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

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

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, Psychic and Electric 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, Psychic and Electric moves.

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

  • Deoxys (Attack),
  • Mewtwo,
  • Deoxys (Normal),
  • Alakazam,
  • Zekrom.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Zap Cannon 100%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psystrike 97%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psystrike 94%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psychic 91%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psychic 88%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Psycho Boost 87%
Deoxys (Normal)   Zen Headbutt   Thunderbolt 85%
Alakazam   Confusion   Psychic 82%
Zekrom   Charge Beam   Wild Charge 81%
Espeon   Confusion   Psychic 80%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Tentacruel

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

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