#073 Tentacruel
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Name Jp. Name No. Gender Ratio Type
Tentacruel Dokukurage
ドククラゲ
National: #073
Sinnoh: #137
Johto: #165
Male :50%
Female :50%
Ability: Clear Body & Liquid Ooze
Clear Body: Opponents’ moves which lower this Pokémon’s ability values have no effect. However this Pokémon may lower its own stats with its own moves.
Liquid Ooze: When the opponent absorbs Hit Points from this Pokémon, the opponent instead loses Hit Points.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Jellyfish Pokémon 5'03" 121lbs 60 5,120
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Colour Safari Zone Flee Rate
1,250,000 Points
Slow
70 2 Sp. Defense Point(s)
Blue 0
Damage Taken
*1 *0.5 *0.5 *2 *1 *0.5 *0.5 *0.5 *2 *1 *2 *0.5 *1 *1 *1 *1 *0.5
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups

Poison Barb
- 5%
Water 3
Evolutionary Chain
Flavour Text
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.

Location (In-Depth Details)
Game Location
Ruby Abandoned Ship Basement 1 (Surf & Fish)
Sapphire Abandoned Ship Basement 1 (Surf & Fish)
Emerald Abandoned Ship Basement 1 (Surf & Fish)
FireRed One Island, Five Island, Bond Bridge, Five Isle Meadow, Green Path, Icefall Cave Floor 1, Kindle Road, Memorial Pillar, Outcast Island, Resort Gorgeous, Tanoby Ruins, Trainer Tower, Treasure Beach
LeafGreen One Island, Five Island, Bond Bridge, Five Isle Meadow, Green Path, Icefall Cave Floor 1, Kindle Road, Memorial Pillar, Outcast Island, Resort Gorgeous, Tanoby Ruins, Trainer Tower, Treasure Beach
Colosseum Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/FireRed/LeafGreen
XD Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/FireRed/LeafGreen
Diamond Routes 205-South, 213, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 226 & 230 (Surf)
Fuego Ironworks, Iron Mountain, Canalave City, Sunyshore City, Pastoria City, Pokémon League, Valley Windworks (Surf)
Details
Pearl Routes 205-South, 213, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 226 & 230 (Surf)
Fuego Ironworks, Iron Mountain, Canalave City, Sunyshore City, Pastoria City, Pokémon League, Valley Windworks (Surf)
Details
Platinum Route 205 South, Route 212 South, Route 213, Route 218, Route 219, Route 220, Route 221, Route 222, Route 223, Route 224, Route 226, Route 230, Pastoria City, Canalave City, Sunyshore City, Valley Windworks, Fuego Ironworks, Iron Island, Pokemon League (Surf) Details
HeartGold Route 12, Route 13, Route 19, Route 20, Route 21, Route 26, Route 27, Route 32, Route 40, Route 41, Route 47, New Bark Town, Cherrygrove City, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Union Cave, Whirl Islands, Pallet Town, Vermillion City, Cinnabar Island Details
SoulSilver Route 12, Route 13, Route 19, Route 20, Route 21, Route 26, Route 27, Route 32, Route 40, Route 41, Route 47, New Bark Town, Cherrygrove City, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Union Cave, Whirl Islands, Pallet Town, Vermillion City, Cinnabar Island Details
Trainer Locations  Details

