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{{PokéBox
 
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|backcolor={{Ground}}
 
 
|name=Sandshrew
 
|name=Sandshrew
|jname=(サンド ''Sando'')
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|jname=サンド Sando
 
|ndex=027
 
|ndex=027
|dexkanto = 027
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|ndexprev=Raichu
|dexjohto = 048
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|ndexnext=Sandslash
|dexhoenn = 127
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|dexkanto=027
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|dexjohto=048
|dexmokalos = 097
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|dexhoenn=112
|ndexprev=[[Raichu]]
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|dexunova={{tt|113|Only in Black 2 & White 2}}
|ndexnext=[[Sandslash]]
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|dexmokalos=097
|evofrom=None
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|evointo=Sandslash
|evointo=[[Sandslash]]
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|gen=Generation I
|gen=[[Generation I]]
 
|pronun=<math>SAND-shroo</math>
 
|hp=50
 
|atk=75
 
|def=85
 
|satk=20
 
|sdef=30
 
|spd=40
 
|total=300
 
 
|species=Mouse Pokémon
 
|species=Mouse Pokémon
|type={{type|Ground}}
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|egg1=Field
|height=<span class="explain" title="0.6 m">2'00"</span>
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|body=06
|weight=<span class="explain" title="12.0kg">26.5 lbs</span>
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|type=Ground
|ability=[[Sand Veil]] <br>[[Sand Rush]] (Dream World)
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|metheight=0.6 m
|color=<span style="color:yellow;">'''Yellow'''</span>
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|imheight=2'00"
|gender=<span class="female">50% ♀</span>/<span class="male">50% ♂</span>
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|metweight=12.0 kg
|1=[[File:027.gif|link=]][[File:028.gif|link=Sandslash]]
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|imweight=26.5 lbs.
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|ability=[[Sand Veil]]
'''Sandshrew''' (Japanese: '''サンド''' ''Sando'') is a {{type|Ground}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]]. Sandshrew often live in arid environments.
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|dw=Sand Rush
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|color=Yellow
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|male=50
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|evo=[[File:027.png]][[File:028.png|link=Sandslash]]}}
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'''Sandshrew''' (Japanese: '''サンド''' ''Sando'') is a {{type|Ground}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
   
[[File:Sandshrew.gif|thumb]]
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==Biology==
== Appearance ==
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===Physiology===
 
Sandshrew has a white belly and a yellow back. Its back resembles cracked desert ground. It has a short tail, four short legs, and a small head. Sandshrew resembles an armadillo, and can curl into a very tight ball: about the size of a basketball.
 
Sandshrew has a white belly and a yellow back. Its back resembles cracked desert ground. It has a short tail, four short legs, and a small head. Sandshrew resembles an armadillo, and can curl into a very tight ball: about the size of a basketball.
   
==Special Abilities==
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===Special abilities===
 
All Sandshrew have the ability [[Sand Veil]]; which raises evasion while there is a [[Sandstorm]]. Sandshrew, when in danger, can curl into a ball to defend itself.
 
All Sandshrew have the ability [[Sand Veil]]; which raises evasion while there is a [[Sandstorm]]. Sandshrew, when in danger, can curl into a ball to defend itself.
   
== In the anime==
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==Evolution==
[[File:Mira-sandshrew.jpg|thumb]]
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Sandshrew evolves into [[Sandslash]] once it reaches level 22.
{{main|A.J.'s Sandshrew}}
 
Sandshrew made its first major appearance in the episode ''[[The Path to the Pokémon League]]'' under the ownership of a trainer named [[A.J.]] A.J. used brutal methods of training his Pokémon, such as the use of a whip, and was a very strict trainer.
 
 
== Evolution ==
 
'''Sandshrew''' evolves into [[Sandslash]] once it reaches level 22.
 
   
 
== Game info ==
 
== Game info ==
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{{Game Locations
 
{{Game Locations
 
|backcolor={{Ground}}
 
|backcolor={{Ground}}
|pokemon=Sandshrew
 
 
|redblue=Routes [[Kanto Route 4|4]], [[Kanto Route 11|11]], [[Kanto Route 23|23]]<small>(<span class="male">Blue</span> only)</small>
 
|redblue=Routes [[Kanto Route 4|4]], [[Kanto Route 11|11]], [[Kanto Route 23|23]]<small>(<span class="male">Blue</span> only)</small>
 
|rbrarity=Common
 
|rbrarity=Common
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|ptrarity=Dongle <small>(<span style="color:lightgreen;">LeafGreen</span>)</small>
 
|ptrarity=Dongle <small>(<span style="color:lightgreen;">LeafGreen</span>)</small>
 
|heartgoldsoulsilver=[[Union Cave]], [[Mt. Moon]]<small>(<span style="color:#CCAA00;">HeartGold</span>)</small><br />[[Trade]], [[Safari Zone]]<small>(<span style="color:#DFDFDF;">SoulSilver]]</span>)</small>
 
