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Poliwag is a Water-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It can evolve into Poliwhirl after being fed 25 candies and its final evolution forms are Poliwrath and Politoed.

Pokédex description

Poliwag - Tadpole Pokémon
Poliwag has a very thin skin. It is possible to see the Pokémon's spiral innards right through the skin. Despite its thinness, however, the skin is also very flexible. Even sharp fangs bounce right off it.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Water 12 (10)
Icon Ground 5 (8)

Charged attacks

Icon Normal
50 (26)
Icon Water
45 (24)
Icon Ground
55 (24)

Evolution family

Poliwag is the part of a four-member family.

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

Gallery

Trivia

  • Poliwag was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Poliwag is 710, however it can reach 769, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between March 22nd and March 29th, 2017, Poliwag's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2017.
    • Between April 22nd and April 30th, 2018, Poliwag's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Earth Day 2018.
    • Between June 7th and June 21st, 2018, Poliwag's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2018.
    • Between August 6th and August 12th, 2019, Poliwag's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
  • From July 6th, 2016 to December 21st, 2017, Poliwag used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
  • From December 18th, 2018 to April 9th, 2019, Poliwag used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
  • As a former 1st tier Raid Boss, Poliwag's CP was 2,798. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 473 and 592 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Poliwag is available in field research: "Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost." since April, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 355.
  • Poliwag was also available in field research: "Make 2 Great Curveball throws in a row, Win 3 Gym Battles, Win a Raid, Hatch an Egg, or Evolve 3 Pokémon" during Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
  • Shiny form of Poliwag was released with the beginning of the Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019 on August 6th, 2019.

External links

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