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 2′00″ (0.6 m)
Weight 45.2 lbs (20.5 kg)
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)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (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.

Moves learned by Shuckle

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.
1BideNormal
1ConstrictNormal 10 100
1RolloutRock 30 90
1Sticky WebBug
1WithdrawWater
5EncoreNormal 100
9WrapNormal 15 90
12Struggle BugBug 50 100
16SafeguardNormal
20RestPsychic
23Rock ThrowRock 50 90
27Gastro AcidPoison 100
31Power TrickPsychic
34Shell SmashNormal
38Rock SlideRock 75 90
42Bug BiteBug 60 100
45Guard SplitPsychic
45Power SplitPsychic
49Stone EdgeRock 100 80
53Sticky WebBug

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.
AcidPoison 40 100
AcupressureNormal
Final GambitFighting 100
Helping HandNormal
Knock OffDark 65 100
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Rock BlastRock 25 90
Sand TombGround 35 85
Sweet ScentNormal

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 YouNormal
BindNormal 15 85
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Earth PowerGround 90 100
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Helping HandNormal
Knock OffDark 65 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
74Gyro BallSteel 100
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Ancient PowerRock 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Shuckle sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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
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
Location data not yet available

Other languages

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

Name origin

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