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Sandslash

Sandslash

Sandslash (Alola)


National Pokédex
Sandshrew - Sandslash (#028) - Nidoran♀
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

Sandslash (サンドパン, Sandpan) 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 Curls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.
Pokémon Yellow It is skilled at slashing enemies with its claws. If broken, they start to grow back in a day.
Pokémon Stadium Curls into a ball of sharp spikes and rolls into enemies. It is also adept at slashing with its sharp claws.
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold In an attempt to hide itself, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm.
Pokémon Silver If it digs at an incredible pace, it may snap off its spikes and claws. They grow back in a day.
Pokémon Crystal Adept at climbing trees, it rolls into a spiny ball, then attacks its enemies from above.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby Sandslash's body is covered by tough spikes, which are hardened sections of its hide. Once a year, the old spikes fall out, to be replaced with new spikes that grow out from beneath the old ones.
Pokémon Sapphire Sandslash can roll up its body as if it were a ball covered with large spikes. In battle, this Pokémon will try to make the foe flinch by jabbing it with its spines. It then leaps at the stunned foe to tear wildly with its sharp claws.
Pokémon Emerald It curls up in a ball to protect itself from enemy attacks. It also curls up to prevent heatstroke during the daytime when temperatures rise sharply.
Pokémon FireRed It is adept at attacking with the spines on its back and its sharp claws while quickly scurrying about.
Pokémon LeafGreen Curls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
Pokémon Pearl It curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
Pokémon Platinum It curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
Pokémon HeartGold In an attempt to hide itself, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm.
Pokémon SoulSilver If it digs at an incredible pace, it may snap off its spike and claws. They grow back in a day.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black It curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
Pokémon White It curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
Pokémon Black 2 The spikes on its body are made up of its hardened hide. It rolls up and attacks foes with its spikes.
Pokémon White 2 The spikes on its body are made up of its hardened hide. It rolls up and attacks foes with its spikes.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X If it digs at an incredible pace, it may snap off its spikes and claws. They grow back in a day.
Pokémon Y Curls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.
Pokémon Omega Ruby Sandslash's body is covered by tough spikes, which are hardened sections of its hide. Once a year, the old spikes fall out, to be replaced with new spikes that grow out from beneath the old ones.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Sandslash can roll up its body as if it were a ball covered with large spikes. In battle, this Pokémon will try to make the foe flinch by jabbing it with its spines. It then leaps at the stunned foe to tear wildly with its sharp claws.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Blue
Route 23, Cerulean Cave
Pokémon Yellow
Cerulean Cave
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Routes 26 and 27, Mt. Moon
Pokémon Silver
Evolve Sandshrew
Pokémon Crystal
Route 26, Victory Road
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Evolve Sandshrew
Pokémon LeafGreen
Route 23, Victory Road
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Route 228 (LeafGreen)
Pokémon Pearl
Route 228 (LeafGreen)
Pokémon Platinum
Route 228 (LeafGreen)
Pokémon HeartGold
Routes 26 and 27, Mt. Moon, Safari Zone
Pokémon SoulSilver
Safari Zone
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Relic Castle
Pokémon White
Relic Castle
Pokémon Black 2
Route 15, Relic Castle
Pokémon White 2
Route 15, Relic Castle
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Route 18, Terminus Cave
Pokémon Y
Route 18, Terminus Cave


Evolution

Sandshrew
Reach level 22.
Sandslash
PKMN027 PKMN028

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 75
Attack 100
Defense 110
Sp. Attack 45
Sp. Defense 55
Speed 65
Average 450

Moveset

Main article: Sandslash/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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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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