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Sandshrew is a Ground-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves into Sandslash after being fed with 50 candies. It has an Alolan form that is Ice, Steel-type.

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)

Fast attacks

Icon Steel
8 (11)

Charged attacks

Icon Ice
130 (42)
Icon Steel
80 (24)
Icon Dark
50 (23)

Evolution family

Sandshrew is the part of a two-member family.

11. Sandshrew
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50 Sandshrew candy
Sandslash
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Sandshrew alolan
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50 Sandshrew candy
Sandslash alolan
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Trivia

  • 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.
    • Between April 10th and April 17th, 2018, Sandshrew's spawn rate and chance to be found in the wild were significantly higher during the Kanto Celebration.
    • Between April 22nd and April 30th, 2018, Sandshrew's spawn rate and chance to be found in the wild were significantly higher during the Earth Day.
  • From July 6th, 2016 to May 10th, 2017, Sandshrew used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
  • Since June 22nd, 2018, Alolan Sandshrew can be hatched from 7-km Eggs with a 696 of maximal CP.

External links

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