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Shuckle (Pokémon)

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Scizor #212: Scizor
Pokémon
#214: Heracross Heracross
Shuckle
Mold Pokémon
ツボツボ
Tsubotsubo
#213
Shuckle

Shuckle

Shuckle

Shuckle
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Bug Rock
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Sturdy or Gluttony Cacophony
Cacophony
Contrary
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Shuckle

Mega Shuckle Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
190 (24.8%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Bug
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
2'00" 0.6 m
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0'0" 0 m
{{{forme2}}}
0'0" 0 m
{{{forme3}}}
0'0" 0 m
{{{forme4}}}
Weight
45.2 lbs. 20.5 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{forme4}}}
Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#213
Kanto
#168
Johto
#356
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh
#232
Unova
Mountain
#014
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-000
Almia
R-109/N-080
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
80
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
177
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
0
HP
0
Atk
1
Def
0
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body14.png BodyUnknown.png
{{{forme2}}}
Footprint
F213.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
Yellow
Base friendship
70
External Links

Shuckle (Japanese: ツボツボ Tsubotsubo) is a dual-type Bug/Rock Pokémon.

It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Biology

Shuckle in its shell

Shuckle is a Pokémon that resembles a small turtle. Its body is yellow and appears soft. Until they are in use, Shuckle's limbs appear limp. It is encased in a very hard red shell that has many holes in it. The holes in its shell are rimmed with white. Rather than actively hunting and foraging for food like most other Pokémon, it collects Berries and stores them in its shell. The Berries inside are liquefied and fermented by Shuckle's digestive juices, which it then consumes. These juices are also used to dissolve rocks so Shuckle can hide under them. It can be found in the mountains.

In the anime

Shuckle in the anime
Shiny Shuckle in the anime

Major appearances

In A Better Pill to Swallow, an old man was using the Berry Juice that Shuckle makes to create medicine. One of the Shuckle that he befriended was a purple Shuckle whose Berry Juice attracted Pokémon to anyone who drank it. Because of this, Team Rocket made it their mission to steal it.

Butch's Shuckle debuted in Sleight of Sand!.

Another Shuckle appeared in Double-Time Battle Training! under the ownership of Rebecca.

Conway used a Shuckle in his battle against Ash in Working on a Right Move!.

Minor appearances

A Shuckle was one of the residents of Big Town in Pikachu & Pichu.

A Shuckle appeared on a poster in Imitation Confrontation.

A picture of a Shuckle appeared in Hocus Pokémon.

A Shuckle appeared in the opening of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.

A Shuckle also appeared in To Thine Own Pokémon Be True!.

A Shuckle appeared in Dressed for Jess Success!.

A Shuckle made a brief cameo in SS024, outside Professor Rowan's lab.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP170 Shuckle Ash's Pokédex Shuckle, the Mold Pokémon. When Shuckle places organic materials in its husk-like shell, the items are transformed into a unique juice. Shuckle are naturally shy and are most often found hiding beneath rocks.
This concludes the entries from the original series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP185 Shuckle Dawn's Pokédex Shuckle, the Mold Pokémon. Shuckle stores Berries inside its shell, and the Berries eventually turn into a delicious juice.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.

In the manga

Shuckle in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Shuckle first appeared with Kurt. Kurt's Shuckle helps the Poké Ball craftsman make his special Poké Balls in Teddiursa's Picnic.

A Shuckle was seen as one of the Pokémon Crystal captured and sent to Professor Oak via the Portable Transfer System in Surrounded by Staryu.

Later in The Last Battle XIII a shuckle was one of the Pokémon sent to help the fight in Ilex Forest.

Shuckle's most major appearance is in Volume 23, under the control of Orm, in his battles against Professor Oak (which he won with ease) and Oak's grandson Blue (which he lost eventually).

Another Shuckle was seen under Pike Queen Lucy's command, where it showed off its fair deftness by badly poisoning Emerald's Starmie (as well as taking a number of attacks) before being washed out by a Surf. She hasn't used it since.

In the TCG

Main article: Shuckle (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold The Berries it stores in its vase-like shell decompose and become a gooey liquid.
Silver It stores Berries inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.
Crystal The fluid secreted by its toes carves holes in rocks for nesting and can be mixed with Berries to make a drink.
Stadium 2 The Berries it stores in its vase-like shell decompose and become a gooey liquid.
Generation III
Ruby Shuckle quietly hides itself under rocks, keeping its body concealed inside its hard shell while eating berries it has stored away. The berries mix with its body fluids to become a juice.
Sapphire
Emerald A Shuckle hides under rocks, keeping its body concealed inside its shell while eating stored berries. The berries mix with its body fluids to become a juice.
FireRed It stores Berries inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.
LeafGreen The Berries it stores in its vase-like shell decompose and become a gooey liquid.
Generation IV
Diamond It stores berries in its shell. The berries eventually ferment to become delicious juices.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold The Berries it stores in its vase-like shell decompose and become a gooey liquid.
SoulSilver It stores Berries inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.
Generation V
Black It stores berries in its shell. The berries eventually ferment to become delicious juices.
White
Black 2 The berries stored in its vaselike shell eventually become a thick, pulpy juice.
White 2
Generation VI
X The berries stored in its jar-like shell eventually become a thick, pulpy juice.
Y It stores Berries inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver
Received from a PokéManiac in Cianwood City
Route 40, Cianwood City, Burned Tower, Dark Cave (Rock Smash)
Crystal
Received from a PokéManiac in Cianwood City
Route 40, Cianwood City, Burned Tower, Dark Cave (Rock Smash)
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Event
Emerald
Safari Zone extension (Rock Smash)
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade, Event
Colosseum
Deep Colosseum (Shadow)
XD
Trade Surskit to Duking in Pyrite Town
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Route 224 (Emerald)
Platinum
Route 224 (Emerald)
HeartGold SoulSilver
Received from a PokéManiac in Cianwood City
Cianwood City and Vermilion City (Rock Smash)
Pal Park
Sea
Generation V
Black White
Route 14
Black 2 White 2
Seaside Cave
Dream World
Icy Cave
Generation VI
X Y
Route 18, Terminus Cave, Victory Road (Rock Smash)
Friend Safari (Rock)

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Channel Cobalt Coast
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 8
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Mt. Blaze (5F-9F)
Howling Forest (7F-11F)
Oddity Cave (B6-B9)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Upper Steam Cave (1F-7F)
Landslide Cave (B1-B12)
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Wireless Tower
Fire Temple
Pokémon Rumble Blast Lake: Soothing Shore

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
RSEFRLG Gather More Pokémon! Sixth Campaign Shuckle Japanese Japan 10 April 22 to May 8, 2006

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Gold Silver Berry (50%)
Crystal
Emerald Oran Berry Oran Berry (100%)
Diamond Pearl Oran Berry Oran Berry (100%)
Platinum
HeartGold SoulSilver Berry Juice Berry Juice (100%)
Black White Berry Juice Berry Juice (100%)
Black 2 White 2 Berry Juice Berry Juice (100%)
X Y Berry Juice Berry Juice (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 20
80 - 127 150 - 244
Attack: 10
13 - 68 22 - 130
Defense: 230
211 - 310 418 - 614
Sp.Atk: 10
13 - 68 22 - 130
Sp.Def: 230
211 - 310 418 - 614
Speed: 5
9 - 62 13 - 119
Total: 505   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
1/2
Power
1/4 ☆☆☆
Skill
1/2
Stamina
5/5 ★★★★★
Jump
2/2 ★★
Total
10/15 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
00Start Sticky Web Bug Status 0000 —% 20
00Start Withdraw Water Status 0000 —% 40
00Start Constrict Normal Physical 01010 100100% 35
00Start Bide Normal Physical 0000 —% 10
00Start Rollout Rock Physical 03030 09090% 20
055 Encore Normal Status 0000 100100% 5
099 Wrap Normal Physical 01515 09090% 20
1212 Struggle Bug Bug Special 05050 100100% 20
1616 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 —% 25
2020 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
2323 Rock Throw Rock Physical 05050 09090% 15
2727 Gastro Acid Poison Status 0000 100100% 10
3131 Power Trick Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
3434 Shell Smash Normal Status 0000 —% 15
3838 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 09090% 10
4242 Bug Bite Bug Physical 06060 100100% 20
4545 Power Split Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
4545 Guard Split Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
4949 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 08080% 5
5353 Sticky Web Bug Status 0000 —% 20
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Shuckle obtained at level 1 in Generation II
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Shuckle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Shuckle

