Shellder

Shellder is a Water Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as Bivalve Pokémon

Pokédex data

National No.090
TypeWATER
SpeciesBivalve Pokémon
Height0.3 m (1' 0")
Weight4 kg (8.8 lbs)
Abilities1. Shell Armor
2. Skill Link
Overcoat (hidden)
Local No.090 (National)
090 (Kanto)
169 (Original Johto)
171 (Updated Johto)
036 (Coastal Kalos)
090 (Let's Go Kanto)
Footprint
Color
Shape
Ball

Training

Catch Rate190
EV Yield1 Defense
Base Happiness70
Base Experience61
Growth RateSlow

Breeding

Egg GroupsWater 3
GenderMale: 50% Female: 50%
Egg Cycles20 (5140 - 5397 Steps)

Base stats

HP30
Attack65
Defense100
Speed40
Special Attack45
Special Defense25
Total305MinMax

Moves learned by Shellder

Pokédex entries

GameEntry
Let's Go, Eevee!The shell can withstand any attack. However, when it is open, the tender body is exposed.
Let's Go, Pikachu!The shell can withstand any attack. However, when it is open, the tender body is exposed.
Ultra 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.
MoonThis 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.
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.
Omega RubyAt 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.
YClamping on to an opponent reveals its vulnerable parts, so it uses this move only as a last resort.
XIts hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.
White 2It swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
Black 2It swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
WhiteIt swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
BlackIt swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
SoulSilverGrains of sand trapped in its shells mix with its body fluids to form beautiful pearls.
HeartGoldIt swims facing backward by opening and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.
PlatinumIt swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
PearlIt swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
DiamondIt swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
LeafGreenIts hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.
FireRedIt is encased in a shell that is harder than diamond. Inside, however, it is surprisingly tender.
EmeraldAt 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.
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.
RubyAt 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.
CrystalClamping on to an opponent reveals its vulnerable parts, so it uses this move only as a last resort.
SilverGrains of sand trapped in its shells mix with its body fluids to form beautiful pearls.
GoldIt swims facing backward by open­ ing and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.
YellowThe shell can withstand any attack. However, when it is open, the tender body is exposed.
BlueIts hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.
RedIts hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.

Sprites


Red/Blue
Normal
Shiny

Green
Normal
Shiny

Yellow
Normal
Shiny

Gold
Normal
Shiny

Silver
Normal
Shiny

Crystal
Normal
Shiny

Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
Normal
Shiny

FireRed/LeafGreen
Normal
Shiny

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum
Normal
Shiny

HeartGold/SoulSilver
Normal
Shiny

Black/White
Normal
Shiny

X/Y
Normal
Shiny

Sun/Moon
Normal
Shiny