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Type(s)
[[File:Type Water/Poison.gif|link=Water/Poison type]]  
Species Jellyfish Pokémon
Abilities Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Pokédex
None ← 072 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves from None
Evolves into [[Tentacruel]]
'Tentacool'
072
(メノクラゲ Menokurage)
[[Generation I]]
Evolutionary line
No evolution line
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
Pokédex color Egg group
<font color=Blue>Blue</font>
Shape Footprint
F072
Cry

Tentacool (Japanese: メノクラゲ Menokurage ) is a Water/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Appearance

Tentacool is an aquatic Pokémon based on the box jellyfish. Tentacool have two long tentacles that extend from the base of its large, blue head. There are three red gems on this Pokémon's head: two on the sides of its head and one on its forehead.

Behavior

It drifts aimlessly wherever the ocean currents take it, sometimes ending up in shallow waters where it may be accidentally caught in fishing lines. Tentacool may also end up stuck on beaches when low tide comes; since its body is largely composed of water, it will shrivel up, risking death from dehydration if it stays out of the sea for too long. Tentacool has two main weapons. At the tips of its tentacles are toxic feelers, which it uses to stab anything it touches with stinging acid. Due to its excellent camouflage in the water, Tentacool can often remain undetected by swimmers right up to the moment it stings them. Tentacool's gelatinous, watery body can also absorb sunlight and refract it within, producing beam energy it shoots from its crystal-like eyes.

Special Abilities

Tentacool can have the ability Clear Body or the ability Liquid Ooze. Clear Body prevents the opponent from lowering Tentacool's stats. Liquid Ooze damages any opponent who attempts to drain Tentacool's HP. Its body is virtually composed of water. It also shoots strange beams from its crystals on its head.

Evolution

Tentacool evolves into Tentacruel at level 30.

In the anime

Major appearances

Tentacool appeared with its evolution, Tentacruel on Tentacool and Tentacruel, a banned episode. The Tentacool destroy the town until Misty stops them.

Minor appearances

A Tentacool appeared in Up Close and Personable!.

Game info

Game locations

Tentacool Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Routes 19, 20, 21 (Surfing)
Pallet Town, Viridian City, Routes 12, 13, 17, 18 (Super Rod)
Common
Yellow Routes 19, 20, 21 and Seafoam Islands (Surfing)
Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Vermilion Harbor, Cinnabar Island, Routes 11, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 (Super Rod)
Common
Gold/Silver Routes 20, 21, 41, and 42 Common
Crystal Routes 20, 21, 41, and 42 Common
Ruby/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, Ever Grande City, Lilycove City, Mossdeep City, Pacifidlog, Slateport City, Sootopolis City, Seafloor Cavern, and Shoal Cave Common
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, Ever Grande City, Lilycove City, Mossdeep City, Pacifidlog, Slateport City, Sootopolis City, Seafloor Cavern, and Shoal Cave Common
FireRed/LeafGreen Routes 4, 10, 11, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 24, Bond Bridge, Berry Forest, Memorial Pillar, Five Isle Meadow, Water Labyrinth, Resort Gorgeous, Fortune Island, Icefall Cave, Tanobu Ruins, Trainer Tower, Cerulean City, Vermilion City, Treasure Beach, Kindle Road, Mt. Ember Common
Diamond/Pearl Routes 205, 213, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, Fuego Iron Works, Iron Mountain, Canalave City, Pastoria City, and Valley Windworks Common
Platinum Routes 205, 212, 213, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, Pastoria City, Canalave City, Sunyshore City, Valley Windworks, and Fuego Iron Works Common
HeartGold/SoulSilver Routes 32, 34, 40, 41, 47, Cherrygrove City, Ecruteak City, New Bark Town, Olivine City, Union Cave, Whirl Islands Common
Black/White Poké Transfer, Dream World - Sparkling Sea (with 7,500 Dream Points) None


Pokédex entries

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