071 #071 Victreebel #073 Tentacruel 073

Tentacool Tentacool #072 - Jellyfish Pokemon

Tentacool
Hear Tentacool's Cry
types WaterPoison
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 3'11" 0.9 m
weight 100.3 lb. 45.5 kg
generation
National: #072 | Johto: #162 | Hoenn: #066 | Sinnoh: #136

Family Family

General072
#072 - Tentacool
Level073
#073 - Tentacruel
Lv. 30

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Water 3 5,100

072 Locations

Where to catch Tentacool in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Canalave City20-30Surfing60%
Pastoria City20-30Surfing60%
Valley Windworks20-30Surfing60%
Iron Island20-30Surfing60%
Fuego Ironworks20-30Surfing60%
Route 205 (South, Towards Floaroma Town)20-30Surfing60%
Route 21320-30Surfing60%
Route 21820-30Surfing60%
Route 21920-30Surfing60%
Sea Route 22020-30Surfing60%
Route 22120-30Surfing60%
Route 22220-30Surfing60%

Where to catch Tentacool in Pokemon Platinum

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Canalave City20-30Surfing60%
Pastoria City20-30Surfing60%
Sunyshore City30-40Surfing60%
Iron Island20-30Surfing30%
Fuego Ironworks20-30Surfing60%
Valley Windworks20-30Surfing30%
Route 205 (South, Towards Floaroma Town)20-30Surfing30%
Route 212 (East, Towards Pastoria City)20-30Surfing30%
Route 21320-30Surfing60%
Route 21820-30Surfing60%
Route 21920-30Surfing60%
Sea Route 22020-30Surfing60%
Route 22120-30Surfing60%
Route 22230-40Surfing60%

Where to catch Tentacool in Pokemon HeartGold

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
New Bark Town10Fishing with an Old Rod15%
New Bark Town20Fishing with a Good Rod30%
New Bark Town10-25Surfing90%
Cherrygrove City10-25Surfing90%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)20Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)10Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Pallet Town30-35Surfing90%
Pallet Town20Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Union Cave (B2f)10-20Surfing60%
Pallet Town10Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Olivine City10-25Surfing90%
Vermilion City30-35Surfing90%
Vermilion City20Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Vermilion City10Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Cinnabar Island30-35Surfing90%
Whirl Islands (1f)15-25Surfing60%
Cianwood City10-25Surfing90%
Cinnabar Island20Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Cinnabar Island10Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)30-35Surfing90%
Route 1210Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Route 1220Fishing with a Good Rod60%
Route 1240Fishing with a Super Rod70%
Route 1225Surfing60%
Route 1320Fishing with a Good Rod60%
Route 1340Fishing with a Super Rod70%
Route 1325Surfing60%
Route 1310Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Sea Route 1930-35Surfing90%
Sea Route 2030-35Surfing90%
Sea Route 2010Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Sea Route 2020Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Sea Route 2120Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Sea Route 2110Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Sea Route 2130-35Surfing90%
Route 2610Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Route 2625-30Surfing90%
Route 2620Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Route 2715-20Surfing90%
Route 2710Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Route 2720Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Route 3220Fishing with a Good Rod55%
Route 3210Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Route 3210-20Surfing60%
Route 3240Fishing with a Super Rod70%
Route 3410-25Surfing90%
Sea Route 4010-25Surfing90%
Sea Route 4110Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Sea Route 4115-25Surfing60%
Sea Route 4120Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Route 4710Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Route 4715-25Surfing60%
Route 4720Fishing with a Good Rod30%

Where to catch Tentacool in Pokemon SoulSilver

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
New Bark Town10Fishing with an Old Rod15%
New Bark Town20Fishing with a Good Rod30%
New Bark Town10-25Surfing90%
Cherrygrove City10-25Surfing90%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)20Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)10Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Pallet Town30-35Surfing90%
Pallet Town20Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Union Cave (B2f)10-20Surfing60%
Pallet Town10Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Olivine City10-25Surfing90%
Vermilion City30-35Surfing90%
Vermilion City20Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Vermilion City10Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Cinnabar Island30-35Surfing90%
Whirl Islands (1f)15-25Surfing60%
Cianwood City10-25Surfing90%
Cinnabar Island20Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Cinnabar Island10Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)30-35Surfing90%
Route 1210Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Route 1220Fishing with a Good Rod60%
Route 1240Fishing with a Super Rod70%
Route 1225Surfing60%
Route 1320Fishing with a Good Rod60%
Route 1340Fishing with a Super Rod70%
Route 1325Surfing60%
Route 1310Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Sea Route 1930-35Surfing90%
Sea Route 2030-35Surfing90%
Sea Route 2010Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Sea Route 2020Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Sea Route 2120Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Sea Route 2110Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Sea Route 2130-35Surfing90%
Route 2610Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Route 2625-30Surfing90%
Route 2620Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Route 2715-20Surfing90%
Route 2710Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Route 2720Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Route 3220Fishing with a Good Rod55%
Route 3210Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Route 3210-20Surfing60%
Route 3240Fishing with a Super Rod70%
Route 3410-25Surfing90%
Sea Route 4010-25Surfing90%
Sea Route 4110Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Sea Route 4110-25Surfing90%
Sea Route 4120Fishing with a Good Rod30%
Route 4710Fishing with an Old Rod15%
Route 4715-25Surfing60%
Route 4720Fishing with a Good Rod30%

