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 FireRed

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
S.S. Anne15-25Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Icefall Cave (Waterfall)15-25Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Pallet Town15-25Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Vermillion City15-25Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Cinnabar Island15-25Fishing with a Super Rod40%
One Island15-25Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Five Island15-25Fishing with a Super Rod40%

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
TM3Water PulseWaterSpecial6020100%Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM7HailIceNone--10--Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM13Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM14BlizzardIceSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
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.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
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.
HM8DiveWaterPhysical8010100%User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect

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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Sapphire
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LeafGreen
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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