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Sandshrew is an Ground-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves into Sandslash after being fed with 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Sandshrew - Mouse Pokémon
Sandshrew's body is configured to absorb water without waste, enabling it to survive in an arid desert. This Pokémon curls up to protect itself from its enemies.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Ground
5 (8)
Icon Normal
6 (12)

Charged attacks

Icon Ground
100 (21)
Icon Rock
80 (30)
Icon Ground
80 (20)

Evolution family

Sandshrew is the part of a two-member family.

11. Sandshrew
#027 Sandshrew
50 Sandshrew candy
#028 Sandslash



  • Sandshrew was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Sandshrew is 1,023, however it can reach 1,109, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • From July 6th, 2016 to May 10th, 2017, Sandshrew used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.

External links

  • Sandshrew page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Sandshrew article, on the Pokémon Wiki