#213 - Shuckle
NamingEnglish: Shuckle Romaji: Tsubotsubo Japanese: ツボツボ [?]
Pokédex NumberingNational Dex #213 JohtoDex #168 SinnohDex #--- UnovaDex #--- UnovaDex 2 #232
Ability/iesGluttony - Encourages the early use of a held Berry.
Sturdy - It cannot be knocked out with one hit.
Contrary - Makes stat changes have an opposite effect.
|Defensive Capabilities for / [iTypeChart]|
|Base Stats [?]||Nature [?]||HP: 20
|31 IV / 252 EV||+||130||614||130||614||119|
|0 IV / 252 EV||+||96||580||96||580||85|
|31 IV / 0 EV||+||61||545||61||545||50|
|0 IV / 0 EV||+||27||511||27||511||16|
|Speed: 2 Power: 4 Technique: 2 Stamina: 5 Jump: 2||
Earn Exp.: @ lvl
Exp. Gain-rate: Medium-Slow
Max Exp.: 1,059,860
EV Yield: 1 Defense, 1 Special Defense
Catch Rate: 190
GenIV Held Items: (100%)
GenV Held Items:
White2: Seaside Cave.
Black: Route 14.
White: Route 14.
HeartGold: Vermilion City, Cianwood City.
SoulSilver: Vermilion City, Cianwood City.
PokéWalker: Not found, seek trade.
Platinum: Route 224.
Diamond: Route 224.
Pearl: Route 224.
FireRed: Altering Cave.
LeafGreen: Altering Cave.
Emerald: Altering Cave, Safari Zone (Hoenn).
Ruby: Not found, seek trade.
Sapphire: Not found, seek trade.
Crystal: Not found, seek trade.
Gold: Not found, seek trade.
Silver: Not found, seek trade.
Egg-step Counter: 20 [?]
Base Egg-steps: 5,355
Boosted Egg-steps: 2,805
Shuckle belongs to only one egg group.
|n||y||Acid||40||100||0||30||The foe is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.|
|y||y||Acupressure||0||0||0||30||The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its stats.|
|n||y||Final Gambit||1||100||0||5||The user risks everything to attack its target. The user faints but does damage equal to the user's HP.|
|y||y||Helping Hand||0||100||0||20||A move that boosts the power of the ally's attack in a Double Battle.|
|y||y||Knock Off||20||100||0||20||The user slaps down the foe's held item, preventing the item from being used during the battle.|
|y||y||Mud-Slap||20||100||100||10||The user hurls mud in the foe's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.|
|n||y||Rock Blast||25||80||0||10||The user hurls hard rocks at the foe. Two to five rocks are launched in quick succession.|
|y||y||Sand Tomb||15||70||0||15||The user traps the foe inside a harshly raging sandstorm for two to five turns.|
|y||y||Sweet Scent||0||100||0||20||A sweet scent that lowers the foe's evasiveness. It also lures wild Pokémon if used in grass, etc.|
|01||01||01||01||01||Withdraw||0||100||0||40||The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, raising its Defense stat.|
|-||-||-||37||01||Rollout||30||90||0||20||The user continually rolls into the foe over five turns. It becomes stronger each time it hits.|
|09||01||01||01||01||Bide||1||100||0||10||The user endures attacks for two turns, then strikes back to cause double the damage taken.|
|01||01||01||01||01||Constrict||10||100||10||35||The foe is attacked with long, creeping tentacles or vines. It may also lower the target's Speed.|
|14||09||09||07||05||Encore||0||100||0||5||The user compels the foe to keep using only the move it last used for two to six turns.|
|27||22||22||13||09||Wrap||15||85||0||20||A long body or vines are used to wrap and squeeze the foe for two to five turns.|
|-||-||-||01||12||Struggle Bug||30||100||100||20||While resisting, the user attacks the opposing Pokémon. The targets' Sp. Atk stat is reduced.|
|22||14||14||19||16||Safeguard||0||100||0||25||The user creates a protective field that prevents status problems for five turns.|
|35||27||27||25||20||Rest||0||100||0||10||The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.|
|-||-||-||-||23||Rock Throw||50||90||0||15||The user picks up and throws a small rock at the foe to attack.|
|40||35||35||31||27||Gastro Acid||0||100||0||10||The user hurls up its stomach acids on the foe. The fluid eliminates the effect of the foe's ability.|
|48||48||48||43||31||Power Trick||0||0||0||10||The user employs its psychic power to switch its Attack with its Defense stat.|
|-||-||-||-||34||Shell Smash||0||--||0||15||The user breaks its shell, lowering its Defense and Sp. Def stats but sharply raising Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats.|
|-||-||-||-||38||Rock Slide||75||90||30||10||Large boulders are hurled at the foe to inflict damage. It may also make the target flinch.|
|-||40||40||49||42||Bug Bite||60||100||0||20||The user bites the foe. If the foe is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.|
