Sandshrew - Generation 2 learnset

Below are all the moves that Sandshrew can learn in Generation 2, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Gold
  • Pokémon Silver
  • Pokémon Crystal

Note: The move categories shown here are based on the move's type, as was the mechanic in Generations 1-3. The moves' detail pages may show a different category for Generation 4+.

Moves learnt by level up

Sandshrew learns the following moves in Pokémon Gold & Silver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormal 40 100
6Defense CurlNormal
11Sand AttackGround 100
17Poison StingPoison 15 100
23SlashNormal 70 100
30SwiftNormal 60
37Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
45SandstormRock

Egg moves

Sandshrew learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Gold & Silver. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Sandshrew egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFighting 100
FlailNormal 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
SafeguardNormal

Moves learnt by HM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
2HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3CurseGhost
4RolloutRock 30 90
6ToxicPoison 90
8Rock SmashFighting 40 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13SnoreNormal 50 100
17ProtectNormal
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Iron TailSteel 100 75
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
31Mud-SlapGround 20 100
32Double TeamNormal
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
37SandstormRock
39SwiftNormal 60
40Defense CurlNormal
43DetectFighting
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
49Fury CutterBug 40 95

Moves learnt by level up

Sandshrew learns the following moves in Pokémon Crystal at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormal 40 100
6Defense CurlNormal
11Sand AttackGround 100
17Poison StingPoison 15 100
23SlashNormal 70 100
30SwiftNormal 60
37Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
45SandstormRock

Egg moves

Sandshrew learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Crystal. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Sandshrew egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFighting 100
FlailNormal 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
SafeguardNormal

Moves learnt by HM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
2HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3CurseGhost
4RolloutRock 30 90
6ToxicPoison 90
8Rock SmashFighting 40 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13SnoreNormal 50 100
17ProtectNormal
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Iron TailSteel 100 75
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
31Mud-SlapGround 20 100
32Double TeamNormal
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
37SandstormRock
39SwiftNormal 60
40Defense CurlNormal
43DetectFighting
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
49Fury CutterBug 40 95