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 70 (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)

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.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1AcidPoison 40 100
1Acid ArmorPoison
1Acid SprayPoison 40 100
1Body SlamNormal 85 100
1CurseGhost
1Double TeamNormal
1Guard SwapPsychic
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Water ShurikenWater 15 100
1YawnNormal
12Mega DrainGrass 40 100
16Struggle BugBug 50 100
20SwiftNormal 60
24AgilityPsychic
28Giga DrainGrass 75 100
32Power SwapPsychic
36U-turnBug 70 100
40RecoverNormal
44Bug BuzzBug 90 100
48Final GambitFighting 100
52ToxicPoison 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-EdgeNormal 120 100
FeintNormal 30 100
Guard SplitPsychic
Mind ReaderNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Skitter SmackBug 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.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Acid SprayPoison 40 100
1Double TeamNormal
1Final GambitFighting 100
1Power SwapPsychic
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Water ShurikenWater 15 100
4Acid SprayPoison 40 100
8Double TeamNormal
13Quick AttackNormal 40 100
16Struggle BugBug 50 100
20Mega DrainGrass 40 100
25SwiftNormal 60
28Me FirstNormal
32AgilityPsychic
37Giga DrainGrass 75 100
40U-turnBug 70 100
44Bug BuzzBug 90 100
49RecoverNormal
52Power SwapPsychic
56Final GambitFighting 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 PassNormal
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
EncoreNormal 100
EndureNormal
FeintNormal 30 100
Guard SplitPsychic
Mind ReaderNormal
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
PursuitDark 40 100
SpikesGround
Toxic SpikesPoison

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 BiteBug 60 100
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Laser FocusNormal
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 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
AcidPoison 40 100 Level up
Acid ArmorPoison Level up
BideNormal Level up
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Level up
CurseGhost Level up
Guard SwapPsychic Level up
ProtectNormal Level up
YawnNormal 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 PowerNormal 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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Trade/migrate from another game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Shelmet

Other languages

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

Name origin

accelerate
to increase in speed
escargot
French for ‘snail’