Razor Shell (move)

Razor Shell
シェルブレード Shell Blade
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Type  Water
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  75
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
An appealing move that can be used repeatedly without boring the audience.

Razor Shell (Japanese: シェルブレード Shell Blade) is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation V. It is TM83 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Razor Shell inflicts damage and has a 50% chance of lowering the target's Defense stat by one stage.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user cuts its target with sharp shells. This attack may also lower the target's Defense stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user cuts its target with sharp shells. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
090   Shellder
  Water 3 Water 3 32 32 32 32
091   Cloyster
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 1
098   Krabby
  Water 3 Water 3 32
099   Kingler
  Water 3 Water 3 36
341   Corphish
  Water 1 Water 3 31ORAS 31 32
342   Crawdaunt
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 32ORAS 32 34
501   Oshawott
  Field Field 17 17 17
502   Dewott
  Field Field 17 17 18
503   Samurott
  Field Field 17 17 18
688   Binacle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 45 45 36
689   Barbaracle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 48 48 36
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3 26 32
834   Drednaw
 
 
Monster Water 1 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM83
080   Slowbro
 
 
Monster Water 1
080   Slowbro
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
090   Shellder
  Water 3 Water 3
091   Cloyster
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
098   Krabby
  Water 3 Water 3
099   Kingler
  Water 3 Water 3
141   Kabutops
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
199   Slowking
 
 
Monster Water 1
199   Slowking
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
341   Corphish
  Water 1 Water 3
342   Crawdaunt
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
565   Carracosta
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
589   Escavalier
 
 
Bug Bug
688   Binacle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
689   Barbaracle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3
834   Drednaw
 
 
Monster Water 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
091   Cloyster
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 Abram Burrows's Cloyster
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 103 123 95% An opponent Has a chance (50%) of lowering the target's Defense by one stat rank.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a good chance of lowering the target's Defense.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Razor Shell is a Charged Attack that has been available since September 19, 2021.

  Razor Shell
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 45
Energy cost 33  
Duration 1.3 seconds
Damage window 0.65 - 1 seconds
Trainer Battles
Power 35
Energy cost 35  
Secondary effect   1 Opponent Defense
Effect chance 50%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
 
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Description

Games Description
MDGtI
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It could also lower the enemy's Defense.


In the anime

       
Barbaracle Oshawott Dewott Samurott
The user's shell glows yellow and leaves a blue trail behind, it hits the opponent with great force using it.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Dewott Dewott touches the scalchops on its waist, which proceed to glow yellow and produce a blue curved blade of energy from them. Dewott then slashes the opponent with the blades.
A Trainer's Dewott The Battle Club and Tepig's Choice! Debut
Burgundy's Dewott A Connoisseur's Revenge! None
Halsey's Dewott The Pokémon Harbor Patrol! None
Cadbury's Caesar Crowning the Scalchop King! None
  Oshawott Oshawott grabs its scalchop, which produces a light blue aura, forming into an energy blade. Oshawott then slashes the opponent with it.
Ash's Oshawott Dreams by the Yard Full! None
  Samurott Samurott draws a seamitar from a sheath on one of its arms. The sword glows light blue and grows slightly longer. Samurott then slashes the opponent with the seamitar.
Leeku's Samurott White—Victini and Zekrom
Black—Victini and Reshiram
None
Cameron's Samurott The Road to Humilau! None
  Barbaracle Barbaracle's claws on one or two hands start to glow yellow. A light blue aura then appears and hardens around them, forming into one or two curved blades of energy. Barbaracle then slashes the opponent with the blades.
Saizo's Barbaracle A Stealthy Challenge! None


In the manga

Movie adaptations


Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 貝殼刃 Buihok Yahn *
貝殼刀 Buihok Dōu *
Mandarin 貝殼刃 / 贝壳刃 Bèiké Rèn *
貝殼刀 Bèiké Dāo *
  Czech Lasturová břitva
  Dutch Messchelp
  French Coqui-Lame*
Coquilame*
  German Kalkklinge
  Hindi धारदार कवच, Dhardar Kavach
  Indonesian Pedang Kerang
Pisau Kerang
  Italian Conchilama
  Korean 셸블레이드 Shell Blade
  Polish Ostra Muszla
Portuguese   Brazil Concha Navalha (Pokémon GO, BW115-present, TCG)
Lâmina de Concha (early anime)
  Portugal Concha Navalha
Spanish   Latin America Concha Afilada (prior to BW031)
Caparaconcha Afilada
  Spain Concha Filo
  Thai เชลล์เบลด
  Vietnamese Lưỡi Kiếm Vỏ Sò



Variations of the move Crush Claw
  Crush ClawRazor Shell


Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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