry Forest, Cape Brink, Cerulean Cave Floor 1 & Basement 1, Icefall Cave Entrance, Ruin Valley, Safari Zone Areas 1, 2, 3 & Plaza (Fish)
LeafGreen Routes 6, 22, 23, 25, Four Island, Fuchsia City, Viridian City, Berry Forest, Cape Brink, Cerulean Cave Floor 1 & Basement 1, Icefall Cave Entrance, Ruin Valley, Safari Zone Areas 1, 2, 3 & Plaza (Fish)
Colosseum Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen
XD Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen
Diamond Routes 225, 227 & 228 (Fish w/ Good Rod) Details
Pearl Routes 225, 227 & 228 (Fish w/ Good Rod) Details
Platinum Route 227, Route 228 (Surf) Details
HeartGold Route 6, Route 22, Route 28, Route 30, Route 31, Route 35, Route 43, Route 44, Route 45, Violet City, Ecruteak City, Blackthorn City, Ruins of Alph, Ilex Forest, Mt. Silver, Cliff's Edge Gate, Viridian City, Cerulean Cave
Safari Zone
Details
SoulSilver Route 6, Route 22, Route 28, Route 30, Route 31, Route 35, Route 43, Route 44, Route 45, Violet City, Ecruteak City, Blackthorn City, Ruins of Alph, Ilex Forest, Mt. Silver, Cliff's Edge Gate, Viridian City, Cerulean Cave
Safari Zone
Details
PokéWalker Beautiful Beach, Blue Lake Details
Trainer Locations  Details

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Water Sport----15--
The user soaks itself with water. The move weakens Fire-type moves while the user is in the battle.
5Bubble201003010
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
8Hypnosis--7020--
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.
11Water Gun4010025--
The foe is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
15Doubleslap158510--
The foe is slapped repeatedly, back and forth, two to five times in a row.
18Rain Dance----5--
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water- type moves.
21Body Slam851001530
The user drops onto the foe with its full body weight. It may leave the foe paralyzed.
25Bubblebeam651002010
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
28Mud Shot559515100
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the foe. It also reduces the target's Speed.
31Belly Drum----10--
The user maximizes its Attack stat in exchange for HP equal to half its max HP.
35Wake-up Slap6010010--
This attack inflicts high damage on a sleeping foe. It also wakes the foe up, however.
38Hydro Pump120805--
The foe is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
41Mud Bomb65851030
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target's accuracy.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100 20 20
The user attacks the foe with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the foe.
TM06 Toxic -- 85 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM07 Hail -- -- 10 --
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
TM10 Hidden Power ?? 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type and intensity depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100 10 10
The foe is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
TM14 Blizzard 120 70 5 10
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the foe. It may also freeze the target solid.
TM17 Protect -- -- 10 --
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance -- -- 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water- type moves.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM28 Dig 80 100 10 --
The user burrows, then attacks on the second turn. It can also be used to exit dungeons.
TM29 Psychic 90 100 10 10
The foe is hit by a strong telekinetic force. It may also reduce the foe's Sp. Def stat.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, paralyzed, or has a burn.
TM43 Secret Power 70 100 20 30
The user attacks with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.
TM45 Attract -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM46 Thief 40 100 10 --
The user attacks and steals the foe's held item simultaneously. It can't steal if the user holds an item.
TM58 Endure -- -- 10 --
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM78 Captivate -- 100 20 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe is charmed into sharply lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
TM82 Sleep Talk -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM83 Natural Gift ?? 100 15 --
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
HM03 Surf 95 100 15 --
It swamps the entire battlefield with a giant wave. It can also be used for crossing water.
HM05 HGSS Whirlpool 15 70 15 --
Traps the foe inside a whirlpool that lasts for two to five turns. The user can pass through whirlpools.
HM07 Waterfall 80 100 15 20
The user charges at the foe rapidly, and may make it flinch. It can also be used to climb a waterfall.
Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Dive 80 100 10 --
A two-turn attack. The user dives underwater on the first turn, then hits on the next turn.
Icy Wind 55 95 15 100
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also lowers the target's Speed stat.
Helping Hand -- -- 20 --
A move that boosts the power of the ally's attack in a Double Battle.
Snore 40 100 15 30
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the foe flinch.

HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Headbutt 70 100 15 30
The user attacks with its head. It may make the foe flinch. To find Pokémon, hit trees.

Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Mist----30--Details
The user cloaks its body with a white mist that prevents any of its stats from being cut for five turns.
Splash----40--Details
The user just flops and splashes around to no effect at all...
Bubblebeam651002010Details
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
Haze----30--Details
The user creates a haze that eliminates every stat change among all the Pokémon engaged in battle.
Mind Reader----5--Details
The user senses the foe's movements with its mind to ensure its next attack does not miss.
Water Sport----15--Details
The user soaks itself with water. The move weakens Fire-type moves while the user is in the battle.
Ice Ball309020--Details
The user continually rolls into the foe over five turns. It becomes stronger each time it hits.
Mud Shot559515100Details
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the foe. It also reduces the target's Speed.
Refresh----20--Details
The user rests to cure itself of a poisoning, burn, or paralysis.
Endeavor??1005--Details
An attack move that cuts down the foe's HP to equal the user's HP.
Encore - HGSS Only--1005--Details
The user compels the foe to keep using only the move it last used for three to seven turns.

Base/Max Pokéathlon Stats
SpeedPowerSkillStaminaJump

Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 40 50 40 40 40 90
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 100 - 147 49 - 91 40 - 82 40 - 82 40 - 82 85 - 127
Lv. 100 190 - 284 94 - 179 76 - 161 76 - 161 76 - 161 166 - 251
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 100 - 147 55 - 102 45 - 92 45 - 92 45 - 92 95 - 142
Lv. 100 190 - 284 105 - 199 85 - 179 85 - 179 85 - 179 185 - 279
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 100 - 147 60 - 112 49 - 101 49 - 101 49 - 101 104 - 156
Lv. 100 190 - 284 115 - 218 93 - 196 93 - 196 93 - 196 203 - 306

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