Essentials

Shellos

West Shellos

Water

Abilities

Sticky Hold

Prevents a held item from being removed by other Pokémon.

Storm Drain

Redirects single-target Water moves to this Pokémon where possible. Absorbs Water moves, raising Special Attack one stage.

Hidden Ability

Sand Force

Strengthens Rock, Ground, and Steel moves to 1.3× their power during a sandstorm. Protects against sandstorm damage.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 2
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire ½
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 2
  • Ground 1
  • Ice ½
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water ½

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 4
National
422
Original Sinnoh
60 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
60 Platinum

Names

Japanese
カラナクシ (karanakushi)
Official roomaji
Karanakushi
Korean
깝질무
Chinese
無殼海牛
French
Sancoki
German
Schalellos
Spanish
Shellos
Italian
Shellos

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Water 1
  • Amorphous
Search:
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
65 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 HP
Capture rate
190 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Shellos Gastrodon Level up, starting at level 30

Shellos Forms

  • West Shellos
  • East Shellos

Forms only affect appearance. A form is determined before a wild encounter based on whether the battle is in western or eastern Sinnoh, or inherited from the mother when breeding, and cannot be changed.

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
76
68.9 325 356
Attack
48
16.1 164 195
Defense
48
19.8 164 195
Special Attack
57
36.5 182 213
Special Defense
62
42.3 192 223
Speed
34
11.7 136 167
Total
325
24.2

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★☆☆
Power
★☆☆☆
Skill
★☆☆
Stamina
★✯✯☆☆
Jump
★★
Total
6/8/17

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Beware of pushing strongly on its squishy body, as it makes a mysterious purple fluid ooze out.

Generation 6
X

Beware of pushing strongly on its squishy body, as it makes a mysterious purple fluid ooze out.

Y

Its shape and coloration vary, depending on its habitat.

Sprites

West Shellos West Shellos West Shellos West Shellos

Miscellany

Species
Sea Slug Search:
Color
Purple Search:
Cry
Footprint
Shellos
Shape
Chitinous Search:

Height

Trainer dude

West Shellos
3

0'11.8"
0.3 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

West Shellos
63

13.9 lb
6.3 kg

Locations

Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum

Pal Park

Area
Sea
Score
50
Rate
30

Moves

Water moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Special moves better suit Shellos's higher Special Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

2 2 2 2 Mud Sport Ground status 15

Halves all Electric-type damage.

4 4 4 4 Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

7 7 7 7 Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

11 11 11 11 Mud Bomb Ground special 10 65 85%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

16 16 16 16 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

22 22 22 22 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

29 29 29 29 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

37 37 37 37 Muddy Water Water special 10 90 85%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

46 46 46 46 Recover Normal status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• Acid Armor Poison status 20

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

• • • • Amnesia Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

• • Brine Water special 10 65 100%

Has double power against Pokémon that have less than half their max HP remaining.

• • Clear Smog Poison special 15 50

Removes all of the target's stat modifiers.

• • • • Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

• • • • Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

• • • • Fissure Ground physical 5 * 30%

Causes a one-hit KO.

• • • • Memento Dark status 10 100%

Lowers the target's Attack and Special Attack by two stages. User faints.

• • • • Mirror Coat Psychic special 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last special hit it took.

• • Mist Ice status 30

Protects the user's stats from being changed by enemy moves.

• • • Sludge Poison special 20 65 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

• • • • Spit Up Normal special 10 * 100%

Power is 100 times the amount of energy Stockpiled.

• • • • Stockpile Normal status 20

Stores energy up to three times for use with Spit Up and Swallow.

• • • • Swallow Normal status 10

Recovers 1/4 HP after one Stockpile, 1/2 HP after two Stockpiles, or full HP after three Stockpiles.

• • • Trump Card Normal special 5 *

Power increases when this move has less PP, up to a maximum of 200.

• • • • Yawn Normal status 10

Target sleeps at the end of the next turn.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pain Split Normal status 20

Sets the user's and targets's HP to the average of their current HP.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 03 Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

07 07 07 07 Hail Ice status 10

Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.

10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

13 13 13 13 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

14 14 14 14 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

55 55 Brine Water special 10 65 100%

Has double power against Pokémon that have less than half their max HP remaining.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

55 55 Scald Water special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

83 Infestation Bug special 20 20 100%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H3 H3 H3 H3 Surf Water special 15 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.

H6 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

H5 Whirlpool Water special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from leaving battle and inflicts 1/16 its max HP in damage for 2-5 turns.

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