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Kelpy Shells
Fast Plant Healer 
Gold Hero

Kelpy Shells

Element: Water Water
30% vs Fire Fire units
-25% vs Nature Nature units


Token → Aether
Exchange Rate:
1:30

Unlocked
Kelpy Shells token 0
Background
Waterlogged? There's no such thing as too much water!
Abilities & Traits
Wash Out IconWaterlogged Field Icon & Fast IconInsulated Woolies IconPlant Growth Icon
Attack Speed Fast
Attack Range Ranged
Damage Water
Epic The Magic Conch
Combat Style Swing Red Icon Gauge 6 Embarrassing Jab Icon
ThaliaPortrait Small
Her plants have been known to rip through metal and rapidly rust anything it touches.
Damage Intensify Burn Icon Gauge 7 (7/9)
Toughness Hearty Taunt Icon Gauge 6 (6/9)
Team Support IFF Targeting Icon Gauge 8 (8/9)
Crowd Control Crowd Control Icon Gauge 8 (8/9)
Synergy Lead By Example Icon Gauge 5 (5/9)
See Hero Rating for more details about this.

Statistics Total Bonus1 Traits2 Epic Base
Attack (ATK) +130% +115% -20% +20%
Defense (DEF) +130% +115% - -
Skill (SKL) +245% +115% +20% +30% 0
Max Health (HP) +176% +115% - +20%
Crit Chance (CRIT) 5% +0% - - 5%
Crit Multiplier 200% - - - 200%
Dodge Chance 0% - - - 0%
Damage Penetration 0% - - - 0%
Damage Reduction 0% - - - 0%
Chaos Damage Reduction 0% - - - 0%

1Bonus (ATK, DEF, SKL, HP) includes Hero Stars (★★★★★★) and Hero Rarity.
2Stats affecting Traits: Fast Icon Fast

Resistances
Fire Fire
Burned Icon Burned
0%
0%
Nature Nature
Poisoned Icon Poisoned
Wounded Icon Wounded
18%
18%
18%
Water Water
Frozen Icon Frozen
Chilled Icon Chilled
Cryosleep Icon Cryosleep
Frostbitten Icon Frostbitten
33%
Immune
33%
33%
Immune
Light Light 0%
Electrical Storm Icon Lightning
Shocked Icon Shocked
Paralysis Icon Paralysis
0%
0%
0%
Dark Dark
Diseased Icon Diseased
Banished Icon Banished
0%
0%
0%
Wand Icon Spirit
Feared Icon Feared
Stoned Stoned
Possession Icon Possessed
Marked for Death Icon Marked
6%
6%
6%
6%
6%

Abilities (Active) Traits (Passive)
Wash Out Icon Wash Out Fast Icon Fast
Waterlogged Field Icon Waterlogged Field Insulated Woolies Icon Insulated Woolies
Algae Wash Icon Algae Wash Plant Growth Icon Plant Growth
Growth Swell Icon Growth Swell Ice Block Icon Dryad Ice
Cleansing Aura Icon Cleansing Aura
Mutual Help Icon Mutual Help
Reed Guard Icon Reed Guard


First Ascension
Kelpy Shells token 1
Second Ascension
Kelpy Shells token 2
Abilities & Traits

Algae Wash Icon & Ice Block Icon

Abilities & Traits

Growth Swell Icon & Cleansing Aura IconMutual Help IconReed Guard Icon

Required Hero Stars and Evos

Evo Cost Index: 2740

Evo Cost Index: 8200

Epic Kelpy Shells
Kelpy Shells token 2
Effect: Chance to deal 3x damage, grow allied Plants, and add Backsplash to all enemies.

Release Date: March 11, 2020

Epic Part 2 Part 3
The Magic Conch Reedy Wand The Conch
The Magic Conch Reedy Wand The Conch
If you have Kelpy Shells at level 50 or higher and fully ascended,
you can make this hero Epic.

Doing this raises it's Skill/Max Health/Attack by a set percentage,
as well as adding a special effect to it's Basic Attack.
Check Epic Heroes for more information.

Kelpy Shells token 0 Kelpy Shells tokens: Portal Summon Gem Heroic Summon Hourglass Events

There are no Dungeons in which Kelpy Shells tokens are available.

