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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Jellyfish Pokémon
Type Water Poison
Height 1.6m
Weight 55kg
Catch Rate 60
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 毒刺水母
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 毒刺水母
English Tentacruel
French Tentacruel
German Tentoxa
Italian Tentacruel
Japanese ドククラゲ
Japanese (Romanized) Dokukurage
Japanese (Trademark) Dokukurage
Korean 독파리
Spanish Tentacruel

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #73
Kanto #73
Johto (G/S) #163
Johto (HG/SS) #165
Hoenn #67
Sinnoh #137
Sinnoh (Plt) #137
Kalos (Coastal) #26
Hoenn (ORAS) #69
Alola #107

Abilities

  • Clear Body: Prevents other Pokémon’s moves or Abilities from lowering the Pokémon’s stats.
  • Liquid Ooze: The oozed liquid has a strong stench, which damages attackers using any draining move.
  • Rain Dish: The Pokémon gradually regains HP in rain. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 30
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 0.5x
Electric 2x
Fairy 0.5x
Fighting 0.5x
Fire 0.5x
Ground 2x
Ice 0.5x
Poison 0.5x
Psychic 2x
Steel 0.5x
Water 0.5x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Water Poison 80
70
65
80
120
100
515
7 Water Poison 80
70
65
80
120
100
515
6 Water Poison 80
70
65
80
120
100
515

