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

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.
9SupersonicNormalNone--2055%Confuses the target.
17Aurora BeamIceSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Attack by one stage.
25ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
33LeerNormalNone--30100%Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.
41ClampWaterPhysical351585%Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.
49Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM3CurseGhostNone--10--Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM13SnoreNormalSpecial4015100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM14BlizzardIceSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM16Icy WindIceSpecial551595%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM20EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM34SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM35Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM39SwiftNormalSpecial6020--Never misses.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
HM3SurfWaterSpecial9515100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.
HM6WhirlpoolWaterSpecial351585%Prevents the target from leaving battle and inflicts 1/16 its max HP in damage for 2-5 turns.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
Take DownNormalPhysical902085%User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.
BubblebeamWaterSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
ScreechNormalNone--4085%Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
BarrierPsychicNone--30--Raises the user's Defense by two stages.
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical2040100%Frees the user from binding moves, removes Leech Seed, and blows away Spikes.

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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Blue
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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