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
Generation 7
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.

Generation 6
X, Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire

The user breaks its shell, which lowers Defense and Sp. Def stats but sharply raises its Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats.

Generation 7
Sun, Moon

The user breaks its shell, which lowers Defense and Sp. Def stats but sharply raises its Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats.

Foreign Names

Japanese
からをやぶる (karawoyaburu)
からをやぶる
Korean
껍질깨기
Chinese
破殼
破壳
French
Exuviation
German
Hausbruch
Spanish
Rompecoraza
Italian
Gettaguscio

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Shell Smash.

Pokémon

Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Generation 7 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 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 50 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 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 34 34 Shuckle Bug Rock Sturdy
Gluttony
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Bug 20 10 230 10 230 5 505
38 38 38 38 0 Magcargo Fire Rock Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 50 120 90 80 30 430
65 65 47 47 Torkoal Fire White Smoke
Drought
Shell Armor
½ male, ½ female Field 70 85 140 85 70 20 470
51 51 50 50 50 Clamperl Water Shell Armor
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Water 1 35 64 85 74 55 32 345
37 37 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
70 105 125 65 75 45 485
38 38 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 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
45 Red Meteor Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 60 100 60 100 60 440
45 Orange Meteor Minior Orange Meteor Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 60 100 60 100 60 440
45 Yellow Meteor Minior Yellow Meteor Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 60 100 60 100 60 440
45 Green Meteor Minior Green Meteor Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 60 100 60 100 60 440
45 Blue Meteor Minior Blue Meteor Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 60 100 60 100 60 440
45 Indigo Meteor Minior Indigo Meteor Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 60 100 60 100 60 440
45 Violent Meteor Minior Violent Meteor Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 60 100 60 100 60 440
45 Red Core Minior Red Core Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 100 60 100 60 120 500
45 Orange Core Minior Orange Core Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 100 60 100 60 120 500
45 Yellow Core Minior Yellow Core Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 100 60 100 60 120 500
45 Green Core Minior Green Core Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 100 60 100 60 120 500
45 Blue Core Minior Blue Core Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 100 60 100 60 120 500
45 Indigo Core Minior Indigo Core Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 100 60 100 60 120 500
45 Violet Core Minior Violet Core Minior Rock Flying Shields Down genderless Mineral 60 100 60 100 60 120 500
37 Turtonator Fire Dragon Shell Armor ½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
60 78 135 91 85 36 485

29 Pokémon

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