Poliwag - Generation 3 learnset

This page lists all the moves that Poliwag can learn in Generation 3, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Ruby
  • Pokémon Sapphire
  • Pokémon FireRed
  • Pokémon LeafGreen
  • Pokémon Emerald

Note: the information for the moves below is shown as it was in the respective games. Check a move's detail page for stats in the most recent games and when they changed.

Moves learnt by level up

Poliwag learns the following moves in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWaterSpecial 20 100
7HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
13Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
19DoubleSlapNormalPhysical 15 85
25Rain DanceWaterStatus
31Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
37Belly DrumNormalStatus
43Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 120 80

Egg moves

Poliwag learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Poliwag egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BubbleBeamWaterSpecial 65 100
HazeIceStatus
Ice BallIceSpecial 30 90
Mind ReaderNormalStatus 100
MistIceStatus
SplashNormalStatus
Water SportWaterStatus

Moves learnt by HM

Poliwag is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 95 100
07WaterfallWaterSpecial 80 100
08DiveWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

Poliwag is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
06ToxicPoisonStatus 85
07HailIceStatus
10Hidden PowerNormalPhysical 60 100
13Ice BeamIceSpecial 95 100
14BlizzardIceSpecial 120 70
17ProtectNormalStatus
18Rain DanceWaterStatus
21FrustrationNormalPhysical 100
27ReturnNormalPhysical 100
28DigGroundPhysical 60 100
29PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
32Double TeamNormalStatus
42FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
43Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100
44RestPsychicStatus
45AttractNormalStatus 100
46ThiefDarkSpecial 40 100

Moves learnt by level up

Poliwag learns the following moves in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWaterSpecial 20 100
7HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
13Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
19DoubleSlapNormalPhysical 15 85
25Rain DanceWaterStatus
31Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
37Belly DrumNormalStatus
43Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 120 80

Egg moves

Poliwag learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Poliwag egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BubbleBeamWaterSpecial 65 100
HazeIceStatus
Ice BallIceSpecial 30 90
Mind ReaderNormalStatus 100
MistIceStatus
SplashNormalStatus
Water SportWaterStatus

Move Tutor moves

Poliwag can be taught these attacks in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
MimicNormalStatus
SubstituteNormalStatus

Moves learnt by HM

Poliwag is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 95 100
07WaterfallWaterSpecial 80 100
08DiveWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

Poliwag is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
06ToxicPoisonStatus 85
07HailIceStatus
10Hidden PowerNormalPhysical 60 100
13Ice BeamIceSpecial 95 100
14BlizzardIceSpecial 120 70
17ProtectNormalStatus
18Rain DanceWaterStatus
21FrustrationNormalPhysical 100
27ReturnNormalPhysical 100
28DigGroundPhysical 60 100
29PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
32Double TeamNormalStatus
42FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
43Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100
44RestPsychicStatus
45AttractNormalStatus 100
46ThiefDarkSpecial 40 100

Moves learnt by level up

Poliwag learns the following moves in Pokémon Emerald at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWaterSpecial 20 100
7HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
13Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
19DoubleSlapNormalPhysical 15 85
25Rain DanceWaterStatus
31Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
37Belly DrumNormalStatus
43Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 120 80

Egg moves

Poliwag learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Emerald. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Poliwag egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BubbleBeamWaterSpecial 65 100
HazeIceStatus
Ice BallIceSpecial 30 90
Mind ReaderNormalStatus 100
MistIceStatus
SplashNormalStatus
Water SportWaterStatus

Move Tutor moves

Poliwag can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Emerald from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Defense CurlNormalStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
EndureNormalStatus
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
MimicNormalStatus
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalPhysical 40 100
SubstituteNormalStatus
SwaggerNormalStatus 90

Moves learnt by HM

Poliwag is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Emerald:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 95 100
07WaterfallWaterSpecial 80 100
08DiveWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

Poliwag is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Emerald:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
06ToxicPoisonStatus 85
07HailIceStatus
10Hidden PowerNormalPhysical 60 100
13Ice BeamIceSpecial 95 100
14BlizzardIceSpecial 120 70
17ProtectNormalStatus
18Rain DanceWaterStatus
21FrustrationNormalPhysical 100
27ReturnNormalPhysical 100
28DigGroundPhysical 60 100
29PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
32Double TeamNormalStatus
42FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
43Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100
44RestPsychicStatus
45AttractNormalStatus 100
46ThiefDarkSpecial 40 100