Shelmet

Shelmet is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Snail Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Black When attacked, it defends itself by closing the lid of its shell. It can spit a sticky, poisonous liquid.
White It evolves when bathed in an electric-like energy along with Karrablast. The reason is still unknown.
Black 2
White 2
When it and Karrablast are together, and both receive electrical stimulation, they both evolve.
X
Omega Ruby
When it and Karrablast are together, and both receive electrical stimulation, they both evolve.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It evolves when bathed in an electric-like energy along with Karrablast. The reason is still unknown.

Evolution chart

Shelmet
#616
Shelmet
Bug

(Trade with Karrablast)
Accelgor
#617
Accelgor
Bug

Name origin

shell
hard cover
helmet
hard covering of the head

Moves learned by Shelmet

Shelmet sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Shelmet  sprite from Black & White Shelmet  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Shelmet Shiny sprite from Black & White Shelmet Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Shelmet sprites

Where to find Shelmet

Black
White
Route 8, Icirrus City, Moor of Icirrus
Black 2
White 2
Route 6, 8, 11, Icirrus City, Moor of Icirrus
X
Y
Route 14, 19
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game