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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.


In battle

It lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by 1 stage each, but raises its Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by 2 stages each.

Contest Spectaculars

Excites the audience a lot if used last.


By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon Type Level
090 Shellder water 56 56 TBA
091 Cloyster water/ice 1 TBA
138 Omanyte rock/water 52 50 TBA
139 Omastar rock/water 67 67 TBA
213 Shuckle bug/rock 34 (B2W2) 34 TBA
219 Magcargo fire/rock 38 38 TBA
324 Torkoal fire 65 1, 65 (XY)
47 (ORAS)
366 Clamperl water 51 50 TBA
557 Dwebble bug/rock 37 37 TBA
558 Crustle bug/rock 43 1, 43 TBA
564 Tirtouga rock/water 38 38 TBA
565 Carracosta rock/water 40 40 TBA
688 Binacle rock/water 1 TBA
689 Barbaracle rock/water 1 TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Shell Smash depicted in the previous games
BW Shell Smash
Carracosta using Shell Smash

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

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