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Sandshrew (Pokémon GO)

Sandshrew Pokemon GO

Sandshrew

#27 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Sandshrew

The best moves for Sandshrew are Mud Shot and Dig when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Mud Shot 10 dps
  Dig 25.5 dps

Defense

  Mud Shot 10 dps
  Dig 25.5 dps

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Pokémon type

Ground
Vulnerable to…
Grass deals 160% damage.
Ice deals 160% damage.
Water deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Rock deals 63% damage.
Poison deals 63% damage.
Electric deals 39% damage.

Standard game images

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Sandshrew, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Sandshrew is a Ground Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Grass, Ice and Water moves. Sandshrew's strongest moveset is Mud Shot & Dig and it has a Max CP of 1,261. Sandshrew evolves into Sandslash.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Sandshrew

The best moves for Sandshrew are Mud Shot and Dig when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Mud Shot 10 dps
  Dig 25.5 dps

Defense

  Mud Shot 10 dps
  Dig 25.5 dps

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What counters Sandshrew?

Sandshrew is a Ground type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass, Ice and Water moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Sandshrew are:

  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen),
  • Kingler,
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Standard),
  • Kyogre,
  • Roserade.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Avalanche 100%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Ice Punch 87%
Kingler   Bubble   Crabhammer 85%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Tackle   Avalanche 82%
Darmanitan (Galarian Standard)   Ice Fang   Avalanche 82%
Kyogre   Waterfall   Hydro Pump 81%
Kyogre   Waterfall   Surf 80%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Solar Beam 79%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Grass Knot 78%
Kyurem (Black)   Dragon Tail   Blizzard 77%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Sandshrew

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

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