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Clobbopus (タタッコ Tatakko) is a fighting-type Pokémon that was introduced in Generation VIII. It evolves into Grapploct when it levels up after learning the move Taunt.

Biology

Physiology

Clobbopus is a small Pokémon that resembles an octopus. It has sandy white skin, blue eyes, and orange markings. Two of its tentacles have orange suckers and purple tips, making them resemble boxing gloves. The Pokémon's tentacles are also fragile and easily tear off, but they regenerate. Additionally, unlike many other Pokémon (who are often far smarter than they appear), Clobbopus are only about as smart as a three year-old, which may be an explanation for some of their behavioral patterns.

Behavior

Clobbopus are very curious Pokémon. However, although they're curious, their means of learning about the world is to punch things. They usually live in the water, but they come up on land to search for food, similarly to Poliwhirl and Wooper.

Game info

Game locations

  • Route 9

Pokédex entries

  • Sword

    It's very curious, but its means of investigating things is to try to punch them with its tentacles. The search for food is what brings it onto land.

  • Shield

    Its tentacles tear off easily, but it isn't alarmed when that happens—it knows they'll grow back. It's about as smart as a three-year-old.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
50
Atk
68
Def
60
Sp. Atk
50
Sp. Def
50
Speed
32
Total
310


Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
1 Rock Smash Type Fighting Physical 40 100% 15
1 Leer Type Normal Status 100% 30
5 Feint Type Normal Physical 30 100% 10
10 Bind Type Normal Physical 15 85% 20
15 Detect Type Fighting Status 100% 5
20 Brick Break Type Fighting Physical 75 100% 15
25 Bulk Up Type Fighting Status 100% 20
30 Submission Type Fighting Physical 80 80% 20
35 Taunt Type Dark Status 100% 20
40 Reversal Type Fighting Physical ? 100% 15
45 Superpower Type Fighting Physical 120 100% 5
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By TM

Generation VIII
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TM00 Mega Punch Type Normal Physical 80 85% 20
TM04 Ice Punch Type Ice Physical 75 100% 15
TM21 Rest Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM24 Snore Type Normal Special 50 100% 15
TM25 Protect Type Normal Status 100% 10
TM31 Attract Type Normal Status 100% 15
TM39 Facade Type Normal Physical 70 100% 20
TM42 Revenge Type Fighting Physical 60 100% 10
TM43 Brick Break Type Fighting Physical 75 100% 15
TM45 Dive Type Water Physical 80 100% 10
TM53 Mud Shot Type Ground Special 55 95% 15
TM55 Brine Type Water Special 65 100% 10
TM57 Payback Type Dark Physical 50 100% 10
TM76 Round Type Normal Special 60 100% 15
TM79 Retaliate Type Normal Physical 70 100% 5
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By TR

Generation VIII
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TR01 Body Slam Type Normal Physical 85 100% 15
TR16 Waterfall Type Water Physical 80 100% 15
TR20 Substitute Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR21 Reversal Type Fighting Physical ? 100% 15
TR26 Endure Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR27 Sleep Talk Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR37 Taunt Type Dark Status 100% 20
TR39 Superpower Type Fighting Physical 120 100% 5
TR45 Muddy Water Type Water Special 90 85% 10
TR48 Bulk Up Type Fighting Status 100% 20
TR53 Close Combat Type Fighting Physical 120 100% 5
TR64 Focus Blast Type Fighting Special 120 70% 5
TR85 Work Up Type Normal Status 100% 30
TR98 Liquidation Type Water Physical 85 100% 10
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

Generation VIII
Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Pain Split Type Normal Status —% 20
Parent Candidates:
Soak Type Water Status 100% 20
Parent Candidates:
Sucker Punch Type Dark Physical 70 100% 5
Parent Candidates:
Circle Throw Type Fighting Physical 60 90% 10
Parent Candidates:
Seismic Toss Type Fighting Physical 100% 20
Parent Candidates:
Power-Up Punch Type Fighting Physical 40 100% 20
Parent Candidates:
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via TM.


By tutoring

Clobbopus learns no moves via tutoring.


Sprites


Trivia

  • Although it lives in the water, resembles an aquatic animal, and can learn many Water type moves such as Brine, Waterfall, Dive, Liquidation, Soak, and Muddy Water, Clobbopus isn't part Water type.

Origin

Clobbopus is based on an octopus and a boxer.

Etymology

Clobbopus comes from clobber and octopus.

Tatakko comes from 戦い (tatakai, Japanese for "fight"), "attack," and 蛸 (tako, Japanese for "octopus")

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