Though it is skilled at walking, it prefers to live underwater where there is less danger. The user burrows, then attacks on the second turn. He debuted in A Glimpse of the Glow as Poliwhirl, but was caught before the start of the chapter as a Poliwag. Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Poliwhirl Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Poliwhirl Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations. The user attacks with a punch that can shatter a rock.
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Hitting a target raises the Attack stat. A retaliation move that counters any physical attack, inflicting double the damage taken. Poliwhirl may be a combination of polliwog and whirl referring to the spiral on its stomach. It inflicts damage equal to the user’s level. The swirl on its belly subtly undulates.
Poliwhirl – # – Pokédex
Ice Punch 75 15 10 The target is punched with an icy fist. Poliwhigl user copies the target’s last move. TM14 Blizzard 70 5 10 A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the opposing team.
If it is out of water, it sweats to keep its skin moist. The user attacks with a punch that can shatter a rock. He debuted in A Glimpse of the Glow as Poliwhirl, but was caught before the start of the chapter as a Poliwag. The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. The target is thrown using the power of gravity. A wild Poliwhirl appeared in Pikachu’s Rescue Adventure.
Poliwhirl | Pokédex
It may also lower the target’s accuracy. The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Water Sport — — 15 — Details The user soaks itself with water. The user hurls mud in the target’s face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
A Trainer’s Poliwhirl appeared in Smashing with Sketch! The target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. Even though it can live on the ground, it prefers living in poliwhiel.
Focus Punch 20 — The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. For other sprites and images, please see Poliwhirl images on the Bulbagarden Archives. TM28 Dig 80 10 — The user burrows, then attacks on the second turn. The target is punched with an icy fist. The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. Staring at it may gradually cause drowsiness. Its added effects vary depending on the user’s environment.
It was used in a battle against Macywhere it was defeated by her Quilava despite having the type advantage. This keeps it covered in an oily fluid that allows it to slip away from enemies. If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack. Please feel free to edit this section to add missing information and complete it. A Poliwhirl is seen with Green during the curry cooking competition that went on in Curry Showdown!
It may also lower the target’s Defense stat. It enables the user to evade all attacks. It may also freeze them solid.