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Type(s)
[[File:Type Ground.gif|link=Ground type]]  
Species Mouse Pokémon
Abilities Sand Veil
Sand Rush (Dream World)
Pokédex
None ← 027 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves from None
Evolves into [[Sandslash]]
Sandshrew
027
(サンド Sando)
027Sandshrew
[[Generation I]]
Evolutionary line
No evolution line
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
Pokédex color Egg group
<font color=Yellow>Yellow</font>
Shape Footprint
F027
Cry

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

File:Sandshrew.gif

Appearance

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

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

File:Mira-sandshrew.jpg
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.

Evolution

Sandshrew evolves into Sandslash once it reaches level 22.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) 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


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
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 entries

Template:GenIPokédex

Learnset

Generation I

Main article: Sandshrew/Learnset Generation I


Generation II

Main article: Sandshrew/Learnset Generation II


Generation III

Main article: Sandshrew/Learnset Generation III


Generation IV

Main article: Sandshrew/Learnset Generation IV


Origins

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.

Trivia

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

Sources


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