|-||-||-||55||45||Power Split||0||--||0||10||The user employs its psychic power to average its Attack and Sp. Atk stats with those of the target's.|
|-||-||-||55||45||Guard Split||0||--||0||10||The user employs its psychic power to average its Defense and Sp. Def stats with those of its target's.|
|-||-||-||-||49||Stone Edge||100||80||0||5||The user stabs the foe with a sharpened stone. It has a high critical-hit ratio.|
|HM04||HM04||Strength||80||100||0||15||The foe is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power. It can also be used to move boulders.|
|TM78||n||Captivate||0||100||0||20||If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe is charmed into sharply lowering its Sp. Atk stat.|
|TM82||n||Sleep Talk||0||100||0||10||While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.|
|TM76||n||Stealth Rock||0||0||0||20||The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the foe. The trap hurts foes that switch into battle.|
|TM43||n||Secret Power||70||100||30||20||The user attacks with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.|
|TM58||n||Endure||0||100||0||10||The user endures any attack, leaving 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.|
|TM83||n||Natural Gift||1||100||0||15||The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.|
|TM06||TM06||Toxic||0||85||0||10||A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.|
|n||TM09||Venoshock||65||100||0||10||The user drenches the target in a special poisonous liquid. Its power is doubled if the target is poisoned.|
|TM10||TM10||Hidden Power||30||100||0||15||A unique attack that varies in type and intensity depending on the Pokémon using it.|
|TM11||TM11||Sunny Day||0||0||0||5||The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.|
|TM17||TM17||Protect||0||0||0||10||It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.|
|TM20||TM20||Safeguard||0||100||0||25||The user creates a protective field that prevents status problems for five turns.|
|TM21||TM21||Frustration||1||100||0||20||A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.|
|n||TM23||Smack Down||50||100||100||15||The user throws a stone or projectile to attack an opponent. A flying Pokémon will fall to the Ground when hit.|
|TM26||TM26||Earthquake||100||100||0||10||The user sets off an earthquake that hits all the Pokémon in the battle.|
|TM27||TM27||Return||1-102||100||0||20||A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.|
|TM28||TM28||Dig||80||100||0||10||The user burrows, then attacks on the second turn. It can also be used to exit dungeons.|
|TM32||TM32||Double Team||0||100||0||15||By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.|
|n||TM34||Sludge Wave||95||100||0||10||It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.|
|TM36||TM36||Sludge Bomb||90||100||30||10||The user attacks by hurling filthy sludge at the foe. It may also poison the target.|
|TM37||TM37||Sandstorm||0||100||0||10||A five-turn sand-storm is summoned to hurt all combatant types except Rock, Ground, and Steel.|
|TM39||TM39||Rock Tomb||50||80||100||10||Boulders are hurled at the foe. It also lowers the foe's Speed by preventing its movement.|
|TM42||TM42||Facade||70||100||0||20||An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, paralyzed, or has a burn.|
|TM44||TM44||Rest||0||100||0||10||The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.|
|TM45||TM45||Attract||0||100||0||15||If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.|
|n||TM48||Round||60||100||0||15||The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.|
|TM69||TM69||Rock Polish||0||0||0||20||The user polishes its body to reduce drag. It can sharply raise the Speed stat.|
|TM70||TM70||Flash||0||100||0||20||The user flashes a light that cuts the foe's accuracy. It can also be used to illuminate caves.|
|TM71||TM71||Stone Edge||100||80||0||5||The user stabs the foe with a sharpened stone. It has a high critical-hit ratio.|
|TM74||TM74||Gyro Ball||1||100||0||5||The user tackles the foe with a high-speed spin. The slower the user, the greater the damage.|
|n||TM76||Struggle Bug||30||100||100||20||While resisting, the user attacks the opposing Pokémon. The targets' Sp. Atk stat is reduced.|
|n||TM78||Bulldoze||60||100||100||20||The user stomps down on the Ground and attacks everything in the area. Hit Pokémon's Speed stat is reduced.|
|TM80||TM80||Rock Slide||75||90||30||10||Large boulders are hurled at the foe to inflict damage. It may also make the target flinch.|
