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Tentacool
Water Type
Poison Type
Jellyfish Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #170

Pokemon Legends Arceus Tentacool is a Water and Poison Type Jellyfish Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 1 Special Defense EV Yield. Tentacool can be found with Clear Body, Liquid Ooze and Rain Dish as an Ability; we recommend the Gentle Nature, based on 335 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Tentacool Guide using the links below.

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).

Tentacool Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
40
F
Attack
40
F
Defense
35
E
Special Attack
50
C
Special Defense
100
E
Speed
70
F
Total
335
Tentacool Details
Tentacool Detail
Best Nature
Gentle
+10% Special Defense
-10% Defense
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Water 3
Tentacool Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Clear Body
Prevents other Pokémon from lowering its stats.
Ability 2
Liquid Ooze
Damages attackers using any draining move.
Hidden Ability
Rain Dish
A Pokémon with Rain Dish will recover 1/16 of its maximum HP during rain, after each turn.

How To Evolve Tentacool in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Tentacool requires (Level 30) to evolve into Tentacruel.

Tentacool Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Tentacool
Water TypePoison Type
Level 30
Tentacruel
Water TypePoison Type
Tentacool Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Tentacool
335
40
40
50
35
100
70
Stat Change
+180
+40
+30
+30
+30
+20
+30
Tentacruel
515
80
70
80
65
120
100

Where To Find Tentacool Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

List of Locations where you can find and catch Tentacool in PLA.

Tentacool has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 24 - 34 Tentacruel, within the Seagrass Haven location via In Water.

Cobalt Coastlands Tentacool Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Tentacool
Water TypePoison Type
Lv. 24 - 29
Cobalt Coastlands
Lunker's Lair
In Water
Very Common
Tentacool
Water TypePoison Type
Lv. 24 - 29
Cobalt Coastlands
Seagrass Haven
In Water
Very Common
Tentacruel
Water TypePoison Type
Lv. 24 - 34
Cobalt Coastlands
Lunker's Lair
In Water
Common
Tentacruel
Water TypePoison Type
Lv. 24 - 34
Cobalt Coastlands
Seagrass Haven
In Water
Common

Pokemon LA 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.

Tentacool Type Weakness
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?

Tentacool Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Landorus Therian
Ground Type
Flying Type
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
S
Cresselia
Psychic Type
S
Landorus
Ground Type
Flying Type
S
Uxie
Psychic Type

What pokemon is Tentacool Strong Against?

Tentacool Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type

How To Complete Tentacool Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1241015
Number of light specimens caught12357
Number you've caught without being spotted124610
Number defeated1361225
Number of you've defeated with Electric-type moves1251020
Times you have seen it use Bubble1361225
Number you've evolved1

Best Tentacool Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Tentacool Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Tentacool Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Hydro Pump
Special
165
80 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
25
Poison Jab
Physical
120
100 20 May poison the opponent.
18
Hex
Special
65
100 10 Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
11
Water Pulse
Special
90
100 20 May confuse opponent.
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 Bold
Red Text
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Tentacool Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Tentacool can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Legends Arceus. Level Requirements within (#) are the Level you (Master) the move at; this allows you to use the move in Agile and Strong Stance.

Tentacool Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(10)
Poison Sting
Poison Type
Power:
22.5
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

May poison the opponent.
6
(15)
Bubble
Water Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

May lower opponent's Speed.
11
(20)
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
18
(28)
Hex
Ghost Type
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
25
(35)
Poison Jab
Poison Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
34
(45)
Acid Armor
Poison Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
43
(54)
Hydro Pump
Water Type
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 Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Tentacool can learn from the Move Shop.

Tentacool Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Poison Jab
Poison Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
Icy Wind
Ice Type
Power: 55
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Sludge Bomb
Poison Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
Dazzling Gleam
Fairy Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Hits all adjacent opponents.
Ice Beam
Ice Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
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Pokemon similar to Tentacool based on Water Type
Similar Water Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Origin Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Origin Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 100 150 100 120 120
S
Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 120 150 100 120 100
S
Manaphy-Pokemon-Image
Manaphy
WATER-Type 600 100 100 100 100 100 100
A
Gyarados-Pokemon-Image
Gyarados
WATER-Type FLYING-Type 540 95 125 60 79 100 81
A
Empoleon-Pokemon-Image
Empoleon
WATER-Type STEEL-Type 530 84 86 111 88 101 60
Pokemon similar to Tentacool based on Poison Type
Similar Poison Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
Crobat-Pokemon-Image
Crobat
POISON-Type FLYING-Type 535 85 90 70 80 80 130
B
Tentacruel-Pokemon-Image
Tentacruel
WATER-Type POISON-Type 515 80 70 80 65 120 100
B
Roserade-Pokemon-Image
Roserade
GRASS-Type POISON-Type 515 60 70 125 65 105 90
B
Overqwil-Pokemon-Image
Overqwil
DARK-Type POISON-Type 510 85 115 65 95 65 85
B
Sneasler-Pokemon-Image
Sneasler
POISON-Type FIGHTING-Type 510 80 130 40 60 80 120
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