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Politoed
Poliwag
Poliwag GSC
Type Water
Abilities N/A
Gender Ratio 50% Male, 50% Female
Catch Rate 255 (33.3%)
Evolution Level 25
Poliwhirl
Poliwhirl GSC
Type Water
Abilities N/A
Gender Ratio 50% Male, 50% Female
Catch Rate 120 (15,7%)
Evolution Trade with King's Rock
Politoed
Politoed GSC
Type Water
Abilities N/A
Gender Ratio 50% Male, 50% Female
Catch Rate 45 (5.9%)

Poliwag and Poliwhirl can be found in all three games in the following locations with the Fishing Rod and/or Surfing: Route 6, 22, 28, 30, 31, 35, 44, Violet City, Ecruteak City, Blackthorn City, Ruins of Alph - Outside, Ilex Forest, Mt. Silver - Outside, Viridian City

Poliwag can be found in Crystal during the nighttime in the grass: Route 22, 30, 31, 44

Poliwhirl can be found in Crystal during the nighttime in the grass: Route 28, 44, Mt. Silver - Outside

In Crystal, the earliest Poliwag can be found are Routes 30 and 31. In Gold and Silver, the earliest it can be found is in Ecruteak City.

A King's Rock can be found in the deeper parts of Slowpoke Well. It can also be found on wild Poliwhirl, Slowpoke, and Slowbro as an 8% chance.

WIP!

Important Matchups Edit

Johto Edit

  • Rival (Burned Tower):
  • Gym #4 - Morty (Ecruteak City, Ghost-type):
  • Eusine (Cianwood City, Crystal only):
  • Gym #5 - Chuck (Cianwood City, Fighting-type):
  • Gym #6 - Jasmine (Olivine City, Steel-type):
  • Rocket Executive battle #1 (Team Rocket HQ):
  • Rocket Executive battle #2 (Team Rocket HQ):
  • Gym #7 - Pryce (Mahogany Town, Ice-type):
  • Rocket Executive battle #3 (Goldenrod Radio Tower):
  • Rival (Goldenrod Underground):
  • Rocket Executive battle #4 (Goldenrod Radio Tower):
  • Rocket Executive battle #5 (Goldenrod Radio Tower):
  • Gym #8 - Clair (Blackthorn City, Dragon-type):
  • Rival (Victory Road):
  • Elite Four Will (Indigo Plateau, Psychic-type):
  • Elite Four Koga (Indigo Plateau, Poison-type):
  • Elite Four Bruno (Indigo Plateau, Fighting-type):
  • Elite Four Karen (Indigo Plateau, Dark-type):
  • Champion Lance (Indigo Plateau, Flying-type):

Kanto Edit

From this point onwards, you can fight the gyms in any order, though you will need to retrieve the Machine Parts from the Cerulean City gym before you have access to the earlier portion of Kanto. Feel free to anticipate or postpone any battles as needed.

  • Gym #9 - Brock (Pewter City, Rock-Type):
  • Rival (Mt. Moon, optional):
  • Gym #10 - Misty (Cerulean City, Water-Type):
  • Gym #11 - Lt. Surge (Vermilion City, Electric-Type):
  • Gym #12 - Erika (Celadon City, Grass-Type):
  • Gym #13 - Janine (Fuchsia City, Poison-Type):
  • Gym #14 - Sabrina (Saffron City, Psychic-Type):
  • Gym #15 - Blaine (Seafoam Islands, Fire-Type):
  • Gym #16 - Blue (Viridian City):
  • Rival (Indigo Plateau, optional):
  • Red (Mt. Silver):

Moves Edit

WIP!

Recommended moveset:

Recommended Teammates Edit

  • WIP
    • Good Pokémon that fit this description include, among others:

Other Edit

Poliwag's stats Edit

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 40
100 - 147 190 - 284
Attack: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Defense: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Atk: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Def: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Speed: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Total: 300   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Poliwhirl's stats Edit

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 65
125 - 172 240 - 334
Attack: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Defense: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Sp.Atk: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Def: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Speed: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Total: 385   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Politoed's stats Edit

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 90
150 - 197 290 - 384
Attack: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Defense: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Sp.Atk: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Sp.Def: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Speed: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Total: 500   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Politoed's Ratings
Availability
4.5 Stars
Matchups
2 Stars
Movepool
2 Stars
Survivability
3 Stars
Type Usefulness
2 Stars
Team Role
3.5 Stars
Offensive Utility
3.5 Stars
Defensive Utility
2.5 Stars
Tankiness
2.5 Stars
Fun Factor
3 Stars


Overall
3 Stars
  • At what point in the game should I be evolved?:
  • How good is Politoed in a Nuzlocke?:
  • Weaknesses: Grass, Electric
  • Resistances: Steel, Fire, Ice, Water
  • Immunities: None
  • Neutralities: Normal, Fighting, Poison, Ground, Ghost, Dragon, Rock, Bug, Flying, Dark, Psychic

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