Poliwhirl - Generation 5 learnset

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

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWaterSpecial 40 100
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1Water SportWaterStatus
5BubbleWaterSpecial 40 100
8HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
11Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
15Double SlapNormalPhysical 15 85
18Rain DanceWaterStatus
21Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
27Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
32Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
37Belly DrumNormalStatus
43Wake-Up SlapFightingPhysical 70 100
48Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
53Mud BombGroundSpecial 65 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
EndureNormalStatus
HazeIceStatus
Ice BallIcePhysical 30 90
Mind ReaderNormalStatus
MistIceStatus
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
RefreshNormalStatus
SplashNormalStatus
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
Water SportWaterStatus

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
05WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
06DiveWaterPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Poliwhirl 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
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWaterSpecial 40 100
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1Water SportWaterStatus
5BubbleWaterSpecial 40 100
8HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
11Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
15Double SlapNormalPhysical 15 85
18Rain DanceWaterStatus
21Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
27Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
32Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
37Belly DrumNormalStatus
43Wake-Up SlapFightingPhysical 70 100
48Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
53Mud BombGroundSpecial 65 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
EndureNormalStatus
HazeIceStatus
Ice BallIcePhysical 30 90
Mind ReaderNormalStatus
MistIceStatus
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
RefreshNormalStatus
SplashNormalStatus
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
Water SportWaterStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
05WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
06DiveWaterPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Poliwhirl 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
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor