Huntail

Huntail is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Deep Sea Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby HUNTAIL’s presence went unnoticed by people for a long time because it lives at extreme depths in the sea. This POKéMON’s eyes can see clearly even in the murky dark depths of the ocean.
Sapphire HUNTAIL’s tail is shaped like a fish. It uses the tail to attract prey, then swallows the prey whole with its large, gaping mouth. This POKéMON swims by wiggling its slender body like a snake.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It lives deep in the sea where no light ever filters down. It lights up its small fishlike tail to attract prey.
Emerald To withstand the crushing pressure of water deep under the sea, its spine is very thick and sturdy. Its tail, which is shaped like a small fish, has eyes that light up.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It lives deep in the sea. With a tail shaped like a small fish, it attracts unsuspecting prey.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It lives deep in the pitch-dark sea. It attracts prey by moving its tail in mimicry of a small animal.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It lives deep in the sea. With a tail shaped like a small fish, it attracts unsuspecting prey.
X It lives deep in the sea where no light ever filters down. It lights up its small fishlike tail to attract prey.
Y It lives deep in the sea. With a tail shaped like a small fish, it attracts unsuspecting prey.
Omega Ruby Huntail’s presence went unnoticed by people for a long time because it lives at extreme depths in the sea. This Pokémon’s eyes can see clearly even in the murky dark depths of the ocean.
Alpha Sapphire Huntail’s tail is shaped like a fish. It uses the tail to attract prey, then swallows the prey whole with its large, gaping mouth. This Pokémon swims by wiggling its slender body like a snake.

Evolution chart

Clamperl
#366
Clamperl
Water
(trade holding
Deepseatooth)
Huntail
#367
Huntail
Water


(trade holding
Deepseascale)
Gorebyss
#368
Gorebyss
Water

Name origin

hunt
chase or forage for food
tail
hindmost part of an animal

Moves learned by Huntail

Huntail sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Huntail  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Huntail  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Huntail  sprite from Black & White Huntail  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Huntail Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Huntail Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Huntail Shiny sprite from Black & White Huntail Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Huntail sprites

Where to find Huntail

Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Evolve Clamperl
Platinum Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Clamperl
Black Route 4
White Evolve Clamperl
Black 2 Route 4
White 2 Evolve Clamperl
X Route 12
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Clamperl
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game