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Poliwhirl (Pokémon GO)

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Poliwhirl Pokemon GO

Poliwhirl

#61 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Poliwhirl

The best moves for Poliwhirl 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
  Scald Elite TM 25.9 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.
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Evolution

There are currently a total of 4 Pokémon in the Poliwag family. Poliwhirl evolves from Poliwag which costs 25 Candy, and can evolve into either Poliwrath or Politoed (using the King's Rock evolution item) and costs 100 Candy.

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Summary

Poliwhirl is a Water Pokémon which evolves from Poliwag. It is vulnerable to Grass and Electric moves. Poliwhirl's strongest moveset is Bubble & Return and it has a Max CP of 1,419. Poliwhirl evolves into Poliwrath, Politoed.

About

"The surface of Poliwhirl's body is always wet and slick with a slimy fluid. Because of this slippery covering, it can easily slip and slide out of the clutches of any enemy in battle."

Best moveset for Poliwhirl

The best moves for Poliwhirl 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
  Scald Elite TM 25.9 dps

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What counters Poliwhirl?

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

The 5 strongest Pokémon against Poliwhirl are:

  • Zekrom,
  • Deoxys (Attack),
  • Deoxys (Normal),
  • Electivire,
  • Roserade.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Zekrom   Charge Beam   Wild Charge 100%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Zap Cannon 98%
Deoxys (Attack)   Poison Jab   Zap Cannon 96%
Deoxys (Normal)   Charge Beam   Thunderbolt 96%
Electivire   Thunder Shock   Wild Charge 91%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Solar Beam 90%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Grass Knot 90%
Thundurus (Therian)   Thunder Shock   Thunder 89%
Raikou   Volt Switch   Wild Charge 89%
Raikou   Thunder Shock   Wild Charge 88%

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Most vulnerable to Poliwhirl

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

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