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Shellder (Expedition 129)

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Shellder  
シェルダー Shellder
Team Plasma
Water
ShellderExpedition129.jpg
Illus. Sumiyoshi Kizuki
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Shellder
Type Water
Hit Points 50
weakness
Lightning×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Common
English card no. 129/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Common
Japanese card no. 009/128
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Shellder.

Shellder (Japanese: シェルダー Shellder) is a Water-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Expedition Base Set.

Card text

Water
Irongrip
はさむ
10
ColorlessColorless
Lick
したでなめる
10
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Paralyzed.

e-Reader data

This card's ID is B-10-#. The short strip contains Pokédex information, a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip.

Pokédex data

Water
Water
Shellder - Bivalve Pokémon
No. Height Weight
090 1'00" (9.3 m) 9.0 lbs. (4.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
Clamping on to an opponent reveals its vulnerable parts, so it uses this move only as a last resort.
カラで はさみこむのは やわらかい なかみを さらけだすので いちか ばちかの しゅだん なのだ。

Mini-game

The long strip contains data for the Go, Poliwrath! mini-game. Five other cards from Expedition Base Set are also required to play it.

Trivia

Origin

Irongrip's Japanese name is that of ViceGrip, a move in the Pokémon games; however, Shellder cannot learn it. Lick is also a move in the Pokémon games, though Shellder cannot learn it either. This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Crystal.


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