|heartgoldsoulsilver=[[Union Cave]], [[Mt. Moon]]<small>(<span style="color:#CCAA00;">HeartGold</span>)</small><br />[[Trade]], [[Safari Zone]]<small>(<span style="color:#DFDFDF;">SoulSilver]]</span>)</small>
|hgssrarity=Uncommon<small>(<span style="color:#CCAA00;">HeartGold</span>)</small><br />Unlimited<small>(<span style="color:#DFDFDF;">SoulSilver]]</span>)</small>|
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|hgssrarity=Uncommon<small>(<span style="color:#CCAA00;">HeartGold</span>)</small><br />Unlimited<small>(<span style="color:#DFDFDF;">SoulSilver]]</span>)</small>
blackwhite=Breed [[Sandslash]]
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|blackwhite=Breed [[Sandslash]]
 
|bwrarity=None
 
|bwrarity=None
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|xy=Breed [[Sandslash]]
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|xyrarity=None
 
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=== Pokédex entries ===
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===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex
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{{Pokédexentries
 
|backcolor={{Ground}}
 
|backcolor={{Ground}}
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|gen=I
 
|redblue=Burrows deep underground in arid locations far from water. It only emerges to hunt for food.
 
|redblue=Burrows deep underground in arid locations far from water. It only emerges to hunt for food.
 
|yellow=Its body is dry. When it gets cold at night, its hide is said to become coated with a fine dew.
 
|yellow=Its body is dry. When it gets cold at night, its hide is said to become coated with a fine dew.
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|ruby=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.
 
|ruby=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.
 
|sapphire=Sandshrew has a very dry hide that is extremely tough. The Pokémon can roll into a ball that repels any attack. At night, it burrows into the desert sand to sleep.
 
|sapphire=Sandshrew has a very dry hide that is extremely tough. The Pokémon can roll into a ball that repels any attack. At night, it burrows into the desert sand to sleep.
|emerald=When it curls up in a ball, it can make any attack bounce off harmlessly. Its hide has turned tough and solid as a result of living in the desert.|
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|emerald=When it curls up in a ball, it can make any attack bounce off harmlessly. Its hide has turned tough and solid as a result of living in the desert.
firered=It burrows and lives underground. If threatened, it curls itself up into a ball for protection.
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|firered=It burrows and lives underground. If threatened, it curls itself up into a ball for protection.
 
|leafgreen=Burrows deep underground in arid locations far from water. It only emerges to hunt for food.
 
|leafgreen=Burrows deep underground in arid locations far from water. It only emerges to hunt for food.
 
|diamond=To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
 
|diamond=To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
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|black=To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
 
|black=To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
 
|white=To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
 
|white=To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
|black 2 = It digs deep burrows to live in. When in danger, it rolls up its body to withstand attacks.
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|black 2=It digs deep burrows to live in. When in danger, it rolls up its body to withstand attacks.
|white 2 = It digs deep burrows to live in. When in danger, it rolls up its body to withstand attacks.
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|white 2=It digs deep burrows to live in. When in danger, it rolls up its body to withstand attacks.
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|x=It burrows and lives underground. If threatened, it curls itself up into a ball for protection.
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|y=Disliking water, it lives in deep burrows in arid areas. It can roll itself instantly into a ball.}}
   
 
=== Learnset ===
 
=== Learnset ===
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{{Main|Sandshrew/Learnset Generation II}}
 
{{Main|Sandshrew/Learnset Generation II}}
   
==== Generation III ====
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==Appearances==
{{Main|Sandshrew/Learnset Generation III}}
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===Anime===
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[[File:Mira-sandshrew.jpg|thumb]]
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{{main|A.J.'s Sandshrew}}
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Sandshrew made its first major appearance in the episode ''[[The Path to the Pokémon League]]'' under the ownership of a trainer named [[A.J.]] A.J. used brutal methods of training his Pokémon, such as the use of a whip, and was a very strict trainer.
   
==== Generation IV ====
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==Trivia==
{{Main|Sandshrew/Learnset Generation IV}}
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*Sandshrew is the first {{Type|Ground}}-type Pokémon in [[National Pokédex]] order.
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*Despite what its Stadium Pokédex entry implies, it cannot learn the move [[Bounce]].
   
== Origins ==
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===Etymology===
 
Sandshrew appears to be based on a [[:wikipedia:mouse|mouse]] whilst its name comes from "'''Sand'''" and "'''Shrew'''" which is a reference to their habitat and appearance.
 
Sandshrew appears to be based on a [[:wikipedia:mouse|mouse]] whilst its name comes from "'''Sand'''" and "'''Shrew'''" which is a reference to their habitat and appearance.
 
== Trivia ==
 
*Sandshrew is the first {{Type|Ground}}-type Pokémon in [[National Pokédex]] order.
 
*Despite what its Stadium Pokédex entry implies, it cannot learn the move Bounce.
 
