Shellder - Generation 4 learnset

This page lists all the moves that Shellder can learn in Generation 4, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Diamond
  • Pokémon Pearl
  • Pokémon Platinum
  • Pokémon HeartGold
  • Pokémon SoulSilver

Note: the information for the moves below is shown as it was in the respective games. Check a move's detail page for stats in the most recent games and when they changed.

Moves learnt by level up

Shellder learns the following moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 35 95
4WithdrawWaterStatus
8SupersonicNormalStatus 55
13Icicle SpearIcePhysical 10 100
16ProtectNormalStatus
20LeerNormalStatus 100
25ClampWaterPhysical 35 75
28Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
32Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
37WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 15 70
40Iron DefenseSteelStatus
44BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
49Ice BeamIceSpecial 95 100

Egg moves

Shellder learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Shellder egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BarrierPsychicStatus
BubbleBeamWaterSpecial 65 100
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 10 100
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 20 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85

Moves learnt by HM

Shellder is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 95 100

Moves learnt by TM

Shellder is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

Transfer-only moves

Shellder can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Shellder learns the following moves in Pokémon Platinum at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 35 95
4WithdrawWaterStatus
8SupersonicNormalStatus 55
13Icicle SpearIcePhysical 10 100
16ProtectNormalStatus
20LeerNormalStatus 100
25ClampWaterPhysical 35 75
28Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
32Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
37WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 15 70
40Iron DefenseSteelStatus
44BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
49Ice BeamIceSpecial 95 100

Egg moves

Shellder learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Platinum. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Shellder egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BarrierPsychicStatus
BubbleBeamWaterSpecial 65 100
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 10 100
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 20 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85

Move Tutor moves

Shellder can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Platinum from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 40 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60

Moves learnt by HM

Shellder is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 95 100

Moves learnt by TM

Shellder is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

Transfer-only moves

Shellder can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Platinum.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Shellder learns the following moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 35 95
4WithdrawWaterStatus
8SupersonicNormalStatus 55
13Icicle SpearIcePhysical 10 100
16ProtectNormalStatus
20LeerNormalStatus 100
25ClampWaterPhysical 35 75
28Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
32Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
37WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 15 70
40Iron DefenseSteelStatus
44BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
49Ice BeamIceSpecial 95 100

Egg moves

Shellder learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Shellder egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BarrierPsychicStatus
BubbleBeamWaterSpecial 65 100
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 10 100
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 20 100
Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 80
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85

Move Tutor moves

Shellder can be taught these attacks in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 40 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60

Moves learnt by HM

Shellder is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 95 100
05WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 15 70

Moves learnt by TM

Shellder is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

Transfer-only moves

Shellder can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor