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 Sandslash on the Anime
National Pokedex No: #028 
Species: Mouse Pokemon
Type: Ground  
Ability: Sand Veil 
Hidden Ability: Sand Rush 
Height: 3'03" 
Weight: 65.0 lbs
Found in: Kanto, Johto, Hoenn and Sinnoh on certain circumstances 
Locations: 
                    Route 23, Cerulean Cave (Blue only) 
                    Cerulean Cave (Yellow
                    Routes 26, and 27, Mt. Moon (Gold only) 
                    Route 26, Victory Road (Crystal
                    Route 26, Victory Road (LeafGreen only) 
                    Routes 26, and 27, Mt. Moon (HeartGold only) 
                    Ancient Castle (Black and White
 Evolves at: N/A 
  
 
They can be found in dry and arid areas like deserts, grasslands and underground.  
 
When threatened, Sandslash curls up into a ball just like a porcupine. The spines on its back protect it from predators. Then it can roll along the ground to attack, escape, or hunt for food. With its Fury Swipes technique, Sandslah can attack two to five times in a row. 
 
 

Evolutionary Chain

 
Sandshrew (Level 22) --> Sandslash 
 
 
 

Type Effectiveness

 
Weak to: Water, Ice and Grass 
 
Resistant Against: Rock and Poison 
 
Unaffected by: Electric
 
Damaged Normally by: Normal, Fire, Fighting, Flying, Steel, Bug, Ghost, Ground, Psychic, Dark and Dragon 
 
  

Pokedex Entries

  
      A Sandslash and its trainer
  • Red/Blue: Curls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.

  • Yellow: It is skilled at slashing enemies with its claws. If broken, they start to grow back in a day.

  • Gold: In an attempt to hide itself, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm.

  • Silver: If it digs at an incredible pace, it may snap off its spikes and claws. They grow back in a day.

  • Crystal: Adept at climbing trees, it roll into a spiny ball, than attacks its enemies from above.

  • Ruby: Sandslash's body is cover by though spikes, which are hardened sections of its hide. Once a year, the old spikes fall out, to be replace by new spikes that grow out from beneath the old ones.

  • Sapphire: Sandslash can roll up its body as if it were a ball covered with large spikes. In battle, this Pokemon will try to make the foe flinch by jabbing it with its spines. It then leaps to the stunned foe to tear wildly with its sharp claws.

  • Emerald: It curls up in a ball to protect itself from enemy attacks. It also curls up to prevent heatstroke during the day time when the temperature rise sharply.

  • FireRed: It is adept at attacking with the spines on its back and its sharp claws while quickly scurrying about.

  • LeafGreen: Curls up into a spiny ball when threatened. It can roll while curled up to attack or escape.

  • Diamond/Pearl/Platinum: It curls up, then rolls into foes with it back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.

  • HeartGold: In an attempt to hide itself, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm.

  • SoulSilver: If it digs at an incredible pace, it may snap off its spikes and claws. They grow back in a day.

  • Black/White: It curls up, then rolls into foes with it back. Its sharp spines inflict severe damage.

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