Shelter (move)

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たてこもる Barricade
Shelter IX.png
Type  Steel
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 10)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Introduced  Generation VIII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Shelter (Japanese: たてこもる Barricade) is a non-damaging Steel-type move introduced in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It is the signature move of Goomy and its Hisuian evolutions.


Generation VIII

Shelter raises the user's defensive stats in addition to making opponents' moves less likely to hit the user.

Category  Status
PP  10
Agile Strong
Power  —  —  —
Accuracy  —%  —%  —%
Action speed modifier
Self  -2  -3  +5
Target  ?  ?  ?
Additional effect
Turns  4  3  5
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
Raises the user's defensive stats
Obscures the user
Raises the user's action speed

Generation IX

Shelter raises the user's Defense by two stages.


Games Description
LA The user makes its skin as hard as an iron shield, raising its defensive stats. Incoming moves also become more likely to miss.
SV The user makes its skin as hard as an iron shield, sharply boosting its Defense stat.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0704 Goomy DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 34LA
0705 Sliggoo
Hisuian Form
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 34LA Evo.
0706 Goodra
Hisuian Form
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 34LA 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.

In other generations

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 閉關 Baigwāan
Mandarin 閉關 / 闭关 Bìguān
France Flag.png French Mur Fumigène
Germany Flag.png German Refugium
Italy Flag.png Italian Barricata
South Korea Flag.png Korean 농성 Nongseong
Spain Flag.png Spanish Retracción

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