Octolock (move)

Move data

Type Fighting
Category Status  Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 8

Effects

Octolock prevents the target from fleeing or switching out, while the user remains in battle. It also lowers the target's Defense and Special Defense by one stage each every turn.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Octolock
Japanese たこがため
German Octoklammer
French Octoprise
Italian Tentacolock
Spanish Octopresa

Game descriptions

Sword​/​Shield The user locks the target in and prevents it from fleeing. This move also lowers the target’s Defense and Sp. Def every turn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Octolock at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Grapploct
#853 / Fighting
Level 1