Shelgon

Shelgon is a Dragon type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Endurance Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby Inside SHELGON’s armor-like shell, cells are in the midst of transformation to create an entirely new body. This POKéMON’s shell is extremely heavy, making its movements sluggish.
Sapphire Covering SHELGON’s body are outgrowths much like bones. The shell is very hard and bounces off enemy attacks. When awaiting evolution, this POKéMON hides away in a cavern.
FireRed
LeafGreen
Its armored body makes all attacks bounce off. The armor is too tough, however, making it heavy and somewhat sluggish.
Emerald It hardly eats while it awaits evolution. It becomes hardier by enduring hunger. Its shell peels off the instant it begins to evolve.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Within its rugged shell, its cells have begun changing. The shell peels off the instant it evolves.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It surrounds its body in an iron-hard shell to accumulate enough power to evolve.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Within its rugged shell, its cells have begun changing. The shell peels off the instant it evolves.
X Within its rugged shell, its cells have begun changing. The shell peels off the instant it evolves.
Y Its armored body makes all attacks bounce off. The armor is too tough, however, making it heavy and somewhat sluggish.
Omega Ruby Inside Shelgon’s armor-like shell, cells are in the midst of transformation to create an entirely new body. This Pokémon’s shell is extremely heavy, making its movements sluggish.
Alpha Sapphire Covering Shelgon’s body are outgrowths much like bones. The shell is very hard and bounces off enemy attacks. When awaiting evolution, this Pokémon hides away in a cavern.
Sun The cells within its shell transform with explosive speed, preparing it for evolution.
Moon They lurk deep within caves—motionless, neither eating nor drinking. Why they don’t die is not known.
Ultra Sun The cells within its body are changing at a bewildering pace. Its hard shell is made from the same substance as bone.
Ultra Moon Shelgon lives deep within caves. It stays shut up in its hard shell, dreaming of the day it will be able to fly.

Evolution chart

Bagon
#371
Bagon
Dragon

(Level 30)
Shelgon
#372
Shelgon
Dragon

(Level 50)
Salamence
#373
Salamence
Dragon · Flying

Name origin

shell
hard cover
dragon
mythical fire-breathing creature

Moves learned by Shelgon

Shelgon sprites

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

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Where to find Shelgon

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Bagon
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Bagon
Diamond Trade/migrate from another game
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Bagon
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Bagon
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Bagon
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Kala'e Bay