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Shellder Stats

Shellder highest IV stat is Def (100) and the lowest being Special Defense (25).

Rank Value Stat
F
30
HP
E
65
Atk
C
100
Def
E
45
Sp.Atk
F
25
Sp.Def
F
40
Speed
F
305
Total

Shellder Guide

Shellder has a 1 Defense EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Shellder is a Lax nature due to the highest IV stat being Defense.

Shellder Detail
Wild Material Drops
Best Nature
Lax
+10% Defense
-10% Special Defense
Weak To
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield1 Defense

How To Evolve Shellder in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Shellder Regular Evolution requires use Water Stone to evolve into Cloyster.

    Shellder Regular Evolution
  1. #329
    Shellder
  2. use Water Stone
  3. #330
    Cloyster

The Shellder Regular Evolution biggest stat increase will be the Def stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Shellder
305
30
65
100
45
25
40
Stat Increase
+220
+20
+30
+80
+40
+20
+30
Cloyster
525
50
95
180
85
45
70
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Where To Find Shellder Locations in Pokemon SV

Shellder Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Tera Raid Spawn
Shellder
Lv. 12
Tera Raid Spawn
Shellder
Lv. 20

Shellder Raid Rewards in Pokemon SV

Pokemon SV Shellder has 2 Tera Raids. There are multiple Shellder Tera Raids, first being a Lv.12 1-Star Raid and the second is a Lv.20 2-Star Raid.

Pokemon SV Shellder Weakness

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

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

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

What pokemon is Shellder 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 Shellder in Scarlet and Violet

Shellder Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Ice Beam and TM Moves like Surf, and Waterfall.

Unlock Move Description
Hydro Pump
Water
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
80
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Blizzard
Ice
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
70
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokemon. This may also leave the opposing Pokemon frozen.
Surf
Water
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user attacks everything around it by swamping its surroundings with a giant wave.
Waterfall
Water
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user charges at the target and may make it flinch.
Lv. 32
Razor Shell
Water
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
75
Acc:
95
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user cuts the target with sharp shells to inflict damage. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.

List of Shellder Moves in

Shellder can learn 14 Moves from Leveling Up and 23 TM Moves. Moves like Shell Smash which, Shellder will learn by reaching level 44. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Surf, Waterfall and Facade.

Shellder Level Up Moves

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

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Tackle
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Lv.1
Water Gun
Water
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Special
Effect:
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
Lv.4
Withdraw
Water
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
40
Status
Effect:
The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, boosting its Defense stat.
Lv.8
Ice Shard
Ice
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Physical
Effect:
The user flash-freezes chunks of ice and hurls them at the target. This move always goes first.
Lv.12
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.16
Whirlpool
Water
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
35
Acc:
85
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user traps the target inside a violent, swirling whirlpool that inflicts damage for four to five turns.
Lv.20
Supersonic
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
55
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user generates odd sound waves from its body that confuse the target.
Lv.24
Aurora Beam
Ice
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
65
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Special
Effect:
The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target's Attack stat.
Lv.28
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.
Lv.32
Razor Shell
Water
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
75
Acc:
95
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user cuts the target with sharp shells to inflict damage. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
Lv.36
Iron Defense
Steel
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply boosting its Defense stat.
Lv.40
Ice Beam
Ice
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This may also leave the target frozen.
Lv.44
Shell Smash
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user breaks its shell, which lowers its Defense and Sp. Def stats but sharply boosts its Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats.
Lv.48
Hydro Pump
Water
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
80
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.