Razor Shell (move)

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Move data

Type Water
Category   Physical
Power 75
Accuracy 95
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

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

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Razor Shell turns into Hydro Vortex and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user cuts its target with sharp shells. This attack may also lower the target’s Defense stat.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user cuts its target with sharp shells. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.
Sun/Moon The user cuts its target with sharp shells. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Razor Shell at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

ShellderShellder
#090 / Water
Level 32
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
Level 31
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 32
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
Level 17
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
Level 18
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
Level 18
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 45
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 48
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Level 26