Sandshrew/Alolan

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Sandshrew
サンド
Alolan Sandshrew.png
Raichu/Alolan < Sandshrew/Alolan > Sandslash/Alolan
Species
Type
Mouse Pokémon
Ice.gif Steel.gif
Number
Ability
#27
Height
Weight
2'4"
88.2 lbs.
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
Field
255
Tier
EV Yield
TBA
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Alolan Sandshrew (サンド) is the 251st Pokémon in the Alola Pokédex. It is an Ice/Steel type, and is known as the Mouse Pokémon. It is a regional variant of Sandshrew, native to the Alola region.

Alolan Sandshrew possesses the Ability Snow Cloak, which raises its Evasion by 20% during hail. Its Hidden Ability, Slush Rush, doubles its speed during Hail.

Alolan Sandshrew evolves into Alolan Sandslash when an Ice Stone is used on it.

Alolan Sandshrew is part of the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes 1,000,000 Experience Points for it to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Alolan Sandshrew has two major differences that distinguish it from Sandshrew that appear in other regions. First, its body appears to be a light, icy blue; and second its body appears to have an extra layer of armor that starts at the top of its head.

Gender Differences

Alolan Sandshrew doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

Game Information

Original Games

Alolan Sandshrew is exclusive to Pokémon Moon and can be found in Tapu Village and Mount Lanakila.

Spin-Off Games

Alolan Sandshrew is yet to appear in a spin-off game.

Trading Card Game

Alolan Sandshrew is yet to appear in the Trading Card Game.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Alolan Sandshrew is yet to appear in the anime.

Movies

Alolan Sandshrew is yet to appear in the movies.

Manga

Alolan Sandshrew is yet to appear in the manga.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Sun None Trade from Moon
Moon 10% Tapu Village
Moon 30% Mount Lanakila

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
VII Sun It lives on snowy mountains. Its steel shell is very hard—so much so, it can’t roll its body up into a ball.
Moon An ancient tradition of Alolan festivals, still carried on to this day, is a competition to slide Sandshrew across ice as far as one can.
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
50
. 210 304 .
Atk
75
139 155 249 273
Def
90
166 185 279 306
Sp. Atk
10
22 25 119 130
Sp. Def
25
67 75 169 185
Speed
40
76 85 179 196

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Defense Curl Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
3 Bide Normal.gif ?? -- Physical.png
5 Powder Snow Ice.gif 40 100 Special.png
7 Ice Ball Ice.gif 30 90 Physical.png
9 Rapid Spin Normal.gif 20 100 Physical.png
11 Fury Cutter Bug.gif 20 95 Physical.png
14 Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
17 Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
20 Fury Swipes Normal.gif 18 80 Physical.png
23 Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
26 Slash Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
30 Iron Head Steel.gif 80 100 Physical.png
34 Gyro Ball Steel.gif ?? 100 Special.png
38 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
46 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Work Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Leech Life Bug.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM70 Aurora Veil Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM74 Gyro Ball Steel.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM79 Frost Breath Ice.gif 60 90 Special.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Amnesia Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Chip Away Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Counter Fighting.gif -- 100 Physical.png
Crush Claw Normal.gif 75 95 Physical.png
Curse Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Flail Normal.gif -- 100 Physical.png
Icicle Crash Ice.gif 85 90 Physical.png
Icicle Spear Ice.gif 25 100 Physical.png
Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
Night Slash Dark.gif 70 100 Physical.png

Via Move Tutor

Move Type Power Accuracy Class

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 160*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 120 -- Physical.png
Acid Downpour Poison.gif 160 -- Physical.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Continental Crush Ground.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 160 -- Physical.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 160 -- Physical.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 160*/185* -- Physical.png Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 140 -- Physical.png


Evolution Line

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Dragon.gif
Fairy.gif
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Psychic.gif
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