Accelgor

Accelgor is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Shell Out Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 617
Type Bug
Species Shell Out Pokémon
Height 0.8 m (2′07″)
Weight 25.3 kg (55.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Hydration
2. Sticky Hold
Unburden (hidden ability)
Local № 123 (Black/White)
158 (Black 2/White 2)
025 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
276 (Sword/Shield)
065 (The Isle of Armor)
098 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 70
130 262
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 145
265 427
Total 495 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Accelgor.

Evolution chart

(Trade with Karrablast)

Accelgor changes

Pokédex entries

Black When its body dries out, it weakens. So, to prevent dehydration, it wraps itself in many layers of thin membrane.
White Having removed its heavy shell, it becomes very light and can fight with ninja-like movements.
Black 2
White 2
When its body dries out, it weakens. So it wraps a membrane around itself for protection while it spits poison.
X
Omega Ruby
Having removed its heavy shell, it becomes very light and can fight with ninja-like movements.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
When its body dries out, it weakens. So, to prevent dehydration, it wraps itself in many layers of thin membrane.
Sword It moves with blinding speed and lobs poison at foes. Featuring Accelgor as a main character is a surefire way to make a movie or comic popular.
Shield Discarding its shell made it nimble. To keep itself from dehydrating, it wraps its body in bands of membrane.

Moves learned by Accelgor

Moves learnt by level up

Accelgor learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
1Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
1Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
1Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
1CurseGhostStatus
1Double TeamNormalStatus
1Guard SwapPsychicStatus
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Water ShurikenWaterSpecial 15 100
1YawnNormalStatus
12Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
16Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100
20SwiftNormalSpecial 60
24AgilityPsychicStatus
28Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
32Power SwapPsychicStatus
36U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
40RecoverNormalStatus
44Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
48Final GambitFightingSpecial 100
52ToxicPoisonStatus 90

Egg moves

Accelgor learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Accelgor egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Guard SplitPsychicStatus
Mind ReaderNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

Accelgor can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

Accelgor is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Accelgor is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Accelgor learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
1Double TeamNormalStatus
1Final GambitFightingSpecial 100
1Power SwapPsychicStatus
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Water ShurikenWaterSpecial 15 100
4Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
8Double TeamNormalStatus
13Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
16Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100
20Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
25SwiftNormalSpecial 60
28Me FirstNormalStatus
32AgilityPsychicStatus
37Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
40U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
44Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
49RecoverNormalStatus
52Power SwapPsychicStatus
56Final GambitFightingSpecial 100

Egg moves

Accelgor learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Accelgor egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormalStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
EndureNormalStatus
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Guard SplitPsychicStatus
Mind ReaderNormalStatus
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
SpikesGroundStatus
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus

Move Tutor moves

Accelgor can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Laser FocusNormalStatus
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Accelgor. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100 Level up
Acid ArmorPoisonStatus Level up
BideNormalPhysical Level up
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Level up
CurseGhostStatus Level up
Guard SwapPsychicStatus Level up
ProtectNormalStatus Level up
YawnNormalStatus Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Accelgor is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Accelgor can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Accelgor sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Accelgor  sprite from Black & White Accelgor  sprite from X & Y Accelgor  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Accelgor Shiny sprite from Black & White Accelgor Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Accelgor

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Shelmet
X
Y
Evolve Shelmet
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Shelmet

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Accelgor
Japanese アギルダー (Agilder)
German Hydragil
French Limaspeed

Name origin

accelerate
to increase in speed
escargot
French for ‘snail’