Politoed, The Frog Pokémon. If Poliwags and Poliwhirls hear it's Cry...they were gather from far and wide. When 3 or more are together...they sing in a bellowing voice. The curled hair on it's head is proof of it's king status. The Longer and more curled the hair is...the more respected it will be by it's peers

Battle Moveset

A Good Moveset for Politoed would have to be this:


Ice Beam
Hidden Power Fire

Items Attached:

Salac Berry

Preferred Nature:


Strategy Using Politoed

Politoed is best as a special sweeper and with fairly decent stats it should last in battle. Surf is for STAB and ice beam is to cover the weaknesses to grass types. The HP fire can be replaced by almost any special Hidden power, make sure it covers any weaknesses in your team.

EV Corner:

Max out the EVs in Special Attack & Special Defense for Politoed with any remaining in HP

Strategy Against Politoed

Politoed has pretty strong defenses...but his Physical Defense is weaker than Special, so if you cant get any attacks that are super effective (Thunder, Grass etc.)

Contest Moveset

The best Moveset for Politoed would have to be this for the Beauty Contest best with Modest, Mild, Rash or Quiet Nature:


Ice Beam
Water Pulse

Items Attached:

Blue Scarf

Strategy Using Politoed

If you do the attacks in this following order you should have very few problems; 1st - Hail, 2nd - Blizzard, 3rd - Hail, 4th - Ice beam, 5th - Water pulse

Locations in Games


Trade From FR/LG


Trade From FR/LG

Fire Red/Leaf Green

Evolve Poliwhirl

Animé Appearences

Politoed has had several Animé Appearences. Most of them are under Misty's control. First it evolved when it found Ash's King's Rock and exited it's Pokéball with it. After that it went missing and became part of a Cheerleading Squad. Then Misty used it to swim to catch up with TR who stole the Dragons Fang. After that it was part of a Cheerleading Squad for Ash. After that it was used by Misty against the Fighting Brothers

Episode 249: Outrageous Fortunes!
Episode 250: One Trick Phoney!
Episode 251: I Politeod You So!
Episode 254: Fangs For Nothin;!
Episode 255: Great Bowls of Fire!
Episode 258: Just Add Water!
Movie 5: Heroes - Latios & Latias
Episode 261: Entei At Your Own Risk!
Episode 271: The Ties That Bind!
Episode 272: Can't Beat The Heat!
Episode 273: Playing with Fire!
Episode 274: Johto Photo Finish!
Episode 275: Gotta Catch Ya Later!
Special 5: Revenge Match At Cerulean Gym!
Episode 331: The New Gymleader, Flannery! The Hole-Filled Battlefield!

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