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Sandslash - Alola Form (Pokémon GO)

Sandslash Pokemon GO

Sandslash - Alola Form

#28 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Sandslash - Alola Form

The best moves for Sandslash (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.

Standard game images

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

Summary

Sandslash (Alola Form) is an Ice & Steel Pokémon which evolves from Sandshrew. It is vulnerable to Fire, Fighting and Ground moves. Sandslash's strongest moveset is Metal Claw & Blizzard and it has a Max CP of 2,432.

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 - Alola Form

The best moves for Sandslash (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 Sandslash (Alola Form)?

Sandslash (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 you can use to beat Sandslash (Alola Form) are:

  • Reshiram,
  • Lucario,
  • Chandelure,
  • Darmanitan (Standard),
  • Volcarona.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Reshiram   Fire Fang   Overheat 100%
Lucario   Counter   Aura Sphere 96%
Chandelure   Fire Spin   Overheat 95%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Fire Fang   Overheat 95%
Volcarona   Fire Spin   Overheat 94%
Blaziken   Counter   Blast Burn 92%
Blaziken   Fire Spin   Blast Burn 90%
Conkeldurr   Counter   Dynamic Punch 89%
Moltres   Fire Spin   Overheat 89%
Darmanitan (Zen)   Fire Fang   Overheat 89%

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

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