Rune Slots: Rune slot WaterRune slot WaterRune slot FireRune slot LightRune slot Dark (standard)
Kelpy Shells has the standard rune slots for a Water Water hero.
Water Water Water Water Fire Fire Light Light Dark Dark
Rune slot Water Rune slot Water Rune slot Fire Rune slot Light Rune slot Dark
Abilities & Traits: Wash Out IconWaterlogged Field IconAlgae Wash IconGrowth Swell Icon & Fast IconInsulated Woolies IconPlant Growth IconIce Block IconCleansing Aura IconMutual Help IconReed Guard Icon

Wash Out

Wash Out Icon
Basic Attack (None)

Basic Ranged Water attack on target enemy with a chance to add Drenched on CRIT.
Effects | Drenched Icon Drenched

Waterlogged Field

Waterlogged Field Icon
Special Attack (5 turns, AoE)

Ranged Water attack on all enemies, lifestealing for all allies. Reduces enemy healing and a chance to add Drenched for 3 turns.
Effects | Reduced Healing Icon Reduced Healing | Leech Icon Lifesteal | Drenched Icon Drenched

Algae Wash

Algae Wash Icon
Special Attack (3 turns), requires Kelpy Shells token 1 1st Ascension

Recovers health split between all allies and cleanses all debuffs. Grows allied Plants and Water allies become Plants. Starts Powered.
Effects | Cleanse Icon Cleanse | Heal Ally Icon Heal | Quick Starter Icon Starts Powered | Plant Growth Icon Growth

Growth Swell

Growth Swell Icon
Special Attack (4 turns, AoE), requires Kelpy Shells token 2 2nd Ascension

Ranged Water attack on all enemies. Purges two buffs from enemies, cleanses one debuff from all allies, and Grows allied Plants.
Effects | Purge Icon Purge | Cleanse Icon Cleanse | Plant Growth Icon Growth

Fast

Fast Icon
Trait (Passive)

Attacks first, but Attack is reduced by 20% and Skill is boosted by 20%. (Heroes sharing the same Speed go in order of positioning, left to right, as chosen at the beginning of the battle.)

Insulated Woolies

Insulated Woolies Icon
Trait (Passive)

Cannot be Frozen, Chilled or Frostbitten.
Effects | Freeze Immune Icon Freeze Immune | Chill Immune Icon Chill Immune | Frostbite Immune Icon Frostbite Immune

Plant Growth

Plant Growth Icon
Trait (Passive)

This plant grows, increasing Max HP and ATK at the end of each round. (Stacks up to 8 times and resets each encounter. When a hero with Plant Growth moves from one room to another in a Campaign dungeon, they uproot themselves, setting their stacks back to 1 in the new room. Stacks are set to 0 on death.)
Effects | Plant Growth Icon Growth

Dryad Ice

Ice Block Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Kelpy Shells token 1 1st Ascension

Starts dungeons in Ice Block, reducing damage taken (90% Damage Reduction) and Debuff immune until their first turn. Can't be stolen, copied, or purged.
Effects | Ice Block Icon Ice Block | Graniteform Icon Shapeshift | Damage Reflection Icon Damage Reduction | Invulnerable Icon Invulnerable

Cleansing Aura

Cleansing Aura Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Kelpy Shells token 2 2nd Ascension

If the Hero can act at the end of the round, cleanses 1 Debuff on all allies.
Effects | Cleanse Icon Cleanse

Mutual Help

Mutual Help Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Kelpy Shells token 2 2nd Ascension

Whenever an ally uses an ability that applies a debuff, the Hero will heal 15% of their base Health.
Effects | Heal Ally Icon Heal

Reed Guard

Reed Guard Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Kelpy Shells token 2 2nd Ascension

Plant allies gain DEF for each stack of Growth.
Effects | Bulwark Icon DEF+

Buffs & Debuffs: Chill Immune IconCleanse IconDamage Reflection IconBulwark IconDrenched IconFreeze Immune IconFrostbite Immune IconPlant Growth IconHeal Ally IconIce Block IconInvulnerable IconLeech IconQuick Starter IconPurge IconReduced Healing IconGraniteform Icon

Chill Immune

Chill Immune Icon
immunity (Status Effect)
Can't be Chilled which would stop the regeneration of the energy to use special attacks.

Cleanse

Cleanse Icon
effect (Status Effect)
This effect instantly removes 1+ debuff(s) from the target ally.

Damage Reduction

Damage Reflection Icon
effect (Damage/Damage Reduction)
The damage suffered is mitigated by certain percent. Damage Reduction is capped at 90% and applied multiplicative.

