“Squirtle's shell is not merely used for protection. The shell's rounded shape and the grooves on its surface help minimize resistance in water, enabling this Pokémon to swim at high speeds.”
Generation III Pokedex Entry
Based on this sketch I shared on Instagram: Link
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As weird as it sounds, I made this one because I felt the need to draw Squirtle's shell with some texture on it. I wanted to see how it would look if I added an inked texture to it, instead of making it clean and shiny.
Although I'm not one to break the mold, since I'm often picking Charmander.