#164 Sandslash

General Location
Sandslash New Pokémon Snap Sprite Sandslash New Pokémon Snap Extra Sprite
Name Other Names Type
Japan: Sandpan
French: Sablaireau
German: Sandamer
Korean: 고지
Ice-type Steel-type
Classification Height Weight
Mouse Pokémon 3'11"

PhotoDex Entry
Alola Form
Thanks to its huge claws, this Pokémon can move through snow as though it were swimming. The ice spikes on its back are even sharper than its claws, and they protect it from just about anything.


Shiver SnowfieldsSnowfields (Day)
Snowfields (Night)

Star Rated Photos

3 Star
Take a picture of Alolan Sandslash as it is in the air to dig down
Awaken all the Alolan Sandslash in Snowfields (Night) and get a picture of it digging around in the Tundra
In Snowfields (Day), feed the Sandslash beyond the Snow Wall with Fluffruit and wait for them to go into the Icy Cave. Get a picture of them climbing the wall in the cave for a 3 Star Photo
In Snowfields Night, Illumina Orb the Sandslash to your left as you go through the stage. Then, in the Tundra, wake the Abomasnow up on the ledge as you go to the cave and use an Illumina Orb. It will use Blizzard and the Sandslash will jump out for a photo
4 Star
In Snowfields (Day), go beyond the Snow Wall. Throw an Illumina Orb at the Sandslash that keeps digging and coming up, then feed it a Fluff Fruit. Take a picture of it smiling after eating it
Throw an Illumina Orb at the Sandslash repeatedly digging in and out of the area and grab a picture of it smiling

Example Photos of Sandslash

The following pictures are not the only locations for these Star or Photos but serve as an example.

3 Star Photo

4 Star Photo

Sandslash - 3 Star Photo - New Pokémon Snap Sandslash - 4 Star Photo - New Pokémon Snap