Shuckle

Shuckle is a Bug/Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Mold Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 213
Type Bug Rock
Species Mold Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 20.5 kg (45.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. Sturdy
2. Gluttony
Contrary (hidden ability)
Local № 166 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
168 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
232 (Black 2/White 2)
014 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
227 (Sword/Shield)
170 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 177
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 20
150 244
Attack 10
22 130
Defense 230
418 614
Sp. Atk 10
22 130
Sp. Def 230
418 614
Speed 5
13 119
Total 505 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 Shuckle.

Evolution chart

Shuckle changes

Pokédex entries

Gold The BERRIES it stores in its vase-like shell decompose and become a gooey liquid.
Silver It stores BERRIES inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.
Crystal The fluid secreted by its toes carves holes in rocks for nesting and can be mixed with BERRIES to make a drink.
Ruby
Sapphire
SHUCKLE quietly hides itself under rocks, keeping its body concealed inside its hard shell while eating berries it has stored away. The berries mix with its body fluids to become a juice.
FireRed It stores BERRIES inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.
LeafGreen The BERRIES it stores in its vaselike shell decompose and become a gooey liquid.
Emerald A SHUCKLE hides under rocks, keeping its body concealed inside its shell while eating stored berries. The berries mix with its body fluids to become a juice.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It stores berries in its shell. The berries eventually ferment to become delicious juices.
HeartGold The berries it stores in its vase-like shell decompose and become a gooey liquid.
SoulSilver It stores berries inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.
Black
White
It stores berries in its shell. The berries eventually ferment to become delicious juices.
Black 2
White 2
The berries stored in its vaselike shell eventually become a thick, pulpy juice.
X The berries stored in its jar-like shell eventually become a thick, pulpy juice.
Y It stores berries inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Shuckle quietly hides itself under rocks, keeping its body concealed inside its hard shell while eating berries it has stored away. The berries mix with its body fluids to become a juice.
Sword It stores berries inside its shell. To avoid attacks, it hides beneath rocks and remains completely still.
Shield The berries stored in its vaselike shell eventually become a thick, pulpy juice.

Moves learned by Shuckle

Moves learnt by level up

Shuckle learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1WithdrawWaterStatus
1WrapNormalPhysical 15 90
5RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
10Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100
15Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
20SafeguardNormalStatus
25RestPsychicStatus
30Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
35Guard SplitPsychicStatus
35Power SplitPsychicStatus
40Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
45Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
50Sticky WebBugStatus
55Power TrickPsychicStatus
60Stone EdgeRockPhysical 100 80
65Shell SmashNormalStatus

Egg moves

Shuckle learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Shuckle egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
AcupressureNormalStatus
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Defense CurlNormalStatus
Final GambitFightingSpecial 100
InfestationBugSpecial 20 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
ToxicPoisonStatus 90

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Meteor BeamRockSpecial 120 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90
Steel RollerSteelPhysical 130 100

Moves learnt by TM

Shuckle is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Shuckle is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormalPhysical
1ConstrictNormalPhysical 10 100
1RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
1Sticky WebBugStatus
1WithdrawWaterStatus
5EncoreNormalStatus 100
9WrapNormalPhysical 15 90
12Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100
16SafeguardNormalStatus
20RestPsychicStatus
23Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
27Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
31Power TrickPsychicStatus
34Shell SmashNormalStatus
38Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
42Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
45Guard SplitPsychicStatus
45Power SplitPsychicStatus
49Stone EdgeRockPhysical 100 80
53Sticky WebBugStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
AcupressureNormalStatus
Final GambitFightingSpecial 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
BindNormalPhysical 15 85
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Shuckle 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Shuckle sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Shuckle  sprite from Silver Shuckle  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Shuckle  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Shuckle  sprite from Black & White Shuckle  sprite from X & Y Shuckle  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Shuckle Shiny sprite from Silver Shuckle Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Shuckle Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Shuckle Shiny sprite from Black & White Shuckle Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Shuckle

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 40, Burned Tower, Cianwood City, Dark Cave
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Altering Cave, Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 224
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Cianwood City, Vermilion City
Black
White
Route 14
Black 2
White 2
Seaside Cave
X
Y
Route 18, Terminus Cave, Victory Road
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Dusty Bowl, Giant's Cap, Stony Wilderness, Watchtower Ruins, Galar Mine No. 2, Ballimere Lake

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Shuckle
Japanese ツボツボ (Tsubotsubo)
German Pottrott
French Caratroc

Name origin

shuck
hard shell of nuts or oysters
turtle
water-based reptile