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Tentacool
Tentacool
National Pokédex
Victreebel - Tentacool (#072) - Tentacruel
Ability Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish (Hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Red and Blue
Created by Game Freak

Tentacool (JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a dual-type Water/Poison Pokémon that made its first appearance in the first generation games Red and Blue. It evolves into Tentacruel starting at level 30.

Physiology and Behavior

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

Super Smash Bros. series

Trophy descriptions

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue Drifts in shallow seas. Anglers who hook them by accident are often punished by its stinging acid.
Pokémon Yellow It can sometimes be found all dry and shriveled up on a beach. Toss it back into the sea to revive it.
Pokémon Stadium Fires beams of light from its clear eyes. Floats around in shallow waters and may sting unwary anglers.
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold When the tide goes out, dehydrated Tentacool remains can be found washed up on the shore.
Pokémon Silver It drifts aimlessly in waves. Very difficult to see in water, it may not be noticed until it stings.
Pokémon Crystal As it floats along on the waves, it uses its toxic feelers to stab anything it touches.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby 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.
Pokémon Sapphire Tentacool absorbs sunlight and refracts it using water inside its body to convert it into beam energy. This Pokémon shoots beams from its crystal-like eyes.
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.
Pokémon FireRed Its eyes are as transparent as crystals. From them, it shoots mysterious beams of light.
Pokémon LeafGreen Drifts in shallow seas. Anglers who hook them by accident are often punished by their stingers.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond Its body is virtually composed of water. It shoots strange beams from its crystal-like eyes.
Pokémon Pearl It drifts in sea currents. Countless fishermen are hurt by its poison stingers.
Pokémon Platinum Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
Pokémon HeartGold When the tide goes out, dehydrated Tentacool remains can be found washed up on the shore.
Pokémon SoulSilver It drifts aimlessly in waves. Very difficult to see in water, it may not be noticed until it stings.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
Pokémon White Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
Pokémon Black 2 Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
Pokémon White 2 Because its body is almost entirely composed of water, it shrivels up if it is washed ashore.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X Its body is virtually composed of water. It shoots strange beams from its crystal-like eyes.
Pokémon Y Drifts in shallow seas. Anglers who hook them by accident are often punished by their stingers.
Pokémon Omega Ruby 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.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 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.
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun They can be found lying dehydrated on beaches, but they are often still alive. When soaked in water, they will revive.
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.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue
Routes 19, 20, and 21 (Surfing)
Routes 12, 13, 17, and 18, Pallet Town, Viridian City (Super Rod)
Pokémon Yellow
Routes 19, 20, and 21, Seafoam Islands (Surfing)
Routes 11, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Vermilion Harbor, Cinnabar Island (Super Rod)
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Routes 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 32 and 41, New Bark Town, Cherrygrove City,Union Cave, Olivine City, Whirl Islands, Cianwood City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island (Surfing)
Routes 12, 13, 20, 21, 26, 27, 32 and 41, New Bark Town, Olivine City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island (Fishing)
Pokémon Silver
Routes 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 32 and 41, New Bark Town, Cherrygrove City,Union Cave, Olivine City, Whirl Islands, Cianwood City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island (Surfing)
Routes 12, 13, 20, 21, 26, 27, 32 and 41, New Bark Town, Olivine City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island (Fishing)
Pokémon Crystal
Routes 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 32 and 41, New Bark Town, Cherrygrove City,Union Cave, Olivine City, Whirl Islands, Cianwood City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island (Surfing)
Routes 12, 13, 20, 21, 26, 27, 32 and 41, New Bark Town, Olivine City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island (Fishing)
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Routes 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, and 134, Dewford Town, Abandoned Ship, Slateport City, Lilycove City, Mossdeep City, Shoal Cave, Seafloor Cavern, Pacifidlog Town, Ever Grande City (Surfing)
Routes 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, and 134, Dewford Town, Abandoned Ship, Slateport City, Lilycove City, Mossdeep City, Shoal Cave, Seafloor Cavern, Pacifidlog Town (Fishing)
Route 128, Sootopolis City, Ever Grande City (Old Rod)
Pokémon Sapphire
Routes 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, and 134, Dewford Town, Abandoned Ship, Slateport City, Lilycove City, Mossdeep City, Shoal Cave, Seafloor Cavern, Pacifidlog Town, Ever Grande City (Surfing)
Routes 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, and 134, Dewford Town, Abandoned Ship, Slateport City, Lilycove City, Mossdeep City, Shoal Cave, Seafloor Cavern, Pacifidlog Town (Fishing)
Route 128, Sootopolis City, Ever Grande City (Old Rod)
Pokémon Emerald
Routes 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, and 134, Dewford Town, Abandoned Ship, Slateport City, Lilycove City, Mossdeep City, Shoal Cave, Seafloor Cavern, Pacifidlog Town, Ever Grande City (Surfing)
Routes 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, and 134, Dewford Town, Abandoned Ship, Slateport City, Lilycove City, Mossdeep City, Shoal Cave, Seafloor Cavern, Pacifidlog Town (Fishing)
Route 128, Sootopolis City, Ever Grande City (Old Rod)
Pokémon FireRed
Routes 4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, and 24, Treasure Beach, Kindle Road, Bond Bridge, Five Isle Meadow, Memorial Pillar, Water Labyrinth, Resort Gorgeous, Water Path, Green Path, Outcast Island, Tanoby Ruins, Pallet Town, Cerulean City, Vermilion City, One Island, Five Island, Icefall Cave, Trainer Tower (Surfing)
Pokémon LeafGreen
Routes 4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, and 24, Treasure Beach, Kindle Road, Bond Bridge, Five Isle Meadow, Memorial Pillar, Water Labyrinth, Resort Gorgeous, Water Path, Green Path, Outcast Island, Tanoby Ruins, Pallet Town, Cerulean City, Vermilion City, One Island, Five Island, Icefall Cave, Trainer Tower (Surfing)
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Routes 205, 213, 218, 219, 220, 221, and 222, Pastoria City, Fuego Ironworks, Valley Windworks, Canalave City, Iron Island, Pokémon League (Surfing)
Pokémon Pearl
Routes 205, 213, 218, 219, 220, 221, and 222, Pastoria City, Fuego Ironworks, Valley Windworks, Canalave City, Iron Island, Pokémon League (Surfing)
Pokémon Platinum
Routes 205, 212, 213, 218, 219, 220, 221, and 222, Pastoria City, Fuego Ironworks, Valley Windworks, Canalave City, Iron Island, Sunyshore City, Pokémon League (Surfing)
Pokémon HeartGold
Routes 20, 21, 26, 27, 41, and 47, New Bark Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island, Pallet Town (Surfing, Old/Good Rod)

