Regular
Shiny
Shelgon
Dragon Type
Endurance Pokémon
National Pokedex: #372

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Shelgon is a Dragon Type Endurance Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 2 Defense EV Yield. Shelgon can be found with Rock Head as an Ability; we recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 420 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Shelgon Stats and Abilities

Based on Shelgon Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Shelgon Highest IV Stat is Defense (100) and the Lowest being Speed (50).

Shelgon Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
65
C
Attack
95
C
Defense
100
D
Special Attack
60
F
Special Defense
50
F
Speed
50
D
Total
420
Shelgon Details
Shelgon Detail
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
Liked Foods
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Dragon
EV Yield2 Defense
Growth RateSlow
Egg Cycles40 (10,024–10,280 steps)
Shelgon Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Rock Head
Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.
Hidden Ability
Overcoat
Overcoat makes the Pokémon immune to residual damage from weather conditions (specifically Hail and Sandstorm).

How To Evolve Shelgon in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Bagon requires (Level 30) to evolve into Shelgon and then (Level 50) to evolve into Salamence.

Shelgon Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Bagon
Dragon Type
Level 30
Shelgon
Dragon Type
Level 50
Salamence
Dragon TypeFlying Type
Shelgon Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Bagon
300
45
75
40
60
30
50
Stat Change
+120
+20
+20
+20
+40
+20
+0
Shelgon
420
65
95
60
100
50
50
Stat Change
+180
+30
+40
+50
+20
+30
+50
Salamence
600
95
135
110
80
80
100

Where To Find Shelgon Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

List of Locations where you can find and catch Shelgon in Pokemon SV.

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

What pokemon is Shelgon Weak Against?

Shelgon Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dragonite
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Salamence
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Hydreigon
Dark Type
Dragon Type
A
Florges
Fairy Type
A
Noivern
Flying Type
Dragon Type

What pokemon is Shelgon Strong Against?

Shelgon Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Arcanine
Fire Type
A
Gyarados
Water Type
Flying Type
A
Magnezone
Electric Type
Steel Type
A
Gogoat
Grass Type
B
Vaporeon
Water Type

Best Shelgon Moves in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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 Bold
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Pokemon similar to Shelgon based on Dragon Type
Similar Dragon Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Dragonite-Pokemon-Image
Dragonite
DRAGON-Type FLYING-Type 600 91 134 100 95 100 80
S
Salamence-Pokemon-Image
Salamence
DRAGON-Type FLYING-Type 600 95 135 110 80 80 100
S
Hydreigon-Pokemon-Image
Hydreigon
DARK-Type DRAGON-Type 600 92 105 125 90 90 98
A
Noivern-Pokemon-Image
Noivern
FLYING-Type DRAGON-Type 535 85 70 97 80 80 123
C
Altaria-Pokemon-Image
Altaria
DRAGON-Type FLYING-Type 490 75 70 70 90 105 80
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