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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 3
Species Shed Pokémon
Type Bug Ghost
Height 0.8m
Weight 1.2kg
Catch Rate 45
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio Genderless
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 脫殼忍者
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 脱壳忍者
English Shedinja
French Munja
German Ninjatom
Italian Shedinja
Japanese ヌケニン
Japanese (Romanized) Nukenin
Japanese (Trademark) Nukenin
Korean 껍질몬
Spanish Shedinja

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #292
Hoenn #44
Kalos (Central) #113
Hoenn (ORAS) #45
Galar #106

Abilities

  • Wonder Guard: Its mysterious power only lets supereffective moves hit the Pokémon.

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 20 (With Extra Pokeball)
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 0.5x
Dark 2x
Fighting 0x
Fire 2x
Flying 2x
Ghost 2x
Grass 0.5x
Ground 0.5x
Normal 0x
Poison 0.5x
Rock 2x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Bug Ghost 1
90
45
30
30
40
236
7 Bug Ghost 1
90
45
30
30
40
236
6 Bug Ghost 1
90
45
30
30
40
236

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Ruby Shedinja's hard body does not move, not even a twitch. In fact, its body appears to be merely a hollow shell. It is believed that this Pokemon will steal the spirit of anyone peering into it's hollow body through its back.
United States Pokémon Sapphire SHEDINJA is a peculiar POKeMON. It seems to appear unsought in a POKe BALL after a NINCADA evolves. This bizarre POKeMON is entirely immobile - it doesn't even breathe.
United States Pokémon Emerald A peculiar POKeMON that floats in air even though its wings remain completely still. The inside of its body is hollow and utterly dark.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen A most peculiar POKeMON that somehow appears in a POKe BALL when a NINCADA evolves.
United States Pokémon FireRed A most peculiar POKeMON that somehow appears in a POKe BALL when a NINCADA evolves.
United States Pokémon Pearl A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one's spirit.
United States Pokémon Diamond A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one's spirit.
United States Pokémon Platinum A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one
United States Pokémon HeartGold A strange Pokémon--it flies without moving its wings, has a hollow shell for a body, and does not breathe.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver A strange Pokémon--it flies without moving its wings, has a hollow shell for a body, and does not breathe.
United States Pokémon White A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one's spirit.
Japan Pokémon White ぬけがらが たましいを やどした。 せなかの すきまから のぞきこむと たましいを すわれてしまうらしい。
United States Pokémon Black A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one's spirit.
Japan Pokémon Black ぬけがらが たましいを やどした。 せなかの すきまから のぞきこむと たましいを すわれてしまうらしい。
Japan Pokémon Black 2 ぬけがらが たましいを やどした。 せなかの すきまから のぞきこむと たましいを すわれてしまうらしい。
Japan Pokémon White 2 ぬけがらが たましいを やどした。 せなかの すきまから のぞきこむと たましいを すわれてしまうらしい。
United States Pokémon White 2 A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one’s spirit.
United States Pokémon Black 2 A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one’s spirit.
South Korea Pokémon Y 토중몬이 진화할 때 어느샌가 몬스터볼에 들어와 있는 신기한 포켓몬이다.
Italy Pokémon Y Pokémon particolare, che appare misteriosamente in una Poké Ball dopo l’evoluzione di un Nincada.
Spain Pokémon Y Es un Pokémon muy peculiar, aparece de repente en una Poké Ball cuando Nincada evoluciona.
France Pokémon Y Un Pokémon étrange que l’on trouve dans les Poké Balls après l’évolution d’un Ningale.
Germany Pokémon Y Ein sehr spezielles Pokémon, das irgendwie in einem Pokéball auftaucht, wenn Nincada sich entwickelt.
Japan Pokémon Y ツチニンが しんかする ときに いつの まにか モンスターボールに はいっている ふしぎな ポケモンだ。
South Korea Pokémon X 허물 속으로 영혼이 들어갔다. 등에 난 틈새로 들여다보면 영혼을 빼앗겨버린다고 한다.
Italy Pokémon X È nato dal guscio vuoto di un insetto. Pare che chi spia nella fessura sul suo dorso perda l’anima.
Spain Pokémon X Es el caparazón de un bicho que cobró vida. Si alguien lo mira por la espalda, le robará el alma.
France Pokémon X Une carapace d’insecte laissée à l’abandon. On dit qu’il vole l’âme de celui qui regarde à l’intérieur.
Germany Pokémon X Ein weggeworfener Käferpanzer, der zum Leben erwachte. Schaut man hinein, stiehlt es einem die Seele.
Japan Pokémon X ぬけがらが たましいを やどした。 せなかの すきまから のぞきこむと たましいを すわれてしまうらしい。
United States Pokémon X A discarded bug shell that came to life. Peering into the crack on its back is said to steal one’s spirit.
United States Pokémon Y A most peculiar Pokémon that somehow appears in a Poké Ball when a Nincada evolves.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Shedinja es un Pokémon peculiar. Según parece, surge por las buenas en una Poké Ball cuando Nincada evoluciona. Este raro Pokémon no se mueve nada; ni siquiera respira.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 단단한 몸은 꿈쩍도 하지 않는다. 등을 통해 몸의 구멍을 들여다보면 혼이 빨려 들어간다고 믿어지고 있다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Il corpo coriaceo di Shedinja non si muove neanche di un millimetro. In realtà sembra quasi un guscio vuoto. Si dice che questo Pokémon rubi lo spirito di chiunque osi spiare dentro il suo guscio.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Shedinja tiene un cuerpo robusto que no mueve en absoluto. De hecho, parece una especie de caparazón hueco. Se cree que, si alguien se atreviera a mirarle por la espalda lo que tiene en su interior, Shedinja le robaría el alma.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Le corps robuste de Munja ne bouge pas d’un pouce. En fait, son corps semble être une coquille vide. Certains croient que ce Pokémon peut voler l’âme de quiconque regarderait à l’intérieur de son corps creux.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Ninjatoms harter Körper bewegt sich überhaupt nicht. Er scheint bloß eine hohle Schale zu sein. Dieses Pokémon soll angeblich die Seele eines jeden stehlen, der hinterrücks einen Blick in seinen hohlen Körper riskiert.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire かたい からだは ぴくりとも うごかない。 せなかから からだの くうどうを のぞくと たましいを すいとられると しんじられている。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Shedinja’s hard body doesn’t move—not even a twitch. In fact, its body appears to be merely a hollow shell. It is believed that this Pokémon will steal the spirit of anyone peering into its hollow body from its back.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 토중몬이 진화했을 때 어찌 된 영문인지 제멋대로 몬스터볼에 들어 있는 포켓몬이다. 몸을 전혀 움직이지 않으며 숨도 쉬지 않는다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Shedinja è molto particolare. Pare comparire all’improvviso in una Poké Ball dopo l’evoluzione di Nincada. Questo strano Pokémon è completamente immobile. Non è nemmeno in grado di respirare.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Munja est un étrange Pokémon. Il semble apparaître sans raison dans une Poké Ball après l’évolution d’un Ningale. Ce Pokémon bizarre est totalement immobile. Il ne respire même pas.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Ninjatom ist ein ganz besonderes Pokémon. Es taucht plötzlich in einem Pokéball auf, nachdem sich ein Nincada entwickelt hat. Dieses Pokémon ist absolut bewegungsunfähig und atmet nicht einmal.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby ツチニンが しんかしたとき なぜか かってに モンスターボールに はいっている ポケモンだ。 からだは まったく うごかず いきも しない。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby Shedinja is a peculiar Pokémon. It seems to appear unsought in a Poké Ball after a Nincada evolves. This bizarre Pokémon is entirely immobile—it doesn’t even breathe.
United States Pokémon Sword A most peculiar Pokémon that somehow appears in a Poké Ball when a Nincada evolves.
United States Pokémon Shield A strange Pokémon—it flies without moving its wings, has a hollow shell for a body, and does not breathe.

