Poliwrath (ポリラース, Porirāsu) is a dual-type Water/Fighting-type Tadpole Pokémon that is the evolved form of Poliwhirl when exposed to a Water Stone. It is one of Poliwag's final evolved forms, the other being Politoed.
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Poliwrath looks superficially similar to Poliwhirl. However, it has gained more muscle, especially around its arms, which are now quite thick. In addition, it is much larger, standing a foot taller than its pre-evolution. Its eyes have changed from having wide pupils to small ones and it appears to sport a permanent scowl. Its belly also now resembles a gaping mouth rather than being completely circular, but retains the white coloration and spiral it had as a Poliwhirl. Its height is 4'03" and weight is 119.0 lbs.
In addition to the Water and hypnotic abilities it had as Poliwag and Poliwhirl, Poliwrath has now gained the powers of a Fighting-type. It can swim for vast distances without tiring, swimming far and fast with minimal breathing, and is adept at such swimming styles as the front crawl and butterfly. With its increased arm and leg strength, it also has the ability to run on the surface of water for a short amount of time. Like Machop, Poliwrath's muscles never grow fatigued, however much it exercises.
With its newly-gained fighting abilities, Poliwrath is more aggressive than its pre-evolutions, and is more willing to pick fights with others.
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Poliwrath's next appearance was in Charizard Chills. An expert Trainer named Tad had one and it defeated Ash's Charizard easily when Ash challenged him. Charizard managed to defeat the Poliwrath in a rematch.
A Poliwrath was seen in a dojo in Wired for Battle!.
A Poliwrath was one of the Pokémon competing in the Pokémon Sumo Wrestling in Ring Masters.
A Poliwrath was one of the inhabitants of an oasis just for Pokémon in Got Miltank?.
Multiple Poliwrath also appeared in The Power of One.
Poliwrath, Tadpole Pokémon. The evolved form of Poliwhirl. Poliwrath is an excellent swimmer and its powerful muscles make its attacks extremely effective.