Grapploct • Generation VIII Pokédex

Grapploct
Pokédex Page for Grapploct

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Grapploct, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Grapploct is not available in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Grapploct

Grapploct
Sprite of Grapploct in Pokémon HOME

Grapploct's Type

FIGHTING

Grapploct's Pokédex #s

National #
853
Galar #
352
Armor #
130
Crown #
--

Grapploct's Base Stats

HP:
80
Attack:
118
Defense:
90
Sp. Atk:
70
Sp. Def:
80
Speed:
42
Total:
480

Misc. Info

Height:
5'3" (1.6m)
Weight:
86 lbs. (39 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Water 1 / Human-Like
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,059,680
EV Yield:
2 Attack
Base EXP:
168
Catch Rate:
45

Grapploct's Abilities

Here are what abilities Grapploct can possibly have, along with their effects.
Limber
Grapploct cannot become paralyzed.
Technician
All of Grapploct's moves with a base power of 60 or less have their power increased by 50%.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Grapploct's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FLYING
PSYCHIC
FAIRY
½
BUG
ROCK
DARK

Grapploct's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Grapploct evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Clobbopus
Clobbopus
starting form
Grapploct
Grapploct
level up w/ Taunt known

Grapploct's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Grapploct can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Grapploct learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
Evo.
Octolock
Prevents the target from switching out and lowers its Defense and Special Defense by one stage between each turn.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
1
Octolock
Prevents the target from switching out and lowers its Defense and Special Defense by one stage between each turn.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
1
Octazooka
50% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 85% 10 One Target
1
Rock Smash
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
40 100% 15 One Target
1
Leer
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
1
Feint
Strikes first and breaks through the target's Protect-like moves.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
30 100% 10 One Target
1
Bind
Traps the target for 4–5 turns, preventing them from switching or fleeing and also doing 1/8 max HP after every turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
15 85% 20 One Target
15
Detect
Protects Grapploct from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 5 User
20
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
25
Bulk Up
Raises Grapploct's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
30
Submission
Grapploct takes 25% of Submission's damage as recoil damage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
80 80% 20 One Target
35
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
40
Reversal
Does more damage when Grapploct's HP is low.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
45
Superpower
Lowers Grapploct's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
50
Topsy-Turvy
Changes all positive stat modifiers on the target to negative stat modifiers and all negative stat modifiers to positive stat modifiers.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grapploct can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM00
Mega Punch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
80 85% 20 One Target
TM04
Ice Punch
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM08
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM21
Rest
Grapploct restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Grapploct from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM26
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM36
Whirlpool
Traps the target for 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per turn. Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Grapploct is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM42
Revenge
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM45
Dive
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM53
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 One Target
TM55
Brine
Does double damage if the target's HP is 50% or less.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Grapploct attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM63
Drain Punch
Heals Grapploct by half the damage dealt.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM79
Retaliate
Damage is doubled if one of your Pokémon fainted during the previous turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
TM97
Brutal Swing
Damages all nearby Pokémon.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Grapploct missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grapploct can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR03
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target
TR04
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TR16
Waterfall
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Grapploct's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR21
Reversal
Does more damage when Grapploct's HP is low.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Grapploct's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR37
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Grapploct's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR45
Muddy Water
30% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Accuracy by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 85% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR48
Bulk Up
Raises Grapploct's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR53
Close Combat
Lowers Grapploct's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR64
Focus Blast
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
FIGHTING
SPECIAL
120 70% 5 One Target
TR85
Work Up
Raises Grapploct's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR98
Liquidation
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
85 100% 10 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grapploct can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Grapploct.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Pain Split
Does damage or heals Grapploct and the target until they have the same HP amount.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
EGG
Soak
Changes the target's type to Water until it switches out.
WATER
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Sucker Punch
Has +1 priority. Fails unless the target uses a damaging move.
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Circle Throw
-6 priority. After doing damage, forces the foe to switch out, or ends wild battles.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
60 90% 10 One Target
EGG
Seismic Toss
Does exact damage equal to Grapploct's level.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Power-Up Punch
Raises Grapploct's Attack by one stage (after doing damage).
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
40 100% 20 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grapploct can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Coaching
Raises the Attack and Defense of Grapploct's allies by one stage each.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TUTOR
Skitter Smack
100% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Atk by one stage.
BUG
PHYSICAL
70 90% 10 One Target

Grapploct's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Grapploct's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Grapploct's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Grapploct is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
270 301 333 364 80
Attack
241 272 304 335 118
Defense
185 216 248 279 90
Sp. Atk
145 176 208 239 70
Sp. Def
165 196 228 259 80
Speed
89 120 152 183 42
Total
480

Where to Find Grapploct in Sword & Shield

If you're looking for where to find Grapploct, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Grapploct in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Special Ways to Get Grapploct

Catchable during Dynamax Adventures in Crown Tundra (DLC), level 65.

Getting Grapploct By Evolution

Evolves from Clobbopus when it gains a level and knows the move Taunt. Clobbopus learns Taunt at level 35, and you can use the Move Relearner in any Pokémon Center to relearn the move if it is not known and Clobbopus is at least level 35. You can also use TR37 on Clobbopus to teach it Taunt.

Pokédex Entries for Grapploct

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
A body made up of nothing but muscle makes the grappling moves this Pokémon performs with its tentacles tremendously powerful.
Shield
Searching for an opponent to test its skills against, it emerges onto land. Once the battle is over, it returns to the sea.
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