#186 Politoed
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Name Jp. Name No. Gender Ratio Type
Politoed Nyorotono
ニョロトノ
National: #186
Johto: #075
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
Frog Pokémon 3'07" 74.7lbs 45 5,120
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Colour Safari Zone Flee Rate
1,059,860 Points
Medium Slow
70 3 Sp. Defense Point(s)
Green 0
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

King's Rock
- 5%
Water 1
Evolutionary Chain
Flavour Text
Diamond It gathers groups of others as their leader. Its cries make POLIWAG obey.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold If POLIWAG and POLIWHIRL hear its echoing cry, they respond by gathering from far and wide.
SoulSilver Whenever three or more of these get together, they sing in a loud voice that sounds like bellowing.

Location
Game Location
Ruby Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen
Sapphire Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen
FireRed Evolve Poliwhirl
LeafGreen Evolve Poliwhirl
Colosseum Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen
XD Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen
Diamond Evolve from Poliwhirl
Pearl Evolve from Poliwhirl
Platinum Evolve Poliwhirl
HeartGold Evolve Poliwhirl
SoulSilver Evolve Poliwhirl
Trainer Locations  Details

Diamond/Pearl Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Bubblebeam651002010
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
Hypnosis--7020--
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.
Doubleslap158510--
The foe is slapped repeatedly, back and forth, two to five times in a row.
Perish Song----5--
Any Pokémon that hears this song faints in three turns, unless it switches out of battle.
43Bounce8585530
The user bounces up high, then drops on the foe on the second turn. It may also paralyze the foe.
53Swagger--9015--
The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.

Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Bubblebeam651002010
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
Hypnosis--7020--
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.
Doubleslap158510--
The foe is slapped repeatedly, back and forth, two to five times in a row.
Perish Song----5--
Any Pokémon that hears this song faints in three turns, unless it switches out of battle.
27Swagger--9015--
The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.
37Bounce8585530
The user bounces up high, then drops on the foe on the second turn. It may also paralyze the foe.
48Hyper Voice9010010--
The user lets loose a horribly echoing shout with the power to inflict damage.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM01 Focus Punch 150 100 20 --
The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. It will fail if the user is hit before it is used.
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.
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90 5 --
The foe is attacked with a powerful beam. The user must rest on the next turn to regain its energy.
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.
TM26 Earthquake 100 100 10 --
The user sets off an earthquake that hits all the Pokémon in the battle.
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.
TM31 Brick Break 75 100 15 --
The user attacks with tough fists, etc. It can also break any barrier such as Light Screen and Reflect.
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.
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70 5 10
The user heightens its mental focus and unleashes its power. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
TM56 Fling ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the foe to attack. Its power and effects depend on the 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.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user can use this attack after the foe attacks, its power is doubled.
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90 5 --
The user charges at the foe using every bit of its power. The user must rest on the next turn.
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.
HM04 Strength 80 100 15 --
The foe is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power. It can also be used to move boulders.
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.
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100 15 50
The user hits with a punch that may lower the target's Defense. It can also smash cracked boulders.
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.
Bounce 85 85 5 30
The user bounces up high, then drops on the foe on the second turn. It may also paralyze the foe.
Mud-slap 20 100 10 100
The user hurls mud in the foe's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.

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.

Pre-Evolution Moves
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect % Means
Water Sport----15--
Lv. 1
The user soaks itself with water. The move weakens Fire-type moves while the user is in the battle.
Bubble201003010
Lv. 1
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
Bubble201003010
Lv. 5
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
Water Gun4010025--
Lv. 11
The foe is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
Body Slam851001530
Lv. 21
The user drops onto the foe with its full body weight. It may leave the foe paralyzed.
Mud Shot559515100
Lv. 32
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the foe. It also reduces the target's Speed.
Belly Drum----10--
Lv. 37
The user maximizes its Attack stat in exchange for HP equal to half its max HP.
Wake-up Slap6010010--
Lv. 43
This attack inflicts high damage on a sleeping foe. It also wakes the foe up, however.
Hydro Pump120805--
Lv. 48
The foe is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Mud Bomb65851030
Lv. 53
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
Ice Punch751001510
Tutor
The foe is punched with an icy fist. It may leave the target frozen.

3rd Gen Only Moves
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect % Means
Water Gun4010025--
RSE
FRLG
Lv1
Lv1
The foe is blasted with a forceful shot of water.

Base/Max Pokéathlon Stats
SpeedPowerSkillStaminaJump

Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 90 75 75 90 100 70
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 150 - 197 72 - 114 72 - 114 85 - 127 94 - 136 67 - 109
Lv. 100 290 - 384 139 - 224 139 - 224 166 - 251 184 - 269 130 - 215
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 150 - 197 80 - 127 80 - 127 95 - 142 105 - 152 75 - 122
Lv. 100 290 - 384 155 - 249 155 - 249 185 - 279 205 - 299 145 - 239
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 150 - 197 88 - 139 88 - 139 104 - 156 115 - 167 82 - 134
Lv. 100 290 - 384 170 - 273 170 - 273 203 - 306 225 - 328 159 - 262

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