Pokemon Black and White Pokedex - Shelmet, Accelgor

#123 Unova / #617 National
Species classification: Shell Out Pokemon
Hydration – Removes user's status ailment each turn when raining
Sticky Hold – Prevents user's hold item from being taken or knocked off by opponent; increases bites whilst fishing if user is first in party
Dream World ability: Unburden – Doubles Speed after user consumes held item
Location found (Black/White): Evolve Shelmet
Egg groups: Bug
Gender ratio: 50/50
Experience at lvl 100: 1,000,000
Base stats: 80 HP / 70 Atk / 40 Def / 100 SAtk / 60 SDef / 145 Spd / 495 Total
Effort values: 2 Speed
Evolution family: Shelmet > Accelgor via trade with Karrablast 

Shelmet's evolution Accelgor looks a bit peeved, standing with his arms crossed and his head down. It's no wonder, because his defensive armor has been stolen by a sneaky Karrablast/Escavalier during a trade. That's why the Shelmet/Accelgor loses armor with evolution and Karrablast/Escavalier gains armor, and that armor swap is the catalyst for evolution when you trade one for the other.


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  • Romination - March 10, 2011 6:50 a.m.

    Agree with Wharcraff. It would have been great. I'd have MATTERED! And what a weird thing with its evolutions.
  • wharcraff - March 6, 2011 6:58 p.m.

    Great looking pokemon evolution on this one(Accelgor). Reminds me of the BMs(Buster Machines) from Gunbuster 2 OVA, especially Nono. Feels disappointing and I'm alittle relieved Shelmet was not exclusive to Black,while Karrablast would have been exclusive to White. Seems like a lost opportunity on Gamefreak's part to really make that connection of each version's minor differences.

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