What is a good competitive moveset for Tentacool? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Red/Blue Single Battles. The movesets and EVs have been specifically calibrated to deal the most amount of damage to the largest group of potentially common opponents and typing threats for the Red/Blue generation metagame.
Tentacool is a notable Water and Poison-typed Pokemon. Tentacool is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Tentacool can be quite a contender in the LC tier (Little Cup). There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Tentacool is weak to Bug, Electric, Ground, and Psychic-typed attacks.
Tentacool is an awesome Special Sweeper in single battles. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Things definately worked differently in the first generation. Years before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move that deals a substantial amount of damage. ♦ Bubble Beam is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Water-type move (33% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage). ♦ Blizzard is a special 120-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target). ♦ Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target). ♦ Mega Drain is a special 40-base power Grass-type move (Tentacool recovers 50% of the damage dealt). ♦ Barrier is a status move (raises your Tentacool's defense by 2 stages).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
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Wondering what moves can Tentacool learn? Here is the list of moves this Pokemon can learn in this selected generation. Sort and organize the learnset by move type, category, accuracy, and power. Bolded moves will gain the same-type attack bonus (STAB) if this Pokemon uses them.
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Note: The damage listed here under Versus is not actually calculated using the in-game damage formula. It is simply calculated using typing weaknesses and resistances from the selected type-matchup modifier along with STAB (if applied) to help sort through and give a general idea as to how powerful certain moves might be towards that selected typing after modifiers are applied. Several moves listed here may have additional effects that might alter actual damage output which are not factored on this specific list. Use damage calculators to find actual damage amounts.
These are a list of several common move combinations Tentacool can perform in Red/Blue. Not every combo going to be game-changing, but some can be pretty fun to play with. Sometimes these can be easily overlooked or forgotten, hence why we find and list them here. Discover what items, abilities, and moves this Pokemon can use in combination with each other to gain a strategic advantage in competitive battles.
Competitive RB Move and Ability Combos for Tentacool
Moves that inflict status: Toxic
Moves that boost Tentacool's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Tentacool
Common Effort Values for Tentacool in Red and Blue
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