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
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
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 Colonel Hansen's Shedinja
  • Japan ハンゾウのヌケニン
  • Japan Hanzō no Nukenin
  • Japan Hanzo's Nukenin
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Goh's Shedinja
  • Japan ゴウのヌケニン
  • Japan Go no Nukenin
  • Japan Go's Nukenin

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
AG 44
AG 45
AG 122
AG 123
AG 144
Movie 15
XY 77
PM2019 91
PM2019 92
PM2019 94

TCG Cards

#11: Shedinja
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#14: Shedinja
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
50
#40: Shedinja
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
60
#44: Shedinja
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
+20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#18: ヌケニン
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
60
#48: Shedinja
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
60
#11: Shedinja
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
30
Retreat Cost
Energy

Images

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

Scratch Type Icon Physical 35 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Harden Type Icon Status 30 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Absorb Type Icon Special 25 20 100 5 5
Sand Attack Type Icon Status 15 100 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
Leech Life
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Fury Swipes Type Icon Physical 15 18 80 13 13 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
Spite
Type Icon Status 10 100 17 17 17 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Mind Reader Type Icon Status 5 25 25 25 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
Shadow Sneak
Type Icon Physical 30 40 100 21 21 21 38 38 38 38 38 38
Confuse Ray
Type Icon Status 10 100 29 29 29 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31
Shadow Ball
Type Icon Special 15 80 100 33 33 33 59 59 59 59 59 59 38 38 38
Grudge
Type Icon Status 5 37 37 37 43 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
Heal Block Type Icon Status 15 100 41 41 41 50 52 52 52 52 52
Phantom Force
Type Icon Physical 10 90 100 45 45 45 47

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Will-O-Wisp Type Icon Status 15 85
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Sandstorm Type Icon Status 10
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
Hone Claws Type Icon Status 15
Flash Type Icon Status 20 100
Telekinesis Type Icon Status 15
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Shadow Claw
Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
X-Scissor
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Aerial Ace Type Icon Physical 20 60
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
False Swipe Type Icon Physical 40 40 100
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Leech Life
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Dig Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Cut Type Icon Physical 30 50 95
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Shadow Ball
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Dream Eater Type Icon Special 15 100 100
Solar Beam Type Icon Special 10 120 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Struggle Bug
Type Icon Special 20 50 100
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Trick Type Icon Status 10 100
Spite
Type Icon Status 10 100
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
String Shot
Type Icon Status 40 95
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Bug Bite
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Sucker Punch Type Icon Physical 5 70 100
Fury Cutter
Type Icon Physical 20 40 95
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Dream Eater Type Icon Special 15 100 100