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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Shieldon

Shieldon
Shield Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Shieldon is a Rock and Steel Type Shield Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Shieldon can be found with Sturdy as an Ability and has a Erratic growth rate with a 1 Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 350 combined Base Stats.

Shining Pearl Exclusive

Shieldon Stats and Abilities

Based on Shieldon Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Shieldon Highest IV Stat is Defense 118 and the Lowest being Speed 30.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP30170264
F
Attack4280201
C
Defense118216368
F
Special Attack4280201
E
Special Defense88162302
F
Speed3058174
E
Total350
Shieldon Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield1 Defense
Growth RateErratic
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsMonster
Egg Cycles30 (7,454–7,710 steps)
Abilities Description
Sturdy
Ability 1
Sturdy allows the Pokémon to survive with 1 HP if attacked at full HP with an attack that would otherwise knock it out. It also prevents One-Hit-KO moves (Fissure, Horn Drill, Guillotine or Sheer Cold).
Soundproof
Hidden Ability
Soundproof grants the Pokémon immunity to all sound-based moves, preventing all damage and effects.

How To Evolve Shieldon in BDSP

Shieldon requires (Level 30) to evolve into Bastiodon.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Shieldon
Level 30
Bastiodon

Where To Find Shieldon in BDSP

How To Get Shieldon In Pokemon Shining Pearl. Shieldon is a Rock and Steel type Fossil Pokemon that evolves into Bastiodon, this Pokemon has higher Defense between the two exclusive Fossil Pokemon.

Location: Mining Museum

  1. Speak to the older man in the house next to the Pokemon Center in Eterna City to obtain an Explorer Kit.
  2. Go outside the building and select the Kit from the Key Items section of your bag; you will be transported underground.
  3. Shiny dots will appear on your map. Those are item locations, you will need to dig them up.
  4. Once you find the Armor Fossil, go to Orebergh City.
  5. Go to the Mining Museum and speak to the man behind the counter and leave your fossil with him.
  6. Leave the building and then come back inside. After speaking to the man again, your fossil will now be a level 20 Shieldon.
Note: It may take some time to find an Armor Fossil while digging; they are rare. Shieldon is exclusive to Pokemon Shining Pearl. If you want Shieldon in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond, you will have to trade for it.

Shieldon has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 20 Shieldon, within the Mining Museum location using the Fossil method.

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
Mining Museum
Interact
Shieldon
Lv. 20

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Shieldon Weakness

Shieldon is a Rock and Steel Type pokemon. This will cause Shieldon to take More Damage from Water, Fighting, Ground Type Moves, and Less Damage from Rock, Bug, Psychic, Ice, Dragon, Fairy, Poison, Normal, Flying Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Fighting
Ground
2.0x
More Damage
Water
0.5x
Less Damage
Rock
Bug
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Normal
Flying
Immune to Damage
Poison

What pokemon is Shieldon Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Garchomp
S
Manaphy

What pokemon is Shieldon Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
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Best Moves Shieldon in BDSP

Best Moveset for Shieldon Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
15
Take Down
Physical
90
85 20 User receives recoil damage.
42
Iron Head
Physical
120
100 15 May cause flinching.
28
Ancient Power
Special
90
100 5 May raise all user's stats at once.
1
Tackle
Physical
40
100 35 A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.

Best Moveset for Shieldon TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM38
Fire Blast
Special
110
85 5 May burn opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Special
110
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
TM26
Earthquake
Physical
100
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
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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Shieldon Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Tackle
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
1
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
6
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
10
Metal Sound
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Special Defense.
15
Take Down
Power: 90
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
19
Iron Defense
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
24
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
28
Ancient Power
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
33
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
37
Metal Burst
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Deals damage equal to 1.5x opponent's attack.
42
Iron Head
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
46
Heavy Slam
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

The heavier the user, the stronger the attack.
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Shieldon TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM12
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
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.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power:
150
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM37
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power: 110
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power:
90
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM41
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
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.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM69
Rock Polish
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
TM71
Stone Edge
Power:
150
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM76
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power:
112.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
TM91
Flash Cannon
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Shieldon Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Shieldon can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Headbutt
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
Focus Energy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
Double-Edge
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
Rock Blast
Power:
37.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Body Slam
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
Curse
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Ghosts lose 50% of max HP and curse the opponent; Non-Ghosts raise Attack, Defense and lower Speed.
Fissure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Physical

One-Hit-KO, if it hits.
Counter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

When hit by a Physical Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Wide Guard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user's team from multi-target attacks.
Guard Split
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Averages Defense and Special Defense with the target.
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