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Poliwag (Pokémon GO)

Poliwag Pokemon GO

Poliwag

#60 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Poliwag

The best moves for Poliwag are Bubble and Return when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bubble 12 dps
  Return Purified 50 dps

Defense

  Bubble 12 dps
  Bubble Beam 28.4 dps

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Pokémon type

Water
Vulnerable to…
Grass deals 160% damage.
Electric deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Steel deals 63% damage.
Water deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.

Poliwag Raid Guide

Poliwag has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Poliwag, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Poliwag is a Water Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Grass and Electric moves. Poliwag's strongest moveset is Bubble & Return and it has a Max CP of 829. Poliwag evolves into Poliwhirl.

About

"Poliwag has a very thin skin. It is possible to see the Pokémon's spiral innards right through the skin. Despite its thinness, however, the skin is also very flexible. Even sharp fangs bounce right off it."

Best moveset for Poliwag

The best moves for Poliwag are Bubble and Return when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bubble 12 dps
  Return Purified 50 dps

Defense

  Bubble 12 dps
  Bubble Beam 28.4 dps

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What counters Poliwag?

Poliwag is a Water type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass and Electric moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Poliwag are:

  • Thundurus (Therian),
  • Zekrom,
  • Deoxys (Attack),
  • Deoxys (Normal),
  • Electivire.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Thundurus (Therian)   Thunder Shock   Thunderbolt 100%
Thundurus (Therian)   Volt Switch   Thunderbolt 98%
Zekrom   Charge Beam   Wild Charge 98%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Zap Cannon 96%
Deoxys (Attack)   Poison Jab   Zap Cannon 94%
Deoxys (Normal)   Charge Beam   Thunderbolt 94%
Electivire   Thunder Shock   Wild Charge 89%
Thundurus (Therian)   Volt Switch   Thunder 89%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Solar Beam 89%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Grass Knot 88%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Poliwag

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

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