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Shelgon Stats

Shelgon highest IV stat is Def (100) and the lowest being Speed (50).

Rank Value Stat
F
65
HP
C
95
Atk
C
100
Def
D
60
Sp.Atk
F
50
Sp.Def
F
50
Speed
D
420
Total

Shelgon Guide

Shelgon has a 2 Defense EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Shelgon is a Relaxed nature due to the highest IV stat being Defense.

Shelgon Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Weak To
2x
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield2 Defense

How To Evolve Shelgon in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Bagon Regular Evolution requires Level 30 to evolve into Shelgon and Level 50 to evolve into Salamence.

    Shelgon Regular Evolution
  1. Violet
    #276
    Bagon
  2. Evolves at level 30
  3. Violet
    #277
    Shelgon
  4. Evolves at level 50
  5. Violet
    #278
    Salamence

Shelgon Regular Evolution's most significant stat increase will be its SpAtk stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Bagon
300
45
75
60
40
30
50
Stat Increase
+120
+20
+20
+40
+20
+20
+0
Shelgon
420
65
95
100
60
50
50
Stat Increase
+180
+30
+40
+20
+50
+30
+50
Salamence
600
95
135
80
110
80
100
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Where To Find Shelgon Locations in Pokemon SV

How to get Shelgon in Pokemon Scarlet Version
  1. The Union Circle is a great way to get Pokémon that you don't have in your Violet game version. When two players join a Union Circle (Online-Multiplayer or Local), if they are playing different versions of Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, exclusive Pokémon can spawn and be caught by either of them.
  2. You also Trade for the Shelgon pokemon with someone who has a different version of the game.

Shelgon has 2 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find the evolved form Bagon appearing at level 42 - 58, within the South Province (Area Six) location.

Shelgon Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Tera Raid Spawn
Shelgon
Lv. 45
?
Very Common
50%
Cave (290%) Biome
Bagon
Lv. 16 - 28
Common
30%
Cave (10%) Biome
Shelgon
Lv. 42 - 58

Shelgon Raid Rewards in Pokemon SV

Pokemon SV Shelgon has 1 Tera Raids. The Shelgon Tera Raid will be a Lv.45 4-Star Raid.

Raid Rewards Raid Moves
Lv. 45
15%
4.71%
12.35%
9.86%
10.94%
17.54%
31.91%
15.63%
Dragon Claw
Flamethrower
Focus Energy
Headbutt
Other Moves
Dragon Dance

Pokemon SV Shelgon Weakness

Shelgon is a Dragon Type pokemon. This will cause Shelgon to take More Damage from Ice, Dragon, Fairy type moves, and Less Damage from Fire, Water, Grass, Electric type moves.

Shelgon Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Ice
2x
Dragon
2x
Fairy
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Fire
1/2
Water
1/2
Grass
1/2
Electric
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From

What pokemon is Shelgon Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%

What pokemon is Shelgon Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
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Best Moves for Shelgon in Scarlet and Violet

Shelgon Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Dragon Claw and TM Moves like Dragon Claw, and Dragon Pulse.

Unlock Move Description
Draco Meteor
Dragon
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
130
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
Comets are summoned down from the sky onto the target. The recoil from this move harshly lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Outrage
Dragon
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user rampages and attacks for two to three turns. The user then becomes confused.
Egg
Dragon Rush
Dragon
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
100
Acc:
75
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user tackles the target while exhibiting overwhelming menace. This may also make the target flinch.
Dragon Claw
Dragon
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws to inflict damage.
Dragon Pulse
Dragon
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
85
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user's gaping mouth.

List of Shelgon Moves in

Shelgon can learn 14 Moves from Leveling Up and 34 TM Moves. Moves like Protect which, Shelgon will learn by reaching level Evolution. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Dragon Claw, Dragon Pulse and Fire Blast.

Shelgon Level Up Moves

List of the 14 Moves Shelgon can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Bite
Dark
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Physical
Effect:
The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv.1
Dragon Breath
Dragon
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Special
Effect:
The user exhales a mighty gust that inflicts damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.1
Ember
Fire
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with small flames. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lv.1
Leer
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user gives opposing Pokemon an intimidating leer that lowers their Defense stats.
Lv.15
Headbutt
Normal
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
70
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user sticks out its head and attacks by charging straight into the target. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv.20
Scary Face
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly lower its Speed stat.
Lv.25
Crunch
Dark
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
Lv.33
Dragon Claw
Dragon
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws to inflict damage.
Lv.39
Zen Headbutt
Psychic
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
90
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv.46
Focus Energy
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user takes a deep breath and focuses so that its future attacks have a heightened chance of landing critical hits.
Lv.53
Flamethrower
Fire
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lv.60
Outrage
Dragon
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user rampages and attacks for two to three turns. The user then becomes confused.
Lv.67
Double-Edge
Normal
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
A reckless life-risking tackle in which the user rushes the target. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Lv.Evolution
Protect
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.