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Pokemon Sword and Shield Cloyster

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cloyster is a Water and Ice Type Bivalve Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass, Electric, Fighting, Rock type moves. You can find and catch Cloyster in East Lake Axewell with a 15% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Cloyster are 50 HP, 95 Attack, 85 SP Attack, 180 Defense, 45 SP Defense, and 70 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cloyster
Cloyster Galar Pokedex ID: 151

List of Cloyster Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 525
HP 50
Attack 95
Defense 180
Special Attack 85
Special Defense 45
Speed 70

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Cloyster to have is Lax, this will increase it's Defense and decrease it's Sp. Def stats.

Cloyster Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Shell ArmorNormal
Skill LinkNormal

Sword Pokedex Entry

Its shell is extremely hard. It cannot be shattered, even with a bomb. The shell opens only when it is attacking.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Once it slams its shell shut, it is impossible to open, even by those with superior strength.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cloyster Evolutions

How do i evolve Cloyster in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Shellder evolves into Cloyster with a use Water Stone.

use Water Stone
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Cloyster Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Cloyster?

Cloyster does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Shellder and evolve it into Cloyster. A popular spawn location you can find Shellder is in the East Lake Axewell area with a 15% chance to spawn during Normal weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
East Lake Axewell
15%40 - 43
East Lake Axewell
15%40 - 43
East Lake Axewell
45%40 - 43
East Lake Axewell
10%40 - 43
East Lake Axewell
10%40 - 43
East Lake Axewell
20%40 - 43
East Lake Axewell
5%40 - 43
East Lake Axewell
30%40 - 43
East Lake Axewell
5%40 - 43
West Lake Axewell
25%38 - 40

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
East Lake Axewell
20%8 - 12
Giant's Seat
60%30 - 35
Courageous Cavern
40%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
40%19 - 24
Giant's Seat
5%30 - 35
Courageous Cavern
10%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
10%19 - 24

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cloyster Raids

Where do i find Cloyster Raids?

You can find Cloyster raids in the following locations: Dusty Bowl, North Lake Miloch, South Lake Miloch, Stony Wilderness, West Lake Axewell.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Cloyster Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cloyster Weakness

Cloyster is a Water and Ice Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Grass, Electric, Fighting, Rock Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Water, Ice type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Cloyster Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Cloyster Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Cloyster Moves List

What moves can Cloyster learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Cloyster can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Water and Ice type +50% STAB damage.

Cloyster Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
00[] Icicle Spear
01[] Icicle Crash
01[] Toxic Spikes
01[] Spikes
01[] Leer
01[] Whirlpool
01[] Supersonic
01[] Aurora Beam
01[] Protect
01[] Razor Shell
01[] Iron Defense
01[] Ice Beam
01[] Shell Smash
01[] Hydro Pump
01[] Tackle
01[] Water Gun
01[] Withdraw
01[] Ice Shard

TM Moves Cloyster can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM07Pin MissilePhysical259520Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM17Light ScreenStatus30Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
TM20Self-DestructPhysical2001005User faints.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM27Icy WindSpecial82.59515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM35HailStatus10Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM36WhirlpoolSpecial52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial6020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM45DivePhysical12010010Dives underwater on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM46Weather BallSpecial5010010Move's power and type changes with the weather.
TM51Icicle SpearPhysical37.510030Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM53Mud ShotSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM54Rock BlastPhysical259010Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM55BrineSpecial97.510010Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM64AvalanchePhysical9010010Power doubles if user took damage first.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM83Razor ShellPhysical112.59510May lower opponent's Defense.
TM96Smart StrikePhysical7010The user stabs the target with a sharp horn. This attack never misses.

Cloyster TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial165805
TR04SurfSpecial13510015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial13510010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial165705May freeze opponent.
TR19Tri AttackSpecial8010010May paralyze, burn or freeze opponent.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR23SpikesStatus20Hurts opponents when they switch into battle.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR46Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.
TR54Toxic SpikesStatus20Poisons opponents when they switch into battle.
TR57Poison JabPhysical8010020May poison the opponent.
TR98LiquidationPhysical127.510010The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.

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