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Pokemon Sword and Shield Shellder

Pokemon Sword and Shield Shellder is a Water Type Bivalve Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass, Electric type moves. You can find and catch Shellder in East Lake Axewell with a 15% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Shellder are 30 HP, 65 Attack, 45 SP Attack, 100 Defense, 25 SP Defense, and 40 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Shellder
Regular
Shiny
Shellder Galar Pokedex ID: 150

List of Shellder Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total305
HP30
Attack65
Defense100
Special Attack45
Special Defense25
Speed40

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

Shellder Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Shell ArmorNormal
Skill LinkNormal
OvercoatHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It swims facing backward by opening and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Its hard shell repels any kind of attack. It is vulnerable only when its shell is open.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Shellder Evolutions

How do i evolve Shellder in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

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

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use Water Stone
Cloyster
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Shellder
3056510045253040
Cloyster
5259518085455070

Shellder Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Shellder?

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
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Shellder Raids

Where do i find Shellder Raids?

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

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Shellder Weakness

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

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Grass
Electric
0.5x
Damage
Steel
Fire
Water
Ice
0.25x
Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Shellder Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Shellder Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP
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Pokemon SW and SH Shellder Moves List

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

Shellder can learn the water type move Hydro Pump at level 48. This Special move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Water type +50% STAB damage.

Shellder Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01TacklePhysical4010035
01Water GunSpecial6010025
04WithdrawStatus40Raises user's Defense.
08Ice ShardPhysical4010030User attacks first.
12LeerStatus10030Lowers opponent's Defense.
16WhirlpoolSpecial52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
20SupersonicStatus5520Confuses opponent.
24Aurora BeamSpecial6510020May lower opponent's Attack.
28ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
32Razor ShellPhysical112.59510May lower opponent's Defense.
36Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.
40Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
44Shell SmashStatus15Sharply raises user's Attack, Special Attack and Speed but lowers Defense and Special Defense.
48Hydro PumpSpecial165805

TM Moves Shellder can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
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 WindSpecial559515Lowers 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.
TM51Icicle SpearPhysical2510030Hits 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.
TM64AvalanchePhysical6010010Power doubles if user took damage first.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM83Razor ShellPhysical112.59510May lower opponent's Defense.

Shellder TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial165805
TR04SurfSpecial13510015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial110705May freeze opponent.
TR19Tri AttackSpecial8010010May paralyze, burn or freeze opponent.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
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.
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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