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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tentacool

Tentacool
Jellyfish Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tentacool is a Water and Poison Type Jellyfish Pokémon, with a 24.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Tentacool can be found with Clear Body, Liquid Ooze and Rain Dish as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 1 Special Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Gentle Nature, based on 335 combined Base Stats.

Tentacool Stats and Abilities

Based on Tentacool Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Tentacool Highest IV Stat is Special Defense 100 and the Lowest being Defense 35.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP40190284
F
Attack4076196
F
Defense3567185
F
Special Attack5094218
D
Special Defense100184328
E
Speed70130262
F
Total335
Tentacool Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Gentle
+10% Special Defense
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Bitter
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield1 Special Defense
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsWater 3
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Clear Body
Ability 1
Prevents other Pokémon from lowering its stats.
Liquid Ooze
Ability 2
Damages attackers using any draining move.
Rain Dish
Hidden Ability
A Pokémon with Rain Dish will recover 1/16 of its maximum HP during rain, after each turn.

How To Evolve Tentacool in BDSP

Tentacool requires (Level 30) to evolve into Tentacruel.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Tentacool
Level 30
Tentacruel

Where To Find Tentacool in BDSP

Tentacool has 23 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Tentacruel, within the Bogsunk Cavern location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Sunyshore City
5 - 1%
Tentacruel
Lv. 35-45
Route 224
5 - 1%
Tentacruel
Lv. 40-55
Route 223
5 - 1%
Tentacruel
Lv. 35-45
Pokemon League
5 - 1%
Tentacruel
Lv. 35-45
Valley Windworks
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Valley Windworks
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
Route 230
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 40-55
Route 226
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 40-55
Route 222
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Route 222
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
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Route 221
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Route 221
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
Route 220
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Route 220
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
Route 219
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Route 219
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
Route 218
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Route 218
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
Route 213
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Route 213
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
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Route 205
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Route 205
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
Pastoria City
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Pastoria City
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
Iron Island
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Iron Island
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
Fuego Ironworks
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Fuego Ironworks
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
Canalave City
100 - 20%
Tentacruel
Lv. 20-40
Canalave City
5 - 1%
Tentacool
Lv. 20-30
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Swampy Cave
7th Badge
Tentacool
Lv. 16-63
Swampy Cave
7th Badge
Tentacruel
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
7th Badge
Tentacool
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
7th Badge
Tentacruel
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
7th Badge
Tentacool
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
7th Badge
Tentacruel
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
7th Badge
Tentacool
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
7th Badge
Tentacruel
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
7th Badge
Tentacool
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
7th Badge
Tentacruel
Lv. 16-63
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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tentacool Weakness

Tentacool is a Water and Poison Type pokemon. This will cause Tentacool to take More Damage from Electric, Ground, Psychic Type Moves, and Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice, Fighting, Poison, Bug, Fairy Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Electric
Ground
Psychic
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
Fire
Water
Ice
Fighting
Poison
Bug
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Tentacool Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Metagross

What pokemon is Tentacool Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Metagross
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Best Moves Tentacool in BDSP

Best Moveset for Tentacool Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
48
Hydro Pump
Special
165
80 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
44
Sludge Wave
Special
142.5
100 10 May poison opponent.
40
Surf
Special
135
100 15 Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
36
Poison Jab
Physical
120
100 20 May poison the opponent.

Best Moveset for Tentacool TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze opponent.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Special
135
100 10 May poison opponent.
TM95
Surf
Special
135
100 15 Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Tentacool Level Up Moves

List of Moves Tentacool can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Poison Sting
Power:
22.5
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

May poison the opponent.
1
Water Gun
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

4
Acid
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
8
Wrap
Power: 15
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Physical

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
12
Supersonic
Power: —
Acc: 55
PP: 20
Status

Confuses opponent.
16
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
20
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
24
Bubble Beam
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May lower opponent's Speed.
28
Hex
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
32
Acid Armor
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
36
Poison Jab
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
40
Surf
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
44
Sludge Wave
Power:
142.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
48
Hydro Pump
Power:
165
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Special

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
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Tentacool TM Moves

List of Moves Tentacool can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM07
Hail
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM19
Giga Drain
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM20
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM21
Dazzling Gleam
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Hits all adjacent opponents.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM49
Scald
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM55
Brine
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM84
Poison Jab
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

TM95
Surf
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM99
Waterfall
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
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Tentacool Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Tentacool can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Acupressure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises a random stat.
Aqua Ring
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Restores a little HP each turn.
Aurora Beam
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May lower opponent's Attack.
Confuse Ray
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Confuses opponent.
Haze
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Resets all stat changes.
Knock Off
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Removes opponent's held item for the rest of the battle.
Mirror Coat
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

When hit by a Special Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Rapid Spin
Power: 20
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Removes effects of trap moves.
Tickle
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack and Defense.
Muddy Water
Power:
135
Acc: 85
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Accuracy.
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