Shellos is a Water-type region-exclusive Pokémon from the Sinnoh region. It evolves into Gastrodon when fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Sea Slug Pokémon
When it senses danger, a purple liquid oozes out of it. The liquid is thought to be something like greasy sweat.
- Shellos's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Normal
15 (10)
Icon Ground
18 (13)

Charged attacks

Icon Normal
50 (26)
Icon Ground
55 (24)
Icon Water
70 (22)

Evolution family

Shellos is part of a two-member family.

217. Shellos
#422 Shellos
(West Sea form)
50 Shellos candy
#423 Gastrodon
(West Sea form)
Shellos east
#422 Shellos
(East Sea form)
50 Shellos candy
Gastrodon east
#423 Gastrodon
(East Sea form)


West region

West Sea

East region

East Sea

Method Maximum CP Details
RT-Icon Encounter

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2019 May 17



  • On April 29th, 2019, there were various reports of both forms of Shellos appearing around the world.[1] About ten minutes later, the spawns ceased and the Shellos were reverted back to event spawns.[2]
  • Both forms of Shellos appeared around the world in the first half hour. Then they were taken down and became region-exclusive Pokémon few hours later.[3]


  1. Shellos in USA. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2019-04-30.
  2. All shellos gone. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2019-04-30.
  3. Shellos started spawning again. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2019-05-18.

External links

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