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Shedinja is a Bug, Ghost-type Pokémon from Hoenn region. It doesn't evolve into nor from any other Pokémon, however it is a member of Nincada's family.

Pokédex description

Shedinja - Shed Pokémon
Shedinja's hard body doesn't move—not even a twitch. In fact, its body appears to be merely a hollow shell. It is believed that this Pokémon will steal the spirit of anyone peering into its hollow body from its back.
Pokémon cry:
Shedinja cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug 5 (10)
Icon Ghost 9 (13)

Special attacks

Icon Flying
55 (23)
Icon Ground
100 (21)
Icon Ghost
50 (17)

Evolution family

Shedinja is the part of a three-member family.

144. Nincada
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50 Nincada candy
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  • Shedinja was released with the start of November field research on November 1st, 2018.
  • During November 2018, Shedinja was the reward of the Research Breakthrough once seven stamps had been obtained with a 168 of maximal CP. [1]
    • There was an 8-minute delay when rolling out the new Shedinja reward, which caused many Trainers to encounter a Moltres instead.[2]
  • The stamina stat of Shedinja is fixed at 1 which is not calculated by normal formula.
  • In the main game series Shedinja would appear in the player's party after evolving a Nincada with at least one empty slot in the party and at least one Poké Ball in their bag.


  1. PokemonGoApp. (2018, October 26). Get ready, Trainers. Field Research tasks focusing on Bug-type Pokémon are coming this November!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-10-26.
  2. Fixed. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-11-01.

External links

  • Shedinja page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Shedinja article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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