|Height||1.6 m (5′03″)|
|Weight||55.0 kg (121.3 lbs)|
|Abilities||1. Clear Body
2. Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish (hidden ability)
|Local №||073 (Yellow/Red/Blue)
026 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
069 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
107 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
130 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
073 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
137 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
171 (Legends: Arceus)
041 (The Isle of Armor)
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.
- In Generation 1, Tentacruel has a base Special stat of 120.
- In Generations 1-4, Tentacruel has a base experience yield of 205.
- In Generations 2-7, Tentacruel has a base Friendship value of 70.
|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.|
|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.|
|Omega 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.|
|Alpha 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.|
|Sun||Normally, it has 80 poisonous tentacles. The longer one has been alive, the fewer tentacles it will have.|
|Moon||Although these Pokémon are rare, when a large outbreak of them occurs, all fish Pokémon disappear from the surrounding sea.|
|Ultra Sun||It fires off ultrasonic waves from its red orbs to weaken its prey, and then it wraps them up in its 80 tentacles.|
|Ultra Moon||It communicates with others of its kind by lighting up the red orbs on its head. When the orbs are blinking, it’s a warning sign.|
|Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
|Its 80 tentacles can stretch and contract freely. They wrap around prey and weaken it with poison.|
|Sword||When the red orbs on Tentacruel’s head glow brightly, watch out. The Pokémon is about to fire off a burst of ultrasonic waves.|
|Shield||Its 80 tentacles can stretch and shrink freely. Tentacruel ensnares prey in a net of spread-out tentacles, delivering venomous stings to its catch.|
|Brilliant Diamond||With 80 tentacles for ensnaring victims, it prevents escape until the prey is weakened by poison.|
|Shining Pearl||It alerts others to danger by stridently flashing the red orbs on its head.|
|Legends: Arceus||It has 80 tentacles, each with a venomous tip. These tentacles are also extendible, lengthening when Tentacruel attempts to catch prey. Use caution.|
Moves learned by Tentacruel
Moves learnt by level up
Tentacruel learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.
Tentacruel learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Tentacruel egg moves page.
Moves learnt by TM
Tentacruel is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:
Moves learnt by level up
Tentacruel learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.
Move Tutor moves
Tentacruel can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:
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Where to find Tentacruel
Answers to Tentacruel questions
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- Why does Tentacruel have a small amount of tentacles when it says on the Pokedex it has 80?
- Is tentacool worth it?
- Where can I get a Tentacool/cruel via fishing in Platinum?
- How did the Drifblim outspeed me here?
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|English, Spanish, Italian||Tentacruel|
- the ‘limb’ of a sea creature