Politoed (Japanese: ニョロトノ Nyorotono) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

Biology

Physiology

Politoed is a green, bipedal, frog-like Pokémon with yellow hands, belly, throat, and toes. It has a long, curled hair on top of its head and pink cheek spots that are smaller on the female than on the male. There is a green swirl on its belly. Its legs are well developed and it has bulbous toes and fingers.

Gender differences

Male Politoed have larger cheeks than the females.

Abilities

Much like its pre-evolutions and alternate evolution, it has access to Damp (which prevents self-destructive attacks from being used) and Water Absorb (which heals up when it is hit by a water move). Its hidden ability is Drizzle, which is formerly synonymous with Kyogre, giving it the ability to set up rain upon switching in.

Politoed serve as the leader of its pre-evolutions and can gather them from far and wide by using its cry. It is a very good singer and does so by expanding its throat.

Evolution

Politoed is the evolved form of Poliwhirl by trading Poliwhirl while holding King's Rock.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Gold and Silver Evolve Poliwhirl None
Crystal Evolve Poliwhirl None
Ruby and Sapphire Trade None
FireRed and LeafGreen Evolve Poliwhirl None
Emerald Trade None
Diamond and Pearl Evolve Poliwhirl None
Platinum Evolve Poliwhirl None
HeartGold and SoulSilver Trade None
Black and White Route 6 Rare
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Trade None
Sun and Moon Trade, SOS Poliwag/Poliwhirl None, Rare


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 61
Forever Level 11
Pair Trozei
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Poliwhirl
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Lake Afar (B1F-B24F)
Pokémon Ranger Lyra Forest*
Jungle Relic*


Pokédex entries

  • Gold

    If Poliwag and Poliwhirl hear its echoing cry, they respond by gathering from far and wide.

  • Silver

    Whenever three or more of these get together, they sing in a loud voice that sounds like bellowing.

  • Crystal

    When it expands its throat to croak out a tune, nearby Poliwag and Poliwhirl gather immediately.

  • Ruby

    The curled hair on Politoed's head is proof of its status as a king. It is said that the longer and more curled the hair, the more respect this Pokémon earns from its peers.

  • Sapphire

    The curled hair on Politoed's head is proof of its status as a king. It is said that the longer and more curled the hair, the more respect this Pokémon earns from its peers.

  • FireRed

    Whenever three or more of these get together, they sing in a loud voice that sounds like bellowing.

  • LeafGreen

    If Poliwag and Poliwhirl hear its echoing cry, they respond by gathering from far and wide.

  • Emerald

    The curled hair on its head proves its status as a king. It is said that the longer and curlier the hair, the more respect it earns from its peers.

  • Diamond

    It gathers groups of others as their leader. Its cries make Poliwag obey.

  • Pearl

    It gathers groups of others as their leader. Its cries make Poliwag obey.

  • Platinum

    It gathers groups of others as their leader. Its cries make Poliwag obey.

  • HeartGold

    If Poliwag and Poliwhirl hear its echoing cry, they respond by gathering from far and wide.

  • SoulSilver

    Whenever three or more of these get together, they sing in a loud voice that sounds like bellowing.

  • Black

    It gathers groups of others as their leader. Its cries make Poliwag obey.

  • White

    It gathers groups of others as their leader. Its cries make Poliwag obey.

  • Black 2

    It gathers groups of others as their leader. Its cries make Poliwag obey.

  • White 2

    It gathers groups of others as their leader. Its cries make Poliwag obey.

  • X

    Whenever three or more of these get together, they sing in a loud voice that sounds like bellowing.

  • Y

    If Poliwag and Poliwhirl hear its echoing cry, they respond by gathering from far and wide.

  • Omega Ruby

    The curled hair on Politoed's head is proof of its status as a king. It is said that the longer and more curled the hair, the more respect this Pokémon earns from its peers.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    The curled hair on Politoed's head is proof of its status as a king. It is said that the longer and more curled the hair, the more respect this Pokémon earns from its peers.

  • Sun

    They gather on moonlit nights to form a large chorus. Their cries sound angry and not at all pleasant, but they are certainly distinctive.

  • Moon

    It's the leader of Poliwag and Poliwhirl. When Politoed roars, they all cower in fear.

  • Ultra Sun

    Although its cries sound like screams, a composer created a beautiful ballad that was influenced by the sounds.

