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.
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.
Alolan Sandshrew doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
Alolan Sandshrew is exclusive to Pokémon Moon and can be found in Tapu Village and Mount Lanakila.
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.
Alolan Sandshrew is yet to appear in the anime.
Alolan Sandshrew is yet to appear in the movies.
Alolan Sandshrew is yet to appear in the manga.
||Trade from Moon
||It lives on snowy mountains. Its steel shell is very hard—so much so, it can’t roll its body up into a ball.
||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.
Via Move Tutor
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