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Pokemon Lets Go Sandshrew

Sandshrew Pokedex ID: 27
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Max CP300
Special Attack20
Special Defense30


Pokemon Let's Go Sandshrew is a Ground Type pokemon also known as a Mouse Pokémon, first discovered in the Kanto region. it's weak against Water, Grass, Ice type moves and has a Max CP of 300, 50 HP, 75 Attack, 20 SP Attack, 85 Defense, 30 SP Defense and 40 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

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.

Pokemon Lets Go Sandshrew Evolutions

What level does Pokemon Let's Go Sandshrew 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 Sandshrew in Pokemon Let's Go

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

The best place to find pokemon let's go Sandshrew 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 Sandshrew 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.

Transferring and Catching

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

Best Nature for Sandshrew

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

NatureIncreasesDecreasesChoice 1Choice 2
ImpishDefenseSp. AtkYellowBlue

Pokemon Lets Go Sandshrew Moves

Level Up Moves

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

1Defense CurlNormalNone--40--Raises user's Defense by one stage.
1ScratchNormalPhysical4035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
4Poison StingPoisonPhysical1535100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
8Sand AttackGroundNone--15100%lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.
12SwiftNormalSpecial6020--Never misses.
16Fury SwipesNormalPhysical181580%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
20DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
24ProtectNormalNone--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.
28Swords DanceNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Attack by two stages.
32SlashNormalPhysical7020100%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
36EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

Learnable TMs Moves

These are the Technical Machines (TM) Moves that Sandshrew 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.
TM41EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
TM56Stealth RockRockNone--20--lays a trap of stones around the foe, which hurts Pokémon switching in to the opposing field.

Master Trainer

This Pokemon's Master Trainer is Paul

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