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Sandshrew

Sandshrew

Sandshrew (Alola)


National Pokédex
Raichu - Sandshrew (#027) - Sandslash
Ability Sand Veil
Sand Rush(Hidden)
Snow Cloak (Alolan)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Red and Blue
Created by Game Freak
Designed by Ken Sugimori

Sandshrew (サンド, Sand) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a Ground Pokémon that made its first appearance in the first generation games Red and Blue. In Alola, it developed into a Ice and Steel Pokémon.

Physiology and Behaviour

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

Super Smash Bros. series

Trophy descriptions

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue Burrows deep underground in arid locations far from water. It only emerges to hunt for food.
Pokémon Yellow Its body is dry. When it gets cold at night, its hide is said to become coated with a fine dew.
Pokémon Stadium When hunting, it hides at the lip of its burrow. If prey comes close, it lunges out and drags in the prey instantly.
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold If it fell from a great height, this Pokémon could save itself by rolling into a ball and bouncing.
Pokémon Silver Disliking water, it lives in deep burrows in arid areas. It can roll itself instantly into a ball.
Pokémon Crystal It prefers dry, sandy places because it uses the sand to protect itself when threatened.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby Sandshrew's body is configured to absorb water without waste, enabling it to survive in an arid desert. This Pokémon curls up to protect itself from its enemies.
Pokémon Sapphire Sandshrew has a very dry hide that is extremely tough. The Pokémon can roll into a ball that repels any attack. At night, it burrows into the desert to sleep.
Pokémon Emerald When it curls up in a ball, it can make any attack bounce off harmlessly. Its hide has turned tough and solid as a result of living in the desert.
Pokémon FireRed It burrows and lives underground. If threatened, it curls itself up into a ball for protection.
Pokémon LeafGreen Burrows deep underground in arid locations far from water. It only emerges to hunt for food.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
Pokémon Pearl To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
Pokémon Platinum To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
Pokémon HeartGold If it fell from a great height, this Pokémon could save itself by rolling into a ball and bouncing.
Pokémon SoulSilver Disliking water, it lives in deep burrows in arid areas. It can roll itself instantly into a ball.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
Pokémon White To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
Pokémon Black 2 It digs deep burrows to live in. When in danger, it rolls up its body to withstand attacks.
Pokémon White 2 It digs deep burrows to live in. When in danger, it rolls up its body to withstand attacks.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X It burrows and lives underground. If threatened, it curls itself up into a ball for protection.
Pokémon Y Disliking water, it lives in deep burrows in arid areas. It can roll itself instantly into a ball.
Pokémon Omega Ruby Sandshrew's body is configured to absorb water without waste, enabling it to survive in an arid desert. This Pokémon curls up to protect itself from its enemies.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Sandshrew has a very dry hide that is extremely tough. The Pokémon can roll into a ball that repels any attack. At night, it burrows into the desert to sleep.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Blue
Routes 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 23
Pokémon Yellow
Routes 3 and 4, Mt. Moon
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Union Cave, Mt. Moon
Pokémon Silver
Goldenrod Game Corner
Pokémon Crystal
Routes 3 and 4, Union Cave, Mt. Moon
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Routes 111 and 113
Pokémon Sapphire
Routes 111 and 113
Pokémon Emerald
Route 111, Mirage Tower
Pokémon LeafGreen
Routes, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 23
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Wayward Cave (LeafGreen)
Pokémon Pearl
Wayward Cave (LeafGreen)
Pokémon Platinum
Wayward Cave (LeafGreen)
Pokémon HeartGold
Union Cave, Mt. Moon, Safari Zone
Pokémon SoulSilver
Goldenrod Game Corner, Safari Zone
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Breed
Pokémon Black 2
Desert Resort, Relic Castle
Pokémon White 2
Desert Resort, Relic Castle
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Friend Safari (Ground)
Pokémon Y
Friend Safari (Ground)
Pokémon Omega Ruby
Routes 111 and 113
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
Routes 111 and 113


Evolution

Sandshrew
Reach level 22.
Sandslash
PKMN027 PKMN028

Base Stats

Normal

Base Stats
HP 50
Attack 75
Defense 85
Sp. Attack 20
Sp. Defense 30
Speed 40
Average 300


Alola

Moveset

Main article: Sandshrew/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Red Green
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Red Blue
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Yellow
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Gold
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Silver
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Crystal
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Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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Fire Leaf
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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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Heart Soul
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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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