Originally Posted by Fat Onicon
You may be disappointed but Whirlpool is not available in the 5th gen and mons with VM moves cannot be transferred to the next gen. Both Tentacruel and Politoed loose this move.
Viable defensive mons with whirlpool in this generation are Empoleon and Swampert.
If you trade in to D/P/Pt, Whirlpool is no longer an HM and can be transferred.
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