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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 descriptionEdit

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.

Possible attacksEdit

Fast attacksEdit

Icon Bug
5 (10)

Special attacksEdit

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

Evolution familyEdit

Shedinja is the part of this Pokémon family.

144. Nincada
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50 Nincada candy
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#292 Shedinja


  • Shedinja was released with the start of November field research on November 1st, 2018.
  • During November, 2018, Shedinja is the reward of the Research Breakthrough once seven stamps have been obtained with a 180 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]
  • 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 linksEdit

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