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 Its 80 tentacles absorb water and stretch almost endlessly to constrict its prey and enemies.
United States Pokémon Red The tentacles are normally cut short. On hunts, they are extended to ensnare and immobilize prey.
United States Pokémon Blue The tentacles are normally cut short. On hunts, they are extended to ensnare and immobilize prey.
Japan Pokémon Stadium しょくしゅは 80ぽんも ある。 えものに からみついた しょくしゅは どんなことを しても はなれない。
United States Pokémon Stadium It has 80 tentacles. Once they wrap around an enemy, the tentacles will not release, no matter what.
United States Pokémon Yellow Its 80 tentacles can stretch and contract freely. They wrap around prey and weaken it with poison.
United States Pokémon Gold Its 80 tentacles absorb water and stretch almost endlessly to Constrict its prey and enemies.
United States Pokémon Silver In battle, it extends all 80 of its tentacles to entrap its opponent inside a poisonous net.
United States Pokémon Ruby Tentacruel has large red orbs on its head. The orbs glow before lashing the vicinity with a harsh ultrasonic blast. This Pokemon's outburst causes rough waves around it.
United States Pokémon Sapphire TENTACRUEL has tentacles that can be freely elongated and shortened at will. It ensnares prey with its tentacles and weakens the prey by dosing it with a harsh toxin. It can catch up to 80 prey at the same time.
United States Pokémon Emerald It lives in complex rock formations on the ocean floor and traps prey using its 80 tentacles. Its red orbs glow when it grows excited or agitated.
United States Pokémon FireRed It has 80 tentacles that move about freely. They can sting, causing poisoning and sharp, stabbing pain.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen The tentacles are normally kept short. On hunts, they are extended to ensnare and immobilize prey.
United States Pokémon Pearl It alerts others to danger by stridently flashing the red orbs on its head.
United States Pokémon Diamond With 80 tentacles for ensnaring victims, it prevents escape until the prey is weakened by poison.
United States Pokémon Platinum It extends its 80 tentacles to form an encircling poisonous net that is difficult to escape.
United States Pokémon HeartGold Its 80 tentacles absorb water and stretch almost endlessly to constrict its prey and enemies.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver In battle, it extends all 80 of its tentacles to entrap its opponent inside a poisonous net.
United States Pokémon White It extends its 80 tentacles to form an encircling poisonous net that is difficult to escape.
Japan Pokémon White 80ぽんの しょくしゅを のばして どくの ほういもうを つくりだす。 つかまると にげるのは むずかしい。
United States Pokémon Black It extends its 80 tentacles to form an encircling poisonous net that is difficult to escape.
Japan Pokémon Black 80ぽんの しょくしゅを のばして どくの ほういもうを つくりだす。 つかまると にげるのは むずかしい。
United States Pokémon Black 2 It extends its 80 tentacles to form an encircling poisonous net that is difficult to escape.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 80ぽんの しょくしゅを のばして どくの ほういもうを つくりだす。 つかまると にげるのは むずかしい。
United States Pokémon White 2 It extends its 80 tentacles to form an encircling poisonous net that is difficult to escape.
Japan Pokémon White 2 80ぽんの しょくしゅを のばして どくの ほういもうを つくりだす。 つかまると にげるのは むずかしい。
South Korea Pokémon Y 80개의 촉수를 자유롭게 움직인다. 찔리면 독이 퍼져 극심한 고통을 겪게 된다.
Italy Pokémon Y Il contatto con i suoi 80 tentacoli, che si muovono liberamente, avvelena la vittima e causa un dolore lancinante.
Spain Pokémon Y Tiene 80 tentáculos que se mueven a su aire. Con ellos, pica, envenena y causa un dolor agudo e intenso.
France Pokémon X Ses tentacules sont rétractés au repos. En situation de chasse, ils s’allongent pour prendre ses proies au piège.
France Pokémon Y Les 80 tentacules que Tentacruel laisse s’agiter lui permettent d’injecter du poison dans le corps de ses ennemis mais aussi de les trancher.
Germany Pokémon Y Es verfügt über 80 Tentakel, die es frei bewegen kann. Damit kann es zustechen und so Vergiftung und starke Schmerzen verursachen.
Japan Pokémon Y 80ぽん の しょくしゅが じゆうに うごく。さされると どくに おかされ するどい いたみが はしる。
South Korea Pokémon X 촉수는 평소에는 짧고 먹이를 찌를 때 길게 늘어나 휘감는다.
Italy Pokémon X I corti tentacoli si estendono durante la caccia per catturare e immobilizzare la preda.
Spain Pokémon X Cuando caza, extiende los cortos tentáculos que tiene para atrapar e inmovilizar a su presa.
Germany Pokémon X Dieses Pokémon kann die Tentakel bei der Jagd ausfahren, um die Beute leichter zu fangen.
Japan Pokémon X しょくしゅは ふだん みじかくて えものを さすときに ながく のびて からみつくのだ。
United States Pokémon X The tentacles are normally kept short. On hunts, they are extended to ensnare and immobilize prey.
United States Pokémon Y It has 80 tentacles that move about freely. They can sting, causing poisoning and sharp, stabbing pain.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Tentacruel è dotato di tentacoli che si allungano e accorciano in base alle sue esigenze. Intrappola la preda con i tentacoli e la indebolisce con un potente veleno. Riesce a catturare fino a 80 prede contemporaneamente.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 머리의 붉은 구슬이 반짝일 때 격렬한 초음파가 주변에 발사된다. 그때 바다가 격렬히 파도친다고 한다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Tentacruel ha due grandi sfere rosse sulla testa. Le sfere brillano prima di emettere potenti ultrasuoni. Gli attacchi di questo Pokémon creano onde impetuose nei dintorni.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Tentacruel tiene unas enormes esferas rojas en la cabeza, que brillan antes de lanzar una descarga ultrasónica a lo que le rodea. Este estallido crea unas olas tremendas a su alrededor.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Tentacruel a deux gros globes sur la tête. Les globes s’illuminent lorsqu’il va envoyer un violent rayon d’ultrasons. Lorsque ce Pokémon se déchaîne, il crée d’énormes vagues autour de lui.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Tentoxa hat große, rote Kugeln auf seinem Kopf. Sie glühen auf, bevor sie seine Gegner mit Ultraschall erschüttern. Ein Ausbruch dieses Pokémon erzeugt starke Wellen in seiner Umgebung.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire あたまの あかい たまが ひかるとき はげしい ちょうおんぱが あたりに はっしゃ される。 そのとき かいめんが はげしく なみうつという。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Tentacruel has large red orbs on its head. The orbs glow before lashing the vicinity with a harsh ultrasonic blast. This Pokémon’s outburst creates rough waves around it.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 자유롭게 늘었다 줄었다 하는 촉수로 먹이를 휘감아 맹독을 주입해 약하게 만든다. 한 번에 80마리의 먹이를 잡는다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Tentacruel tiene unos tentáculos que puede alargar o acortar. Los usa para atrapar a su presa y debilitarla mediante una sustancia muy tóxica. Puede llegar a atrapar hasta a 80 presas a la vez.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Les tentacules de Tentacruel peuvent s’allonger et se rétracter à volonté. Il serre sa proie dans ses tentacules et l’affaiblit en lui injectant une toxine. Il peut attraper jusqu’à 80 proies en même temps.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Tentoxa besitzt Tentakel, die es jederzeit ausfahren und einziehen kann. Es fängt damit Beute und schwächt diese, indem es ihr ein starkes Gift verabreicht. Es kann bis zu 80 Opfer gleichzeitig fangen.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby じゆうに のびちぢみする しょくしゅで えものを からめとり もうどくを あたえて よわらせる。 いっぺんに 80ぴきの えものを つかまえるぞ。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby Tentacruel has tentacles that can be freely elongated and shortened at will. It ensnares prey with its tentacles and weakens the prey by dosing it with a harsh toxin. It can catch up to 80 prey at the same time.
United States Pokémon Sun Normally, it has 80 poisonous tentacles. The longer one has been alive, the fewer tentacles it will have.
United States Pokémon Moon Although these Pokémon are rare, when a large outbreak of them occurs, all fish Pokémon disappear from the surrounding sea.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
First Generation
Red and Green (Japan) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Red and Blue (US) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Yellow Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fire Red / Leaf Green Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

