Sandshrew - Generation 4 learnset

Below are all the moves that Sandshrew can learn in Generation 4, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Diamond
  • Pokémon Pearl
  • Pokémon Platinum
  • Pokémon HeartGold
  • Pokémon SoulSilver

Moves learnt by level up

Sandshrew learns the following moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
3Defense CurlNormalStatus
7Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
9Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
13Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
15SwiftNormalSpecial 60
19Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
21RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
25Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
27Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
31SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
33Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
37SandstormRockStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
SafeguardNormalStatus
Swords DanceNormalStatus

Moves learnt by HM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

Transfer-only moves

Sandshrew can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
3Defense CurlNormalStatus
7Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
9Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
13Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
15SwiftNormalSpecial 60
19Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
21RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
25Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
27Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
31SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
33Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
37SandstormRockStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
SafeguardNormalStatus
Swords DanceNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

Sandshrew can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Platinum from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60

Moves learnt by HM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

Transfer-only moves

Sandshrew can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Platinum.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Sandshrew learns the following moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
3Defense CurlNormalStatus
7Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
9Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
13Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
15SwiftNormalSpecial 60
19Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
21RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
25Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
27Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
31SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
33Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
37SandstormRockStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
SafeguardNormalStatus
Swords DanceNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

Sandshrew can be taught these attacks in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Super FangNormalPhysical 90
SwiftNormalSpecial 60

Moves learnt by HM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

Transfer-only moves

Sandshrew can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor