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Shelmet

Sprite of Shelmet in Pokémon Sword/Shield

Shelmet's Type

BUG

Shelmet's Pokédex #s

Galar #
275
National #
616

Shelmet's Base Stats

HP:
50
Attack:
40
Defense:
85
Sp. Atk:
40
Sp. Def:
65
Speed:
25
Total:
305

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Bug
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Defense

Shelmet's Abilities

Here are what abilities Shelmet can possibly have, along with their effects.
Hydration
Heals all major status conditions affecting Shelmet after each turn while the weather is rainy.
Shell Armor
Damaging moves targeting Shelmet cannot inflict critical hits.
Overcoat
Shelmet does not take damage from weather.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Shelmet's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIRE
FLYING
ROCK
½
GRASS
FIGHTING
GROUND

Shelmet's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Shelmet evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Shelmet
Shelmet
starting form
Accelgor
Accelgor
Trade for Karrablast

Shelmet's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Shelmet can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Shelmet learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Absorb
Heals Shelmet by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
20 100% 25 One Target
1
Protect
Protects Shelmet from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
4
Acid
10% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Def by one stage.
POISON
SPECIAL
40 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
8
Curse
{notghost}Raises Shelmet's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.{/notghost}{ghost}Takes 50% of Shelmet's max HP to curse the last Pokémon to hit it, damaging the last Pokémon to hit it by 1/4 its max HP after each turn.{/ghost}
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
12
Mega Drain
Heals Shelmet by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
40 100% 15 One Target
16
Struggle Bug
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Atk by one stage.
BUG
SPECIAL
50 100% 20 Nearby Enemies
20
Yawn
Makes the target fall asleep at the end of the next turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
24
Acid Armor
Raises Shelmet's Defense by two stages.
POISON
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
28
Giga Drain
Heals Shelmet by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 One Target
32
Guard Swap
Shelmet swaps any modifiers to its Defense and Special Defense stats with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
36
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
40
Recover
Restores half of Shelmet's HP.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
44
Bug Buzz
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
BUG
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
48
Final Gambit
Does damage equal to Shelmet's remaining HP and then Shelmet faints.
FIGHTING
SPECIAL
varies 100% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Shelmet can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM21
Rest
Shelmet restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Shelmet from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM28
Giga Drain
Heals Shelmet by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Shelmet is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM53
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 One Target
TM61
Guard Swap
Shelmet swaps any modifiers to its Defense and Special Defense stats with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
TM74
Venoshock
Damage is doubled if the target is already poisoned.
POISON
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Shelmet can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR18
Leech Life
Heals Shelmet by half the damage dealt.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Shelmet's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR22
Sludge Bomb
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR23
Spikes
Sets a layer of spikes to do damage upon switching in. Up to three layers can be set.
GROUND
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Shelmet's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR29
Baton Pass
Switches to another Pokémon on your team and keeps stat modifiers and effects.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
TR30
Encore
Forces the target to use its recent move for a few turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 5 One Target
TR54
Toxic Spikes
Sets down 1 layer of Toxic Spikes. 1 layer poisons foes when they are sent out; 2 layers badly poisons.
POISON
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
TR61
Bug Buzz
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
BUG
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR65
Energy Ball
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GRASS
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Shelmet can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Shelmet.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Double-Edge
Shelmet takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Guard Split
Averages Shelmet's Defense and Special Defense stats with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
EGG
Mind Reader
The next move used by Shelmet will always hit the target.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 5 One Target
EGG
Feint
Strikes first and breaks through the target's Protect-like moves.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
30 100% 10 One Target

Where to Find Shelmet

If you're looking for where to find Shelmet, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Shelmet in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Shelmet in the Wild

Galar Route 7

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
Sword
5%
Shield
25%
Sword
5%
Shield
20%
Sword
5%
Shield
20%
Sword
5%
Shield
20%
Sword
5%
Shield
20%
Sword
5%
Shield
20%
Sword
5%
Shield
20%
Sword
5%
Shield
20%
Sword
5%
Shield
20%
Lv. 36-40 Lv. 36-40 Lv. 36-40 Lv. 36-40 Lv. 36-40 Lv. 36-40 Lv. 28-40 Lv. 36-40 Lv. 36-40

Wild Area: Motostoke Riverbank

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- --
Sword
10%
Shield
35%
-- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 26-28

Wild Area: Bridge Field

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- 10% -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 26-28

Wild Area: Hammerlocke Hills

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- --
Sword
5%
Shield
30%
Shield
15%
-- -- -- -- --
Lv. 28-30 Lv. 28-30

Wild Area: Giant's Cap

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
--
Shield
10%
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 27-29
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