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Politoed is a Water-type Pokémon from Johto region. It evolves from Poliwhirl after being fed with 100 candies and King's Rock being used. It is the one of final evolution forms of Poliwag, the other being Poliwrath.

Pokédex description

Politoed - Frog Pokémon
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.
Pokémon cry:
Politoed cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Water 12 (10)
Icon Ground 5 (8)

Charged attacks

Icon Ice
130 (42)
Icon Water
130 (39)
Icon Water
65 (38)
Icon Ground
140 (39) (Legacy move)

Evolution family

Politoed is the part of a four-member family.

26. Poliwag
#60 Poliwag
25 Poliwag candy
#61 Poliwhirl
100 Poliwag candy
#62 Poliwrath
100 Poliwag candy + King's Rock
#186 Politoed



  • Politoed was released with the main release of Johto-region Pokémon on February 16th, 2017.
  • Shiny form of Politoed was released with the beginning of the Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019 on August 6th, 2019.
  • Like other Pokémon that require an evolution item to evolve into them, Politoed doesn't spawn in the wild nor hatch from eggs and only way to acquire it is by an evolution.

External links

  • Politoed page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Politoed article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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