Gulpin

Poliwag

Artwork

Ken Sugimori's Official Artwork

Names

  • English: Poliwag
  • Japanese: ニョロモ (Nyoromo)
  • German: Quapsel
  • French: Ptitart

Number(s)

  • National: 60
  • Hoenn: 247
  • JohtoGS: 72
  • JohtoHGSS: 72

Gender

♂ 50% - ♀ 50%

Egg Group(s)

Water 1

Size

  • Height: 0.6 m / 2’00”
  • Weight: 12.4 kg / 27.3 lbs.

Damage Taken

  • ×½: Steel, Fire, Water, Ice
  • ×2: Grass, Electric

Ability effects are not included.

Base Stats

StatRankE.P.
Sum300
HP
40
660
Attack
50
590
Defense
40
670
Sp.Atk
40
620
Sp.Def
40
630
Speed
90
191

Pokéthlon Stats

SpeedPowerTechniqueStaminaJump
★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

Ability

Water Absorb
Game's description
Restores HP if hit by a Water-type move.
Battle effect
The Pokémon heals up to 1/4 of it’s maximum Hit Points when hit with Water-type moves.
Damp
Game's description
Prevents combatants from self destructing.
Battle effect
Explosion and Selfdestruct will not work while the Pokémon is on the field.

Wild Item

NONE

Pal Park

  • Area: Pond
  • Points: 50
  • Encounter rate: 30

Miscellaneous

  • Species: Tadpole Pokémon
  • Steps to hatch: 5,120
  • Color: Blue
  • Catch Rate: 255
  • Base Tameness: 70
  • Growth Group: Medium Slow
    1,059,860 exp. points to Lv100

Location

Diamond
Routes 225, 227 & 228 (Fish w/ Good Rod) [Uncommon]
Pearl
Routes 225, 227 & 228 (Fish w/ Good Rod) [Uncommon]

Pokédex Flavour (description)

Red/Blue
Its newly grown legs prevent it from running. It appears to prefer swimming than trying to stand.
Yellow
The direction of the spiral on the belly differs by area. It is more adept at swimming than walking.
Gold
Because it is inept at walking on its newly grown legs, it always swims around in water.
Silver
The direction of its belly spiral differs by area. The equator is thought to have an effect on this.
Crystal
The swirl on its belly is its insides showing through the skin. It looks clearer after it eats.
Ruby
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.
Sapphire
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.
Emerald
It is possible to see this POKéMON's spiral innards right through its thin skin. However, the skin is also very flexible. Even sharp fangs bounce right off it.
Fire Red
Its slick black skin is thin and damp. A part of its internal organs can be seen through the skin as a spiral pattern.
Leaf Green
Its newly grown legs prevent it from walking well. It appears to prefer swimming over walking.
Diamond
Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.
Pearl
Its skin is so thin, its internal organs are visible. It has trouble walking on its newly grown feet.

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