Tentacruel

Tentacruel is a Water/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Jellyfish Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
The tentacles are normally kept short. On hunts, they are extended to ensnare and immobilize prey.
Yellow Its 80 tentacles can stretch and contract freely. They wrap around prey and weaken it with poison.
Gold Its 80 tentacles absorb water and stretch almost endlessly to CONSTRICT its prey and enemies.
Silver In battle, it extends all 80 of its tentacles to entrap its opponent inside a poisonous net.
Crystal When its 80 feelers absorb water, it stretches to become like a net to entangle its prey.
Ruby 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.
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.
FireRed It has 80 tentacles that move about freely. They can sting, causing poisoning and sharp, stabbing pain.
LeafGreen The tentacles are normally kept short. On hunts, they are extended to ensnare and immobilize prey.
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.
Diamond With 80 tentacles for ensnaring victims, it prevents escape until the prey is weakened by poison.
Pearl It alerts others to danger by stridently flashing the red orbs on its head.
Platinum It extends its 80 tentacles to form an encircling poisonous net that is difficult to escape.
HeartGold Its 80 tentacles absorb water and stretch almost endlessly to constrict its prey and enemies.
SoulSilver In battle, it extends all 80 of its tentacles to entrap its opponent inside a poisonous net.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It extends its 80 tentacles to form an encircling poisonous net that is difficult to escape.
X The tentacles are normally kept short. On hunts, they are extended to ensnare and immobilize prey.
Y It has 80 tentacles that move about freely. They can sting, causing poisoning and sharp, stabbing pain.

Evolution chart

Tentacool
#072
Tentacool
Water · Poison

(Level 30)
Tentacruel
#073
Tentacruel
Water · Poison

Name origin

tentacle
the ‘limb’ of a sea creature
cruel
mean

Moves learned by Tentacruel

Tentacruel sprites

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

See all Tentacruel sprites