  • Ultra Moon

    The longer and more luxurious the curled hair on its head, the greater the number of Poliwag and Poliwhirl that will obey it.

  • Sword

    At nightfall, these Pokémon appear on the shores of lakes. They announce their territorial claims by letting out cries that sound like shouting.

  • Shield

    The cry of a male is louder than that of a female. Male Politoed with deep, menacing voices find more popularity with the opposite gender.


Stats

Politoed's Stats
HP
90
Attack
75
Defense
75
Sp. Atk
90
Sp. Def
100
Speed
70
Total
500

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status
1 Double Slap 15 85% 10 Normal Physical
1 Perish Song —% 5 Normal Status
27 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
37 Bounce 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
48 Hyper Voice 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special Beautiful 2 3 ♥
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status Clever 1 3 ♥
1 Double Slap 15 85% 10 Normal Physical Cute 1 0 ♥
1 Perish Song —% 5 Normal Status Beautiful 4 0 ♥
27 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
37 Bounce 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Cute 1 0 ♥
48 Hyper Voice 90 100% 10 Normal Special Cool 2 2 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water Special
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status
1 DoubleSlap 15 85% 10 Normal Physical
1 Perish Song —% 5 Normal Status
27 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
37 Bounce 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
48 Hyper Voice 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1DP
1HGSSPt
BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water Special Beauty 2
1DP
1HGSSPt
DoubleSlap 15 85% 10 Normal Physical Tough 2
1DP
1HGSSPt
Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status Smart 2
1DP
1HGSSPt
Perish Song —% 5 Normal Status Beauty 2
53DP
27HGSSPt
Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Cute 2
43DP
37HGSSPt
Bounce 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Cute 1
N/ADP
48HGSSPt
Hyper Voice 90 100% 10 Normal Special Cool 3
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LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Cute 4 0 ♥
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Smart 1 3 ♥
1 DoubleSlap 15 85% 10 Normal Tough 2 1 ♥
1 Perish Song —% 5 Normal Beauty 2 1 ♥
35 Perish Song —% 5 Normal Beauty 2 1 ♥
51 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
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LevelingGeneration II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic
1 DoubleSlap 15 85% 10 Normal
1 Perish Song —% 5 Normal
35 Perish Song —% 5 Normal
51 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
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TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special
TM98 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
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TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Clever 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Beautiful 2 1 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Clever 3 0 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Beautiful 1 4 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Beautiful 1 3 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 10 Normal Special Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2 3 ♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Tough 2 1 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 4 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Tough 2 0 ♥
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Clever 4 0 ♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Cool 1 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Tough 1 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special Cool 4 0 ♥
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Tough 2 0 ♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Cute 3 0 ♥
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Tough 2 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Tough 4 4 ♥
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical Tough 2 2 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Clever 1 0 ♥
TM98 Power-Up Punch 40 100% 20 Fighting Physical Tough 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Beautiful 2 2 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
HM07 DiveORAS 80 100% 10 Water Physical Beautiful 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
HM06 Dive 80 100% 10 Water Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM01 Focus Punch 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical Tough 1
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Beauty 2
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Smart 2
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Beauty 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Smart 1
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Beauty 2
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special Beauty 2
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Cool 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Tough 2
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Tough 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Smart 1
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Smart 2
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Cool 3
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Cool 2
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Cute 2
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical Tough 0
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special Cool 2
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Tough 1
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Tough 2
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Cool 1
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Beauty 2
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Beauty 2
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Cool 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Smart 1
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special Beauty 2
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 3
HM05HGSS Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Beauty 0
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Tough 2
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Tough 3
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
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TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Focus Punch 150 100% 20 Fighting Tough 3 0 ♥
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Beauty 2 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Smart 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Beauty 1 3 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Smart 3 0 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Beauty 2 1 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Tough 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Tough 1 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 60 100% 10 Ground Smart 1 0 ♥
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Smart 1 3 ♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Cool 1 4 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Tough 1 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Beauty 3 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Tough 2 1 ♥
HM06 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting Tough 1 0 ♥
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Tough 2 0 ♥
HM08 Dive 60 100% 10 Water Beauty 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation II
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM01 DynamicPunch 100 50% 5 Fighting
TM02 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM08 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
TM16 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water
TM20 Endure —% 10 Normal
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic
TM31 Mud-Slap 20 100% 10 Ground
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM33 Ice Punch 75 100% 15 Ice
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM40 Defense Curl —% 40 Normal
TM43 Detect —% 5 Fighting
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal
HM06 Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
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Breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Politoed can learn, refer to Poliwag.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Bounce USUM 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
Endeavor USUM 100% 5 Normal Physical
Focus Punch USUM 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Helping Hand USUM —% 20 Normal Status
Hyper Voice USUM 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Ice Punch USUM 75 100% 15 Ice Physical
Icy Wind USUM 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Water Pulse USUM 60 100% 20 Water Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Bounce ORAS 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Cute 1 0 ♥
Endeavor ORAS 100% 5 Normal Physical Tough 2 0 ♥
Focus Punch ORAS 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical Tough 2 0 ♥
Helping Hand ORAS —% 20 Normal Status Clever 4 0 ♥
Hyper Voice ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Cool 2 2 ♥
Ice Punch ORAS 75 100% 15 Ice Physical Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Icy Wind ORAS 55 95% 15 Ice Special Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Cute 4 0 ♥
Water Pulse ORAS 60 100% 20 Water Special Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Bounce B2W2 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
Endeavor B2W2 100% 5 Normal Physical
Helping Hand B2W2 —% 20 Normal Status
Hyper Voice B2W2 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Ice Punch B2W2 75 100% 15 Ice Physical
Icy Wind B2W2 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Bounce HGSSPt 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Cute 1
Dive HGSSPt 80 100% 10 Water Physical Beauty 1
Headbutt HGSS 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 3
Icy Wind HGSSPt 55 95% 15 Ice Special Beauty 2
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Cute 3
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Cute 3
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Body Slam FRLGEXD 85 100% 15 Normal Tough 1 4 ♥
Counter FRLGE 100% 20 Fighting Tough 2 0 ♥
Defense Curl E —% 40 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Tough 6 0 ♥
DynamicPunch E 100 50% 5 Fighting Cool 2 1 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Tough 2 0 ♥
Icy Wind EXD 55 95% 15 Ice Beauty 1 3 ♥
Mega Kick FRLGE 120 75% 5 Normal Cool 4 0 ♥
Mega Punch FRLGE 80 85% 20 Normal Tough 4 0 ♥
Metronome FRLGE —% 10 Normal Cute 3 0 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Cute 2 1 ♥
Seismic Toss FRLGEXD 100% 20 Fighting Tough 2 1 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
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Tutoring Generation II
Move Power Accuracy PP Type
Ice Beam C 95 100% 10 Ice
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Sprites

