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SluggahMini #285: Sluggah
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#287: Lazloth LazlothMini
MossnailMini
Mossnail
Shelled Body Pokémon
#285
MossnailFront
Type
Bug Rock
Unknown
Abilities
Sap Sipper or Overcoat
Hidden Ability
Shell Armor
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
75 (9.8%)
Breeding
Egg groups
Amorphous and Water 3
Hatch time
5355 steps
Height
0.8 m
0 m
Weight
47.0 kg
0 kg
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#285
Rikoto
Base experience yield
170
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
0
HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body02
Footprint
BodyUnknown
Pokédex color
Green
Base friendship
70

Mossnail is a dual-type Bug/Rock Pokémon.

It evolves from Sluggah starting at level 44.

Biology

Physiology

Gender Differences

None.

Special abilities

Behavior

Habitat

Game data

Pokédex entries

Pokédex entry
Mossnail take pebbles from the ground and combine them together with moss, forming its shell. The shell can grow or shrink depending on their needs.

Game locations

Availability
None This Pokémon cannot be obtained.
Common Victory Isle (rock smash in the cave), Tropic Cave (cave, rock smash), Route 20 (rock smash)
Uncommon
Fossil
Rare
One

Held items

Held item(s)
None This Pokémon cannot be found holding an item.
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Always

Stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 90
150 - 197 290 - 384
Attack: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Defense: 140
130 - 211 256 - 416
Sp.Atk: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Sp.Def: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Speed: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Total: 500   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions, this Pokémon is:
Immune to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Doubly resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Damaged normally by:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Doubly weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

By leveling up
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Start Acid Poison Special 40 100% 30
4 Endure Normal Status —% 10
8 Struggle Bug Bug Special 50 100% 20
11 Bide Normal Physical —% 10
15 Acid Armor Poison Status —% 40
20 Smack Down Rock Physical 50 100% 15
24 Acid Spray Poison Special 40 100% 20
29 Infestation Bug Special 20 100% 20
34 Protect Normal Status —% 10
38 Bug Bite Bug Physical 60 100% 20
43 Geode Cannon Rock Special 90 90% 15
49 Wide Guard Rock Status —% 10
56 Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15
59 Rock Blast Rock Physical 25 90% 10
64 Recover Normal Status —% 10
68 Rock Wrecker Rock Physical 150 90% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Mossnail obtained at level 1
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mossnail
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mossnail

By TM/HM

By TM/HM
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TMPoison TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TMPoison TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TMNormal TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMNormal TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TMNormal TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMWater TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TMNormal TM20 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 25
TMNormal TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMRock TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
TMGround TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TMNormal TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMGround TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TMNormal TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMPsychic TM33 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMPoison TM34 Sludge Wave Poison Special 09595 100}}100% 10
TMPoison TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TMRock TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMRock TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TMNormal TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMPsychic TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMRock TM49 Ancient Power Rock Special 06060 100}}100% 5
TMGrass TM53 Energy Ball Grass Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TMDark TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TMGround TM60 Quicksand Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 20
TMDark TM63 Embargo Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal TM64 Explosion Normal Physical 250250 100}}100% 5
TMNormal TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TMRock TM69 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMRock TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TMElectric TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TMSteel TM74 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
TMBug TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 05050 100}}100% 20
TMNormal TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMGround TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TMRock TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TMBug TM83 Infestation Bug Special 02020 100}}100% 20
TMNormal TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
TMNormal TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal TM96 Nature Power Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal TM101 Secret Power Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMPoison TM102 Fever Poison Special 06060 100}}100% 25
TMBug TM109 Bug Bomb Bug Special 07070 095}}95% 15
TMNormal HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mossnail
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mossnail

By breeding

By tutoring

By Move Tutor
 Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Cost 
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 20 Bag Red Shard Sprite1
Water Pulse Water Special 60 100% 20 Bag Red Shard Sprite1
Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15 Bag Red Shard Sprite2
Giga Drain Grass Special 75 100% 10 Bag Red Shard Sprite4
Glacier Crash Ice Physical 100 100% 10 Bag Red Shard Sprite5
Recycle Normal Status —% 10 Bag Yellow Shard Sprite1
Gastro Acid Poison Status 100% 10 Bag Yellow Shard Sprite1
Iron Defense Steel Status —% 15 Bag Yellow Shard Sprite2
Amnesia Psychic Status —% 20 Bag Yellow Shard Sprite2
Pain Split Normal Status —% 20 Bag Yellow Shard Sprite4
Block Normal Status —% 5 Bag Green Shard Sprite1
Endeavor Normal Physical 100% 5 Bag Green Shard Sprite3
Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20 Bag Green Shard Sprite4
Skill Swap Psychic Status —% 10 Bag Green Shard Sprite5
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15 None
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mossnail
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mossnail

Evolution

SluggahFront
Unevolved
Sluggah
 Bug 
Level 44
MossnailFront
First evolution
Mossnail
 Bug  Rock 

Sprites

Front Back
GenderM MossnailFront MossnailBack
Front shiny Back shiny
GenderM MossnailFrontShiny MossnailBackShiny

Trivia

Ironically, Despite "Moss" is in the name and moss is growing on it's shell, it is not a Grass Type.

Origin

Mossnail is based on a Snail. It could likely be based off the Moss Bladder Snail.

Name origin

Mossnail's name comes from Moss and Snail.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japanese
German
Spanish
French
Italian


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