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Shellder (Pokémon)

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Biology: punctuation
While in its crown form, Shellder will periodically release its venom into Slowking's brain. This is actually beneficial to Slowking, as it causes the Regal Pokémon's intelligence to increase. Higher quantities of venom intensify this effect, and Shellder is easily provoked into releasing more whenever Slowking yawns. However, Shellder's poison makes Slowbro more sluggish as it continues to drain nutrients from its host's body.
Shellder has two former [[signature move]]s. It can shoot spears of ice by using {{m|Icicle Spear}}, or clamp tightly to its opponents using {{m|Clamp}}. Despite its hard shell, clamping on to an opponent will reveal its vulnerable parts. Because of this, it will only clamp itself to a foe as a last resort. It swims around its {{DL|List of Pokémon by habitat|seafloor home}} by rapidly opening and closing its shell while facing backward. Prehistoric Shellder were apparently preyed upon by {{p|Omastar}}, whose powerful bites were capable of breaking through its shell. {{p|Rufflet}}, and {{p|Bruxish}} are modern predators of Shellder.
==In the anime==