Moves Moves

Abilities

Clear BodyProtects against opponent-inflicted stat drops.
Liquid OozeDamages opponents using leeching moves for as much as they would heal.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical1535100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
5SupersonicNormalNone--2055%Confuses the target.
8ConstrictNormalPhysical1035100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
12AcidPoisonSpecial4030100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
15Toxic SpikesPoisonNone--20--Scatters poisoned spikes, poisoning opposing Pokemon that switch in.
19BubblebeamWaterSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
22WrapNormalPhysical152090%Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.
26BarrierPsychicNone--30--Raises the user's Defense by two stages.
29Water PulseWaterSpecial6020100%Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.
33Poison JabPoisonPhysical8020100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
36ScreechNormalNone--4085%Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
40Hydro PumpWaterSpecial120580%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
43Wring OutNormalSpecial15100%Power increases against targets with more HP remaining, up to a maximum of 110 power.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM3Water PulseWaterSpecial6020100%Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM7HailIceNone--10--Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM13Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM14BlizzardIceSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM19Giga DrainGrassSpecial7510100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM36Sludge BombPoisonSpecial9010100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM46ThiefDarkPhysical4010100%Takes the target's item.
TM55BrineWaterSpecial6510100%Has double power against Pokemon that have less than half their max HP remaining.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM66PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
TM75Swords DanceNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Attack by two stages.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
TM84Poison JabPoisonPhysical8020100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM1CutNormalPhysical503095%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM3SurfWaterSpecial9515100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.
HM7WaterfallWaterPhysical8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
Aurora BeamIceSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Attack by one stage.
Confuse RayGhostNone--10100%Confuses the target.
HazeIceNone--30--Resets all Pokemon's stats, accuracy, and evasion.
SafeguardNormalNone--25--Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical2040100%Frees the user from binding moves, removes Leech Seed, and blows away Spikes.
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial120100%Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last special hit it took.
Knock OffDarkPhysical2020100%Target drops its held item.
Muddy WaterWaterSpecial951085%Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.
AcupressureNormalNone--30--Raises one of a friendly Pokemon's stats at random by two stages.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP40
Statbar
190 - 284190 - 284190 - 284
Attack40
Statbar
76 - 16185 - 17993 - 196
Defense35
Statbar
67 - 15275 - 16982 - 185
Sp. Attack50
Statbar
94 - 179105 - 199115 - 218
Sp. Defense100
Statbar
184 - 269205 - 299225 - 328
Speed70
Statbar
130 - 215145 - 239159 - 262
TOTAL 335
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
105 1,250,000 190 70 Special Defense: 1 point

Images Images

BlackTentacoolTentacoolTentacoolTentacool
White
DiamondTentacoolTentacoolTentacoolTentacool
Pearl
PlatinumTentacoolTentacoolTentacoolTentacool
HeartGoldTentacoolTentacoolTentacoolTentacool
SoulSilver
RubyTentacoolTentacoolTentacoolTentacool
Sapphire
EmeraldTentacoolTentacool
FireRedTentacoolTentacoolTentacoolTentacool
LeafGreen
GoldTentacoolTentacoolTentacoolTentacool
Silver
CrystalTentacoolTentacoolTentacoolTentacool
RedTentacoolTentacool
Blue
YellowTentacoolTentacool

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondIts body is virtually composed of water. It shoots strange beams from its crystal-like eyes.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldWhen the tide goes out, dehydrated TENTACOOL remains can be found washed up on the shore.
SoulSilverIt drifts aimlessly in waves. Very difficult to see in water, it may not be noticed until it stings.
RubyTENTACOOL's body is largely composed of water. If it is removed from the sea, it dries up like parchment. If this POKeMON happens to become dehydrated, put it back into the sea.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIts eyes are as transparent as crystals. From them, it shoots mysterious beams of light.
LeafGreenDrifts in shallow seas. Anglers who hook them by accident are often punished by their stingers.
GoldWhen the tide goes out, dehydrated TENTACOOL remains can be found washed up on the shore.
SilverIt drifts aimlessly in waves. Very difficult to see in water, it may not be noticed until it stings.
CrystalAs it floats along on the waves, it uses its toxic feelers to stab anything it touches.
RedDrifts in shallow seas. Anglers who hook them by accident are often punished by its stinging acid.
Blue
YellowIt can sometimes be found all dry and shriveled up on a beach. Toss it back into the sea to revive it.

Other Other

Name Etymology Tenta (as in tentacles) + cool (as in cold)
071 #071 Victreebel #073 Tentacruel 073