Talk:Poliwag (Pokémon)

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"Also, despite Bulbasaur being first in the National Pokédex and Pikachu being the mascot of the franchinse, Poliwag the the first Pokémon designed." Just what proof is there to support this? Gywall 12:47, 29 May 2008 (UTC)

The first Pokémon designed was Rhydon. --Shiny Noctowl 13:00, 29 May 2008 (UTC)


The article says that "Poliwag's cry is the same as Ditto's " this isn't true. The ditto article says that they're extremely similar. If nobody cares i'll Fix this. ShinyPiKa 02:44, 20 August 2008 (UTC)

Sorry, ShinyPiKa, but that bit of trivia is true. Listen closely to both their cries. They're the exact same cry.
~~LDEJRuff~~ 16:20, 11 June, 2011 (EDT)

Protected and Trivia

Why are normal members (or at least myself) unable to edit this page? O.o; Admittedly, all I wanted to do was add to the point about Poliwag learning no tail-based moves by pointing out that it can also learn Belly Drum and Encore even though it has no hands. Me, Hurray! 20:53, 7 November 2009 (UTC)

If I revealed why this and just about every Pokémon species page is locked down to normal users, I'd have to permablock you. Let's just say someone out to make a buck at our expense can't be made to have his way...--Shiningpikablu252 20:56, 7 November 2009 (UTC)
Ah, okay. I didn't even notice other pages were locked. Heh... Ohwell. Thanks. ^^; --Me, Hurray! 17:46, 8 November 2009 (UTC)

Mud Bomb?

The article quotes the level Mud Bomb learned at as 43, but on the Heartgold Game, Poliwag learned this at 41. Can I get a confirmation on this? --GregtehCollector 06:48, 25 August 2010 (UTC)

I checked my Poliwag and It learns it at 41 as well in Pokemon Diamond. I think they mistakened Poliwhirl, who learns it at 53. i may be wrong through. XXRaigoXx 07:34, 25 October 2010 (UTC)

Name Origin

"Its Japanese name may come in part from ニョロニョロ nyoronyoro, the sound of slithering, and 子供 kodomo, child."

The "Nyoro" part of the line's name is more likely to be an onomatopoeia for a frog's croak (like "gero" or "ribbit"). Thoughts on this? Azure Butterfly 15:30, 25 March 2012 (UTC)