#090 Shellder
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Name Jp. Name No. Gender Ratio Type
Shellder Shellder
シェルダー
National: #090
Johto: #171
Male :50%
Female :50%
Ability: Shell Armor & Skill Link
Shell Armor: Opponent’s moves cannot Critical Hit.
Skill Link: Moves that attack 2-5 times always hit 5 times.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Bivalve Pokémon 1'00" 8.8lbs 190 5,120
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Colour Safari Zone Flee Rate
1,250,000 Points
Slow
70 1 Defense Point(s)
Purple 0
Damage Taken
*1 *0.5 *0.5 *2 *2 *0.5 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *0.5
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups

Pearl
- 50%

Big Pearl
- 5%
Water 3
Evolutionary Chain
Flavour Text
Diamond It swims backward by opening and closing its two shells. Its large tongue is always kept hanging out.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It swims facing backward by opening and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.
SoulSilver Grains of sand trapped in its shells mix with its body fluids to form beautiful pearls.

Location (In-Depth Details)
Game Location
Ruby Trade from FireRed/XD
Sapphire Trade from FireRed/XD
Emerald Trade from FireRed/XD
FireRed Route 25, Cinnabar Island, Icefall Cave Entrance, One Island, Pallet Town, S.S. Anne (Fish)
LeafGreen Trade from FireRed/XD
Colosseum Trade from FireRed/XD
XD Snagged from Cipher Peon Gorog in Cipher Key Lair
Diamond Route 205 Lower Part, Valley Windworks, Fuego Ironworks (Fish w/ Super Rod) Details
Pearl Route 205 Lower Part, Valley Windworks, Fuego Ironworks (Fish w/ Super Rod) Details
Platinum Route 205 South, Valley Windworks, Fuego Ironworks (Fish With Super Rod) Details
HeartGold Route 20, Route 21, Route 26, Route 27, Route 41, Route 47, New Bark Town, Pallet Town, Vermillion City, Cinnabar Island Details
SoulSilver Route 20, Route 21, Route 26, Route 27, Route 41, Route 47, New Bark Town, Pallet Town, Vermillion City, Cinnabar Island Details
PokéWalker Blue Lake, Stormy Beach Details
Trainer Locations  Details

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Tackle359535--
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the foe with its whole body.
4Withdraw----40--
The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, raising its Defense stat.
8Supersonic--5520--
The user generates odd sound waves from its body. It may confuse the target.
13Icicle Spear1010030--
The user launches sharp icicles at the foe. It strikes two to five times in a row.
16Protect----10--
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
20Leer--10030--
The foe is given an intimidating leer with sharp eyes. The target's Defense stat is reduced.
25Clamp357510--
The foe is clamped and squeezed by the user's very thick and sturdy shell for two to five turns.
28Ice Shard4010030--
The user flash freezes chunks of ice and hurls them. This move always goes first.
32Aurora Beam651002010
The foe is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. It may also lower the target's Attack stat.
37Whirlpool157015--
Traps the foe inside a whirlpool that lasts for two to five turns. The user can pass through whirlpools.
40Iron Defense----15--
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.
44Brine6510010--
If the foe's HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
49Ice Beam951001010
The foe is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100 20 20
The user attacks the foe with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the foe.
TM06 Toxic -- 85 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 foe 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 foe. It may also freeze the target solid.
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.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, paralyzed, or has a burn.
TM43 Secret Power 70 100 20 30
The user attacks with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
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 foe becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM55 Brine 65 100 10 --
If the foe's HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
TM58 Endure -- -- 10 --
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM64 Explosion 250 100 5 --
The user explodes to inflict damage on all Pokémon in battle. The user faints upon using this move.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user can use this attack after the foe attacks, its power is doubled.
TM78 Captivate -- 100 20 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe is charmed into sharply lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
TM82 Sleep Talk -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM83 Natural Gift ?? 100 15 --
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe'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 entire battlefield with a giant wave. It can also be used for crossing water.
HM05 HGSS Whirlpool 15 70 15 --
Traps the foe inside a whirlpool that lasts for two to five turns. The user can pass through whirlpools.
Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Dive 80 100 10 --
A two-turn attack. The user dives underwater on the first turn, then hits on the next turn.
Icy Wind 55 95 15 100
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also lowers the target's Speed stat.
Snore 40 100 15 30
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the foe flinch.
Swift 60 -- 20 --
Star-shaped rays are shot at the foe. This attack never misses.
Iron Defense -- -- 15 --
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.

Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Bubblebeam651002010Details
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
Take Down908520--Details
A reckless, full-body charge attack for slamming into the foe. It also damages the user a little.
Barrier----30--Details
The user throws up a sturdy wall that sharply raises its Defense stat.
Rapid Spin2010040--Details
A spin attack that can also eliminate such moves as Bind, Wrap, Leech Seed, and Spikes.
Screech--8540--Details
An earsplitting screech is emitted to sharply reduce the foe's Defense stat.
Icicle Spear1010030--Details
The user launches sharp icicles at the foe. It strikes two to five times in a row.
Mud Shot559515100Details
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the foe. It also reduces the target's Speed.
Rock Blast - HGSS Only258010--Details
The user hurls hard rocks at the foe. Two to five rocks are launched in quick succession.

Base/Max Pokéathlon Stats
SpeedPowerSkillStaminaJump

Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 30 65 100 45 25 40
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 90 - 137 63 - 105 94 - 136 45 - 87 27 - 69 40 - 82
Lv. 100 170 - 264 121 - 206 184 - 269 85 - 170 49 - 134 76 - 161
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 90 - 137 70 - 117 105 - 152 50 - 97 30 - 77 45 - 92
Lv. 100 170 - 264 135 - 229 205 - 299 95 - 189 55 - 149 85 - 179
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 90 - 137 77 - 128 115 - 167 55 - 106 33 - 84 49 - 101
Lv. 100 170 - 264 148 - 251 225 - 328 104 - 207 60 - 163 93 - 196

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