Shelgon

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

Pokédex data

National № 372
Type Dragon
Species Endurance Pokémon
Height 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 243.6 lbs (110.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Rock Head
Overcoat (hidden ability)
Local № 188 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
015 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
197 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
118 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
148 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 147
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (10,024–10,280 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 95
175 317
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 50
94 218
Total 420 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 Shelgon.

Evolution chart

(Level 30) (Level 50)

Shelgon changes

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.

Moves learned by Shelgon

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDark 60 100
1EmberFire 40 100
1LeerNormal 100
1ProtectNormal
1RageNormal 20 100
4EmberFire 40 100
7LeerNormal 100
10BiteDark 60 100
13Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
17HeadbuttNormal 70 100
21Focus EnergyNormal
25CrunchDark 80 100
29Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
35Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
42Scary FaceNormal 100
49FlamethrowerFire 90 100
56Double-EdgeNormal 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Shelgon learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ProtectNormal

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Defense CurlNormal
Dragon DanceDragon
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Dragon RageDragon 100
Dragon RushDragon 100 75
EndureNormal
Fire FangFire 65 95
Hydro PumpWater 110 80
ThrashNormal 120 100
TwisterDragon 40 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragon 130 90
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Iron DefenseSteel
OutrageDragon 120 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Shelgon 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Shelgon does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Shelgon does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

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 Shelgon  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
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 Shelgon Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Shelgon
Japanese コモルー (Komoruu)
German Draschel
French Drackhaus

Name origin

shell
hard cover
dragon
mythical fire-breathing creature