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Sandshrew - Alola Form (Pokémon GO)

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Sandshrew - Alola Form

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Best moveset for Sandshrew - Alola Form

The best moves for Sandshrew (Alola Form) are Metal Claw and Blizzard when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Metal Claw 13.7 dps
  Blizzard 50.3 dps

Defense

  Powder Snow 7.2 dps
  Blizzard 50.3 dps

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Pokémon type

Ice
Steel
Vulnerable to…
Fire deals 256% damage.
Fighting deals 256% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Dragon deals 63% damage.
Psychic deals 63% damage.
Normal deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Flying deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 39% damage.
Poison deals 39% damage.

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Summary

Sandshrew (Alola Form) is an Ice & Steel Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fire, Fighting and Ground moves. Sandshrew's strongest moveset is Metal Claw & Blizzard and it has a Max CP of 1,293. Sandshrew (Alola Form) evolves into Sandslash (Alola Form).

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 - Alola Form

The best moves for Sandshrew (Alola Form) are Metal Claw and Blizzard when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Metal Claw 13.7 dps
  Blizzard 50.3 dps

Defense

  Powder Snow 7.2 dps
  Blizzard 50.3 dps

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What counters Sandshrew (Alola Form)?

Sandshrew (Alola Form) is a Ice/Steel type Pokémon, which makes it especially weak against Fire and Fighting moves, and weak against Ground moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon against Sandshrew (Alola Form) are:

  • Reshiram,
  • Chandelure,
  • Volcarona,
  • Blaziken,
  • Darmanitan (Standard).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Reshiram   Fire Fang   Overheat 100%
Chandelure   Fire Spin   Overheat 99%
Volcarona   Fire Spin   Overheat 98%
Blaziken   Counter   Blast Burn 96%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Fire Fang   Overheat 95%
Blaziken   Fire Spin   Blast Burn 94%
Conkeldurr   Counter   Dynamic Punch 93%
Moltres   Fire Spin   Overheat 93%
Flareon   Fire Spin   Overheat 92%
Breloom   Counter   Dynamic Punch 92%

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Most vulnerable to Sandshrew

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

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