Shedinja

Shedinja is a Bug/Ghost type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Shed Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby SHEDINJA’s hard body doesn’t move - not even a twitch. In fact, its body appears to be merely a hollow shell. It is believed that this POKéMON will steal the spirit of anyone peering into its hollow body from its back.
Sapphire SHEDINJA is a peculiar POKéMON. It seems to appear unsought in a POKé BALL after a NINCADA evolves. This bizarre POKéMON is entirely immobile - it doesn’t even breathe.
FireRed
LeafGreen
A most peculiar POKéMON that somehow appears in a POKé BALL when a NINCADA evolves.
Emerald A peculiar POKéMON that floats in air even though its wings remain completely still. The inside of its body is hollow and utterly dark.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one’s spirit.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
A strange Pokémon--it flies without moving its wings, has a hollow shell for a body, and does not breathe.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one’s spirit.
X A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one’s spirit.
Y A most peculiar Pokémon that somehow appears in a Poké Ball when a Nincada evolves.
Omega Ruby Shedinja’s hard body doesn’t move—not even a twitch. In fact, its body appears to be merely a hollow shell. It is believed that this Pokémon will steal the spirit of anyone peering into its hollow body from its back.
Alpha Sapphire Shedinja is a peculiar Pokémon. It seems to appear unsought in a Poké Ball after a Nincada evolves. This bizarre Pokémon is entirely immobile—it doesn’t even breathe.

Evolution chart

Nincada
#290
Nincada
Bug · Ground
(Level 20)
Ninjask
#291
Ninjask
Bug · Flying


(Level 20, empty
spot in party,
Pokéball in bag)
Ninjask
#291
Ninjask
Bug · Flying
+ Shedinja
#292
Shedinja
Bug · Ghost

Name origin

shed
to remove a shell or skin
ninja
stealthy martial art

Moves learned by Shedinja

Shedinja sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Shedinja  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Shedinja  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Shedinja  sprite from Black & White Shedinja  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Shedinja Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Shedinja Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Shedinja Shiny sprite from Black & White Shedinja Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Shedinja

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Nincada
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Nincada
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Nincada
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Nincada
Sun
Moon
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