Shellder

←(#089) MukMuk.png Shellder.pngShellder (#090) Cloyster.pngCloyster (#091)→
Shellder
#090
Shellder.pngShelder.png

Type
Water Normal
Catch rate
190
Abilities
Shell Armor/Skill Link
Hidden Ability
Overcoat
Biomes
Beach, Cold Beach, Deep Ocean, Frozen Ocean, Ocean
Spawn time*
Dawn/Day/Dusk/Night
Level range in wild
5-14
Spawn location
Land/Water
Gender ratio
50% ♂, 50% ♀
EV yield
1 Defense
Mount
None
Egg Groups
Water 3
Behavior
Timid 80%
Neutral 0%
Aggressive 20%

Shellder is a Water-type Pokémon that evolves into Cloyster with a Water Stone.

At 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.

Contents

Spawn rate

Biome Time Location Rate
Beach Dawn/Dusk Land 27.027%
Beach Day Land 0.962%
Beach Night Land 2.778%
Beach Dawn/Dusk Water 10%
Beach Day Water 0.629%
Beach Night Water 1.075%
Cold Beach Dawn/Dusk Land 70.922%
Cold Beach Day Land 1.887%
Cold Beach Night Land 5.848%
Cold Beach Dawn/Dusk Water 22.222%
Cold Beach Day Water 1.46%
Cold Beach Night Water 2.083%
Deep Ocean Dawn/Dusk Land 31.153%
Deep Ocean Day Land 0.877%
Deep Ocean Night Land 3.39%
Deep Ocean Dawn/Dusk Water 9.058%
Deep Ocean Day Water 0.519%
Deep Ocean Night Water 0.676%
Frozen Ocean Dawn/Dusk Land 70.922%
Frozen Ocean Day Land 2.74%
Frozen Ocean Night Land 5.848%
Frozen Ocean Dawn/Dusk Water 22.222%
Frozen Ocean Day Water 1.923%
Frozen Ocean Night Water 2.083%
Ocean Dawn/Dusk Land 31.25%
Ocean Day Land 0.877%
Ocean Night Land 3.448%
Ocean Dawn/Dusk Water 9.091%
Ocean Day Water 0.482%
Ocean Night Water 0.784%

Drops

Drop Chance Quantity
Grid Ice.pngIce 100% 1-2
Grid Shed Shell.pngShed Shell 5% 1
Grid Shell Bell.pngShell Bell 50% 1

Stats

HP: 30
Attack: 65
Defense: 100
Sp. Atk: 45
Sp. Def: 25
Speed: 40
Total: 305

Type effectiveness

BugType.png DarkType.png DragonType.png ElectricType.png FairyType.png FightingType.png FireType.png FlyingType.png GhostType.png GrassType.png GroundType.png IceType.png NormalType.png PoisonType.png PsychicType.png RockType.png SteelType.png WaterType.png
½× ½× ½× ½×

Moves

By level

Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
011 Tackle NormalType.pngNormal Physical 50 100% 35
044 Withdraw WaterType.pngWater Status 40
088 Supersonic NormalType.pngNormal Status 55% 20
1313 Icicle Spear IceType.pngIce Physical 25 100% 30
1616 Protect NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
2020 Leer NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 30
2525 Clamp WaterType.pngWater Physical 35 85% 10
2828 Ice Shard IceType.pngIce Physical 40 100% 30
3232 Razor Shell WaterType.pngWater Physical 75 95% 10
3737 Aurora Beam IceType.pngIce Special 65 100% 20
4040 Whirlpool WaterType.pngWater Special 35 85% 15
4444 Brine WaterType.pngWater Special 65 100% 10
4949 Iron Defense SteelType.pngSteel Status 15
5252 Ice Beam IceType.pngIce Special 90 100% 10
5656 Shell Smash NormalType.pngNormal Status 15
6161 Hydro Pump WaterType.pngWater Special 110 80% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Shellder.
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Shellder.

By TM/HM

TM Move Type Category Power Accuracy  PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic PoisonType.pngPoison Status 90% 10
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM07 Hail IceType.pngIce Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power
Varies
Special 60 100% 15
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM13 Ice Beam IceType.pngIce Special 90 100% 10
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM14 Blizzard IceType.pngIce Special 110 70% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance WaterType.pngWater Status 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration NormalType.pngNormal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return NormalType.pngNormal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team NormalType.pngNormal Status 15
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM33 Reflect PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round NormalType.pngNormal Special 60 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM64 Explosion NormalType.pngNormal Physical 250 100% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback DarkType.pngDark Physical 50 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger NormalType.pngNormal Status 90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM102 Take Down NormalType.pngNormal Physical 90 85% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM103 Double-Edge NormalType.pngNormal Physical 120 100% 15
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM104 Bubble Beam WaterType.pngWater Special 65 100% 20
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM105 Water Gun WaterType.pngWater Special 40 100% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM110 Rage NormalType.pngNormal Physical 20 100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM114 Teleport PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM115 Mimic NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM116 Bide NormalType.pngNormal Physical 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM118 Self-Destruct NormalType.pngNormal Physical 200 100% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM120 Swift NormalType.pngNormal Special 60 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM125 Tri Attack NormalType.pngNormal Special 80 100% 10
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM128 Curse GhostType.pngGhost Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM132 Snore NormalType.pngNormal Special 50 100% 15
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM133 Icy Wind IceType.pngIce Special 55 95% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM135 Endure NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM140 Sleep Talk NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM149 Water Pulse WaterType.pngWater Special 60 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM152 Secret Power NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM156 Brine WaterType.pngWater Special 65 100% 10
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM161 Avalanche IceType.pngIce Physical 60 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM163 Captivate NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM165 Natural Gift
Varies
Physical 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM170 Confide NormalType.pngNormal Status 20
Bag TM Water Sprite.png HM03 Surf WaterType.pngWater Special 90 100% 15
Bag TM Water Sprite.png HM09 Whirlpool WaterType.pngWater Special 35 85% 15
Bag TM Water Sprite.png HM10 Dive WaterType.pngWater Physical 80 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Shellder.
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Shellder.

By move tutor

Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Iron Defense SteelType.pngSteel Status 15

By event move tutor

Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Refresh NormalType.pngNormal Status 20

By breeding

 Parent   Move   Type   Category   Power   Accuracy   PP 
Corsola.png Aqua Ring WaterType.pngWater Status 20
Tentacool.pngTentacruel.png Barrier PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 20
Krabby.pngKingler.pngOmanyte.pngOmastar.pngKabuto.pngKabutops.png Mud Shot GroundType.pngGround Special 55 95% 15
Kabuto.png Rapid Spin* NormalType.pngNormal Physical 20 100% 40
Omanyte.pngOmastar.pngCorsola.pngAnorith.pngArmaldo.png Rock Blast RockType.pngRock Physical 25 90% 10
Tentacool.pngTentacruel.png Screech NormalType.pngNormal Status 85% 40
Skorupi.png Twineedle* BugType.pngBug Physical 25 100% 20
  • An asterisk (*) indicates a move that must be chain bred onto Shellder.