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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Shellos

Shellos
Sea Slug Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Shellos is a Water Type Sea Slug Pokémon, with a 24.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Shellos can be found with Sticky Hold, Storm Drain and Sand Force as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 HP EV Yield. We recommend the Sassy Nature, based on 325 combined Base Stats.

Shellos Stats and Abilities

Based on Shellos Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Shellos Highest IV Stat is Special Defense 62 and the Lowest being Speed 34.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP76262356
F
Attack4890214
F
Defense4890214
E
Special Attack57107234
F
Special Defense62116245
F
Speed3465183
F
Total325
Shellos Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Sassy
+10% Special Defense
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Bitter
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield1 HP
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsAmorphous, Water 1
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Sticky Hold
Ability 1
Sticky Hold prevents held items from being taken or switched.
Storm Drain
Ability 2
Storm Drain forces all single-target Water-type moves - used by any other Pokémon on the field - to target this Pokémon, and with 100% accuracy. The ability is most useful in double/triple battles.
Sand Force
Hidden Ability
Sand Force raises the power of Ground, Rock and Steel type moves by 30% during a sandstorm.

How To Evolve Shellos in BDSP

Shellos requires (Level 30) to evolve into Gastrodon.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Shellos
Level 30
Gastrodon

Where To Find Shellos in BDSP

Shellos has 10 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Shellos, within the Fountainspring Cave location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Valley Windworks
5 - 1%
Shellos
Lv. 7-9
Route 213
5 - 1%
Shellos
Lv. 20-22
Route 222
5 - 1%
Gastrodon
Lv. 40-42
Route 205
20 - 5%
Shellos
Lv. 11
Route 221
20 - 5%
Gastrodon
Lv. 29-30
Route 221
20 - 5%
Shellos
Lv. 28
Route 218
20 - 5%
Gastrodon
Lv. 29-30
Route 218
20 - 5%
Shellos
Lv. 28
Fuego Ironworks
20 - 5%
Gastrodon
Lv. 29-30
Fuego Ironworks
20 - 5%
Shellos
Lv. 28
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Route 224
100 - 20%
Shellos
Lv. 23
Route 224
5 - 1%
Gastrodon
Lv. 52-53
Route 230
100 - 20%
Gastrodon
Lv. 51
Fountainspring Cave
Start
Gastrodon
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
Start
Shellos
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Shellos Weakness

Shellos is a Water Type pokemon. This will cause Shellos to take More Damage from Grass, Electric Type Moves, and Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Grass
Electric
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
Fire
Water
Ice
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Shellos Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Celebi
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
A
Electivire
A
Tangrowth

What pokemon is Shellos Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Metagross
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Best Moves Shellos in BDSP

Best Moveset for Shellos Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
35
Earth Power
Special
90
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
31
Muddy Water
Special
135
85 10 May lower opponent's Accuracy.
25
Body Slam
Physical
85
100 15 May paralyze opponent.
20
Ancient Power
Special
60
100 5 May raise all user's stats at once.

Best Moveset for Shellos TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze opponent.
TM95
Surf
Special
135
100 15 Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM49
Scald
Special
120
100 15 May burn opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Shellos Level Up Moves

List of Moves Shellos can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Water Gun
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

1
Mud-Slap
Power: 20
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
5
Harden
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Defense.
10
Recover
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half its max HP.
15
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
20
Ancient Power
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
25
Body Slam
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
31
Muddy Water
Power:
135
Acc: 85
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Accuracy.
35
Earth Power
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
40
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
45
Memento
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

User faints, sharply lowers opponent's Attack and Special Attack.
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Shellos TM Moves

List of Moves Shellos can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM07
Hail
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM49
Scald
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM55
Brine
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM95
Surf
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
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Shellos Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Shellos can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Counter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

When hit by a Physical Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Mirror Coat
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

When hit by a Special Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Stockpile
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Stores energy for use with Spit Up and Swallow.
Swallow
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

The more times the user has performed Stockpile, the more HP is recovered.
Spit Up
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power depends on how many times the user performed Stockpile.
Yawn
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Puts opponent to sleep in the next turn.
Curse
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Ghosts lose 50% of max HP and curse the opponent; Non-Ghosts raise Attack, Defense and lower Speed.
Sludge
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May poison opponent.
Clear Smog
Power: 50
Acc: —
PP: 15
Special

Removes all of the target's stat changes.
Mist
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

User's stats cannot be changed for a period of time.
Acid Armor
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
Memento
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

User faints, sharply lowers opponent's Attack and Special Attack.
Amnesia
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
Fissure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Physical

One-Hit-KO, if it hits.
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