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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Jellyfish Pokémon
Type Water Poison
Height 0.9m
Weight 45.5kg
Catch Rate 190
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 瑪瑙水母
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 玛瑙水母
English Tentacool
French Tentacool
German Tentacha
Italian Tentacool
Japanese メノクラゲ
Japanese (Romanized) Menokurage
Japanese (Trademark) Menokurage
Korean 왕눈해
Spanish Tentacool

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #72
Kanto #72
Johto (G/S) #162
Johto (HG/SS) #164
Hoenn #66
Sinnoh #136
Sinnoh (Plt) #136
Kalos (Coastal) #25
Hoenn (ORAS) #68
Alola #106

Abilities

  • Clear Body: Prevents other Pokémon’s moves or Abilities from lowering the Pokémon’s stats.
  • Liquid Ooze: The oozed liquid has a strong stench, which damages attackers using any draining move.
  • Rain Dish: The Pokémon gradually regains HP in rain. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 30
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 0.5x
Electric 2x
Fairy 0.5x
Fighting 0.5x
Fire 0.5x
Ground 2x
Ice 0.5x
Poison 0.5x
Psychic 2x
Steel 0.5x
Water 0.5x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Water Poison 40
40
35
50
100
70
335
7 Water Poison 40
40
35
50
100
70
335
6 Water Poison 40
40
35
50
100
70
335

