Sandslash - Generation 4 learnset

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

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormal
1Sand AttackGround 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
3Defense CurlNormal
7Sand AttackGround 100
9Poison StingPoison 15 100
13Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
15SwiftNormal 60
19Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
21RolloutRock 30 90
22Crush ClawNormal 75 95
28Fury CutterBug 40 95
33Sand TombGround 35 85
40SlashNormal 70 100
45Gyro BallSteel 100
52SandstormRock

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
FlailNormal 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Night SlashDark 70 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
Rock SlideRock 75 90
SafeguardNormal
Swords DanceNormal

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormal 50 95
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Sandslash 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 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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormal
1Sand AttackGround 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
3Defense CurlNormal
7Sand AttackGround 100
9Poison StingPoison 15 100
13Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
15SwiftNormal 60
19Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
21RolloutRock 30 90
22Crush ClawNormal 75 95
28Fury CutterBug 40 95
33Sand TombGround 35 85
40SlashNormal 70 100
45Gyro BallSteel 100
52SandstormRock

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
FlailNormal 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Night SlashDark 70 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
Rock SlideRock 75 90
SafeguardNormal
Swords DanceNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Earth PowerGround 90 100
Fury CutterBug 40 95
Knock OffDark 65 100
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
RolloutRock 30 90
SnoreNormal 50 100
SwiftNormal 60

Moves learnt by HM

Sandslash is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormal 50 95
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Sandslash is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

Transfer-only moves

Sandslash 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 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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormal
1Sand AttackGround 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
3Defense CurlNormal
7Sand AttackGround 100
9Poison StingPoison 15 100
13Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
15SwiftNormal 60
19Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
21RolloutRock 30 90
22Crush ClawNormal 75 95
28Fury CutterBug 40 95
33Sand TombGround 35 85
40SlashNormal 70 100
45Gyro BallSteel 100
52SandstormRock

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
FlailNormal 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Mud ShotGround 55 95
Night SlashDark 70 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
Rock SlideRock 75 90
SafeguardNormal
Swords DanceNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Earth PowerGround 90 100
Fury CutterBug 40 95
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
RolloutRock 30 90
SnoreNormal 50 100
Super FangNormal 90
SwiftNormal 60

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormal 50 95
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Sandslash 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 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