#186 Politoed
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves
Gen VI Dex Gen V Dex Gen IV Dex Gen III Dex

Picture Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Politoed
Japan: Nyorotono
ニョロトノ
French: Tarpaud
German: Quaxo
Korean: 왕구리
National: #186
Central Kalos: #---
Coastal Kalos: #---
Mountain Kalos: #036
Male :50%
Female :50%
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Frog Pokémon 3'07"
1.1m
74.7lbs
33.9kg
455,120
Abilities: Water Absorb - Damp - Drizzle (Hidden Ability)
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.
Hidden Ability (Available):
Drizzle: Weather changes to Heavy Rain when the Pokémon enters the battle. As of X & Y, this lasts 5 turns.
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Eligible for Sky Battle?
1,059,860 Points
Medium Slow
70 3 Sp. Defense Point(s)
Not Eligible/Known
Damage Taken
*1 *0.5 *0.5 *2 *2 *0.5 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *0.5 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
 
King's Rock
- 5%
Water 1
Evolutionary Chain
Gender Differences
MaleFemale
Locations - In-Depth Details
X Route 19Details
Y Route 19Details
Omega Ruby  
Alpha Sapphire  
Trainer Locations  Details
Flavor Text
X Whenever three or more of these get together, they sing in a loud voice that sounds like bellowing.
Y If Poliwag and Poliwhirl hear its echoing cry, they respond by gathering from far and wide.
Omega Ruby The curled hair on Politoed's head is proof of its status as a king. It is said that the longer and more curled the hair, the more respect this Pokémon earns from its peers.
Alpha Sapphire

Generation VI Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Bubble Beam 65 100 20 10
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the opposing team. It may also lower their Speed stats.
Hypnosis -- 60 20 --
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.
Double Slap 15 85 10 --
The target 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.
27 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, it also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
37 Bounce 85 85 5 30
The user bounces up high, then drops on the target on the second turn. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
48 Hyper Voice 90 100 10 --
The user lets loose a horribly echoing shout with the power to inflict damage.
TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM06 Toxic -- 90 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 60 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100 10 10
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
TM14 Blizzard 110 70 5 10
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the opposing team. It may also freeze them solid.
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90 5 --
The target 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 strikes those around it.
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 target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. It may also reduce the target's Sp. Def stat.
TM31 Brick Break 75 100 15 --
The user attacks with a swift chop. 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, burned, or has paralysis.
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 target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM46 Thief 60 100 25 --
The user attacks and steals the target's held item simultaneously. It can't steal if the user holds an item.
TM48 Round 60 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with an echoing voice. If this move is used every turn, it does greater damage.
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.
TM55 Scald 80 100 15 30
The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. It may also leave the target with a burn.
TM56 Fling ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. Its power and effects depend on the item.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90 5 --
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user must rest on the next turn.
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100 20 100
The user stomps down on the ground and attacks everything in the area. Hit Pokémon's Speed stat is reduced.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, it also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
TM88 Sleep Talk -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
TM94 (XY)
HM06 (ΩRαS)
Rock Smash 40 100 15 50
The user attacks with a punch that can shatter a rock. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
TM94 (ΩRαS) Secret Power 70 100 20 30
The user attacks the target with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
TM98 Power-Up Punch 40 100 20 100
Striking opponents over and over makes the user's fists harder. Hitting a target raises the Attack stat.
TM100 Confide -- -- 20 100
The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.
HM03 Surf 90 100 15 --
It swamps the area around the user with a giant wave. It can also be used for crossing water.
HM04 Strength 80 100 15 --
The target is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power. It can also be used to move heavy boulders.
HM05 Waterfall 80 100 15 20
The user charges at the target and may make it flinch. It can also be used to climb a waterfall.
HM07 (ΩRαS) Dive 80 100 10 --
Diving on the first turn, the user floats up and attacks on the second turn. It can be used to dive deep in the ocean.
Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Bubble Beam 65 100 20 10 Details
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the opposing team. It may also lower their Speed stats.
Encore -- 100 5 -- Details
The user compels the target to keep using only the move it last used for three turns.
Endeavor ?? 100 5 -- Details
An attack move that cuts down the target's HP to equal the user's HP.
Endure -- -- 10 -- Details
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Haze -- -- 30 -- Details
The user creates a haze that eliminates every stat change among all the Pokémon engaged in battle.
Ice Ball 30 90 20 -- Details
The user continually rolls into the target over five turns. It becomes stronger each time it hits.
Mind Reader -- -- 5 -- Details
The user senses the target's movements with its mind to ensure its next attack does not miss the target.
Mist -- -- 30 -- Details
The user cloaks its body with a white mist that prevents any of its stats from being cut for five turns.
Mud Shot 55 95 15 100 Details
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. It also reduces the target's Speed.
Refresh -- -- 20 -- Details
The user rests to cure itself of a poisoning, burn, or paralysis.
Splash -- -- 40 -- Details
The user just flops and splashes around to no effect at all...
Water Pulse 60 100 20 20 Details
The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the target.
Water Sport -- -- 15 -- Details
The user soaks itself with water. The move weakens Fire-type moves for five turns.

Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Bounce8585530
The user bounces up high, then drops on the target on the second turn. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Endeavor??1005--
An attack move that cuts down the target's HP to equal the user's HP.
Focus Punch15010020--
The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. It will fail if the user is hit before it is used.
Helping Hand----20--
The user assists an ally by boosting the power of its attack.
Hyper Voice9010010--
The user lets loose a horribly echoing shout with the power to inflict damage.
Ice Punch751001510
The target is punched with an icy fist. It may also leave the target frozen.
Icy Wind559515100
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also reduces the targets' Speed stat.
Snore501001530
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Water Pulse601002020
The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the target.
Pre-Evolution Only Moves
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect % Method
Water Sport -- -- 15 --
Lv. 1
The user soaks itself with water. The move weakens Fire-type moves for five turns.
Water Gun 40 100 25 --
Lv. 1
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
Bubble 40 100 30 10
Lv. 11
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the opposing team. It may also lower the targets' Speed stats.
Rain Dance -- -- 5 --
Lv. 18
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves.
Body Slam 85 100 15 30
Lv. 21
The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Mud Shot 55 95 15 100
Lv. 32
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. 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 Slap 70 100 10 --
Lv. 43
This attack inflicts big damage on a sleeping target. It also wakes the target up, however.
Hydro Pump 110 80 5 --
Lv. 48
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Mud Bomb 65 85 10 30
Lv. 53
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
Transfer Only Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %Method
Dive 80 100 10 -- Gen V HM06
Diving on the first turn, the user floats up and attacks on the second turn. It can be used to dive deep in the ocean.
Captivate -- 100 20 -- Gen IV TM78
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target is charmed into harshly lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
Natural Gift ?? 100 15 -- Gen IV TM83
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
Whirlpool 35 85 15 100 Gen IV HM05 HGSS
Traps foes in a violent swirling whirlpool for four to five turns.
Dive 80 100 10 -- Move Tutor - PtHGSS
Diving on the first turn, the user floats up and attacks on the second turn. It can be used to dive deep in the ocean.
Mud-slap 20 100 10 100 Move Tutor - PtHGSS
The user hurls mud in the target's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
Headbutt 70 100 15 30 Move Tutor - HGSS
The user sticks out its head and attacks by charging straight into the target. It may also make the target flinch.
Mega Punch 80 85 20 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The target is slugged by a punch thrown with muscle-packed power.
Mega Kick 120 75 5 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The target is attacked by a kick launched with muscle-packed power.
Body Slam 85 100 15 30 Move Tutor - FRLG
The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Double-edge 120 100 15 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
A reckless, life-risking tackle. It also damages the user by a fairly large amount, however.
Counter ?? 100 20 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
A retaliation move that counters any physical attack, inflicting double the damage taken.
Seismic Toss ?? 100 20 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The target is thrown using the power of gravity. It inflicts damage equal to the user's level.
Mimic -- -- 10 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The user copies the target's last move. The move can be used during battle until the Pokémon is switched out.
Metronome -- -- 10 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The user waggles a finger and stimulates its brain into randomly using nearly any move.
Dynamic Punch 100 50 5 100 Move Tutor - Emerald
The user punches the target with full, concentrated power. It confuses the target if it hits.
Mud-slap 20 100 10 100 Move Tutor - Emerald
The user hurls mud in the target's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
Defense Curl -- -- 40 -- Move Tutor - Emerald
The user curls up to conceal weak spots and raise its Defense stat.


Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats - Total: 500 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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