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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Bivalve Pokémon
Type Water Ice
Height 1.5m
Weight 132.5kg
Catch Rate 60
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 刺甲貝
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 刺甲贝
English Cloyster
French Crustabri
German Austos
Italian Cloyster
Japanese パルシェン
Japanese (Romanized) Parshen
Japanese (Trademark) Parshen
Korean 파르셀
Spanish Cloyster

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #91
Kanto #91
Johto (G/S) #170
Johto (HG/SS) #172
Kalos (Coastal) #37
Alola #116
Galar #151

Abilities

  • Shell Armor: A hard shell protects the Pokémon from critical hits.
  • Skill Link: Maximizes the number of times multistrike moves hit.
  • Overcoat: Protects the Pokémon from things like sand, hail, and powder. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Water Stone
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Electric 2x
Fighting 2x
Grass 2x
Ice 0.25x
Rock 2x
Water 0.5x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Water Ice 50
95
180
85
45
70
525
7 Water Ice 50
95
180
85
45
70
525
6 Water Ice 50
95
180
85
45
70
525

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 Once it slams its shell shut, it is impossible to open, even by those with superior strength.
Japan Pokémon Stadium ナパームだん でも こわせないほどの とてつもなく かたい カラを もつ。 カラの なかみを みたものは いない。
United States Pokémon Stadium Its shell is so hard, it can even withstand a bomb. No one has ever seen what is inside its shell.
United States Pokémon Red When attacked, it lauches its horn in quick volleys. Its innards have never been seen.
United States Pokémon Blue When attacked, it lauches its horn in quick volleys. Its innards have never been seen.
United States Pokémon Yellow For protection, it uses its harder-than-diamonds shell. It also shoots spikes from the shell.
United States Pokémon Gold Once it slams its shell shut, it is impossible to open, even by those with superior strength.
United States Pokémon Silver Cloyster that live in seas with harsh tidal currents grow large, sharp spikes on their shells.
United States Pokémon Ruby Cloyster is capable of swimming in the sea. It does so by swallowing water, then jetting it out toward the rear. This Pokemon shoots spikes from its shell using the same system.
United States Pokémon Sapphire CLOYSTER is capable of swimming in the sea. It does so by swallowing water, then jetting it out toward the rear. This POKeMON shoots spikes from its shell using the same system.
United States Pokémon Emerald It swims in the sea by swallowing water, then jetting it out toward the rear. The CLOYSTER shoots spikes from its shell using the same system.
United States Pokémon FireRed Its shell is extremely hard. It cannot be shattered, even with a bomb. The shell opens only when it is attacking.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen When attacked, it launches its horns in quick volleys. Its innards have never been seen.
United States Pokémon Pearl It fights by keeping its shell tightly shut for protection and by shooting spikes to repel foes.
United States Pokémon Diamond It fights by keeping its shell tightly shut for protection and by shooting spikes to repel foes.
United States Pokémon Platinum It fights by keeping its shell tightly shut for protection and by shooting spikes to repel foes.
United States Pokémon HeartGold Once it slams its shell shut, it is impossible to open, even by those with superior strength.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver CLOYSTER that live in seas with harsh tidal currents grow large, sharp spikes on their shells.
United States Pokémon White It fights by keeping its shell tightly shut for protection and by shooting spikes to repel foes.
Japan Pokémon White カラを しっかりと とじて みを まもりながら トゲを とばして てきを げきたいする せんぽう。
United States Pokémon Black It fights by keeping its shell tightly shut for protection and by shooting spikes to repel foes.
Japan Pokémon Black カラを しっかりと とじて みを まもりながら トゲを とばして てきを げきたいする せんぽう。
United States Pokémon Black 2 It fights by keeping its shell tightly shut for protection and by shooting spikes to repel foes.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 カラを しっかりと とじて みを まもりながら トゲを とばして てきを げきたいする せんぽう。
United States Pokémon White 2 It fights by keeping its shell tightly shut for protection and by shooting spikes to repel foes.
Japan Pokémon White 2 カラを しっかりと とじて みを まもりながら トゲを とばして てきを げきたいする せんぽう。
South Korea Pokémon Y 껍데기가 상당히 단단하여 네이팜탄으로도 부술 수 없다. 공격할 때만 연다.
Italy Pokémon Y Neppure una bomba può scalfire il suo duro guscio, che apre soltanto quando sta attaccando.
Spain Pokémon Y La concha que lo cubre es extremadamente dura. No es posible causarle rasguños y solo se abre si lo atacan.
France Pokémon X Les Crustabri vivant dans des mers aux courants forts développent des dards sur leur coquille.
France Pokémon Y Sa coquille est extrêmement résistante. Rien ne peut la détruire, pas même une bombe. Il ne l’ouvre que lorsqu’il attaque.
Germany Pokémon Y Sein Panzer ist extrem hart. Es kann nicht zerschmettert werden, auch nicht durch eine Bombe. Der Panzer öffnet sich nur, wenn es angreift.
Japan Pokémon Y カラが ひじょうに かたく ナパームだんでも こわせない。 こうげきするときだけ ひらく。
South Korea Pokémon X 조수의 흐름이 격한 바다에 서식하고 있는 파르셀의 껍질의 가시는 크고 날카롭다.
Italy Pokémon X Ai Cloyster che vivono in mari con forti maree crescono grandi aculei affilati sui gusci.
Spain Pokémon X A los Cloyster que viven en las fuertes corrientes marinas les crecen largas y afiladas púas en la concha.
Germany Pokémon X Austos, die im Meer mit starker Strömung leben, werden groß und entwickeln scharfe Stacheln.
Japan Pokémon X しおのながれが はげしい うみに せいそくしている パルシェンの カラのトゲは おおきく するどい。
United States Pokémon X Cloyster that live in seas with harsh tidal currents grow large, sharp spikes on their shells.
United States Pokémon Y Its shell is extremely hard. It cannot be shattered, even with a bomb. The shell opens only when it is attacking.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Cloyster è in grado di nuotare in mare aperto, ingerendo acqua dalla bocca per poi espellerla violentemente a mo’ di propulsore. Questo Pokémon usa lo stesso metodo per sparare punte dalla conchiglia.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 들이마신 바닷물을 뒤쪽으로 기운차게 뿜어내서 바닷속을 헤엄친다. 같은 방법으로 가시도 발사한다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Cloyster è in grado di nuotare in mare aperto, ingerendo acqua dalla bocca per poi espellerla violentemente a mo’ di propulsore. Questo Pokémon usa lo stesso metodo per sparare punte dalla conchiglia.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Cloyster es capaz de nadar por el mar. Su técnica consiste en tragar agua y expulsarla por el conducto que tiene en la parte trasera. Este mismo sistema es el que usa para lanzar los pinchos que tiene alrededor de la concha.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Crustabri est capable de se déplacer dans les fonds marins en avalant de l’eau et en la rejetant vers l’arrière. Ce Pokémon envoie des pointes en utilisant la même méthode.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Austos kann im Meerwasser schwimmen, indem es Wasser schluckt und wieder herausspritzt. Dieses Pokémon kann sich auch verteidigen, indem es spitze Stacheln mithilfe des Wasserdrucks verschießt.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire のみこんだ かいすいを うしろへ いきおい よく ふんしゃする ことで うみの なかを およぐ。 トゲを はっしゃする しくみも おなじ。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Cloyster is capable of swimming in the sea. It does so by swallowing water, then jetting it out toward the rear. This Pokémon shoots spikes from its shell using the same system.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 들이마신 바닷물을 뒤쪽으로 기운차게 뿜어내서 바닷속을 헤엄친다. 같은 방법으로 가시도 발사한다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Cloyster es capaz de nadar por el mar. Su técnica consiste en tragar agua y expulsarla por el conducto que tiene en la parte trasera. Este mismo sistema es el que usa para lanzar los pinchos que tiene alrededor de la concha.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Crustabri est capable de se déplacer dans les fonds marins en avalant de l’eau et en la rejetant vers l’arrière. Ce Pokémon envoie des pointes en utilisant la même méthode.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Austos kann im Meerwasser schwimmen, indem es Wasser schluckt und mit Druck wieder herausspritzt. Auf dieselbe Weise verschießt dieses Pokémon scharfe Stacheln.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby のみこんだ かいすいを うしろへ いきおい よく ふんしゃする ことで うみの なかを およぐ。 トゲを はっしゃする しくみも おなじ。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby Cloyster is capable of swimming in the sea. It does so by swallowing water, then jetting it out toward the rear. This Pokémon shoots spikes from its shell using the same system.
United States Pokémon Sun Its hard shell cannot be shattered—not even by a bomb. The contents of the shell remain unknown.
United States Pokémon Moon Excavation of the tombs of ancient hunting tribes has turned up many spears tipped with spikes that had fallen off this Pokémon’s shell.
United States Pokémon Sword Its shell is extremely hard. It cannot be shattered, even with a bomb. The shell opens only when it is attacking.
United States Pokémon Shield Once it slams its shell shut, it is impossible to open, even by those with superior strength.

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
First Generation
Red and Green (Japan) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Red and Blue (US) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Yellow Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fire Red / Leaf Green Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Giovanni's Cloyster
  • Japan サカキのパルシェン
  • Japan Sakaki no Parshen
  • Japan Sakaki's Parshen
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  • United States Tyra's Cloyster
  • Japan ミサのパルシェン
  • Japan Misa no Parshen
  • Japan Misa's Parshen
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  • United States Mateo's Cloyster
  • Japan イサオのパルシェン
  • Japan Isao no Parshen
  • Japan Isao's Parshen
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  • United States Pete Pebbleman's Cloyster
  • Japan セイジのパルシェン
  • Japan Seiji no Parshen
  • Japan Seiji's Parshen
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  • United States Lorelei (Prima)'s Cloyster
  • Japan カンナのパルシェン
  • Japan Kanna no Parshen
  • Japan Kanna's Parshen
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  • United States Kyle's Cloyster
  • Japan カイトのパルシェン
  • Japan Kaito no Parshen
  • Japan Kaito's Parshen
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  • United States Butch's Cloyster
  • Japan コサブロウのパルシェン
  • Japan Kosaburō no Parshen
  • Japan Kosaburo's Parshen
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  • United States Goh's Cloyster
  • Japan ゴウのパルシェン
  • Japan Go no Parshen
  • Japan Go's Parshen

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 36 The Bridge Bike Gang/あらしのサイクリングロード/The Stormy Cycling Road
SL 40 イーブイ4きょうだい/The Four Eievui Brothers/The Battling Eevee Brothers
SL 63 Tokiwa Gym! The Final Badge!/トキワジム!さいごのバッジ!/The Battle of the Badge
SL 71 Lights, Camera, Quacktion!/Pokémon the Movie!/ポケモン・ザ・ムービー!
SL 78 Fire and Ice/こおりのフィールド!ほのおのたたかい!/The Ice Field! Flame Battle!
SL 82 Friends to the End/Pokémon League! Final Battle!/ポケモンリーグ!さいごのたたかい!
OI 3 Pokémon of the South and the GS Ball/なんごくポケモンとGSボール/Pokeball Peril
OI 7 The Crystal Iwark/クリスタルのイワーク/The Crystal Onix
OI 19 してんのうカンナ!こおりのたたかい!!/Elite Four Kanna! Ice Battle!!/The Mandarin Island Miss Match
GS 52 Hook, Line and Stinker/アズマオウ!フィッシングバトル!!/Azumao! Fishing Battle!!
PC 18 The Search For The Legend
Short 1 Pikachu's VacationピカチュウのなつやすみPikachu's Summer Vacation
DP 77 Everyone's a Rival! Mikuri Cup!!/みんなライバル!ミクリカップ!!/Staging A Heroes Welcome
Movie 15 Kyurem vs. The Sword of Justice キュレムVS聖剣士ケルディオ Kyurem VS the Sacred Swordsman Keldeo
SM 12 課外授業はヒドイデ!?The Extracurricular Lesson is on Hidoide?!
SM 120 スイレン、カイオーガを釣る!?Suiren Hooks a Kyogre?!
SM 126 ピカチュウのドキドキ探検隊!Pikachu's Exciting Expedition!
PM2019 2 Legend? Go! Friends? Go!/サトシとゴウ、ルギアでゴー!/On Lugia They Go, Satoshi and Go!
PM2019 20 夢へ向かってゴー!サトシとゴウ!!Go Towards Your Dream! Satoshi and Go!!
PM2019 88 Looking Out for Number Two!/トライアルミッション!深海潜水調査団!!/Trial Mission! The Deep Sea Diver Research Team!!
PM2019 102 Battling in the Freezing Raid!/トライアルミッション 氷結のレイドバトル!!/Trial Mission: A Frozen Raid Battle!!

TCG Cards

#32: Cloyster
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#29: Misty's Cloyster
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#8: Cloyster
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#42: Cloyster
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#20: Cloyster
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#14: Cloyster (Delta Species)
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#47: Cloyster
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
+20
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#32: Cloyster
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy Energy
#24: Cloyster
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#20: Cloyster
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy Energy
#34: Cloyster
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
120
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Abram Burrows Cloyster
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Cloyster
Started: 2013-01-20
Ended: 2013-01-20
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Toxic Spikes Type Icon Status 20 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Withdraw
Type Icon Status 40 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Hydro Pump
Type Icon Special 5 110 80 1 1 1 1
Shell Smash Type Icon Status 15 1 1 1 1
Supersonic Type Icon Status 20 55 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Clamp
Type Icon Physical 15 35 85 1 1
Aurora Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Protect Type Icon Status 10 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Spike Cannon Type Icon Physical 15 20 100 13 13 13 13 13 13 40 40 40 43 41 41 41 41 50 50
Spikes Type Icon Status 20 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 36 33 33 33
Icicle Crash
Type Icon Physical 10 85 90 50 50 50 50 52 52

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Torment Type Icon Status 15 100
Hail
Type Icon Status 10
Rain Dance
Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Reflect Type Icon Status 20
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Teleport Type Icon Status 20
Smart Strike Type Icon Physical 10 70
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
Poison Jab Type Icon Physical 20 80 100
Payback Type Icon Physical 10 50 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Explosion Type Icon Physical 5 250 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Avalanche
Type Icon Physical 10 60 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Self-Destruct Type Icon Physical 5 200 100
Bide Type Icon Physical 10
Rage Type Icon Physical 20 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Take Down Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Frost Breath
Type Icon Special 10 60 90
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Blizzard
Type Icon Special 5 110 70
Ice Beam
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Surf
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Brine
Type Icon Special 10 65 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Whirlpool
Type Icon Special 15 35 85
Icy Wind
Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60
Tri Attack Type Icon Special 10 80 100
Bubble Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100
Water Gun
Type Icon Special 25 40 100

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Iron Defense Type Icon Status 15
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Explosion Type Icon Physical 5 250 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Signal Beam Type Icon Special 15 75 100
Icy Wind
Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60
Ice Beam
Type Icon Special 10 90 100