Sandshrew - Generation 6 learnset

Below are all the moves that Sandshrew can learn in Generation 6, which consists of:

  • Pokémon X
  • Pokémon Y
  • Pokémon Omega Ruby
  • Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

Moves learnt by level up

Sandshrew learns the following moves in Pokémon X & Y at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormal
1ScratchNormal 40 100
3Sand AttackGround 100
5Poison StingPoison 15 100
7RolloutRock 30 90
9Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
11SwiftNormal 60
14Fury CutterBug 40 95
17MagnitudeGround 100
20Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
23Sand TombGround 35 85
26SlashNormal 70 100
30DigGround 80 100
34Gyro BallSteel 100
38Swords DanceNormal
42SandstormRock
46EarthquakeGround 100 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Chip AwayNormal 70 100
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
EndureNormal
FlailNormal 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Mud ShotGround 55 95
Night SlashDark 70 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
RototillerGround

Moves learnt by HM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon X & Y:

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 X & Y:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hone ClawsDark
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94Rock SmashFighting 40 100
100ConfideNormal

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 X & Y.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Sandshrew learns the following moves in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormal
1ScratchNormal 40 100
3Sand AttackGround 100
5Poison StingPoison 15 100
7RolloutRock 30 90
9Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
11Fury CutterBug 40 95
14MagnitudeGround 100
17SwiftNormal 60
20Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
23Sand TombGround 35 85
26SlashNormal 70 100
30DigGround 80 100
34Gyro BallSteel 100
38Swords DanceNormal
42SandstormRock
46EarthquakeGround 100 100

Egg moves

Sandshrew learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Sandshrew egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Chip AwayNormal 70 100
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
EndureNormal
FlailNormal 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Mud ShotGround 55 95
Night SlashDark 70 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
RototillerGround

Move Tutor moves

Sandshrew can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
Earth PowerGround 90 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Knock OffDark 65 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
Super FangNormal 90

Moves learnt by HM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
4StrengthNormal 80 100
6Rock SmashFighting 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Sandshrew is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hone ClawsDark
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94Secret PowerNormal 70 100
100ConfideNormal

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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor