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'''{{p|Tangela}}'''. Tangela spins around fast, sucking in anything near it.
 
'''{{p|Tangela}}'''. Tangela spins around fast, sucking in anything near it.
 
* Used by [[Erika]]'s {{p|Tangela}} in ''[[EP026|Pokémon Scent-Sation]]''. '''Debut.'''
 
* Used by [[Erika]]'s {{p|Tangela}} in ''[[EP026|Pokémon Scent-Sation]]''. '''Debut.'''

Revision as of 20:05, 25 May 2009

Constrict
からみつく Coil Around
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Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  35 (max. 56)
Power  10
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Subtracts 3 appeal points from the Pokémon who appealed right before the user.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Earn a higher score the later the Pokémon performs.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Constrict (Japanese: からみつく Coil Around) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generation I

Constrict inflicts damage and has a 9.8% chance of lowering the target's Speed stat by one stat level.

Constrict will not be able to lower the target's Speed stat if it has reached a stat level of -6, a value of 1, or if the target has a Substitute.

In the anime

Pokémon

Tangela. Tangela spins around fast, sucking in anything near it.

Learnset

Generation I

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
072 072 Tentacool Water Poison 27
073 073 Tentacruel Water Poison --
27
114 114 Tangela Grass --
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation II

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
072 072 Tentacool Water Poison 12
073 073 Tentacruel Water Poison --
12
114 114 Tangela Grass --
138 138 Omanyte Rock Water --
139 139 Omastar Rock Water --
167 167 Spinarak Bug Poison 11
168 168 Ariados Bug Poison --
11
213 213 Shuckle Bug Rock --
224 224 Octillery Water 11
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation III

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
072 072 Tentacool Water Poison 12
073 073 Tentacruel Water Poison --
12
114 114 Tangela Grass --
138 138 Omanyte Rock Water --
139 139 Omastar Rock Water --
167 167 Spinarak Bug Poison 11
168 168 Ariados Bug Poison --
11
213 213 Shuckle Bug Rock --
224 224 Octillery Water 11
345 345 Lileep Rock Grass 8
346 346 Cradily Rock Grass --
8
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
072 072 Tentacool Water Poison 8
073 073 Tentacruel Water Poison --
8
114 114 Tangela Grass --
138 138 Omanyte Rock Water --
139 139 Omastar Rock Water --
167 167 Spinarak Bug Poison 8
168 168 Ariados Bug Poison --
8
213 213 Shuckle Bug Rock --
224 224 Octillery Water --
6
345 345 Lileep Rock Grass --
346 346 Cradily Rock Grass --
425 425 Drifloon Ghost Flying --
426 426 Drifblim Ghost Flying --
465 465 Tangrowth Grass --
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Trivia

  • Although Constrict is a Template:Type2 move, no Normal-type Pokémon can legally learn the move, with the obvious exception of Smeargle. Also, although its entry states that it involves the user attacking the foe with long tentacles or vines, it is not a Template:Type2 move.
  • Constrict has the lowest base power out of all damage-dealing moves, along with Fury Cutter. However, Constrict's power does not increase with consecutive usage, as Fury Cutter's does.

In other languages

  • Spanish: Restricción
  • French: Constriction
  • German: Umklammerung
  • Italian: Limitazione

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