Talk:Shellder (Pokémon)

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|heartgolddex=It swims facing backward by opening and closing its two-piece shell. It is surprisingly fast.

梅子 02:44, 7 November 2009 (UTC)


It has to be said by someone, because nobody seems to be discussing this and it's not mentioned in the Slowbro, Slowking, Slowpoke or Shellder articles. But it's got to come out: The thing that bites Slowbro and Slowking in no way resembles a Shellder. We've got to mention that somewhere, because it confuses the readers to death- they read about Slowbro, and they follow the link to Shellder, and they look back and forth at the two images and it doesn't make any sense! Is there a reason why nobody has written this anywhere?! Shady got Pokémon Dollar10,000 for winning 23:42, 8 May 2010 (UTC)

Feel free to put it in somewhere if you think anything's missing. That is the nature of a wiki :)
I also suggest you remove the from your signature. It's not doing anything and will never do anything. —darklordtrom 10:57, 9 May 2010 (UTC)
Sorry, it's not showing up. Do you mean PokémonDollar.png? Shady got Pokémon Dollar10,000 for winning 22:33, 9 May 2010 (UTC)
The anime explained it that the Shellder mutates/changes in order to live on the tail or head of it's Slowpoke host in a way that benefits them both. The Shellder gives balance to Slowbro, and I forget what it gives to Slowking. R.A. Hunter Blade 22:53, 9 May 2010 (UTC)
By biting Slowking's head, it injects toxins that make it smarter. THat's what it does for it. - unsigned comment from Missingno. Master (talkcontribs) 02:06, 10 May 2010 (UTC)
It apparently does the same with Slowbro; that's why Slowbro also walks on two legs. But it seems to work better with the toxins going directly to the brain rather than working their way up the spine and such. --AndyPKMN 14:24, 10 May 2010 (UTC)

Body Slam

Shellder can't learn Body Slam by TM in Yellow, and neither can Cloyster. Can someone confirm this for Red and Blue, so it can be corrected on this page? - unsigned comment from Thomasdenhaan (talkcontribs)


Shellder can learn every move with shell in its name? Meearaimeng 12:10, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

Because there is only two, it's not notable.----無限の知性DENNOUZENSHI 14:48, 17 January 2011 (UTC)
Also, neither has an English name yet either. --SnorlaxMonster 14:53, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

But what about if we count its move effect like clamp and withdraw there also show shell effect which shellder can use all of itMeearaimeng 03:04, 22 January 2011 (UTC)

No, because there are other water type Pokemon than just Shellder capable of learning it. It's not really a signature move of it either. Frozen Fennec 03:16, 22 January 2011 (UTC)