072 #072 Tentacool #074 Geodude 074

Tentacruel Tentacruel #073 - Jellyfish Pokemon

Tentacruel
Hear Tentacruel's Cry
types WaterPoison
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 5'3" 1.6 m
weight 121.3 lb. 55.0 kg
generation
National: #073 | Johto: #163 | Hoenn: #067 | Sinnoh: #137

Family Family

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

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Water 3 5,100

073 Locations

Where to catch Tentacruel in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Canalave City20-40Surfing5%
Pastoria City20-40Surfing5%
Sunyshore City35-45Surfing60%
Pokemon League35-45Surfing35%
Iron Island20-40Surfing5%
Fuego Ironworks20-40Surfing5%
Valley Windworks20-40Surfing5%
Route 205 (South, Towards Floaroma Town)20-40Surfing5%
Route 21320-40Surfing5%
Route 21820-40Surfing5%
Route 21920-40Surfing5%
Sea Route 22020-40Surfing5%
Route 22120-40Surfing5%
Route 22220-40Surfing5%
Sea Route 22335-45Surfing60%
Route 22440-55Surfing35%
Sea Route 22640-55Surfing5%
Sea Route 23040-55Surfing5%

Where to catch Tentacruel in Pokemon Platinum

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Canalave City20-40Surfing9%
Pastoria City20-40Surfing5%
Sunyshore City30-50Surfing9%
Pokemon League30-50Surfing5%
Iron Island20-40Surfing1%
Fuego Ironworks20-40Surfing9%
Valley Windworks20-40Surfing1%
Route 205 (South, Towards Floaroma Town)20-40Surfing1%
Route 212 (East, Towards Pastoria City)20-40Surfing1%
Route 21320-40Surfing5%
Route 21820-40Surfing9%
Route 21920-40Surfing9%
Sea Route 22020-40Surfing9%
Route 22120-40Surfing9%
Route 22230-50Surfing9%
Sea Route 22330-50Surfing60%
Route 22435-55Surfing30%
Sea Route 22635-55Surfing10%
Sea Route 23035-55Surfing10%

Where to catch Tentacruel in Pokemon HeartGold

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
New Bark Town40Fishing with a Super Rod20%
New Bark Town15-25Surfing10%
Cherrygrove City15-25Surfing10%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)40Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Union Cave (B2f)15-25Surfing10%
Pallet Town35Surfing10%
Olivine City15-25Surfing10%
Pallet Town40Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Vermilion City35Surfing10%
Vermilion City40Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Whirl Islands (1f)15-25Surfing10%
Whirl Islands (B2f)15-25Surfing30%
Cianwood City15-25Surfing10%
Cinnabar Island35Surfing10%
Cinnabar Island40Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)35Surfing10%
Route 1225Surfing10%
Route 1325Surfing10%
Sea Route 1935Surfing10%
Sea Route 2035Surfing10%
Sea Route 2040Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Sea Route 2140Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Sea Route 2135Surfing10%
Route 2640Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Route 2630Surfing10%
Route 2740Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Route 2720Surfing10%
Route 3215-36Surfing10%
Route 3415-29Surfing10%
Sea Route 4015-25Surfing10%
Sea Route 4115-25Surfing30%
Sea Route 4140Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Route 4740Fishing with a Super Rod20%

Where to catch Tentacruel in Pokemon SoulSilver

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
New Bark Town40Fishing with a Super Rod20%
New Bark Town15-25Surfing10%
Cherrygrove City15-25Surfing10%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)40Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Union Cave (B2f)15-25Surfing10%
Pallet Town35Surfing10%
Olivine City15-25Surfing10%
Pallet Town40Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Vermilion City35Surfing10%
Vermilion City40Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Whirl Islands (1f)15-25Surfing10%
Whirl Islands (B2f)15-25Surfing30%
Cianwood City15-25Surfing10%
Cinnabar Island35Surfing10%
Cinnabar Island40Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)35Surfing10%
Route 1225Surfing10%
Route 1325Surfing10%
Sea Route 1935Surfing10%
Sea Route 2035Surfing10%
Sea Route 2040Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Sea Route 2140Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Sea Route 2135Surfing10%
Route 2640Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Route 2630Surfing10%
Route 2740Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Route 2720Surfing10%
Route 3215-36Surfing10%
Route 3415-29Surfing10%
Sea Route 4015-25Surfing10%
Sea Route 4115-25Surfing10%
Sea Route 4140Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Route 4740Fishing with a Super Rod20%

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.
1SupersonicNormalNone--2055%Confuses the target.
1ConstrictNormalPhysical1035100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
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.
36Poison JabPoisonPhysical8020100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
42ScreechNormalNone--4085%Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
49Hydro PumpWaterSpecial120580%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
55Wring 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.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
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.
TM68Giga ImpactNormalPhysical150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
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%)
HP80
Statbar
270 - 364270 - 364270 - 364
Attack70
Statbar
130 - 215145 - 239159 - 262
Defense65
Statbar
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
Sp. Attack80
Statbar
148 - 233165 - 259181 - 284
Sp. Defense120
Statbar
220 - 305245 - 339269 - 372
Speed100
Statbar
184 - 269205 - 299225 - 328
TOTAL 515
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
205 1,250,000 60 70 Special Defense: 2 points

Images Images

BlackTentacruelTentacruelTentacruelTentacruel
White
DiamondTentacruelTentacruelTentacruelTentacruel
Pearl
PlatinumTentacruelTentacruelTentacruelTentacruel
HeartGoldTentacruelTentacruelTentacruelTentacruel
SoulSilver
RubyTentacruelTentacruelTentacruelTentacruel
Sapphire
EmeraldTentacruelTentacruel
FireRedTentacruelTentacruelTentacruelTentacruel
LeafGreen
GoldTentacruelTentacruelTentacruelTentacruel
Silver
CrystalTentacruelTentacruelTentacruelTentacruel
RedTentacruelTentacruel
Blue
YellowTentacruelTentacruel

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2It extends its 80 tentacles to form an encircling poisonous net that is difficult to escape.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondWith 80 tentacles for ensnaring victims, it prevents escape until the prey is weakened by poison.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldIts 80 tentacles absorb water and stretch almost endlessly to constrict its prey and enemies.
SoulSilverIn battle, it extends all 80 of its tentacles to entrap its opponent inside a poisonous net.
RubyTENTACRUEL has large red orbs on its head. The orbs glow before lashing the vicinity with a harsh ultrasonic blast. This Pokemon's outburst creates rough waves around it.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIt has 80 tentacles that move about freely. They can sting, causing poisoning and sharp, stabbing pain.
LeafGreenThe tentacles are normally kept short. On hunts, they are extended to ensnare and immobilize prey.
GoldIts 80 tentacles absorb water and stretch almost endlessly to CONSTRICT its prey and enemies.
SilverIn battle, it extends all 80 of its tentacles to entrap its opponent inside a poisonous net.
CrystalWhen its 80 feelers absorb water, it stretches to become like a net to entangle its prey.
RedThe tentacles are normally kept short. On hunts, they are extended to ensnare and immobilize prey.
Blue
YellowIts 80 tentacles can stretch and contract freely. They wrap around prey and weaken it with poison.

Other Other

Name Etymology Tenta (as in tentacles) + cruel
072 #072 Tentacool #074 Geodude 074