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Shellder is a Water-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It can evolve into Cloyster after being fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Shellder - 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.


Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Ice 12 (10)
Icon Normal 5 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Water
45 (24)
Icon Ice
60 (18)
Icon Water
70 (22)

Evolution family

Shellder is the part of a two-member family.

39. Shellder
#090 Shellder
50 Shellder candy
Cloyster
#091 Cloyster

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Trivia

  • Shellder was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Shellder is 926, however it can reach 1,003, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between March 22nd and March 29th, 2017, Shellder's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2017.
    • Between December 21st, 2017 and January 4th, 2018, Shellder's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Holiday 2017.
    • Between June 7th and June 21st, 2018, Shellder's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2018.
    • Between July 4th and July 7th, 2019, Shellder's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
    • Between August 6th and August 12th, 2019, Shellder's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
    • Between August 23rd and August 30th, 2019, Shellder's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2019.
  • Since April 26th, 2019, Shellder can be hatched from 2-km Eggs with a 617 of maximal CP.
    • From July 6th, 2016 to February 9th, 2018, Shellder used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
    • From February 9th, 2018 to December 18th, 2018, Shellder used to be a possible hatchling from 2-km Eggs.
    • Between April 13th and April 20th, 2017, Shellder was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza 2017.
    • Shellder was hatching more often from 2-km eggs, during the Water Festival 2019 from August 23rd and August 30th, 2019.
  • As a former 1st tier Raid Boss, Shellder's CP was 3,916. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 617 and 771 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Shellder was available in field research: "Hatch an Egg." during Water Festival 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 463.
  • Shiny form of Shellder was released with the beginning of the Water Festival on June 7th, 2018.

External links

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