Grapploct

Grapploct is a Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Tantrum Pokémon.

Evolution of Clobbopus.

Grapploct artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 853
Type Fighting
Species Tantrum Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 39.0 kg (86.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Limber
Technician (hidden ability)
Local № 352 (Sword/Shield)
130 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like, Water 1
Gender
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 118
216 368
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 42
80 201
Total 480 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Grapploct.

Evolution chart

(after Taunt learned)

Pokédex entries

Sword A body made up of nothing but muscle makes the grappling moves this Pokémon performs with its tentacles tremendously powerful.
Shield Searching for an opponent to test its skills against, it emerges onto land. Once the battle is over, it returns to the sea.

Moves learned by Grapploct

Moves learnt by level up

Grapploct learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BindNormal 15 85
1FeintNormal 30 100
1LeerNormal 100
1OctazookaWater 65 85
1OctolockFighting 100
1Rock SmashFighting 40 100
15DetectFighting
20Brick BreakFighting 75 100
25Bulk UpFighting
30SubmissionFighting 80 80
35TauntDark 100
40ReversalFighting 100
45SuperpowerFighting 120 100
50Topsy-TurvyDark

Moves learnt on evolution

Grapploct learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
OctolockFighting 100

Egg moves

Grapploct learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Grapploct egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Circle ThrowFighting 60 90
Pain SplitNormal
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100
Seismic TossFighting 100
SoakWater 100
Sucker PunchDark 70 100

Move Tutor moves

Grapploct can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFighting
Skitter SmackBug 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

Grapploct is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Grapploct is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Grapploct sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Grapploct  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Grapploct

Sword
Shield
Evolve Clobbopus

Name origin

grapple
octopus
marine creature with eight tentacles