Routes 19, 34, and 40, Cherrygrove City, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Union Cave*, Whirl Islands* (Surfing) Routes 13 and 32 (Surfing or fishing)

Route 12 (Fishing)
Pokémon SoulSilver
Routes 20, 21, 26, 27, 41, and 47, New Bark Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island, Pallet Town (Surfing, Old/Good Rod)

Routes 19, 34, and 40, Cherrygrove City, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Union Cave*, Whirl Islands* (Surfing) Routes 13 and 32 (Surfing or fishing)

Route 12 (Fishing)
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Routes 8 and 12, Ambrette Town, Cyllage City, Shalour City, Azure Bay (Surfing)
Pokémon Y
Routes 8 and 12, Ambrette Town, Cyllage City, Shalour City, Azure Bay (Surfing)
Pokémon Omega Ruby
Route 120, Seafloor Cavern, Battle Resort (Old Rod or Good Rod)

Routes 119 and 128, Victory Road, Ever Grande City (Old Rod or Surfing)

Routes 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 122, 124, 125, 126, 127, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, and 134, Sea Mauville, Dewford Town, Slateport City, Lilycove City, Mossdeep City, Shoal Cave, Pacifidlog Town, Sealed Chamber, Team Magma Hideout (Old Rod, Good Rod, or Surfing)
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
Route 120, Seafloor Cavern, Battle Resort (Old Rod or Good Rod)

Routes 119 and 128, Victory Road, Ever Grande City (Old Rod or Surfing)

Routes 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 122, 124, 125, 126, 127, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, and 134, Sea Mauville, Dewford Town, Slateport City, Lilycove City, Mossdeep City, Shoal Cave, Pacifidlog Town, Sealed Chamber, Team Magma Hideout (Old Rod, Good Rod, or Surfing)
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun
Routes 1, 7, 8, 14, [[Route 15 (Alola])|15]], Hano Beach, Hau'oli City, Kala'e Bay, Melemele Sea, Brooklet Hill, Secluded Shore
Pokémon Moon
Routes 1, 7, 8, 14, [[Route 15 (Alola])|15]], Hano Beach, Hau'oli City, Kala'e Bay, Melemele Sea, Brooklet Hill, Secluded Shore


Evolution

Tentacool
Reach level 30.
Tentacruel
PKMN072 PKMN073

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 40
Attack 40
Defense 35
Sp. Attack 50
Sp. Defense 100
Speed 70
Average 56

Moveset

Main article: Tentacool/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Red Green
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Red Blue
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Yellow
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Gold
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Silver
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Crystal
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Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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Fire Leaf
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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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Heart Soul
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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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