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Octolock
たこがため Octopus Hold
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Type  Fighting
Category  Status
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VIII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Octolock (Japanese: たこがため Octopus Hold) is a non-damaging Fighting-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature move of Grapploct.

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Effect

Octolock prevents the target from fleeing or switching out. At the end of each turn, the target's Defense and Special Defense are lowered by one stage each.

Description

Games Description
SwSh The user locks the target in and prevents it from fleeing. This move also lowers the target's Defense and Sp. Def every turn.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
853 Grapploct Grapploct
FightingIC Big.png Water 1 Human-Like 1, Evo.
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 蛸固 Sīu Gu
Mandarin 蛸固 Xiāo Gù
France Flag.png French Octoprise
Germany Flag.png German Octoklammer
Italy Flag.png Italian Tentacolock
South Korea Flag.png Korean 문어굳히기 Muneo Guthigi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Chave de Tentáculos
Spain Flag.png Spanish Octopresa


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