Sandslash - Generation 5 learnset

Below are all the moves that Sandslash can learn in Generation 5, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Black
  • Pokémon White
  • Pokémon Black 2
  • Pokémon White 2

Moves learnt by level up

Sandslash learns the following moves in Pokémon Black & White at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
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
22Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
28Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
33Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
40SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
45Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
52SandstormRockStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
EndureNormalStatus
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85

Moves learnt by HM

Sandslash is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

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

Moves learnt by TM

Sandslash is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

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 Black & White.

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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Sandslash learns the following moves in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
3Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
5Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
7RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
9Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
11SwiftNormalSpecial 60
14Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
17MagnitudeGroundPhysical 100
20Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
22Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
23Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
26SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
30DigGroundPhysical 80 100
34Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
38Swords DanceNormalStatus
42SandstormRockStatus
46EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100

Egg moves

Sandslash learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Sandslash egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
EndureNormalStatus
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85

Move Tutor moves

Sandslash can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus
Super FangNormalPhysical 90

Moves learnt by HM

Sandslash is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

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

Moves learnt by TM

Sandslash is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

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 Black 2 & White 2.

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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor