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#72 Tentacool

Tentacool ken sugimori artwork Normal SpritesNormal Backsprites
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Gender Ratio

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Tentacool - Jellyfish Pokémon

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BlackBecause its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.

Type:   WaterPoison
Resistance to Moves:
Attacking Type: Normal Fighting Flying Poison Ground Rock Bug Ghost Steel Fire Water Grass Electric Psychic Ice Dragon Dark
Damage Received: ×1



-- Level 30 -->


Clear Body Prevents other Pokémon from lowering its stats.
Liquid Ooze Damages attackers using any draining move.
Rain Dish
The Pokémon gradually regains HP in rain.


bw male trainer height

Male Trainer: 4'11"

bw Tentacool height

Tentacool: 3'11"


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bw female trainer weight

Tentacool: 100 lbs.   Female Trainer: 88 lbs.

Catching/ Experience Data

Items Catch Rate Run Chance Experience Won Experience Rate Total Experience
None 190 0 67 Slow 1,250,000


Level Name Power Accuracy Effect
Type Category Power Points Description
1 Poison Sting 15 100 Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
Poison Physical 35 The user stabs the target with a poisonous stinger. This may also poison the target.
5 Supersonic 0 55 Confuses the target.
Normal Other 20 The user generates odd sound waves from its body. It may confuse the target.
8 Constrict 10 100 Has a 0% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
Normal Physical 35 The target is attacked with long, creeping tentacles or vines. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
12 Acid 40 100 Has a 0% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
Poison Special 30 The opposing team is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. The acid may also lower the targets' Sp. Def stats.
15 Toxic Spikes 0 -- Scatters poisoned spikes, poisoning opposing Pokémon that switch in.
Poison Other 20 The user lays a trap of poison spikes at the opponent's feet. They poison opponents that switch into battle.
19 BubbleBeam 65 100 Has a 0% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
Water Special 20 A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the opposing team. It may also lower their Speed stats.
22 Wrap 15 90 Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.
Normal Physical 20 A long body or vines are used to wrap and squeeze the target for four to five turns.
26 Acid Spray 40 100 Lowers the target's Special Defense by one stage.
Poison Special 20 The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly reduces the target's Sp. Def stat.
29 Barrier 0 -- Raises the user's Defense by two stages.
Psychic Other 30 The user throws up a sturdy wall that sharply raises its Defense stat.
33 Water Pulse 60 100 Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.
Water Special 20 The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the target.
36 Poison Jab 80 100 Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
Poison Physical 20 The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the target.
40 Screech 0 85 Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
Normal Other 40 An earsplitting screech harshly reduces the target's Defense stat.
43 Hex 50 100 Has double power if the target has a major status ailment.
Ghost Special 10 This relentless attack does massive damage to a target affected by status problems.
47 Hydro Pump 120 80 Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
Water Special 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
50 Sludge Wave 95 100 Has a 10% chance to poison the target.
Poison Special 10 It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.
54 Wring Out 1 100 Power increases against targets with more HP remaining, up to a maximum of 110 power.
Normal Special 5 The user powerfully wrings the target. The more HP the target has, the greater this attack's power.
Hit Points (HP) Attack (ATK) Defense (DEF) Speed (SPD) Special Attack (SPATK) Special Defense (SPDEF)
EV Gain +0 +0 +0 +0 +0 +1
Base 40 40 35 70 50 100
Hit Points (HP) Attack (ATK) Defense (DEF) Speed (SPD) Special Attack (SPATK) Special Defense (SPDEF)
601649 592649 615649 283649 469649 87649