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Pokemon Lets Go Alolan Sandslash

Alolan Sandslash Pokedex ID: 28
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Max CP450
Special Attack25
Special Defense65


Pokemon Let's Go Alolan Sandslash is a Ice and Steel Type pokemon also known as a Mouse Pokémon, first discovered in the Kanto region. it's weak against Ground, Fighting, Fire type moves and has a Max CP of 450, 75 HP, 100 Attack, 25 SP Attack, 120 Defense, 65 SP Defense and 65 Speed. Considering it's stats, the best nature to have is Impish, this will increase it's Defense and decrease it's Sp. Atk stats.

This is 1 of 9 exclusive version pokemon, only obtainable in the Pikachu Version of Let's GO.

Pokedex Entry

Sandslash’s body is covered by tough spikes, which are hardened sections of its hide. Once a year, the old spikes fall out, to be replaced with new spikes that grow out from beneath the old ones.

Pokemon Lets Go Alolan Sandslash Evolutions

What level does Pokemon Let's Go Alolan Sandslash Evolve at?

The Unevolved Form Alolan Sandshrew Use a Ice Stone to Evolve into Alolan Sandslash.

22 Sandslash450
Alolan Sandshrew300
Ice Stone Alolan Sandslash450

How to catch Alolan Sandslash in Pokemon Let's Go

Where to catch and find Pokemon Lets Go Alolan Sandslash Locations and their Spawn Rate Chance for that Zone.

The best place to find pokemon let's go Alolan Sandslash is in the Route 3 zone, it will have a 20% chance to spawn in the area with a level range of 03-08. This also makes Route 3 the best place to Catch Combo Chain hunt Shiny Alolan Sandslash or for a Flawless IV Stats.

PokemonAreaSpawn ChanceLevelsEncounterFloor
Route 320%03-08normal1F
Route 420%07-12normal1F

The list above shows all the spawn locations of this pokemon and it's evolution forms.

How To Catch Alolan Sandslash will require players to trade the regular Kanto Version of the pokemon with a specific NPC found within Pokemon Centers throughout Lets Go.
You can find the NPC that will trade Alolan Sandshrew at the Pokemon Center in Celadon City. This pokemon can evolve into Alolan Sandslash.

Transferring and Catching

The type of Pokemon Candy you receive from Transferring and Catching Alolan Sandslash.

Best Nature for Alolan Sandslash

We recommend a Impish Nature for Alolan Sandslash, you can visit Madam Celadon to force encounter pokemon of Impish Nature.

NatureIncreasesDecreasesChoice 1Choice 2
ImpishDefenseSp. AtkYellowBlue

Pokemon Lets Go Alolan Sandslash Moves

Level Up Moves

Pokemon Let's Go Alolan Sandslash Moves You Learn From Leveling Up.

1BideNormalPhysical110--User waits for 2-3 turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.
1CounterFightingPhysical120100%Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.
1Defense CurlNormalNone--40--Raises user's Defense by one stage.
1Ice ShardIcePhysical4030100%deals damage and has a priority of +1. Moves with a higher priority always go first.
1ScratchNormalPhysical4035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Learnable TMs Moves

These are the Technical Machines (TM) Moves that Alolan Sandslash can Learn.

TM1HeadbuttNormalPhysical7015100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM5RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM7ProtectNormalNone--10--prevents any attacks targeted at the user from striking, for the duration of the turn. It has priority +4 so will activate before most other moves.
TM8SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
TM10DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM12FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%deals damage, and hits with double power (140) if the user is burned, poisoned or paralyzed.
TM13Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%deals damage, but removes the effects of Reflect and Light Screen before attacking.
TM15Seismic TossFightingPhysical120100%Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.
TM19Iron TailSteelPhysical1001575%deals damage and has a 30% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
TM22Rock SlideRockPhysical751090%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM24X-ScissorBugPhysical8015100%deals damage with no additional effect.
TM26Poison JabPoisonPhysical8020100%deals damage and has a 30% chance of poisoning the target.
TM27ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM35Ice PunchIcePhysical7515100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM41EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
TM48Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM51BlizzardIceSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM55Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM56Stealth RockRockNone--20--lays a trap of stones around the foe, which hurts Pokémon switching in to the opposing field.
TM58Drill RunGroundPhysical801095%deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio

Master Trainer

This pokemon does NOT have a Alolan Sandslash Master Trainer in Let's Go

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