089 #089 Muk #091 Cloyster 091

Shellder Shellder #090 - Bivalve Pokemon

Shellder
Hear Shellder's Cry
type Water
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 1'0" 0.3 m
weight 8.8 lb. 4.0 kg
generation
National: #090 | Johto: #169

Family Family

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Water 3 5,100

090 Locations

Where to catch Shellder in Pokemon Red

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Seafoam Islands (1f)28-30Walking in tall grass or a cave19%
Seafoam Islands (B1f)32Walking in tall grass or a cave15%
Seafoam Islands (B2f)28Walking in tall grass or a cave5%
Seafoam Islands (B3f)29-31Walking in tall grass or a cave15%
Seafoam Islands (B3f)15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Seafoam Islands (B4f)31-33Walking in tall grass or a cave30%
Seafoam Islands (B4f)15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Cinnabar Island15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Vermilion City15Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)15Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Route 615Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Route 1115Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Sea Route 1915Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Sea Route 2015Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Sea Route 2115Fishing with a Super Rod25%

Where to catch Shellder in Pokemon Blue

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Seafoam Islands (B1f)30Walking in tall grass or a cave20%
Seafoam Islands (B2f)30Walking in tall grass or a cave10%
Seafoam Islands (B3f)15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Seafoam Islands (B4f)15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)15Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Vermilion City15Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Cinnabar Island15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Route 615Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Route 1115Fishing with a Super Rod50%
Sea Route 1915Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Sea Route 2015Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Sea Route 2115Fishing with a Super Rod25%

Where to catch Shellder in Pokemon Yellow

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)10Fishing with a Super Rod10%
Route 1725-35Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Route 1820-40Fishing with a Super Rod60%

Moves Moves

Abilities

Shell ArmorProtects against critical hits.
Skill LinkExtends two-to-five-hit moves to a full five hits every time.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1TackleNormalPhysical5035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
1WithdrawWaterNone--40--Raises the user's Defense by one stage.
18SupersonicNormalNone--2055%Confuses the target.
23ClampWaterPhysical351585%Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.
30Aurora BeamIceSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Attack by one stage.
39LeerNormalNone--30100%Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.
50Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM9Take DownNormalPhysical902085%User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.
TM10Double-edgeNormalPhysical12015100%User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.
TM11BubblebeamWaterSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
TM12Water GunWaterSpecial4025100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
TM13Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM14BlizzardIceSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM20RageNormalPhysical2020100%If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.
TM30TeleportPsychicNone--20--Immediately ends wild battles. No effect otherwise.
TM31MimicNormalNone--10--Copies the target's last used move.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM33ReflectPsychicNone--20--Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.
TM34BideNormalPhysical110--User waits for 2-3 turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.
TM36SelfdestructNormalPhysical2005100%User faints.
TM39SwiftNormalSpecial6020--Never misses.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM47ExplosionNormalPhysical2505100%User faints.
TM49Tri AttackNormalSpecial8010100%Has a 20% chance to burn, freeze, or paralyze the target.
TM50SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM3SurfWaterSpecial9515100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP30
Statbar
170 - 264170 - 264170 - 264
Attack65
Statbar
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
Defense100
Statbar
184 - 269205 - 299225 - 328
Sp. Attack45
Statbar
85 - 17095 - 189104 - 207
Sp. Defense25
Statbar
49 - 13455 - 14960 - 163
Speed40
Statbar
76 - 16185 - 17993 - 196
TOTAL 305
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
97 1,250,000 190 70 Defense: 1 point

Images Images

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Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2It swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondIt swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldIt swims facing backward by opening and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.
SoulSilverGrains of sand trapped in its shells mix with its body fluids to form beautiful pearls.
RubyAt night, this Pokemon uses its broad tongue to burrow a hole in the seafloor sand and then sleep in it. While it is sleeping, SHELLDER closes its shell, but leaves its tongue hanging out.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIt is encased in a shell that is harder than diamond. Inside, however, it is surprisingly tender.
LeafGreenIts hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.
GoldIt swims facing backward by opening and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.
SilverGrains of sand trapped in its shells mix with its body fluids to form beautiful pearls.
CrystalClamping on to an opponent reveals its vulnerable parts, so it uses this move only as a last resort.
RedIts hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.
Blue
YellowThe shell can withstand any attack. However, when it is open, the tender body is exposed.

Other Other

Name Etymology As in shell
089 #089 Muk #091 Cloyster 091