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 When the tide goes out, dehydrated Tentacool remains can be found washed up on the shore.
United States Pokémon Red Drifts in shallow seas. Anglers who hook them by accident are often punished by stinging acid.
United States Pokémon Blue Drifts in shallow seas. Anglers who hook them by accident are often punished by stinging acid.
Japan Pokémon Stadium すきとおった めだまから ひかりの ビームを はっしゃする。あさせを ただよい つりびとを さすこともある。 
United States Pokémon Stadium Fires beams of light from its clear eyes. Floats around in shallow waters and may sting unwary anglers.
United States Pokémon Yellow It can sometimes be found all dry and shriveled upon a beach. Toss it back into the sea to revive it.
United States Pokémon Gold When the tide goes out, dehydrated Tentacool remains can be found washed up on the shore.
United States Pokémon Silver It drifts aimlessly in waves. Very difficult to see in water, it may not be noticed until it stings.
United States Pokémon Ruby Tentacool's body is largely composed of water. If it is removed from the sea, it dries up like a parchment. If this Pokemon happens to become dehydrated, put it back into the sea.
United States Pokémon Sapphire TENTACOOL absorbs sunlight and refracts it using water inside its body to convert it into beam energy. This POKeMON shoots beams from its crystal-like eyes.
United States Pokémon Emerald Its body is almost entirely composed of water. It ensnares its foe with its two long tentacles, then stabs with the poison stingers at their tips.
United States Pokémon FireRed Its eyes are as transparent as crystals. From them, it shoots mysterious beams of light.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen Drifts in shallow seas. Anglers who hook them by accident are often punished by their stingers.
United States Pokémon Pearl It drifts in sea currents. Countless fishermen are hurt by its poison stingers.
United States Pokémon Diamond Its body is virtually composed of water. It shoots strange beams from its crystal-like eyes.
United States Pokémon Platinum Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
United States Pokémon HeartGold When the tide goes out, dehydrated TENTACOOL remains can be found washed up on the shore.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver It drifts aimlessly in waves. Very difficult to see in water, it may not be noticed until it stings.
United States Pokémon White Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
Japan Pokémon White からだの ほとんどが みずなので なみに ながされ すなはまに うちあげられると ひからびてしまう。
United States Pokémon Black Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
Japan Pokémon Black からだの ほとんどが みずなので なみに ながされ すなはまに うちあげられると ひからびてしまう。
United States Pokémon Black 2 Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 からだの ほとんどが みずなので なみに ながされ すなはまに うちあげられると ひからびてしまう。
United States Pokémon White 2 Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
Japan Pokémon White 2 からだの ほとんどが みずなので なみに ながされ すなはまに うちあげられると ひからびてしまう。
South Korea Pokémon Y 바다 얕은 곳을 떠다닌다. 낚시꾼이 실수로 낚아 올려 찔리는 일이 많다고 한다.
Italy Pokémon Y Va alla deriva in acque poco profonde. Se pescato per sbaglio, colpisce con gli aculei pungenti.
Spain Pokémon Y Va a la deriva a poca profundidad. Si es pescado por accidente, el castigo será su punzante ácido.
France Pokémon X Son corps est principalement composé d’eau. Ses yeux cristallins projettent d’étranges rayons.
France Pokémon Y Il vit en bord de mer. Les pêcheurs se font souvent arroser d’acide quand ils en accrochent un.
Germany Pokémon Y Dieses Pokémon findet man in flachen Gewässern. Unachtsame Gegner empfängt es mit brennendem Gift.
Japan Pokémon Y うみの あさい ところを ただよう。 つりびとが まちがって つりあげ さされる ことが おおいと きく。
South Korea Pokémon X 몸 대부분이 수분이다. 수정 같은 눈에서 이상한 빔을 발사한다.
Italy Pokémon X Il suo corpo è quasi interamente composto d’acqua. Emette dei raggi misteriosi dagli occhi cristallini.
Spain Pokémon X Su cuerpo se compone casi en exclusiva de agua. Lanza extraños rayos con sus ojos cristalinos.
Germany Pokémon X Sein Körper besteht aus Wasser. Aus seinen kristallartigen Augen verschießt es eigenartige Strahlen.
Japan Pokémon X からだの ほとんどが すいぶん。 すいしょうのような めだまから ふしぎな ビームを はっしゃする。
United States Pokémon X Its body is virtually composed of water. It shoots strange beams from its crystal-like eyes.
United States Pokémon Y Drifts in shallow seas. Anglers who hook them by accident are often punished by their stingers.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Tentacool assorbe la luce solare e la rifrange usando l’acqua che ha nel corpo per convertirla in raggi energetici. Successivamente emette questi raggi dalla piccola sfera rossa che ha sulla testa.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 몸 대부분이 물로 되어 있어 바다에서 나오면 바싹 말라버린다. 말라버렸을 때는 바다로 돌려보내 주자.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Il corpo di Tentacool è costituito quasi solo d’acqua. Se pescato ed esposto all’aria, si secca totalmente. In caso di disidratazione, dunque, si consiglia di rimetterlo in mare.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Tentacool está compuesto en su mayor parte por agua. Si se le saca del mar, se secará y se quedará acartonado. Si este Pokémon se deshidrata, hay que echarlo inmediatamente de vuelta al mar.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Le corps de Tentacool est principalement aqueux. Si on le retire de l’eau, il se déshydrate complètement. Si cela arrive, il suffit de le replonger dans un liquide pour qu’il reprenne sa forme normale.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Tentachas Körper setzt sich zum größten Teil aus Wasser zusammen. Wenn es das Meer verlässt, vertrocknet es. Wenn dieses Pokémon auszutrocknen beginnt, sollte man es schnell wieder ins Wasser zurückbringen.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire からだの ほとんどが みずで できているので うみから でると からからに ひからびてしまう。 ひからびた ときは うみに もどしてあげよう。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Tentacool’s body is largely composed of water. If it is removed from the sea, it dries up like parchment. If this Pokémon happens to become dehydrated, put it back into the sea.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 태양 광선을 몸 안의 수분으로 굴절시켜서 빔 에너지로 바꾼다. 수정 같은 눈알에서 발사된다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Tentacool absorbe luz solar, la refracta a través del agua que tiene en su interior y la convierte en un rayo de energía. Este Pokémon tiene un órgano que parece de cristal sobre los ojos por el cual dispara los rayos.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Grâce à l’eau de son corps, Tentacool convertit la lumière du soleil absorbée et la renvoie sous forme de rayon d’énergie. Ce Pokémon lance ces rayons par le petit organe rond situé au-dessus de ses yeux.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Tentacha nimmt Sonnenlicht auf und bricht es in seinem Körper mithilfe von Wasser, um es in Strahlenenergie umzuwandeln. Dieses Pokémon verschießt Strahlen aus dem kleinen, runden Organ über seinen Augen.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby たいようこうせんを からだの なかの すいぶんで くっせつさせて ビームの エネルギーに かえる。 すいしょうの ような めだまから はっしゃする。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby Tentacool absorbs sunlight and refracts it using water inside its body to convert it into beam energy. This Pokémon shoots beams from the small round organ above its eyes.
United States Pokémon Sun They can be found lying dehydrated on beaches, but they are often still alive. When soaked in water, they will revive.
United States Pokémon Moon It drifts in shallow seas, such as the areas near beaches. If you get bitten or stabbed by its toxic tentacles, rush to the hospital.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
First Generation
Red and Green (Japan) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Red and Blue (US) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Yellow Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fire Red / Leaf Green Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Marina's Tentacruel
  • Japan ツバキのドククラゲ
  • Japan Tsubaki no Dokukurage
  • Japan Tsubaki's Dokukurage
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Linda's Timburr
  • Japan リンダのドッコラー
  • Japan Linda no Dokkorer
  • Japan Linda's Dokkorer
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Goh's Tentacool
  • Japan ゴウのメノクラゲ
  • Japan Go no Menokurage
  • Japan Go's Menokurage
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Red's Tentacool
  • Japan レッドのメノクラゲ
  • Japan Red no Menokurage
  • Japan Red's Menokurage

