Poliwag - Generation 5 learnset

Below are all the moves that Poliwag can learn in Generation 5, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Black
  • Pokémon White
  • Pokémon Black 2
  • Pokémon White 2

Moves learnt by level up

Poliwag learns the following moves in Pokémon Black & White at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Water SportWater
5BubbleWater 40 100
8HypnosisPsychic 60
11Water GunWater 40 100
15Double SlapNormal 15 85
18Rain DanceWater
21Body SlamNormal 85 100
25Bubble BeamWater 65 100
28Mud ShotGround 55 95
31Belly DrumNormal
35Wake-Up SlapFighting 70 100
38Hydro PumpWater 110 80
41Mud BombGround 65 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bubble BeamWater 65 100
EncoreNormal 100
EndeavorNormal 100
EndureNormal
HazeIce
Ice BallIce 30 90
Mind ReaderNormal
MistIce
Mud ShotGround 55 95
RefreshNormal
SplashNormal
Water PulseWater 60 100
Water SportWater

Moves learnt by HM

Poliwag is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3SurfWater 90 100
5WaterfallWater 80 100
6DiveWater 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Poliwag is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Poliwag can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Black & White.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Poliwag learns the following moves in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Water SportWater
5BubbleWater 40 100
8HypnosisPsychic 60
11Water GunWater 40 100
15Double SlapNormal 15 85
18Rain DanceWater
21Body SlamNormal 85 100
25Bubble BeamWater 65 100
28Mud ShotGround 55 95
31Belly DrumNormal
35Wake-Up SlapFighting 70 100
38Hydro PumpWater 110 80
41Mud BombGround 65 85

Egg moves

Poliwag learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Poliwag egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bubble BeamWater 65 100
EncoreNormal 100
EndeavorNormal 100
EndureNormal
HazeIce
Ice BallIce 30 90
Mind ReaderNormal
MistIce
Mud ShotGround 55 95
RefreshNormal
SplashNormal
Water PulseWater 60 100
Water SportWater

Move Tutor moves

Poliwag can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormal 100
Helping HandNormal
Icy WindIce 55 95
Sleep TalkNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100

Moves learnt by HM

Poliwag is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3SurfWater 90 100
5WaterfallWater 80 100
6DiveWater 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Poliwag is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Poliwag can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Black 2 & White 2.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor