#091 Cloyster
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves SpinOff Dex
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Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Cloyster
Japan: Parshen
パルシェン
French: Crustabri
German: Austos
Korean: 파르셀
National: #091
BW Unova: #---
B2W2 Unova: #---
Male :50%
Female :50%
Abilities: Shell Armor - Skill Link - Overcoat (Hidden Ability)
Shell Armor: Opponent’s moves cannot Critical Hit.
Skill Link: Moves that attack 2-5 times always hit 5 times.
Hidden Ability (Available):
Overcoat: It will not take damage from weather effects.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Bivalve Pokémon 4’11”
1.5m
292.1lbs
132.5kg
60 5,120
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Flee FlagEntree Forest Level
1,250,000 Points
Slow
70 2 Defense Point(s)
142 Level 10
Damage Taken
*1 *1 *0.5 *2 *2 *0.25 *2 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *2 *1 *1 *1 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups

Pearl
- 50%

Big Pearl
- 5%
Water 3
Evolutionary Chain
Locations - In-Depth Details
Black Route 13, Undella Town, Undella Bay (Fish)Details
White Route 13, Undella Town, Undella Bay (Fish)Details
Black 2 Route 13, Undella Town, Seaside Cave, Humilau CityDetails
White 2 Route 13, Undella Town, Seaside Cave, Humilau CityDetails
Trainer Locations  Details

Flavor Text
Black It fights by keeping its shell tightly shut for protection and by shooting spikes to repel foes.
White
Black 2
White 2

Black/White/Black 2/White 2 Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Toxic Spikes -- -- 20 --
The user lays a trap of poison spikes at the opponent's feet. They poison opponents that switch into battle.
Withdraw -- -- 40 --
The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, raising its Defense stat.
Supersonic -- 55 20 --
The user generates odd sound waves from its body. It may confuse the target.
Protect -- -- 10 --
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Aurora Beam 65 100 20 --
The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target's Attack stat.
13 Spike Cannon 20 100 15 --
Sharp spikes are shot at the target in rapid succession. They hit two to five times in a row.
28 Spikes -- -- 20 --
The user lays a trap of spikes at the opposing team's feet. The trap hurts Pokémon that switch into battle.
52 Icicle Crash 85 90 10 --
The user attacks by harshly dropping an icicle onto the target. It may also make the target flinch.
TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM06 Toxic -- 90 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM07 Hail -- -- 10 --
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
TM10 Hidden Power ?? 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type and intensity depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100 10 10
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
TM14 Blizzard 120 70 5 10
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the opposing team. It may also freeze them solid.
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90 5 --
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user must rest on the next turn to regain its energy.
TM17 Protect -- -- 10 --
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance -- -- 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM41 Torment -- 100 15 --
The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or has paralysis.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.
TM45 Attract -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM48 Round 60 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
TM64 Explosion 250 100 5 --
The user explodes to inflict damage on those around it. The user faints upon using this move.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90 5 --
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user must rest on the next turn.
TM79 Frost Breath 40 90 10 100
The user blows a cold breath on the target. This attack always results in a critical hit.
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100 20 30
The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the target.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, it also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
HM03 Surf 95 100 15 --
It swamps the area around the user with a giant wave. It can also be used for crossing water.
HM06 Dive 80 100 10 --
Diving on the first turn, the user floats up and attacks on the second turn. It can be used to dive deep in the ocean.
Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Bubblebeam 65 100 20 -- Details
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the opposing team. It may also lower their Speed stats.
Take Down 90 85 20 -- Details
A reckless, full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. It also damages the user a little.
Barrier -- -- 30 -- Details
The user throws up a sturdy wall that sharply raises its Defense stat.
Rapid Spin 20 100 40 -- Details
A spin attack that can also eliminate such moves as Bind, Wrap, Leech Seed, and Spikes.
Screech -- 85 40 -- Details
An earsplitting screech harshly reduces the target's Defense stat.
Icicle Spear 25 100 30 -- Details
The user launches sharp icicles at the target. It strikes two to five times in a row.
Mud Shot 55 95 15 -- Details
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. It also reduces the target's Speed.
Rock Blast 25 90 10 -- Details
The user hurls hard rocks at the target. Two to five rocks are launched in quick succession.
Water Pulse 60 100 20 20 Details
The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the target.
Aqua Ring -- -- 20 -- Details
The user envelops itself in a veil made of water. It regains some HP on every turn.
Avalanche 60 100 10 -- Details
An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the target in the same turn.
Twineedle 25 100 20 20 Details
The user damages the target twice in succession by jabbing it with two spikes. It may also poison the target.

Black 2/White 2 Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Icy Wind559515--
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also reduces the targets' Speed stat.
Iron Defense----15--
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.
Signal Beam751001510
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
Sleep Talk----10--
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
Snore4010015--
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Pre-Evolution Only Moves
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect % Method
Tackle 50 100 35 --
Lv. 1
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Icicle Spear 25 100 30 --
Lv. 13
The user launches sharp icicles at the target. It strikes two to five times in a row.
Leer -- 100 30 --
Lv. 20
The opposing team gains an intimidating leer with sharp eyes. The opposing team's Defense stats are reduced.
Clamp 35 85 15 100
Lv. 25
The target is clamped and squeezed by the user's very thick and sturdy shell for four to five turns.
Ice Shard 40 100 30 --
Lv. 28
The user flash freezes chunks of ice and hurls them at the target. This move always goes first.
Razor Shell 75 95 10 --
Lv. 32
The user cuts its target with sharp shells. This attack may also lower the target's Defense stat.
Whirlpool 35 85 15 100
Lv. 40
Traps foes in a violent swirling whirlpool for four to five turns.
Brine 65 100 10 --
Lv. 44
If the target's HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
Iron Defense -- -- 15 --
Lv. 49
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.
Ice Beam 95 100 10 10
Lv. 52
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
Shell Smash -- -- 15 --
Lv. 56
The user breaks its shell, lowering its Defense and Sp. Def stats but sharply raising Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats.
Hydro Pump 120 80 5 --
Lv. 61
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Gen III & IV Only Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %Method
Secret Power 70 100 20 30 Gen IV TM43
The user attacks the target with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
Brine 65 100 10 -- Gen IV TM55
If the target's HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
Endure -- -- 10 -- Gen IV TM58
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Captivate -- 100 20 -- Gen IV TM78
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target is charmed into harshly lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
Natural Gift ?? 100 15 -- Gen IV TM83
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
Whirlpool 35 85 15 100 Gen IV HM05 HGSS
Traps foes in a violent swirling whirlpool for four to five turns.
Swift 60 -- 20 -- Move Tutor - PtHGSS
Star-shaped rays are shot at the opposing team. This attack never misses.
Selfdestruct 200 100 5 -- Move Tutor - XD
The user attacks everything around it by causing an explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Double-edge 120 100 15 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
A reckless, life-risking tackle. It also damages the user by a fairly large amount, however.
Mimic -- -- 10 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The user copies the target's last move. The move can be used during battle until the Pokémon is switched out.
Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 50 95 180 85 45 70
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 110 - 157 90 - 132 166 - 208 81 - 123 45 - 87 67 - 109
Lv. 100 210 - 304 175 - 260 328 - 413 157 - 242 85 - 170 130 - 215
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 110 - 157 100 - 147 185 - 232 90 - 137 50 - 97 75 - 122
Lv. 100 210 - 304 195 - 289 365 - 459 175 - 269 95 - 189 145 - 239
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 110 - 157 110 - 161 203 - 255 99 - 150 55 - 106 82 - 134
Lv. 100 210 - 304 214 - 317 401 - 504 192 - 295 104 - 207 159 - 262

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