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Sandslash (Pokémon GO)

Sandslash Pokemon GO

Sandslash

#28 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Sandslash

The best moves for Sandslash are Mud Shot and Earthquake 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
  Earthquake 46.7 dps

Defense

  Metal Claw 11.4 dps
  Bulldoze 27.4 dps

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Pokémon type

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

Sandslash Raid Guide

Sandslash has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 2 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

Sandslash - Male & Female

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

Summary

Sandslash is a Ground Pokémon which evolves from Sandshrew. It is vulnerable to Water, Grass and Ice moves. Sandslash's strongest moveset is Mud Shot & Earthquake and it has a Max CP of 2,374.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Sandslash

The best moves for Sandslash are Mud Shot and Earthquake 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
  Earthquake 46.7 dps

Defense

  Metal Claw 11.4 dps
  Bulldoze 27.4 dps

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What counters Sandslash?

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

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

  • Kartana,
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen),
  • Kingler,
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Standard),
  • Kyogre.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Kartana   Razor Leaf   Leaf Blade 100%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Avalanche 99%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Ice Punch 86%
Kingler   Bubble   Crabhammer 84%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Tackle   Avalanche 82%
Darmanitan (Galarian Standard)   Ice Fang   Avalanche 82%
Kyogre   Waterfall   Hydro Pump 80%
Kyogre   Waterfall   Surf 80%
Zarude   Vine Whip   Power Whip 80%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Solar Beam 78%

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

Most vulnerable to Sandslash

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

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