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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Mouse Pokémon
Type Ground
Height 1m
Weight 29.5kg
Catch Rate 90
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 穿山王
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 穿山王
English Sandslash
French Sablaireau
German Sandamer
Italian Sandslash
Japanese サンドパン
Japanese (Romanized) Sandpan
Japanese (Trademark) Sandpan
Korean 고지
Spanish Sandslash

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #28
Kanto #28
Johto (G/S) #49
Johto (HG/SS) #49
Hoenn #113
Unova (B2W2) #114
Kalos (Mountain) #98
Hoenn (ORAS) #118
Alola #252

Abilities

  • Sand Veil: Boosts the Pokémon’s evasiveness in a sandstorm.
  • Sand Rush: Boosts the Pokémon’s Speed stat in a sandstorm. [Hidden Ability]
  • * Snow Cloak: Boosts evasiveness in a hailstorm.
  • * Slush Rush: Boosts the Pokémon’s Speed stat in a hailstorm. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 22
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Electric 0x
Grass 2x
Ice 2x
Poison 0.5x
Rock 0.5x
Water 2x

Alternate Forms

Alola
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Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Ground 75
100
110
45
55
65
450
7 Ground 75
100
110
45
55
65
450
6 Ground 75
100
110
45
55
65
450

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 In an attempt to hide itself, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm.
United States Pokémon Red Curls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.
United States Pokémon Blue Curls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.
Japan Pokémon Stadium せなかを まるめ トゲトゲの ボールに なって ぶつかってくる。 するどい ツメで ひっかく こうげきも とくい。
United States Pokémon Stadium Curls into a ball of sharp spikes and rolls into enemies. It is also adept at slashing with its sharp claws.
United States Pokémon Yellow It is skilled at slashing enemies with his claws. If broken, they start to grow back in a day.
United States Pokémon Gold In an attempt to hide itself, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm.
United States Pokémon Silver If it digs at an incredible pace, it may snap off its spikes and claws. They grow back in a day.
United States Pokémon Crystal Adept at climbing trees, it rolls into a spiny ball, then attacks its enemies from above.
United States Pokémon Ruby Sandslash's body is covered by tough spikes, which are hardened sections of its hide. Once a year, the spikes fall out, to be replaced by new spikes that grow out from beneath the old ones.
United States Pokémon Sapphire SANDSLASH can roll up its body as if it were a ball covered with large spikes. In battle, this POKeMON 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.
United States 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.
United States Pokémon FireRed It is adept at attacking with the spines on its back and its sharp claws while quickly scurrying about.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen Curls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.
United States Pokémon Pearl It curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
United States Pokémon Diamond It curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
United States Pokémon Platinum It curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
United States Pokémon HeartGold In an attempt to hide itself, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver If it digs at an incredible pace, it may snap off its spikes and claws. They grow back in a day.
United States Pokémon White It curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
Japan Pokémon White からだを まるめて せなかから たいあたり。するどい トゲトゲが おおきな ダメージを あたえる。
United States Pokémon Black It curls up, then rolls into foes with its back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.
Japan Pokémon Black からだを まるめて せなかから たいあたり。するどい トゲトゲが おおきな ダメージを あたえる。
United States Pokémon Black 2 The spikes on its body are made up of its hardened hide. It rolls up and attacks foes with its spikes.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 トゲは ひふが かたくなったもの。 からだを まるめて トゲトゲを さすように あいてを こうげきする。
United States Pokémon White 2 The spikes on its body are made up of its hardened hide. It rolls up and attacks foes with its spikes.
Japan Pokémon White 2 トゲは ひふが かたくなったもの。 からだを まるめて トゲトゲを さすように あいてを こうげきする。
South Korea Pokémon Y 등을 구부리면 뾰족뾰족한 공 같다. 그대로 굴러서 부딪쳐 오거나 도망간다.
Italy Pokémon Y Se in pericolo si chiude a riccio. In questa forma può rotolare, attaccare e scappare.
Germany Pokémon X Wenn es schnell gräbt, können seine Stacheln und Krallen abbrechen. Sie wachsen binnen eines Tages nach.
Spain Pokémon Y Ante el peligro, se acurruca en un espinoso ovillo. De esta forma puede rodar para atacar o escapar.
France Pokémon Y Il se roule en boule hérissée de piques s’il est menacé. Il peut ainsi s’enfuir ou attaquer.
Germany Pokémon Y Bei Gefahr igelt sich dieses Pokémon ein. Zusammengerollt kann es angreifen oder fliehen.
Japan Pokémon Y せなかを まるめると トゲトゲの ボールみたいだ。そのまま ころがって ぶつかってきたり にげたりする。
South Korea Pokémon X 굉장한 기세로 지면을 파면 가시와 발톱이 부러져 버리지만 다음 날에는 바로 돋아나 있다.
