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Pokemon Sword and Shield Politoed

Pokemon Sword and Shield Politoed is a Water Type Frog Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass, Electric type moves. You can find and catch Politoed in Brawlers' Cave with a 16% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Politoed are 90 HP, 75 Attack, 90 SP Attack, 75 Defense, 100 SP Defense, and 70 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Politoed
Politoed Galar Pokedex ID: ?

List of Politoed Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 500
HP 90
Attack 75
Defense 75
Special Attack 90
Special Defense 100
Speed 70

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Politoed to have is Sassy, this will increase it's Sp. Def and decrease it's Speed stats.

Politoed Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Water AbsorbNormal

Pokemon Sword and Shield Politoed Evolutions

How do i get Politoed's evolution in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Poliwag evolves into Poliwhirl when you reach Level 25. Poliwhirl then evolves into its final evolution Poliwrath with a Water Stone. This pokemon also has 1 alternative evolutions.

Level 25
Water Stone
Level 25
Trade with King's Rock
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Politoed Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Politoed?

Politoed does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Poliwag and evolve it into Politoed. A popular spawn location you can find Poliwag is in the Brawlers' Cave area with a 16% chance to spawn during Normal weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Brawlers' Cave
16%13 - 18
Brawlers' Cave
16%13 - 18
Brawlers' Cave
16%13 - 18
Brawlers' Cave
16%13 - 18
Brawlers' Cave
16%13 - 18
Brawlers' Cave
16%13 - 18
Brawlers' Cave
30%40 - 45
Brawlers' Cave
15%40 - 45
Brawlers' Cave
5%40 - 45

Pokemon Sword and Shield Politoed Raids

Where do i find Politoed Raids?

You can find Politoed raids in the following locations: Fields of Honor, Soothing Wetlands, Courageous Cavern.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Politoed Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Politoed Weakness

Politoed is a Water Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Grass, Electric Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Politoed Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Politoed Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Politoed Moves List

What moves can Politoed learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Politoed can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Water type +50% STAB damage.

Politoed Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
Evolve[] Bounce
1[] Swagger
1[] Hyper Voice
1[] Perish Song
1[] Bubble Beam
1[] Rain Dance
1[] Body Slam
1[] Earth Power
1[] Hydro Pump
1[] Belly Drum
1[] Double-Edge
1[] Water Gun
1[] Hypnosis
1[] Pound
1[] Mud Shot

TM Moves Politoed can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM00Mega PunchPhysical808520
TM01Mega KickPhysical120755
TM04Ice PunchPhysical7510015May freeze opponent.
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM35HailStatus10Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM36WhirlpoolSpecial52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM45DivePhysical12010010Dives underwater on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM46Weather BallSpecial5010010Move's power and type changes with the weather.
TM52BouncePhysical85855Springs up on first turn, attacks on second. May paralyze opponent.
TM53Mud ShotSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM81BulldozePhysical6010020Lowers opponent's Speed.

Politoed TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial165805
TR04SurfSpecial13510015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial110705May freeze opponent.
TR10EarthquakePhysical10010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TR11PsychicSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR14MetronomeStatus10User performs almost any move in the game at random.
TR16WaterfallPhysical12010015May cause flinching.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR30EncoreStatus1005Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
TR35UproarSpecial9010010User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
TR42Hyper VoiceSpecial9010010
TR45Muddy WaterSpecial1358510May lower opponent's Accuracy.
TR64Focus BlastSpecial120705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR67Earth PowerSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR84ScaldSpecial12010015May burn opponent.
TR98LiquidationPhysical127.510010The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.

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