027 #027 Sandshrew #029 Nidoran F 029

Sandslash Sandslash #028 - Mouse Pokemon

Sandslash
Hear Sandslash's Cry
type Ground
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 3'3" 1.0 m
weight 65.0 lb. 29.5 kg
generation
National: #028 | Johto: #049 | Hoenn: #113

Family Family

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

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Ground 5,100

028 Locations

Where to catch Sandslash in Pokemon Blue

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Cerulean Cave (1f)52Walking in tall grass or a cave10%
Cerulean Cave (B1f)57Walking in tall grass or a cave5%
Route 2341Walking in tall grass or a cave5%

Where to catch Sandslash in Pokemon Yellow

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Cerulean Cave (1f)52Walking in tall grass or a cave10%
Cerulean Cave (2f)56Walking in tall grass or a cave10%

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.
1Sand-attackGroundNone--15100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.
10Sand-attackGroundNone--15100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.
17SlashNormalPhysical7020100%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
27Poison StingPoisonPhysical1535100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
36SwiftNormalSpecial6020--Never misses.
47Fury 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.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
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%)
HP75
Statbar
260 - 354260 - 354260 - 354
Attack100
Statbar
184 - 269205 - 299225 - 328
Defense110
Statbar
202 - 287225 - 319247 - 350
Sp. Attack45
Statbar
85 - 17095 - 189104 - 207
Sp. Defense55
Statbar
103 - 188115 - 209126 - 229
Speed65
Statbar
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
TOTAL 450
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
163 1,000,000 90 70 Defense: 2 points

Images Images

BlackSandslashSandslashSandslashSandslash
White
DiamondSandslashSandslashSandslashSandslash
Pearl
PlatinumSandslashSandslashSandslashSandslash
HeartGoldSandslashSandslashSandslashSandslash
SoulSilver
RubySandslashSandslashSandslashSandslash
Sapphire
EmeraldSandslashSandslash
FireRedSandslashSandslashSandslashSandslash
LeafGreen
GoldSandslashSandslashSandslashSandslash
Silver
CrystalSandslashSandslashSandslashSandslash
RedSandslashSandslash
Blue
YellowSandslashSandslash

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2The spikes on its body are made up of its hardened hide. It rolls up and attacks foes with its spikes.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondIt curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldIn an attempt to hide itself, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm.
SoulSilverIf it digs at an incredible pace, it may snap off its spikes and claws. They grow back in a day.
RubySANDSLASH'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.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIt is adept at attacking with the spines on its back and its sharp claws while quickly scurrying about.
LeafGreenCurls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.
GoldIn an attempt to hide itself, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm.
SilverIf it digs at an incredible pace, it may snap off its spikes and claws. They grow back in a day.
CrystalAdept at climbing trees, it rolls into a spiny ball, then attacks its enemies from above.
RedCurls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.
Blue
YellowIt is skilled at slashing enemies with its claws. If broken, they start to grow back in a day.

Other Other

Name Etymology Sand + slash
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