Essentials

Shell Smash

Normal status

Generation 5

Summary

Raises user's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by two stages. Lower user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Raises the user's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by two stages each. Lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage each.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user breaks its shell, lowering its Defense and Sp. Def stats but sharply raising Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats.

Foreign Names

German
Hausbruch
French
Exuviation
Spanish
Rompecoraza
Italian
Gettaguscio
Japanese
からをやぶる (karawoyaburu)

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Shell Smash.

Pokémon

Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
56 56 56 Shellder Water Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 65 100 45 25 40 305
Cloyster Water Ice Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 50 95 180 85 45 70 525
52 52 50 Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
67 67 67 Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
34 34 Shuckle Bug Rock Sturdy
Gluttony
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Bug 20 10 230 10 230 5 505
38 38 38 Magcargo Fire Rock Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 50 120 80 80 30 410
65 65 Torkoal Fire White Smoke
Shell Armor
½ male, ½ female Field 70 85 140 85 70 20 470
51 51 50 Clamperl Water Shell Armor
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Water 1 35 64 85 74 55 32 345
37 37 37 Dwebble Bug Rock Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Bug
Mineral
50 65 85 35 35 55 325
Crustle Bug Rock Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Bug
Mineral
70 95 125 65 75 45 475
38 38 38 Tirtouga Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
54 78 103 53 45 22 355
40 40 40 Carracosta Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
74 108 133 83 65 32 495
Binacle Rock Water Tough Claws
Sniper
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 42 52 67 39 56 50 306
Barbaracle Rock Water Tough Claws
Sniper
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 72 105 115 54 86 68 500

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