Tangela

Tangela is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Vine Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
The whole body is swathed with wide vines that are similar to seaweed. Its vines shake as it walks.
Yellow Its identity is obscured by masses of thick, blue vines. The vines are said to never stop growing.
Gold The vines that cloak its entire body are always jiggling. They effectively unnerve its foes.
Silver It tangles any moving thing with its vines. Their subtle shaking is ticklish if you get ensnared.
Crystal During battle, it constantly moves the vines that cover its body in order to annoy its opponent.
Ruby
Sapphire
TANGELA’s vines snap off easily if they are grabbed. This happens without pain, allowing it to make a quick getaway. The lost vines are replaced by newly grown vines the very next day.
FireRed Blue plant vines cloak the POKéMON’s identity in a tangled mass. It entangles anything that gets close.
LeafGreen The whole body is swathed with wide vines that are similar to seaweed. The vines sway as it walks.
Emerald Its vines snap off easily and painlessly if they are grabbed, allowing it to make a quick getaway. The lost vines are replaced by new growth the very next day.
Diamond
Pearl
It is shrouded by blue vines. No one has seen the face hidden behind this growth of vines.
Platinum The blue vines shrouding its body are covered in a growth of fine hair. It is known to be ticklish.
HeartGold The vines that cloak its entire body are always jiggling. They effectively unnerve its foes.
SoulSilver It tangles any moving thing with its vines. Their subtle shaking is ticklish if you get ensnared.
Black
White
The blue vines shrouding its body are covered in a growth of fine hair. It is known to be ticklish.
Black 2
White 2
Many writhing vines cover it, so its true identity remains unknown. The blue vines grow its whole life long.
X Many writhing vines cover it, so its true identity remains unknown. The blue vines grow its whole life long.
Y It tangles any moving thing with its vines. Their subtle shaking is ticklish if you get ensnared.

Evolution chart

Tangela
#114
Tangela
Grass

(after AncientPower
learned)
Tangrowth
#465
Tangrowth
Grass

Name origin

tangle
twisted mesh of strands (e.g. vines)

Moves learned by Tangela

Tangela sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Tangela normal sprite Tangela shiny sprite Tangela normal sprite Tangela shiny sprite

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Where to find Tangela

Red
Blue
Route 21
Gold
Silver
Route 21, 28, 44, Mt. Silver
Crystal Route 21, 28, 44
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 21, Treasure Beach
Platinum Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 21, 28, 44, Mt. Silver
Black
White
Route 13, Giant Chasm
Black 2
White 2
Route 13, Giant Chasm