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Tentacruel is a Water, Poison-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves from Tentacool after being fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Tentacruel - Jellyfish Pokémon
Tentacruel has large red orbs on its head. The orbs glow before lashing the vicinity with a harsh ultrasonic blast. This Pokémon's outburst creates rough waves around it.
Pokémon cry:
Tentacruel cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Poison 9 (11)
Icon Poison 10 (13)

Charged attacks

Icon Poison
20 (7)
Icon Ice
130 (42)
Icon Water
130 (39)
Icon Poison
110 (34)

Evolution family

Tentacruel is the part of a two-member family.

30. Tentacool
#072 Tentacool
50 Tentacool candy
#073 Tentacruel



  • Tentacruel was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Tentacruel is 2,076, however it can reach 2,249, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between March 22nd and March 29th, 2017, Tentacruel's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2017.
  • As a former 2nd tier Raid Boss, Tentacruel's CP was 11,493. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 1,384 and 1,730 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Tentacruel was available in field research: "Earn 5 Candies walking with your Buddy." during January to April, 2019 with a maximum capture CP of 1,038.
  • Shiny form of Tentacruel was released with the beginning of Supereffective Week on November 19th, 2019.

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