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 Diamond and Pearl

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Valley Windworks20-40Fishing with a Super Rod15%
Fuego Ironworks20-40Fishing with a Super Rod15%
Route 205 (South, Towards Floaroma Town)20-40Fishing with a Super Rod15%

Where to catch Shellder in Pokemon Platinum

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Valley Windworks20-50Fishing with a Super Rod15%
Fuego Ironworks20-50Fishing with a Super Rod15%
Route 205 (South, Towards Floaroma Town)20-50Fishing with a Super Rod15%

Where to catch Shellder in Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
New Bark Town20Fishing with a Good Rod10%
New Bark Town40Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)40Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)20Fishing with a Good Rod10%
Pallet Town40Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Pallet Town20Fishing with a Good Rod10%
Cinnabar Island40Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Vermilion City20Fishing with a Good Rod10%
Cinnabar Island20Fishing with a Good Rod10%
Vermilion City40Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Sea Route 2040Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Sea Route 2020Fishing with a Good Rod10%
Sea Route 2140Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Sea Route 2120Fishing with a Good Rod10%
Route 2620Fishing with a Good Rod10%
Route 2640Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Route 2740Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Route 2720Fishing with a Good Rod10%
Sea Route 4120Fishing with a Good Rod10%
Sea Route 4140Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Route 4740Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Route 4720Fishing with a Good Rod10%

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.
4WithdrawWaterNone--40--Raises the user's Defense by one stage.
8SupersonicNormalNone--2055%Confuses the target.
13Icicle SpearIcePhysical2530100%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
16ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
20LeerNormalNone--30100%Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.
25ClampWaterPhysical351585%Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.
28Ice ShardIcePhysical4030100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
32Aurora BeamIceSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Attack by one stage.
37WhirlpoolWaterSpecial351585%Prevents the target from leaving battle and inflicts 1/16 its max HP in damage for 2-5 turns.
40Iron DefenseSteelNone--15--Raises the user's Defense by two stages.
44BrineWaterSpecial6510100%Has double power against Pokemon that have less than half their max HP remaining.
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.
TM55BrineWaterSpecial6510100%Has double power against Pokemon that have less than half their max HP remaining.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM64ExplosionNormalPhysical2505100%User faints.
TM66PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--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.

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.
Icicle SpearIcePhysical2530100%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Mud ShotGroundSpecial551595%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
Rock BlastRockPhysical251090%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

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