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM20 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM34 Sludge Wave Poison Special 09595 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM69 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
Bag TM Steel Sprite.png TM74 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 05050 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM83 Infestation Bug Special 02020 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Shuckle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Shuckle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
Shelmet Acid Poison Special 40 100% 30
SkorupiDrapion Acupressure Normal Status —% 30
ShelmetAccelgor Final Gambit Fighting Special 100% 5
VolbeatLeavanny Helping Hand Normal Status —% 20
GligarGliscorSkorupiDrapion Knock Off Dark Physical 65 100% 25
NincadaTrapinchVibravaFlygon Mud-Slap Ground Special 20 100% 10
DwebbleCrustle Rock Blast Rock Physical 25 90% 10
TrapinchVibravaFlygon Sand Tomb Ground Physical 35 85% 15
SurskitMasquerainCombee Sweet Scent Normal Status 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Shuckle in Generation VI
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Shuckle in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Shuckle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Shuckle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
X Y OR AS After You Normal Status —% 15 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Bind Normal Physical 15 85% 20 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Bug Bite Bug Physical 60 100% 20 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Earth Power Ground Special 90 100% 10 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Gastro Acid Poison Status 100% 10 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Helping Hand Normal Status —% 20 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Knock Off Dark Physical 65 100% 25 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20 Cool 0   0  
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Shuckle can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Shuckle cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Shuckle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Shuckle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani213.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP213.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 6.9%
Friend Area: Mt. Deepgreen
Phrases
51%-100% HP If the going gets too rough, I'll retreat within my shell!
26%-50% HP No more tomfoolery! My health is halfway down.
1%-25% HP I think it's hopeless... I want to hide in my shell...
Level up Yes, finally leveled up! I'll beat on my shell like a tom-tom!
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up Yes, finally leveled up! I'll beat on my shell like a tom-tom!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP213.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: E
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Rock  Rock Assist.png
( Rock )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Crush 1 field move.png
(Crush ×1)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It triggers rockfalls around itself that make Pokémon Tired.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack
Defense ●●●●●
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
None.png PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

213Shuckle.png
Unevolved
Shuckle
 Bug  Rock 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 213.png Spr b 2g 213.png Spr 2s 213.png Spr b 2g 213.png Spr 2c 213.gif Spr b 2g 213.png
Spr 2g 213 s.png Spr b 2g 213 s.png Spr 2s 213 s.png Spr b 2g 213 s.png Spr 2c 213 s.gif Spr b 2g 213 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 213.png Spr b 3r 213.png Spr 3e 213.gif Spr b 3r 213.png Spr 3r 213.png Spr b 3r 213.png
Spr 3r 213 s.png Spr b 3r 213 s.png Spr 3e 213 s.gif Spr b 3r 213 s.png Spr 3r 213 s.png Spr b 3r 213 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 213.png Spr b 4d 213.png Spr 4d 213.png Spr b 4d 213.png Spr 4h 213.png Spr b 4d 213.png
Spr 4d 213 s.png Spr b 4d 213 s.png Spr 4d 213 s.png Spr b 4p 213 s.png Spr 4h 213 s.png Spr b 4p 213 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 213.png Spr b 5b 213.png Spr 5b 213.png Spr b 5b 213.png
Spr 5b 213 s.png Spr b 5b 213 s.png Spr 5b 213 s.png Spr b 5b 213 s.png
Front Back Front Back
213MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Shuckle images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Shuckle has the most extreme stat distribution of any Pokémon, being either the best or in the bottom three of every base stat category:
  • Despite being weak to Water-type moves and being unable to use the move Surf, it appears in the sea in Pal Park.
  • A level 100 Shuckle can potentially deal the most damage in a single attack.

Origin

Shuckle seems to be based on an endolith, an organism that lives inside porous rocks or animal shells or possibly an abalone. Fungi, also known as mold, are common endoliths; this explains why Shuckle is the mold Pokémon. It may also be based on scale insects – small, shelled parasites that produce a sweet fluid called honeydew that attracts other insects. Shuckle may have been based on a variety of mollusks, as it shares some characteristics with them. Some examples of the similar characteristics are the shell, muscular and limp-seeming feet, the use of acids to receive food or to break down obstacles, likes fermented foods, and both also live close to the water. It may also be based on turtles or tortoises, appearance-wise.

Name origin

Shuckle may be a combination of shuck (a husk or pod) and barnacle or turtle.

Tsubotsubo may derive from 壷 tsubo (jar) and 富士壺 fujitsubo (barnacle).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ツボツボ Tsubotsubo From tsubo and 富士壺 fujitsubo
France Flag.png French Caratroc From carapace and troc, referring to its ability of transforming Berries into Berry juice.
Spain Flag.png Spanish Shuckle Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Pottrott From Pott and verrotten, referring to the fermentation of Berries in its shell.
Italy Flag.png Italian Shuckle Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 단단지 Dandanji From 단단하다 dandanhada and 단지 danji


External links

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