026 #026 Raichu #028 Sandslash 028

Sandshrew Sandshrew #027 - Mouse Pokemon

Sandshrew
Hear Sandshrew's Cry
type Ground
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 2'0" 0.6 m
weight 26.5 lb. 12.0 kg
generation
National: #027 | Johto: #048 | Hoenn: #112

Family Family

General027
#027 - Sandshrew
Level028
#028 - Sandslash
Lv. 22

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Ground 5,100

027 Locations

Where to catch Sandshrew in Pokemon Blue

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Route 46-12Walking in tall grass or a cave25%
Route 817-19Walking in tall grass or a cave20%
Route 911-17Walking in tall grass or a cave25%
Route 1011-17Walking in tall grass or a cave25%
Route 1112-15Walking in tall grass or a cave40%
Route 2326Walking in tall grass or a cave20%

Where to catch Sandshrew in Pokemon Yellow

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Mt. Moon (1f)12Walking in tall grass or a cave4%
Route 38-10Walking in tall grass or a cave15%
Route 48-10Walking in tall grass or a cave15%

Moves Moves

Abilities

Sand VeilIncreases evasion to 1.25× during a sandstorm.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1ScratchNormalPhysical4035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
10Sand-attackGroundNone--15100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.
17SlashNormalPhysical7020100%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
24Poison StingPoisonPhysical1535100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
31SwiftNormalSpecial6020--Never misses.
38Fury SwipesNormalPhysical181580%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM3Swords DanceNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Attack by two stages.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM8Body SlamNormalPhysical8515100%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
TM9Take DownNormalPhysical902085%User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.
TM10Double-edgeNormalPhysical12015100%User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.
TM17SubmissionFightingPhysical802580%User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.
TM19Seismic TossFightingPhysical120100%Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.
TM20RageNormalPhysical2020100%If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.
TM26EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
TM27FissureGroundPhysical1530%Causes a one-hit KO.
TM28DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM31MimicNormalNone--10--Copies the target's last used move.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM34BideNormalPhysical110--User waits for 2-3 turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.
TM39SwiftNormalSpecial6020--Never misses.
TM40Skull BashNormalPhysical10015100%Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM48Rock SlideRockPhysical751090%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM50SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM1CutNormalPhysical503095%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM4StrengthNormalPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP50
Statbar
210 - 304210 - 304210 - 304
Attack75
Statbar
139 - 224155 - 249170 - 273
Defense85
Statbar
157 - 242175 - 269192 - 295
Sp. Attack20
Statbar
40 - 12545 - 13949 - 152
Sp. Defense30
Statbar
58 - 14365 - 15971 - 174
Speed40
Statbar
76 - 16185 - 17993 - 196
TOTAL 300
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
93 1,000,000 255 70 Defense: 1 point

Images Images

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White
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Pearl
PlatinumSandshrewSandshrewSandshrewSandshrew
HeartGoldSandshrewSandshrewSandshrewSandshrew
SoulSilver
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Sapphire
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FireRedSandshrewSandshrewSandshrewSandshrew
LeafGreen
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Blue
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Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2It digs deep burrows to live in. When in danger, it rolls up its body to withstand attacks.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondTo protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldIf it fell from a great height, this Pokemon could save itself by rolling into a ball and bouncing.
SoulSilverDisliking water, it lives in deep burrows in arid areas. It can roll itself instantly into a ball.
RubySANDSHREW's body is configured to absorb water without waste, enabling it to survive in an arid desert. This POKeMON curls up to protect itself from its enemies.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIt burrows and lives underground. If threatened, it curls itself up into a ball for protection.
LeafGreenBurrows deep underground in arid locations far from water. It only emerges to hunt for prey.
GoldIf it fell from a great height, this POKeMON could save itself by rolling into a ball and bouncing.
SilverDisliking water, it lives in deep burrows in arid areas. It can roll itself instantly into a ball.
CrystalIt prefers dry, sandy places because it uses the sand to protect itself when threatened.
RedBurrows deep underground in arid locations far from water. It only emerges to hunt for food.
Blue
YellowIts body is dry. When it gets cold at night, its hide is said to become coated with a fine dew.

Other Other

Name Etymology Sand + shrew (as in a shrew, a small rodent)
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