Razor Shell (move)

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Razor Shell
シェルブレード Shell Blade
Razor Shell VII.png
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Type  Water
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  75
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
An appealing move that can be used repeatedly without boring the audience.

Razor Shell (Japanese: シェルブレード Shell Blade) is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation V.

Effect

Razor Shell inflicts damage and has a 50% chance of lowering the target's Defense stat by one stage.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user cuts its target with sharp shells. This attack may also lower the target's Defense stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user cuts its target with sharp shells. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
090 Shellder Shellder
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 32 32 32 32
091 Cloyster Cloyster
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 1
098 Krabby Krabby
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 32
099 Kingler Kingler
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 36
341 Corphish Corphish
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 31ORAS 31 32
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 32ORAS 32 34
501 Oshawott Oshawott
WaterIC Big.png Field Field 17 17 17
502 Dewott Dewott
WaterIC Big.png Field Field 17 17 18
503 Samurott Samurott
WaterIC Big.png Field Field 17 17 18
688 Binacle Binacle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 45 45 36
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 48 48 36
768 Golisopod Golisopod
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 26 32
834 Drednaw Drednaw
WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM83
090 Shellder Shellder
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
091 Cloyster Cloyster
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
098 Krabby Krabby
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
099 Kingler Kingler
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
341 Corphish Corphish
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
589 Escavalier Escavalier
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
688 Binacle Binacle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
768 Golisopod Golisopod
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
834 Drednaw Drednaw
WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
091 Cloyster Cloyster
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 Abram Burrows's Cloyster
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon GO

Razor Shell
GO Water.png Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power  ?
Energy cost  ?
Duration 1.3 seconds
Damage window 0.65 - 1 seconds
Trainer Battles
Power  ?
Energy cost  ?
Secondary effect  ?
Effect chance  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
None

Description

Games Description
MDGtI
SMD
It damages an enemy. It could also lower the enemy's Defense.

In the anime

Saizo Barbaracle Razor Shell.png Ash Oshawott Razor Shell.png Caesar Razor Shell.png Cameron Samurott Razor Shell.png
Barbaracle Oshawott Dewott Samurott
The user's shell glows yellow and leaves a blue trail behind, it hits the opponent with great force using it.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
502 Dewott Dewott touches the scalchops on its waist, which proceed to glow yellow and produce a blue curved blade of energy from them. Dewott then slashes the opponent with the blades.
A Trainer's Dewott The Battle Club and Tepig's Choice! Debut
Burgundy's Dewott A Connoisseur's Revenge! None
Halsey's Dewott The Pokémon Harbor Patrol! None
Cadbury's Caesar Crowning the Scalchop King! None
501 Oshawott Oshawott grabs its scalchop, which produces a light blue aura, forming into an energy blade. Oshawott then slashes the opponent with it.
Ash's Oshawott Dreams by the Yard Full! None
503 Samurott Samurott draws a seamitar from a sheath on one of its arms. The sword glows light blue and grows slightly longer. Samurott then slashes the opponent with the seamitar.
Leeku's Samurott White—Victini and Zekrom
Black—Victini and Reshiram
None
Cameron's Samurott The Road to Humilau! None
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle's claws on one or two hands start to glow yellow. A light blue aura then appears and hardens around them, forming into one or two curved blades of energy. Barbaracle then slashes the opponent with the blades.
Saizo's Barbaracle A Stealthy Challenge! None

In the manga

Movie adaptations


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Razor Shell V.png Razor Shell.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Generation VII Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 貝殼刃 Buihok Yahn *
貝殼刀 Buihok Dōu *
Mandarin 貝殼刃 / 贝壳刃 Bèiké Rèn *
貝殼刀 Bèiké Dāo *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Messchelp
France Flag.png French Coqui-Lame (VIII+)
Coquilame (V-VII)
Germany Flag.png German Kalkklinge
India Flag.png Hindi धारदार कवच, Dhardar Kavach
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Pedang Kerang
Pisau Kerang
Italy Flag.png Italian Conchilama
South Korea Flag.png Korean 셸블레이드 Shell Blade
Poland Flag.png Polish Ostra Muszla
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Lâmina de Concha (early anime)
Concha Navalha (BW115-present, TCG)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Concha Navalha
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Concha Afilada (prior to BW031)
Caparaconcha Afilada
Spain Flag.png Spain Concha Filo
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Lưỡi Kiếm Vỏ Sò


Variations of the move Crush Claw
Physical Crush ClawRazor Shell


Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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