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Poison Sting151003530
The foe is stabbed with a poisonous barb of some sort. It may also poison the target.
Supersonic--5520--
The user generates odd sound waves from its body. It may confuse the target.
Constrict101003510
The foe is attacked with long, creeping tentacles or vines. It may also lower the target's Speed.
5Supersonic--5520--
The user generates odd sound waves from its body. It may confuse the target.
8Constrict101003510
The foe is attacked with long, creeping tentacles or vines. It may also lower the target's Speed.
12Acid401003010
The foe is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
15Toxic Spikes----20--
The user lays a trap of poison spikes at the foe's feet. They poison foes that switch into battle.
19Bubblebeam651002010
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
22Wrap158520--
A long body or vines are used to wrap and squeeze the foe for two to five turns.
26Barrier----30--
The user throws up a sturdy wall that sharply raises its Defense stat.
29Water Pulse601002020
The user attacks the foe with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the foe.
36Poison Jab801002030
The foe is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the foe.
42Screech--8540--
An earsplitting screech is emitted to sharply reduce the foe's Defense stat.
49Hydro Pump120805--
The foe is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
55Wring Out??1005--
The user powerfully wrings the foe. The more HP the foe has, the greater this attack's power.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100 20 20
The user attacks the foe with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the foe.
TM06 Toxic -- 85 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM07 Hail -- -- 10 --
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
TM10 Hidden Power ?? 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type and intensity depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100 10 10
The foe is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
TM14 Blizzard 120 70 5 10
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the foe. It may also freeze the target solid.
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90 5 --
The foe is attacked with a powerful beam. The user must rest on the next turn to regain its energy.
TM17 Protect -- -- 10 --
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance -- -- 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water- type moves.
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100 10 --
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100 10 30
The user attacks by hurling filthy sludge at the foe. It may also poison the target.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, paralyzed, or has a burn.
TM43 Secret Power 70 100 20 30
The user attacks with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.
TM45 Attract -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM46 Thief 40 100 10 --
The user attacks and steals the foe's held item simultaneously. It can't steal if the user holds an item.
TM55 Brine 65 100 10 --
If the foe's HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
TM58 Endure -- -- 10 --
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user can use this attack after the foe attacks, its power is doubled.
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90 5 --
The user charges at the foe using every bit of its power. The user must rest on the next turn.
TM75 Swords Dance -- -- 30 --
A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. It sharply raises the user's Attack stat.
TM78 Captivate -- 100 20 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe is charmed into sharply lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
TM82 Sleep Talk -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM83 Natural Gift ?? 100 15 --
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100 20 30
The foe is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the foe.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
HM01 Cut 50 95 30 --
The foe is cut with a scythe or a claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
HM03 Surf 95 100 15 --
It swamps the entire battlefield with a giant wave. It can also be used for crossing water.
HM05 HGSS Whirlpool 15 70 15 --
Traps the foe inside a whirlpool that lasts for two to five turns. The user can pass through whirlpools.
HM07 Waterfall 80 100 15 20
The user charges at the foe rapidly, and may make it flinch. It can also be used to climb a waterfall.
Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Dive 80 100 10 --
A two-turn attack. The user dives underwater on the first turn, then hits on the next turn.
Icy Wind 55 95 15 100
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also lowers the target's Speed stat.
Knock Off 20 100 20 --
The user slaps down the foe's held item, preventing the item from being used during the battle.
Snore 40 100 15 30
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the foe flinch.

Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Aurora Beam651002010Details
The foe is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. It may also lower the target's Attack stat.
Mirror Coat??10020--Details
A retaliation move that counters any special attack, inflicting double the damage taken.
Rapid Spin2010040--Details
A spin attack that can also eliminate such moves as Bind, Wrap, Leech Seed, and Spikes.
Haze----30--Details
The user creates a haze that eliminates every stat change among all the Pokémon engaged in battle.
Safeguard----25--Details
The user creates a protective field that prevents status problems for five turns.
Confuse Ray--10010--Details
The foe is exposed to a sinister ray that triggers confusion.
Knock Off2010020--Details
The user slaps down the foe's held item, preventing the item from being used during the battle.
Acupressure----30--Details
The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its stats.
Muddy Water - HGSS Only95851030Details
The user attacks by shooting out muddy water. It may also lower the foe's accuracy.

Base/Max Pokéathlon Stats
SpeedPowerSkillStaminaJump

Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 80 70 65 80 120 100
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 140 - 187 67 - 109 63 - 105 76 - 118 112 - 154 94 - 136
Lv. 100 270 - 364 130 - 215 121 - 206 148 - 233 220 - 305 184 - 269
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 140 - 187 75 - 122 70 - 117 85 - 132 125 - 172 105 - 152
Lv. 100 270 - 364 145 - 239 135 - 229 165 - 259 245 - 339 205 - 299
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 140 - 187 82 - 134 77 - 128 93 - 145 137 - 189 115 - 167
Lv. 100 270 - 364 159 - 262 148 - 251 181 - 284 269 - 372 225 - 328

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