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Shellder

Shellder is a Water-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves into Cloyster when fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Bivalve Pokémon
At night, this Pokémon uses its broad tongue to burrow a hole in the seafloor sand and then sleep in it. While it is sleeping, Shellder closes its shell, but leaves its tongue hanging out.
- Shellder's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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12 (10)
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5 (10)

Charged attacks

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45 (24)
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60 (18)
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70 (22)

Evolution family

Shellder is part of a two-member family.

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Shellder
#090 Shellder
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Cloyster
#091 Cloyster

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
926
1,003

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Summer Event: 2020 Jul 17 - 22
Incense Day: Water and Dark Type: 2020 May 17 (Incense-only)
Pokémon Spotlight Hour: 2020 May 5
Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019: Aug 6 - 12
Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019: Jul 4 - 7
Water Festival 2018: Jun 7 - 21
Holiday 2017: Dec 21 - Jan 4
Water Festival 2017: Mar 22 - 29

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Eggs
617

Increased chance/Previously in:
2-km - 2019 Apr 26 - Dec 16
2-km - Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
2-km - 2018 Feb 9 - Dec 18
5-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2018 Feb 9
2-km - Eggstravaganza 2017: Apr 13 - 20

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Raid Battles
617
771

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,916

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
463 Field Research:
Catch 3 Water-type Pokémon: Summer Event
Battle another trainer 3 times: 2020 Jan
Hatch an Egg: Water Festival 2018


Gallery

External links

  • Shellder page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Shellder article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Shellder article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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