DEF+

Bulwark Icon
buff (Defense)
Target has boosted DEF.

Drenched

Drenched Icon
debuff (Attack)
AoE attacks deal less damage.

Freeze Immune

Freeze Immune Icon
immunity (Status Effect)
Can't be Frozen.

Frostbite Immune

Frostbite Immune Icon
immunity (Status Effect)
Can't be Frostbitten.

Growth

Plant Growth Icon
buff (Stack/Health/Attack)
The plant hero grows (max 8 stacks). Growth increases Max Health (~38% for the first 4 stacks to a max of 150%) and Attack (5% for each stack, max 40%). The number indicates their growth level. Purge resets the the counter to 0, and let them shrink. Entering a new room resets it to 1. Can't be copied or stolen.

Heal

Heal Ally Icon
effect (Health)
Recovers HP for the target ally.

Ice Block

Ice Block Icon
buff (Shapeshift/Damage Reduction/Status Effect)
Target has +90% Damage Reduction and cannot be buffed or debuffed until their first or next turn. This ability cannot be stolen, copied, or purged.

Invulnerable

Invulnerable Icon
buff (Status Effect)
Target is immune to all debuffs.

Lifesteal

Leech Icon
effect (Health)
Target heals, or recovers HP, for a % of the damage dealt during an attack.

Starts Powered

Quick Starter Icon
effect (Energy)
This Ability has full energy and can be used at the beginning of the battle.

Purge

Purge Icon
effect (Status Effect)
This effect instantly removes 1+ buffs from the target.

Reduced Healing

Reduced Healing Icon
debuff (Health)
Target's healing rate is reduced by 50%.

Shapeshift

Graniteform Icon
effect (Shapeshift)
This hero can take an alternative form, mostly for defense. For a detailed description check out the Hero's traits/buffs and the other effects of the Shapeshift category.
Immunities & Damage Reduction: Under construction, see above 'Buffs & Debuffs'
Ascensions: ColdfireDark EvoNature Evo MonarchWater Evo (2740) = Kelpy Shells token 1 + Algae Wash IconIce Block Icon &
CavebornDark EvoValkyrieWater Evo Monarch (8200) = Kelpy Shells token 2 + Growth Swell IconCleansing Aura IconMutual Help IconReed Guard Icon
First Ascension Second Ascension
Coldfire Coldfire Evo 2x Caveborn Caveborn Evo 8x
Dark Evo Dark Evo 12x Dark Evo Dark Evo 40x
Nature Evo Monarch Nature Evo Monarch 15x Valkyrie Valkyrie Evo 4x
Water Evo Water Evo 45x Water Evo Monarch Water Evo Monarch 35x
Algae Wash Icon Algae Wash (Special Attack/3 Turns) Growth Swell Icon Growth Swell (Special Attack/4 Turns)
Ice Block Icon Dryad Ice (Trait/Passive) Cleansing Aura Icon Cleansing Aura (Trait/Passive)
Mutual Help Icon Mutual Help (Trait/Passive)
Reed Guard Icon Reed Guard (Trait/Passive)
Synergies of Plant heroes (Family): Rapid Regrowth IconPlant Growth IconFungus Amongus IconOne With NaturePollen Cloud IconSapping Vines Icon
Kelpy Shells token 0 Kelpy Shells can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Plant Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Rapid Regrowth Icon Epic Rapid Regrowth (Trait) by Jumbeaux token 0 Jumbeaux
Allies heal at the end of the round for each stack of Growth on this character. Plant allies also heal for each stack of Growth. (This trait replaces 'Rapid Regrowth' when the Epic is unlocked.)
Plant Growth Icon Plant Growth (Trait) by Jumbeaux token 0 Jumbeaux,Kelpy Shells token 0 Kelpy Shells,Lily Blossom token 0 Lily Blossom,Rocky token 0 Rocky the Shiitake
This plant grows, increasing Max HP and ATK at the end of each round. (Stacks up to 8 times and resets each encounter. When a hero with Plant Growth moves from one room to another in a Campaign dungeon, they uproot themselves, setting their stacks back to 1 in the new room. Stacks are set to 0 on death.)
Fungus Amongus Icon Fungus Amongus (Trait) by Rocky token 0 Rocky the Shiitake
Plants gain a chance to poison on basic attack per stack of growth.
One With Nature One With Nature (Special Attack) by Lily Blossom token 0 Lily Blossom
Allies gain Damage Reflection and life steal for [40% base+0.5%/level] of damage on all attacks for 3 turns. Grows allied Plants. Nature allies become Plants until end of dungeon.
Pollen Cloud Icon Pollen Cloud (Special Attack) by Lily Blossom token 0 Lily Blossom
Ranged Nature attack on all enemies that grants team Evasion and buffs their DEF for 2 turns, Grows allied Plants.
Sapping Vines Icon Sapping Vines (Special Attack) by Lily Blossom token 0 Lily Blossom
Ranged Nature attack on all enemies for [40% ATK] base damage and absorbs health for allies, reduces enemy healing, and Grows allies Plants for 3 turns.
Synergies of Water heroes (Element): Water Guard IconWater Heart IconShattering Team IconWater Empowerment IconTorrential Tides IconWave Rider Icon
Kelpy Shells token 0 Kelpy Shells can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Water Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Water Guard Icon Water Guard (Trait) by William token Sir William
Increase DEF by [10%/15%/20%] for all Water allies. The boost increases with the rank (I/II/III) of this trait.
Water Heart Icon Water Heart (Trait) by Yasmin token 0 Yasmin Bloom
+20% Max HP for self and Water allies.
Shattering Team Icon Shattering Team (Trait) by IGOROK token 0 IGOROK
Boosts damage vs Frozen targets for all Water allies.
Water Empowerment Icon Elemental Empowerment (Water) (Trait) by Takumi token Samurai Takumi
ATK increases for each Water ally.
Torrential Tides Icon Torrential Tides (Trait) by Kai Makani token 0 Kai Makani
Water allies gain +15% Damage Penetration.
Wave Rider Icon Wave Rider (Trait) by Kai Makani token 0 Kai Makani
Starts dungeons with +1 Energy and +10% Max Health for EACH other Water ally on the team.
Synergies of Healer heroes (Class):
Other Synergies of Heroes: Adept Strikes IconCritical Energy IconCleansing Aura IconCloak of Fire IconEyes of the Beholder IconFiery Renewal IconFire Nova IconFrost-tipped Blades IconIFF Targeting IconImmunize IconMaster Assassin IconMend IconNot Alone IconSanctified Spell Absorption IconShell Power IconShielding Soul IconSpellseeker Weapons IconSpread the Wealth IconTeam Energy Vault IconTeam Precision IconVenomous EmbraceShard of Darkness IconTempered Soul IconThe Calm Before Icon
Kelpy Shells token 0 Kelpy Shells can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

All Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Adept Strikes Icon Adept Strikes (Trait) by Serenity token 0 Serenity
Allies and self gain Haste after using a single target Melee Physical attack once per round.
Critical Energy Icon Critical Energy (Trait) by Indigo token Indigo
Grants team +1 Energy on CRITs.
Cleansing Aura Icon Cleansing Aura (Trait) by Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke,Kelpy Shells token 0 Kelpy Shells
If the Hero can act at the end of the round, cleanses 1 Debuff on all allies.
Cloak of Fire Icon Cloak of Fire (Trait) by Ember Sanguine token 0 Ember Sanguine
Allies gain immunity to burn and take 50% less damage from fire attacks.
Eyes of the Beholder Icon Eyes of the Beholder (Special Attack) by Iris token 0 Iris
Buffs team +ATK, then does a Ranged Dark attack on enemies.
Fiery Renewal Icon Fiery Renewal (Trait) by Ember Sanguine token 0 Ember Sanguine
Whenever a Burn debuff is applied to an enemy, all allies gain +5% max health.
Fire Nova Icon Fire Nova (Special Attack) by Ignus Ignus the Mad
Ranged Fire attack on all enemies, with Rage adding an additional chance to Burn. Grants team Burning Touch (chance to Burn on Basic attacks).
Frost-tipped Blades Icon Frost-Tipped Blades (Trait) by Takumi token Samurai Takumi
Grants the team a chance to Chill on Melee Physical attacks.
IFF Targeting Icon IFF Targeting (Basic Attack) by Bauble token 0 Bauble
Melee physical attack on target enemy, OR heals target friendly construct, OR target ally gains a class-specific buff (Tanks get DEF+, Healers get CRIT+ and SKL+, Casters get +1 ENERGY, all others get ATK+.)
Immunize Icon Immunize (Trait) by Mire token 0 Mire,Zen token 0 Zen
Each ally healed will gain Impervious (Cannot be Poisoned, Burned, Frozen, Chilled, Shocked, nor Diseased) for two turns.
Master Assassin Icon Master Assassin (Trait) by Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond
Self and allied single target abilities deal 100% more Damage on CRITs.
Mend Icon Mend (Trait) by NubNub token 0 Chief NubNub
Heal Team for [50% ATK] on CRIT. Triggers when landing a critical hit from a basic attack.
Not Alone Icon Not Alone (Trait) by Alrakis Skullkeeper token 0 Alrakis Skullkeeper,Lumin the Radiant token 0 Lumin the Radiant
This hero gains +10% Damage Reduction for each other living ally.
Sanctified Spell Absorption Icon Sanctified Spell Absorption (Trait) by Serenity token 0 Serenity
Allies take significantly reduced damage from non-Physical (-60%) and Chaos attacks (-20%).
Shell Power Icon Shell Power (Trait) by Grondar token 0 Grondar
Allied Heroes gain Shell protection (allies cannot be Burned, Frozen, Chilled, Paralyzed or Shocked).
Shielding Soul Icon Shielding Soul (Trait) by Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke
When killed, remaining allies gain an Aegis Shield.
Spellseeker Weapons Icon Spellseeker Weapons (Trait) by Serenity token 0 Serenity
Allies Melee attacks have a chance to purge a buff on basic attack and can’t be retaliated against by Melee attackers.
Spread the Wealth Icon Spread the Wealth (Trait) by Augustus the paladin token 0 Augustus
When at full HP, this Hero heals the team for a % of his HP every turn.
Team Energy Vault Icon Team Energy Vault (Trait) by Ekko token Ekko
Self and allies are immune to Exhaustion (=energy loss that is caused by use of abilities). Note: Passive traits like epic Malice "All Hope is Lost" can still drain energy.
Team Precision Icon Team Precision (Trait) by Pignius token 0 Pignius Maximus
Boosted CRIT damage for all allies. CRIT Multiplier is increased by [50%], percentage increases slightly with SKL.
Venomous Embrace Venomous Embrace (Trait) by Cobressa token 0 Cobressa
Heals allies when Venom is applied on the enemies by Cobressa. The heal amount increases with the rank (I/II) of this trait. Enemies immune to Venom prevent the heal effect.
Shard of Darkness Icon Shard of Darkness (Trait) by Craw token 0 Craw,Mire token 0 Mire
Allies start dungeons with [1/2/3] stacks of Foresight.
Tempered Soul Icon Tempered Soul (Trait) by Alrakis Skullkeeper token 0 Alrakis Skullkeeper
All allies and self gain an additional [5%/10%/15%] Chaos Damage Reduction (max 50%), depending on the rank of this trait (I/II/III). Skill increases the percent value.
The Calm Before Icon The Calm Before (Special Attack) by Jin Lei token 0 Jin Lei
Silences all enemies and Buffs allies' Damage. This Hero gains stacks of Storm Power equal to the number of Light or Honorbound Heroes on the team. Starts Powered. (The Empowered Buff to applied to all allies and the caster to double (2x) their damage.)
Counters: Buzz Saw IconFlesh Shredder IconIncite Doom Icon
Kelpy Shells token 0 Kelpy Shells can be countered by making use of the following traits and special attacks:

Plant Heroes are vulnerable to:

Buzz Saw Icon Buzz Saw (Special Attack) by Hagrim Felhorn token 0 Hagrim Felhorn
Melee Physical attack on target enemy with 75% splash damage that inflicts Nerve Damage on hit. Deals 3x damage to Flying and Plant enemies.
Non-Armored Heroes are vulnerable to:

Flesh Shredder Icon Flesh Shredder (Trait) by
Jabber token 0 Jabber Clenchjaw
Jibber token 0 Jibber Clenchjaw
Mangle jaw token Mangle Jaw
2x damage against non-Armored targets.
Incite Doom Icon Incite Doom (Special Attack) by Emperor Zulkodd token 0 Emperor Zulkodd
3 Melee Physical attacks on target enemy that deals 3x damage to non-Armored targets. If target dies, all other enemies' HP is set to 75% of their current HP.

Notes and Tips

Kelpy Shells token 0 Kelpy Shells joined on December 2, 2019 during day 7 of the Fantastic Feasts 2019 event. She, the Water Water Plant, is the 98th Hero in the game.

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