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Tentacruel (Pokémon GO)

Tentacruel Pokemon GO

Tentacruel

#73 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Tentacruel

The best moves for Tentacruel are Poison Jab and Hydro Pump when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Poison Jab 15 dps
  Hydro Pump 47.3 dps

Defense

  Poison Jab 15 dps
  Hydro Pump 47.3 dps

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Pokémon type

Water
Poison
Vulnerable to…
Ground deals 160% damage.
Electric deals 160% damage.
Psychic deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fighting deals 63% damage.
Poison deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Steel deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.
Water deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Tentacool family. Tentacruel evolves from Tentacool which costs 50 Candy.

Tentacruel Raid Guide

Tentacruel has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 2 and Tier 3 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

Tentacruel - Male & Female

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Tentacruel, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Tentacruel is a Water & Poison Pokémon which evolves from Tentacool. It is vulnerable to Ground, Electric and Psychic moves. Tentacruel's strongest moveset is Poison Jab & Hydro Pump and it has a Max CP of 2,422.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Tentacruel

The best moves for Tentacruel are Poison Jab and Hydro Pump when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Poison Jab 15 dps
  Hydro Pump 47.3 dps

Defense

  Poison Jab 15 dps
  Hydro Pump 47.3 dps

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What counters Tentacruel?

Tentacruel is a Water/Poison type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground, Electric and Psychic moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Tentacruel are:

  • Deoxys (Attack),
  • Calyrex (Shadow Rider),
  • Mewtwo,
  • Hoopa (Unbound),
  • Deoxys (Normal).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Zap Cannon 100%
Calyrex (Shadow Rider)   Confusion   Psychic 97%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psystrike 97%
Hoopa (Unbound)   Confusion   Psychic 94%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psystrike 94%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psychic 91%
Calyrex (Shadow Rider)   Confusion   Psyshock 89%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psychic 88%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Psycho Boost 87%
Deoxys (Normal)   Zen Headbutt   Thunderbolt 85%

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Most vulnerable to Tentacruel

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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