Poliwrath

Poliwrath is a Water/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Tadpole Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
An adept swimmer at both the front crawl and breast stroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
Yellow Swims powerfully using all the muscles in its body. It can even overtake champion swimmers.
Gold This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
Silver Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.
Crystal It can use its well-developed arms and legs to run on the surface of the water for a split second.
Ruby
Sapphire
POLIWRATH’s highly developed, brawny muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. It is so tirelessly strong, this POKéMON can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.
FireRed An adept swimmer, it knows the front crawl, butterfly, and more. It is faster than the best human swimmers.
LeafGreen A swimmer adept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
Emerald Its highly developed muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. This POKéMON can swim back and forth across the Pacific Ocean without effort.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
HeartGold This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking.
SoulSilver Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that uses all of its muscles, it lives on dry land.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
X With its extremely tough muscles, it can keep swimming in the Pacific Ocean without resting.
Y A swimmer adept at both the front crawl and breaststroke. Easily overtakes the best human swimmers.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Poliwrath’s highly developed, brawny muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises. It is so tirelessly strong, this Pokémon can swim back and forth across the ocean without effort.
Sun Poliwrath in the Alola region are strong swimmers that use the breaststroke. Many children learn to swim by imitating Poliwrath.
Moon Its percentage of body fat is nearly zero. Its body is entirely muscle, which makes it heavy and forces its swimming prowess to develop.

Evolution chart

Poliwag
#060
Poliwag
Water

(Level 25)
Poliwhirl
#061
Poliwhirl
Water
(use Water Stone)
Poliwrath
#062
Poliwrath
Water · Fighting


(trade holding
King's Rock)
Politoed
#186
Politoed
Water

Name origin

polliwog
a tadpole; baby frog/toad
wrath
anger

Moves learned by Poliwrath

Poliwrath sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Poliwrath  sprite from Red & Blue Poliwrath  sprite from Silver Poliwrath  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Poliwrath  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Poliwrath  sprite from Black & White Poliwrath  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Poliwrath Shiny sprite from Silver Poliwrath Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Poliwrath Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Poliwrath Shiny sprite from Black & White Poliwrath Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Poliwrath

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Poliwag/Poliwhirl
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Poliwag/Poliwhirl
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Poliwag/Poliwhirl
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Poliwag/Poliwhirl
Black
White
Giant Chasm, Wellspring Cave, Challenger's Cave, Victory Road
Black 2
White 2
Route 23, Giant Chasm, Wellspring Cave, Victory Road, Clay Tunnel, Relic Passage
X
Y
Victory Road
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Evolve Poliwag/Poliwhirl