Mr. Shellby

Mr. Shellby (Japanese: タマゾウ Tamazō) is a character of the day who appeared in Extreme Pokémon!.

Mr. Shellby

Mr. Shellby lives in the town of Eggseter with his wife. They own the Shellby Ranch, and call themselves Pokémon Nesters; people who take care of Pokémon Eggs, as well as the babies after they hatch until they become older to care for themselves.

In addition to working at the Ranch, the Shellbys also help out during the town's annual Extreme Pokémon competition. All competitors in the race must pick up a dummy Egg at the Shellby Ranch and carry it back to the finish line. Ash was successfully able to do this. As a reward for this, and as a thank you from the Shellbys for saving their Pokémon, they gave him an Egg that hatched into a Phanpy.

He was mentioned by Ash and Brock in Hatching a Plan.


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Mr. Shellby has a Tauros which pulls his wagon so he can feed his Pokémon. He first appeared giving Ash and his friends a ride to and around his ranch.

None of Tauros's moves are known.

Debut Extreme Pokémon!

Cared for

Egg → Wooper
Egg → Sentret
Egg → Aipom
Egg → Teddiursa
Egg → Natu
  • Mr. Shellby has hatched many Eggs at his ranch which he cares for.

Given away


Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 長嶝高士 Takashi Nagasako
English Dan Green
European French Daniel Nicodème
Italian Alberto Oliviero
Polish Krzysztof Zakrzewski
European Spanish Luis Mas


  • His name is meant to be a play on "shell", as in "egg shell". His Japanese name is meant to be a play on tamago (egg).
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