|TM87||TM87||Swagger||0||90||0||15||The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.|
|TM90||TM90||Substitute||0||100||0||10||The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.|
|HM06||TM94||Rock Smash||40||100||50||15||The user slugs the foe with a shattering punch. It can also smash cracked boulders.|
|n||n||n||n||y||After You||0||100||0||15||The user helps the target and makes it use its move right after the user.|
|n||y||y||n||n||AncientPower||60||100||10||5||The user attacks with a prehistoric power. It may also raise all the user's stats at once.|
|n||n||n||n||y||Bind||15||75||0||20||A long body or tentacles are used to bind and squeeze the foe for two to five turns.|
|n||n||y||n||y||Bug Bite||60||100||0||20||The user bites the foe. If the foe is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.|
|n||y||y||n||y||Earth Power||90||100||10||10||The user makes the ground under the foe erupt with power. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.|
|n||y||y||n||y||Gastro Acid||0||100||0||10||The user hurls up its stomach acids on the foe. The fluid eliminates the effect of the foe's ability.|
|n||n||y||n||n||Headbutt||70||100||30||15||The user sticks its head out and rams straight forward. It may make the foe flinch.|
|n||y||y||n||y||Helping Hand||0||100||0||20||A move that boosts the power of the ally's attack in a Double Battle.|
|n||n||n||n||y||Knock Off||20||100||0||20||The user slaps down the foe's held item, preventing the item from being used during the battle.|
|n||n||y||n||n||Mud-Slap||20||100||100||10||The user hurls mud in the foe's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.|
|n||n||y||n||n||Rollout||30||90||0||20||The user continually rolls into the foe over five turns. It becomes stronger each time it hits.|
|n||n||n||n||y||Sleep Talk||0||100||0||10||While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.|
|n||y||y||n||y||Snore||40||100||30||15||An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the foe flinch.|
|n||n||n||n||y||Stealth Rock||0||0||0||20||The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the foe. The trap hurts foes that switch into battle.|
|n||n||y||n||n||String Shot||0||95||0||40||The foe is bound with silk blown from the user's mouth. It reduces the target's Speed stat.|
|FR/LG Tutor||Body Slam||85||100||30||15||The user drops onto the foe with its full body weight. It may leave the foe Paralyzed.|
|FR/LG/Em Tutor||Double-Edge||120||100||0||15||A reckless, life-risking tackle. It also damages the user by a fairly large amount, however.|
|FR/LG/Em Tutor||Mimic||0||100||0||10||The user copies the move last used by the foe. The move can be used for the rest of the battle.|
Height: 0.6m; 1'117"
Weight: 20.5kg; 45.305 .lbs
Species: Mold Pokémon
|Sprites (See All)||Flavortext|
||The Berries it stores in its vase-like shell decompose and become a gooey liquid.|
||It stores Berries inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.|
||The fluid secreted by its toes carves holes in rocks for nesting and can be mixed with Berries to make a drink.|
|FireRed/LeafGreen||It stores berries inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.|
|The berries it stores in its vaselike shell decompose and become a gooey liquid.|
|Ruby/Sapphire||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.|
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.|
|Diamond/Pearl||It stores berries in its shell. The berries eventually ferment to become delicious juices.|
Platinum||It stores berries in its shell. The berries eventually ferment to become delicious juices.|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||The berries it stores in its vase-like shell decompose and become a gooey liquid.|
|It stores berries inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.|
|Black/White||It stores berries in its shell. The berries eventually ferment to become delicious juices.|
Black2/White2||The berries stored in its vaselike shell eventually become a thick, pulpy juice.|
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- Very Fast - 600,000
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- Medium - 1,000,000
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Egg Step Counter
The games themselves do not physically store the amount of steps a Pokémon will require to hatch, instead the games use a much smaller number which is known as the counter.
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