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.
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
6Defense CurlNormalStatus
11Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
17Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
23SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
30SwiftNormalPhysical 60
37Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
45SandstormRockStatus

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.
CounterFightingPhysical 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
SafeguardNormalStatus

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
6Defense CurlNormalStatus
11Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
17Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
23SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
30SwiftNormalPhysical 60
37Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
45SandstormRockStatus

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.
CounterFightingPhysical 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
SafeguardNormalStatus

Moves learnt by HM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Crystal: