Cryogonal < Shelmet > Accelgor

Species Type
Snail Pokémon Bug.png
Number Ability
#616 Hydration/Shell Armor
Height Weight
1'4" (0.4m) 17 lbs (7.7kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Accelgor
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug 200
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Defense Point

Shelmet (チョボマキ) is the 122nd Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Bug Type, and it is known as the Snail Pokémon.

Shelmet can have one of two Abilities: Hydration, which heals any and all of its status ailments while it is raining, or Shell Armor, which protects it from taking a Critical Hit. A third Ability is available to Shelmet that come from the Dream World, the Overcoat Ability. This Ability protects it from taking damage as a result of the effects of weather.

Shelmet gain the opportunity to evolve into Accelgor when it is traded with a Karrablast.

Shelmet is in the Bug Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Shelmet One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Shelmet takes on the appearance of a snail that appears to be living inside the helmet of a knight.

[edit] Gender Differences

Shelmet doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male or female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Shelmet appears at Icirrus City, Route 8, and the Moor of Icirrus during the Spring, Summer and Fall months in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Shelmet can appear at Routes 6 and 11 regardless the season, and at Route 8, Icirrus City and Moor of Iccirus during the Spring, Summer, and Autumn months.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Shelmet appears at Soothing Shore Lake 2-3 and World Axle Lake B2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Shelmet is listed as a Common Card in the Noble Victories and Dark Explorers sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Bianca uses a Shelmet during the episodes Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader! and Evolution Exchange Excitement!, the latter of which she'd trade her Shelmet with Professor Juniper for a Karrablast, causing both to evolve.

[edit] Movies

Shelmet has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.

[edit] Manga

Shelmet's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Shelmet is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 40% (Spring, Summer & Autumn) Route 8
Icirrus City
Moor of Icirrus
White 2 5% (All Seasons) Route 6
Rotue 11
White 2 5% (Spring, Summer & Autumn) Route 8
Icirrus City
Moor of Icirrus
Black 2 20% (Spring, Summer & Autumn) Route 8
Icirrus City
Moor of Icirrus
Black 2 25% (All Seasons) Route 6
Rotue 11

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby N/A
Sapphire N/A
Emerald N/A
FireRed N/A
LeafGreen N/A
IV Diamond N/A
Pearl N/A
Platinum N/A
HeartGold N/A
SoulSilver N/A
V Black When attacked, it defends itself by closing the lid of its shell. It can spit a sticky, poisonous liquid.
White It evolves when bathed in an electric-like energy along with Karrablast. The reason is still unknown.
Black 2 When it and Karrablast are together, and both receive electrical stimulation, they both evolve.
White 2 When it and Karrablast are together, and both receive electrical stimulation, they both evolve.

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 210 304 .
76 85 179 196
157 175 269 295
Sp. Atk
76 85 179 196
Sp. Def
121 135 229 251
49 55 149 163

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Leech Life Bug.gif 20 100 Physical.png
4 Acid Poison.gif 40 100 Special.png
8 Bide Normal.gif ?? N/A Physical.png
13 Curse Ghost.gif N/A N/A Other.png
16 Struggle Bug Bug.gif 30 100 Special.png
20 Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Special.png
25 Yawn Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
28 Protect Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
32 Acid Armor Poison.gif N/A N/A Other.png
37 Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
40 Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
44 Bug Buzz Bug.gif 90 100 Special.png
49 Recover Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
52 Guard Swap Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
56 Final Gambit Fighting.gif ?? 100 Special.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM09 Venoshock Poison.gif 65 100 Special.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.gif 50 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Baton Pass Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Encore Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Guard Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Mind Reader Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Spikes Ground.gif -- -- Other.png
Feint Normal.gif 30 100 Physical.png
Pursuit Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Gastro Acid Poison.gif -- 100 Other.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Shelmet Accelgor
Trade for a Karrablast

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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