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Shellder is an uncommon Water-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It can evolve into Cloyster after being fed with 50 candies.

Pokédex descriptionEdit

Shellder - Bivalve Pokémon
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.

Possible attacksEdit

Fast attacksEdit

Icon Ice
12 (10)
Icon Normal
5 (10)

Charged attacksEdit

Icon Water
45 (24)
Icon Ice
60 (18)
Icon Water
70 (22)

Evolution familyEdit

Shellder is the part of a two-member family.

39. Shellder
#090 Shellder
50 Shellder candy
#091 Cloyster



  • Shellder was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Shellder is 821, however it can reach 890, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • From July 6th, 2016 to February 9th, 2018, Shellder used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
  • Since February 9th, 2018, Shellder can be hatched from 2-km Eggs with a 547 of maximal CP.
  • Between April 13th and April 20th, 2017, Shellder was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza event.

External linksEdit

  • Shellder page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Shellder article, on the Pokémon Wiki