Razor Shell (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TM83

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Razor Shell
Japanese シェルブレード (Shell Blade)
German Kalkklinge
French Coquilame
Italian Conchilama
Spanish Concha Filo

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user cuts its target with sharp shells. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 32
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Krabby
#098 / Water
Level 32
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 36
Corphish
#341 / Water
Level 32
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 34
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 36
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 36
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Level 32
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock