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Pokemon Sword and Shield Poliwrath

Pokemon Sword and Shield Poliwrath is a Water and Fighting Type Tadpole Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass, Electric, Flying, Psychic, Fairy type moves. You can find and catch Poliwrath in Brawlers' Cave with a 16% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Poliwrath are 90 HP, 95 Attack, 70 SP Attack, 95 Defense, 90 SP Defense, and 70 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Poliwrath
Poliwrath Galar Pokedex ID: I144

List of Poliwrath Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 510
HP 90
Attack 95
Defense 95
Special Attack 70
Special Defense 90
Speed 70

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Poliwrath to have is Impish, this will increase it's Defense and decrease it's Sp. Atk stats.

Poliwrath Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Water AbsorbNormal
Swift SwimHidden

Pokemon Sword and Shield Poliwrath Evolutions

How do i get Poliwrath'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

Poliwrath Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Poliwrath?

Poliwrath does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Poliwag and evolve it into Poliwrath. 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 Poliwrath Raids

Where do i find Poliwrath Raids?

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

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Poliwrath Weakness

Poliwrath is a Water and Fighting Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Grass, Electric, Flying, Psychic, Fairy Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice, Rock, Bug, Dark type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Poliwrath Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Poliwrath Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Poliwrath Moves List

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

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

Poliwrath Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
Evolve[] Submission
1[] Circle Throw
1[] Mind Reader
1[] Dynamic Punch
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 Poliwrath 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.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
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 BreakPhysical112.510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM45DivePhysical12010010Dives underwater on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM53Mud ShotSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM63Drain PunchPhysical112.510010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM75Low SweepPhysical97.510020Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM81BulldozePhysical6010020Lowers opponent's Speed.

Poliwrath 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.
TR21ReversalPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
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.
TR39SuperpowerPhysical1801005Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
TR45Muddy WaterSpecial1358510May lower opponent's Accuracy.
TR48Bulk UpStatus20Raises user's Attack and Defense.
TR53Close CombatPhysical1801005Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
TR57Poison JabPhysical8010020May poison the opponent.
TR64Focus BlastSpecial180705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR67Earth PowerSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR84ScaldSpecial12010015May burn opponent.
TR85Work UpStatus30Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TR93Darkest LariatPhysical8510010Ignores opponent's stat changes.
TR94High HorsepowerPhysical959510The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
TR95Throat ChopPhysical8010015Prevents use of sound moves for two turns.
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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