Poliwag is a Water-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves into Poliwhirl when fed 25 candies and its final evolutions are Poliwrath and Politoed.

Pokédex description

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.
- Poliwag's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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12 (10)
Icon Ground.png
5 (8)

Charged attacks

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50 (26)
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45 (24)
Icon Ground.png
55 (24)

Evolution family

Poliwag is part of a four-member family.

26.
Poliwag
#060 Poliwag
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Poliwhirl
#061 Poliwhirl
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Poliwrath
#062 Poliwrath
100 Poliwag candy.png
King's Rock
Arrow Dark.png
Politoed
#186 Politoed

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
710
769

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 - 26
Incense Day: Type Shuffle: 2020 Apr 19 (Incense-only)
Evolution Event: 2019 Dec 5 - 12
Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019: Aug 6 - 12
Water Festival 2018: Jun 7 - 21
Earth Day 2018: Apr 22 - 30
Water Festival 2017: Mar 22 - 29

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Eggs
473 2-km Eggs since 2020 Oct 19

Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km - Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
5-km - 2018 Dec 18 - 2019 Apr 9
5-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2017 Dec 21

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Raid Battles
473
592

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 2,798

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
355 Field Research:
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost: Since 2018 Apr
Make 2 Great Curveball throws in a row;
Win 3 Gym Battles;
Win a Raid;
Hatch an Egg;
Evolve 3 Pokémon: Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019


Gallery

External links

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