Shell Smash
Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  --
Accuracy  --%
Priority  0
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects the user
  • Not a TM, HM or Move Tutor move.

Shell Smash is a non-damaging 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.


The user breaks its shell, which lowers Defense and Sp. Def stats but sharply raises its Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats.

Pokémon that can learn Shell Smash

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
109 SanduggMini Sandugg Ground Bug 52
110 CassandMini Cassand Ground Bug 60
164 TortarockMini Tortarock Rock Ground 58
165 BouldoiseMini Bouldoise Rock Ground 63
221 CoralushMini Coralush Water Rock 46
222 CoraltleMini Coraltle Water Rock 46
348 TerradonMini Terradon Ground Ground 84
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
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