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Shell Smash
Shell Smash VI
(からをやぶる Shell Smash)
Generation: V
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal
Category Type Status
Accuracy: —%
PP: 15 (Max. 24)
Affects: User
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: No
Detect/Protect: No
Snatch: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0

Shell Smash (からをやぶる Shell Smash) is a Normal-type status move introduced in Generation V.


The user breaks its shell or carapace which lowers its Defense and Sp. Def stats by 1 stage, but raises its Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats by 2 stages.


Generation V

By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon type Level
Shellder Water 56
Omanyte Rock/Water 52
Omastar Rock/Water 67
Magcargo Fire/Rock 38
Torkoal Fire 65
Clamperl Water 51
Dwebble Bug/Rock 37
Crustle Bug/Rock 1 or 43
Tirtouga Water/Rock 38
Carracosta Water/Rock 40
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move


Moves in the game
BW Shell Smash
Carracosta using Shell Smash

Moves in the anime
Cilan Crustle Shell Smash
Cilan's Crustle using Shell Smash

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