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#090 Shellder

official Shellder artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Shellder
Type Water
Species Bivalve Pokémon
Height 0.3 m (1' 0")
Weight 4 kg (8.8 lbs)
Catch rate 190

Shellder's description

Shellder is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 1 and has the National Dex number #090. The Pokédex classifies it as the Bivalve Pokémon.

Shellder's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
셀러 (Selleo) Kokiyas Muschas シェルダー (Shellder) 大舌貝 / 大舌贝 (Dàshébèi)

Shellder's resistances & weaknesses

FireWaterElectricGrassIceSteel
0.50.52.02.00.50.5

Shellder's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Slow
Base Happiness 50
EV yield 1 Defense

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Water 3
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Shellder's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Shell Armor Skill Link Overcoat

Shellder's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 30
90 170 137 264
Attack 65
63 121 128 251
Defense 100
94 184 167 328
Sp. Atk 45
45 85 106 207
Sp. Def 25
27 49 84 163
Speed 40
40 76 101 196
Total 305

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Shellder's evolutions

use Water Stone

Shellder's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
1Red, BlueIts hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.
1YellowThe shell can withstand any attack. However, when it is open, the tender body is exposed.
1StadiumIts shell is harder than diamond. It hides in sand on the sea floor and catches prey with its soft tongue.
2GoldIt swims facing backward by opening and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.
2SilverGrains of sand trapped in its shells mix with its body fluids to form beautiful pearls.
2CrystalClamping on to an opponent reveals its vulnerable parts, so it uses this move only as a last resort.
2Stadium 2It swims facing backward by opening and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.
3Ruby, SapphireAt night, this Pokémon 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.
3EmeraldAt night, it burrows a hole in the seafloor with its broad tongue to make a place to sleep. While asleep, it closes its shell, but leaves its tongue hanging out.
3FireRedIt is encased in a shell that is harder than diamond. Inside, however, it is surprisingly tender.
3LeafGreenIts hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.
4Diamond, Pearl, PlatinumIt swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
4HeartGoldIt swims facing backward by opening and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.
4SoulSilverGrains of sand trapped in its shells mix with its body fluids to form beautiful pearls.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2It swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
6XIts hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.
6YClamping on to an opponent reveals its vulnerable parts, so it uses this move only as a last resort.
6Omega Ruby, Alpha SapphireAt night, this Pokémon 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.
7SunThe hardness of its shell surpasses the hardness of a diamond. In days gone by, people used the shells to make shields.
7MoonThis Pokémon's tongue is always hanging out. It uses its tongue with great dexterity to dig up sand from the seabed in its search for food.
7Ultra SunThe sand that accumulates inside its shell eventually becomes a pearl. But the pearl gets in the way, so it spits it out and discards it.
7Ultra MoonEven when its shell is closed, its tongue still hangs out. If you give its tongue a good yank, the shock will cause Shellder to open its shell.
7Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!The shell can withstand any attack. However, when it is open, the tender body is exposed.
8SwordIt swims facing backward by opening and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.
8ShieldIts hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.