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  • United States Captain Crook's Tentacruel
  • Japan デボのドククラゲ
  • Japan Debo no Dokukurage
  • Japan Debo's Dokukurage
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  • United States Fergus's Tentacruel
  • Japan ウミオのドククラゲ
  • Japan Umio no Dokukurage
  • Japan Umio's Dokukurage
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  • United States Mewtwo's Tentacruel
  • Japan ミュウツーのドククラゲ
  • Japan Mewtwo no Dokukurage
  • Japan Mewtwo's Dokukurage
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  • United States Lola's Tentacruel
  • Japan ミズホのドククラゲ
  • Japan Mizuho no Dokukurage
  • Japan Mizuho's Dokukurage
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  • United States Captain Marius's Tentacruel
  • Japan カイドウのドククラゲ
  • Japan Kaidō no Dokukurage
  • Japan Kaido's Dokukurage
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  • United States Kim's Tentacruel
  • Japan ブルース・チャンのドククラゲ
  • Japan Bruce Chan no Dokukurage
  • Japan Bruce Chan's Dokukurage
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  • United States Kai's Tentacruel
  • Japan ブルース・シャンのドククラゲ
  • Japan Bruce Sham no Dokukurage
  • Japan Bruce Sham's Dokukurage
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  • United States Kail's Tentacruel
  • Japan ブルース・リンのドククラゲ
  • Japan Bruce Rin no Dokukurage
  • Japan Bruce Rin's Dokukurage
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  • United States Cassidy's Tentacruel
  • Japan ヤマトのドククラゲ
  • Japan Yamato no Dokukurage
  • Japan Yamato's Dokukurage

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 19
SL 50
SL 77
OI 25
OI 33
GS 90
GS 94
GS 100
AG 104
AG 111
AG 112
AG 178
PC 18
Movie 1
Movie 2
Movie 8
PSFC 1
SPH 7
SPH 8
DP 91
Movie 13
DP 190
Movie 15
XY 1
Movie 17
SM 5
Movie 20
SM 31
SM 58
SM 90
Movie 22
SM 126
PM2019 2
PM2019 20
PM2019 36
PLA 1
SP 13

TCG Cards

#10: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#44: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
#10: Misty's Tentacruel
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
#66: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
#176: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
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#38: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
#51: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
#45: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
#75: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
+20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#50: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#72: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
100
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#24: Tentacruel
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
110
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy

Images

Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Reflect Type Type Icon Status 15 1 1 1 1
Poison Sting
Type Icon Physical 35 15 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18 18
Acid
Type Icon Special 30 40 100 10 10 10 12 12 12 12 12 12 19 19 19 19 19 1 1
Supersonic Type Icon Status 20 55 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 7 7
Wring Out Type Icon Special 5 100 56 56 56 61 61 61 55 55 55
Constrict Type Icon Physical 35 10 100 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 12 12 12 12 12 27 27
Wrap Type Icon Physical 20 15 90 19 19 19 22 22 22 22 22 22 30 30 30 30 30 13 13
Toxic Spikes
Type Icon Status 20 13 13 13 15 15 15 15 15 15
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100 16 16 16 34 34 34 29 29 29
Bubble Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100 25 25 25 19 19 19 19 19 19 25 25 25 25 25
Acid Spray
Type Icon Special 20 40 100 22 22 22 26 26 26
Water Gun
Type Icon Special 25 40 100 22 22
Barrier Type Icon Status 20 28 28 28 29 29 29 26 26 26 38 38 38 38 38 35 35
Poison Jab
Type Icon Physical 20 80 100 32 32 32 38 38 38 36 36 36
Brine
Type Icon Special 10 65 100 36 36 36
Screech Type Icon Status 40 85 40 40 40 43 43 43 42 42 42 47 47 47 47 47 43 43
Hex Type Icon Special 10 65 100 44 44 44 47 47 47
Sludge Wave
Type Icon Special 10 95 100 48 48 48 56 56 56
Hydro Pump
Type Icon Special 5 110 80 52 52 52 52 52 52 49 49 49 55 55 55 55 55 50 50

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Hail Type Icon Status 10
Rain Dance
Type Icon Status 5
Safeguard Type Icon Status 25
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic
Type Icon Status 10 90
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Reflect Type Icon Status 20
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
Poison Jab
Type Icon Physical 20 80 100
Payback Type Icon Physical 10 50 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Waterfall
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Cut Type Icon Physical 30 50 95
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Skull Bash Type Icon Physical 10 130 100
Bide Type Icon Physical 10
Rage Type Icon Physical 20 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Take Down Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Infestation Type Icon Special 20 20 100
Dazzling Gleam Type Icon Special 10 80 100
Scald
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Sludge Wave
Type Icon Special 10 95 100
Venoshock
Type Icon Special 10 65 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Sludge Bomb
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Blizzard Type Icon Special 5 110 70
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Surf
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Brine
Type Icon Special 10 65 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Whirlpool
Type Icon Special 15 35 85
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mega Drain Type Icon Special 15 40 100
Bubble Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100
Water Gun
Type Icon Special 25 40 100

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Magic Coat Type Icon Status 15
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Role Play Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Knock Off Type Icon Physical 20 65 100
Bind Type Icon Physical 20 15 85
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100