Italy Pokémon X Se scava molto velocemente gli si consumano le punte e gli artigli, ma gli ricrescono in un giorno.
Spain Pokémon X Si cava a gran velocidad, puede que se le caigan las garras y púas. Vuelven a crecerle en un día.
France Pokémon X Il creuse si vite qu’il peut briser ses épines et ses griffes. Mais elles repoussent en une journée.
Japan Pokémon X すごい いきおいで じめんをほると トゲや ツメが おれてしまうが つぎのひには はえそろっている。
United States Pokémon X If it digs at an incredible pace, it may snap off its spikes and claws. They grow back in a day.
United States Pokémon Y Curls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Sandslash arrotola il proprio corpo come fosse una sfera ricoperta di grandi aculei, che usa in lotta per far tentennare il nemico. Poi gli si scaglia contro per colpirlo selvaggiamente con gli artigli affilati.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 몸의 가시는 피부가 딱딱해진 것이다. 1년에 1회 오래된 가시가 빠지고 새로운 가시가 밑에서 돋아난다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Il corpo di Sandslash è ricoperto da aculei coriacei, costituiti da parti di corazza indurita. I vecchi aculei cadono una volta all’anno per essere sostituiti dai nuovi che crescono sotto i precedenti.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Sandslash está recubierto de duras púas que son partes endurecidas de la piel. Suele mudarlas una vez al año; debajo de las viejas púas crecen unas nuevas que las sustituyen.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Le corps de Sablaireau est recouvert de pointes très dures, qui sont des extensions de sa peau. Une fois par an, ce Pokémon mue et les vieilles pointes tombent, remplacées par de nouvelles.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Sandamers Körper ist übersät mit spitzen Stacheln, die eigentlich Hauthärtungen darstellen. Einmal im Jahr fallen die alten Stacheln aus und werden durch neue ersetzt.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire からだの トゲは ひふが かたくなったもの。 1ねんに 1かい ふるい トゲが ぬけおちて あたらしい トゲが したから はえてくる。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 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.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 등을 둥그렇게 말면 뾰족뾰족한 공 같다. 가시에 찔려 풀죽은 상대에게 덤벼들어 날카로운 발톱으로 박박 할퀴어 놓는다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Sandslash puede enroscarse y convertirse en una bola de largas púas. En combate, este Pokémon hace retroceder a sus rivales clavándoselas. Acto seguido, aprovecha para echarse sobre ellos y atacarlos con sus afiladas garras.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Sablaireau peut enrouler son corps pour prendre la forme d’une balle hérissée de pointes. Ce Pokémon essaie de faire peur à son ennemi en le frappant avec ses pointes. Puis, il se rue sur lui avec ses griffes acérées.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Sandamer kann sich zu einem Ball mit langen Stacheln zusammenrollen. Im Kampf schlägt es seine Gegner in die Flucht, indem es sie mit seinen Stacheln sticht. Dann springt es sie an und schlägt mit seinen scharfen Klauen zu.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby せなかを まるめると トゲトゲの ボールみたい。 トゲに さされて ひるんだ あいてに とびかかり するどい ツメで ばりばり ひっかきまくるぞ。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby 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.
United States Pokémon Sun Although they are sharp, its claws and spikes often break off. They grow back the next day, so it is not bothered by the temporary loss.
United States Pokémon Moon It uses its claws to climb trees and then curls its body into a spiny ball, ready to drop onto any prey that appears.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
First Generation
Red and Green (Japan) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Red and Blue (US) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Yellow Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fire Red / Leaf Green Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Corey's Sandslash
  • Japan ソラオのサンドパン
  • Japan Sorao no Sandpan
  • Japan Sorao's Sandpan
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  • United States Mewtwo's Sandslash
  • Japan ミュウツーのサンドパン
  • Japan Mewtwo no Sandpan
  • Japan Mewtwo's Sandpan
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  • United States Koji's Sandslash
  • Japan ユウジのサンドパン
  • Japan Yūji no Sandpan
  • Japan Yuji's Sandpan
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  • United States Pietra's Sandslash
  • Japan エリコのサンドパン
  • Japan Eriko no Sandpan
  • Japan Eriko's Sandpan
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  • United States Jenaro's Sandslash
  • Japan シンタローのサンドパン
  • Japan Shintarō no Sandpan
  • Japan Shintaro's Sandpan
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  • United States Sandslash (Team Razor Wind)
  • Japan サンドパン (チームかまいたち)
  • Japan Sandpan (Team Kamaitachi)
  • Japan Sandpan (Team Razor Wind)
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  • United States Giovanni's Sandslash
  • Japan サカキのサンドパン
  • Japan Sakaki no Sandpan
  • Japan Sakaki's Sandpan

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 33
SL 47
SL 73
SL 77
OI 28
GS 25
GS 30
GS 88
GS 103
GS 109
GS 129
AG 23
AG 136
DP 8
Movie 1
Movie 2
Movie 7
Movie 8
Movie 11
PSFC 2
SP 3
Movie 12
DP 140
Movie 15
Movie 17
Movie 20
SM 80
Movie 22
SM 125
SM 129
SM 130
PM2019 52
EVO 8
OG 1
OG 2
SP 12

TCG Cards

#41: Sandslash
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#23: Brock's Sandslash
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#36: Brock's Sandslash
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#62: Sandslash
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#93: Sandslash
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#21: Sandslash
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
#18: Dark Sandslash
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
#27: Sandslash (Delta Species)
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#61: Sandslash
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
+20
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#42: Sandslash
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
+20
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#29: Sandslash
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
#32: サンドパン
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#79: Sandslash
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#76: Sandslash
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#20: Alolan Sandslash
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
110
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#29: Alolan Sandslash
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
120
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Crush Claw Type Icon Physical 10 75 95 1 1 22 22 22 22 22 22 22
Scratch Type Icon Physical 35 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Defense Curl Type Icon Status 40 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 3 6 6 6 6 6
Sand Attack
Type Icon Status 15 100 3 3 3 3 3 7 7 7 7 11 11 11 11 11 10 10
Poison Sting Type Icon Physical 35 15 100 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 9 9 17 17 17 17 17 27 27
Rollout Type Icon Physical 20 30 90 7 7 7 7 7 21 21 21 21
Rapid Spin Type Icon Physical 40 20 100 9 9 9 9 9 13 13 13 13
Fury Cutter Type Icon Physical 20 40 95 11 11 11 14 14 28 28 28 28
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60 17 17 17 11 11 15 15 15 15 33 33 33 33 33 36 36
Magnitude
Type Icon Physical 30 100 14 14 14 17 17
Slash Type Icon Physical 20 70 100 28 28 28 26 26 40 40 40 40 24 24 24 24 24 17 17
Fury Swipes Type Icon Physical 15 18 80 20 20 20 20 20 19 19 19 19 42 42 42 42 42 47 47
Sand Tomb
Type Icon Physical 15 35 85 24 24 24 23 23 33 33 33 33 52 52 52
Dig
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100 33 33 33 30 30
Gyro Ball Type Icon Physical 5 100 38 38 38 34 34 45 45 45 45
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20 43 43 43 38 38
Sandstorm Type Icon Status 10 48 48 48 42 42 52 52 52 52 62 62 62 52 52
Earthquake
Type Icon Physical 10 100 100 53 53 53 46 46

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Safeguard Type Icon Status 25
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Sandstorm Type Icon Status 10
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Hone Claws Type Icon Status 15
Stealth Rock Type Icon Status 20
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Detect Type Icon Status 5
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Defense Curl Type Icon Status 40
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Bulldoze
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Stone Edge Type Icon Physical 5 100 80
Shadow Claw Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
X-Scissor Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Poison Jab Type Icon Physical 20 80 100
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100
Gyro Ball Type Icon Physical 5 100
Aerial Ace Type Icon Physical 20 60
Rock Tomb Type Icon Physical 15 60 95
Brick Break Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Rock Slide Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Earthquake
Type Icon Physical 10 100 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Rock Smash Type Icon Physical 15 40 100
Dig
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Cut Type Icon Physical 30 50 95
Rock Climb Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Iron Tail Type Icon Physical 15 100 75
Dynamic Punch Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
Fury Cutter Type Icon Physical 20 40 95
Rollout Type Icon Physical 20 30 90
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Skull Bash Type Icon Physical 10 130 100
Bide Type Icon Physical 10
Rage Type Icon Physical 20 20 100
Fissure
Type Icon Physical 5 30
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Submission Type Icon Physical 20 80 80
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Take Down Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Focus Blast Type Icon Special 5 120 70
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Mud-Slap
Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Stealth Rock Type Icon Status 20
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Defense Curl Type Icon Status 40
Covet Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Knock Off Type Icon Physical 20 65 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Iron Tail Type Icon Physical 15 100 75
Super Fang Type Icon Physical 10 90
Fury Cutter Type Icon Physical 20 40 95
Rollout Type Icon Physical 20 30 90
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Rock Slide Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Dynamic Punch Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
Earth Power
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mud-Slap
Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60