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 19
SL 82
OI 11
GS 35
GS 52
GS 90
GS 98
AG 36
AG 104
AG 192
Movie 2
Movie 7
Movie 8
PSFC 1
PSFC 2
DP 89
SP 3
BW 59
Movie 15
Movie 17
XY 40
Gen 8
Movie 20
SM 31
SM 42
SM 86
PM2019 2
PM2019 8
PM2019 9
PM2019 11
PM2019 14
PM2019 20
PM2019 23
PM2019 31
PM2019 35
PM2019 46
PM2019 53
PM2019 54
PM2019 73
PM2019 94
PM2019 107
PM2019 119

TCG Cards

#56: Tentacool
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
30
Weakness:
Type
#32: Misty's Tentacool
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
40
Weakness:
Type
#57: Misty's Tentacool
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
50
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#96: Tentacool
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
30
Weakness:
Type
#113: Tentacool
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
50
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#77: Tentacool
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
50
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#66: Tentacool
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
50
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#125: Tentacool
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
50
Weakness:
Type
+10
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#80: Tentacool
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#70: Tentacool
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
50
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#71: Tentacool
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#23: Tentacool
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy

Images

Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Poison Sting
Type Icon Physical 35 15 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18 18
Acid
Type Icon Special 30 40 100 10 10 10 12 12 12 12 12 12 19 19 19 19 19 1 1
Supersonic Type Icon Status 20 55 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 7 7
Constrict Type Icon Physical 35 10 100 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 12 12 12 12 12 27 27
Toxic Spikes
Type Icon Status 20 13 13 13 15 15 15 15 15 15
Wrap Type Icon Physical 20 15 90 19 19 19 22 22 22 22 22 22 30 30 30 30 30 13 13
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100 16 16 16 33 33 33 29 29 29
Bubble Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100 25 25 25 19 19 19 19 19 19 25 25 25 25 25
Acid Spray
Type Icon Special 20 40 100 22 22 22 26 26 26
Water Gun
Type Icon Special 25 40 100 22 22
Barrier Type Icon Status 20 28 28 28 29 29 29 26 26 26 36 36 36 36 36 33 33
Poison Jab
Type Icon Physical 20 80 100 31 31 31 36 36 36 33 33 33
Brine
Type Icon Special 10 65 100 34 34 34
Screech Type Icon Status 40 85 37 37 37 40 40 40 36 36 36 43 43 43 43 43 40 40
Hex Type Icon Special 10 65 100 40 40 40 43 43 43
Hydro Pump
Type Icon Special 5 110 80 46 46 46 47 47 47 40 40 40 49 49 49 49 49 48 48
Sludge Wave
Type Icon Special 10 95 100 43 43 43 50 50 50
Wring Out Type Icon Special 5 100 49 49 49 54 54 54 43 43 43

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Hail Type Icon Status 10
Rain Dance
Type Icon Status 5
Safeguard Type Icon Status 25
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic
Type Icon Status 10 90
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Reflect Type Icon Status 20
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Poison Jab
Type Icon Physical 20 80 100
Payback Type Icon Physical 10 50 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Waterfall
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Cut Type Icon Physical 30 50 95
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Skull Bash Type Icon Physical 10 130 100
Bide Type Icon Physical 10
Rage Type Icon Physical 20 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Take Down Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Infestation Type Icon Special 20 20 100
Dazzling Gleam Type Icon Special 10 80 100
Scald
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Sludge Wave
Type Icon Special 10 95 100
Venoshock
Type Icon Special 10 65 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Sludge Bomb
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Blizzard Type Icon Special 5 110 70
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Surf
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Brine
Type Icon Special 10 65 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Whirlpool
Type Icon Special 15 35 85
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mega Drain Type Icon Special 15 40 100
Bubble Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100
Water Gun
Type Icon Special 25 40 100

Egg Moves

Aqua Ring
Type Icon Status 20
Acupressure Type Icon Status 30
Tickle Type Icon Status 20 100
Haze Type Icon Status 30
Confuse Ray Type Icon Status 10 100
Safeguard Type Icon Status 25
Knock Off Type Icon Physical 20 65 100
Rapid Spin Type Icon Physical 40 20 100
Muddy Water
Type Icon Special 10 90 85
Mirror Coat Type Icon Special 20 100
Bubble
Type Icon Special 30 40 100
Aurora Beam Type Icon Special 20 65 100

Move Tutors

Magic Coat Type Icon Status 15
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Role Play Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Knock Off Type Icon Physical 20 65 100
Bind Type Icon Physical 20 15 85
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100