Shell Smash
Type  Normal
Category  Status
Accuracy  %
PP  15 (max. 24)
Priority  {{{priority}}}
The user breaks its shell, which lowers Defense and Sp. Def stats but sharply raises its Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats.
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects the user

Shell smash is a status Normal-type move.

Shell Smash decreases the user's Defense and Special Defense stat by one stage, but increases the user's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by two stages each.

Pokémon that learn Shell Smash

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
#078 Icon078 Cocaran Grass Ground 47
#079 Icon079 Cararalm Grass Ground 52
#080 Icon080 Cocancer Grass Ground 52

By Breeding

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#085 Icon085 Cassnail
Ground Water
#086 Icon086 Sableau
Ground Water
#087 Icon087 Escartress
Ground Water