#028 Sandslash
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves 5th Gen Dex 3rd Gen Dex Spin Off Dex Entry
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Pokémon Game Picture National No. Hoenn No. English name Japanese Name
Ruby/Sapphire
028 113 Sandslash サンドパン
Sandpan
FireRed/LeafGreen
Ability: Sand Veil
Increases Evasion in Sandstorm
Emerald
Gender Ratio
Male: 50 % Female: 50 %
Classification Type 1 Type 2 Height Weight
Mouse Pokémon
3'03" 65.0 lbs
Evolution Chain
--Lv. 22-->

Wild Hold Item Dex Category Colour Category Footprint
RSE
Quick Claw - 5%
FRLG
Soft Sand - 5%
Yellow

Flavour Text
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.
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.
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.
Fire Red It is adept at attacking with the spines on its back and its sharp claws while quickly scurrying about.
Leaf Green Curls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.

Location
Game Rarity Location
Ruby Evolve Evolve Sandshrew
Sapphire Evolve Evolve Sandshrew
Emerald Evolve Evolve Sandshrew
FireRed None Must Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/LeafGreen/XD
LeafGreen Uncommon Route 23 & Victory Road
Colosseum None Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/LeafGreen/XD
XD Evolve Evolve Sandshrew

Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/Colosseum/XD Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Scratch
4010035--
Scratches the foe with sharp claws.
Defense Curl
----40--
Curls up to conceal weak spots and raise DEFENSE.
Sand-attack
--10015--
Reduces the foe's accuracy by hurling sand in its face.
6Defense Curl
----40--
Curls up to conceal weak spots and raise DEFENSE.
11Sand-attack
--10015--
Reduces the foe's accuracy by hurling sand in its face.
17Poison Sting
151003530
A toxic attack with barbs, etc., that may poison.
24Slash
7010020--
Slashes with claws, etc. Has a high critical-hit ratio.
33Swift
60--20--
Sprays star-shaped rays that never miss.
42Fury Swipes
188015--
Rakes the foe with sharp claws, etc., 2 to 5 times.
52Sand Tomb
157015100
Traps and hurts the foe in quicksand for 2 to 5 turns.
62Sandstorm
----10--
Causes a sandstorm that rages for several turns.

Fire Red/Leaf Green Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Scratch
4010035--
Scratches the foe with sharp claws.
Defense Curl
----40--
Curls up to conceal weak spots and raise DEFENSE.
Sand-attack
--10015--
Reduces the foe's accuracy by hurling sand in its face.
6Defense Curl
----40--
Curls up to conceal weak spots and raise DEFENSE.
11Sand-attack
--10015--
Reduces the foe's accuracy by hurling sand in its face.
17Poison Sting
151003530
A toxic attack with barbs, etc., that may poison.
24Slash
7010020--
Slashes with claws, etc. Has a high critical-hit ratio.
33Swift
60--20--
Sprays star-shaped rays that never miss.
42Fury Swipes
188015--
Rakes the foe with sharp claws, etc., 2 to 5 times.
52Sand Tomb
157015100
Traps and hurts the foe in quicksand for 2 to 5 turns.
62Sandstorm
----10--
Causes a sandstorm that rages for several turns.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
TM01Focus Punch
15010020--
A powerful loyalty attack. The user flinches if hit.
TM06Toxic
--8510100
Poisons the foe with an intensifying toxin.
TM10Hidden Power
??10015--
The effectiveness varies with the user.
TM11Sunny Day
----5--
Boosts the power of FIRE- type moves for 5 turns.
TM15Hyper Beam
150905--
Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.
TM17Protect
----10--
Evades attack, but may fail if used in succession.
TM21Frustration
??10020--
An attack that is stronger if the TRAINER is disliked.
TM23Iron Tail
100751530
Attacks with a rock-hard tail. May lower DEFENSE.
TM26Earthquake
10010010--
A powerful quake, but has no effect on flying foes.
TM27Return
??10020--
An attack that increases in power with friendship.
TM28Dig
6010010--
Digs underground the first turn and strikes next turn.
TM31Brick Break
7510015--
Destroys barriers such as REFLECT and causes damage.
TM32Double Team
----15--
Creates illusory copies to raise evasiveness.
TM37Sandstorm
----10--
Causes a sandstorm that rages for several turns.
TM39Rock Tomb
508010100
Stops the foe from moving with rocks and cuts SPEED.
TM40Aerial Ace
60--20--
An extremely speedy and unavoidable attack.
TM42Facade
7010020--
Boosts ATTACK when burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret Power
701002030
An attack with effects that vary by location.
TM44Rest
----10--
The user sleeps for 2 turns, restoring HP and status.
TM45Attract
--10015--
Makes the opposite gender less likely to attack.
TM46Thief
4010010100
While attacking, it may steal the foe's held item.
HM01Cut
509530--
Cuts the foe with sharp scythes, claws, etc.
HM04Strength
8010015--
Builds enormous power, then slams the foe.
HM06Rock Smash
201001550
A rock-crushing attack that may lower DEFENSE.

Fire Red/Leaf Green/Emerald Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Swords Dance
----30--
A fighting dance that sharply raises ATTACK.
Body Slam
851001530
A full-body slam that may cause paralysis.
Double-edge
12010015--
A life-risking tackle that also hurts the user.
Counter
??10020--
Retaliates any physical hit with double the power.
Seismic Toss
??10020--
Inflicts damage identical to the user's level.
Mimic
--10010--
Copies a move used by the foe during one battle.
Rock Slide
75901030
Large boulders are hurled. May cause flinching.
Substitute
----10--
Creates a decoy using 1/4 of the user's maximum HP.

Emerald Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Dynamicpunch
100505100
Powerful and sure to cause confusion, but inaccurate.
Rollout
309020--
An attack lasting 5 turns with rising intensity.
Snore
401001530
A loud attack that can be used only while asleep.
Endure
----10--
Endures any attack for 1 turn, leaving at least 1HP.
Mud-slap
2010010100
Hurls mud in the foe's face to reduce its accuracy.
Swagger
--9015100
Confuses the foe, but also sharply raises ATTACK.
Sleep Talk
----10--
Uses an own move randomly while asleep.
Swift
60--20--
Sprays star-shaped rays that never miss.
Defense Curl
----40--
Curls up to conceal weak spots and raise DEFENSE.
Fury Cutter
109520--
An attack that intensifies on each successive hit.

Egg Moves
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Flail
??10015--
Inflicts more damage when the user's HP is down.
Safeguard
----25--
A mystical force prevents all status problems.
Counter
??10020--
Retaliates any physical hit with double the power.
Rapid Spin
2010040--
Spins the body at high speed to strike the foe.
Rock Slide
75901030
Large boulders are hurled. May cause flinching.
Metal Claw
50953510
A claw attack that may raise the user's ATTACK.
Swords Dance
----30--
A fighting dance that sharply raises ATTACK.
Crush Claw
75951050
Tears at the foe with sharp claws. May lower DEFENSE.

Egg Steps to Hatch
Effort Points from Battling it
Catch Rate
5,120 Steps Defense: 2 Points 90

Egg Groups
Lists Of Groups
Group Names
Ground

Stats
 HP AttackDefenseSp. AttackSp. DefenseSpeed
Base Stats75100110455565
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
354269 287170188206
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
354299319189209229
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
354328350207229251

 
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