   
 
{{References|sandshrew|027}}
 
{{References|sandshrew|027}}
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Latest revision as of 20:52, July 21, 2014

Type
Ground  
Species Mouse Pokémon
Abilities Sand Veil
Sand Rush (DW)
Pokédex
Raichu ← 027 → Sandslash
Kanto 027 Johto 048
Hoenn 112 Sinnoh N/A
Unova 113 Mountain Kalos 097
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Sandslash
Sandshrew
027
サンド Sando
027Sandshrew
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
027028
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
26.5 lbs. 12.0 kg 2'00" 0.6 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Yellow Field
Body Style Footprint
Body06
F027
Cry

Sandshrew (Japanese: サンド Sando) is a Ground-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Sandshrew has a white belly and a yellow back. Its back resembles cracked desert ground. It has a short tail, four short legs, and a small head. Sandshrew resembles an armadillo, and can curl into a very tight ball: about the size of a basketball.

Special abilitiesEdit

All Sandshrew have the ability Sand Veil; which raises evasion while there is a Sandstorm. Sandshrew, when in danger, can curl into a ball to defend itself.

EvolutionEdit

Sandshrew evolves into Sandslash once it reaches level 22.

Game info Edit

Game locations Edit

Sandshrew Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Routes 4, 11, 23(Blue only) Common
Yellow Routes 3 and 4, Mt. Moon Uncommon
Gold/Silver Routes 4 and 32, Union Cave, Mt. Moon(Gold)
Goldenrod Game Corner for 700 Coins(Silver)
Uncommon(Gold)
Unlimited(Silver)
Crystal Routes 3, 4, Union Cave, Mt. Moon Uncommon
Ruby/ Sapphire Routes 111 and 113 Uncommon
Emerald Routes 111 and 113, Mirage Tower Common
FireRed/ LeafGreen Trade(FireRed)
Routes 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 22, 23(LeafGreen)
Unlimited(FireRed)
Uncommon(LeafGreen)
Diamond/ Pearl Wayward Cave Dongle (LeafGreen)
Platinum Wayward Cave Dongle (LeafGreen)
HeartGold/SoulSilver Union Cave, Mt. Moon(HeartGold)
Trade, Safari Zone(SoulSilver]])
Uncommon(HeartGold)
Unlimited(SoulSilver]])
Black/White Breed Sandslash None
X/Y Breed Sandslash None


Side game locations Edit

Sandshrew Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Snap Valley
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 2, Huge Storage 3, Endless Level 9, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Magma Cavern (1F-6F), Buried Relic (36F-59F), Desert Region (1F-6F), Joyous Tower (68F-73F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Northern Desert (1F-15F), Shimmer Desert (1F-9F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Chroma Ruins
Pokémon Rumble Gravel Cave


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Burrows deep underground in arid locations far from water. It only emerges to hunt for food.
Yellow
Its body is dry. When it gets cold at night, its hide is said to become coated with a fine dew.
Gold
If it fell from a great height, this Pokémon could save itself by rolling into a ball and bouncing.
Silver
Disliking water, it lives in deep burrows in arid areas. It can roll itself instantly into a ball.
Crystal
It prefers dry, sandy places because it uses the sand to protect itself when threatened.
Ruby
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.
Sapphire
Sandshrew has a very dry hide that is extremely tough. The Pokémon can roll into a ball that repels any attack. At night, it burrows into the desert sand to sleep.
Emerald
When it curls up in a ball, it can make any attack bounce off harmlessly. Its hide has turned tough and solid as a result of living in the desert.
FireRed
It burrows and lives underground. If threatened, it curls itself up into a ball for protection.
LeafGreen
Burrows deep underground in arid locations far from water. It only emerges to hunt for food.
Diamond
To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
Pearl
To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
Platinum
To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
HeartGold
If it fell from a great height, this Pokémon could save itself by rolling into a ball and bouncing.
SoulSilver
Disliking water, it lives in deep burrows in arid areas. It can roll itself instantly into a ball.
Black
To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
White
To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
Black 2
It digs deep burrows to live in. When in danger, it rolls up its body to withstand attacks.
White 2
It digs deep burrows to live in. When in danger, it rolls up its body to withstand attacks.
X
It burrows and lives underground. If threatened, it curls itself up into a ball for protection.
Y
Disliking water, it lives in deep burrows in arid areas. It can roll itself instantly into a ball.

Learnset Edit

Generation I Edit

Main article: Sandshrew/Learnset Generation I


Generation II Edit

Main article: Sandshrew/Learnset Generation II


AppearancesEdit

AnimeEdit

Mira-sandshrew
Main article: A.J.'s Sandshrew

Sandshrew made its first major appearance in the episode The Path to the Pokémon League under the ownership of a trainer named A.J. A.J. used brutal methods of training his Pokémon, such as the use of a whip, and was a very strict trainer.

TriviaEdit

  • Sandshrew is the first Ground-type Pokémon in National Pokédex order.
  • Despite what its Stadium Pokédex entry implies, it cannot learn the move Bounce.

EtymologyEdit

Sandshrew appears to be based on a mouse whilst its name comes from "Sand" and "Shrew" which is a reference to their habitat and appearance.

SourcesEdit


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