Appearances

Anime

Misty's Politoad.

Misty owns a Politoed after evolving from a Poliwhirl who wears the King's Rock owned by Ash. Politoed appears as a happy-go-lucky Pokémon and it was later shared by Brock's Ludicolo. In the XY series, it was later followed by Tierno's Politoed whose personality has a combination between both Misty's and Brock's Ludicolo due to Tierno rhythmic dance training and its battles.

Manga

In the Pokémon Adventures Manga, Gold has a Politoed.

Trivia

  • Politoed's shiny in Generation II was a dark green color with the yellow being replaced with lavender. Today, it has blue skin and the yellow is replaced with pink.
  • Politoed is one of the 11 Generation II Pokémon that is an evolution of a Generation I Pokémon.
  • Apparently,if 3 or more Politoed gather, they sing in a chorus.
  • Politoed’s curly hair is supposedly its status as king,and also indicates how obedient it’s pre evolutions are to it and how much it is respected by others.
  • Politoed has the least amount of learnable moves out off all the trade evolutions.

Origin

Politoed may be based on a tree frog and the glass frog considering how it’s pre evolutions have a visible stomach swirl.

Etymology

Politoed’s name is a pun on Poliwag (its first form), which is in turn named after the Pollywog, toad(although it is a frog) and poly toed(which is a joke to the fact that it grew many toes after it evolved from Poliwhirl).

in other languages

  • Japanese:Its name is a pun on nyoronyoro(onomatopoeia for slithering,despite the fact that it’s not a snake) and tono(lord, hence its evolution method and behavior).It may be a pun on the dark spotted frog, whose Japanese name means lord frog.

Gallery

See also

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