Sandslash - Generation 6 learnset

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

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

Moves learnt by level up

Sandslash learns the following moves in Pokémon X & Y 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 X & Y. 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
RototillerGroundStatus

Moves learnt by HM

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

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 X & Y:

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 X & Y.

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
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire 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
11Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
14MagnitudeGroundPhysical 100
17SwiftNormalSpecial 60
20Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
22Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
24Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
28SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
33DigGroundPhysical 80 100
38Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
43Swords DanceNormalStatus
48SandstormRockStatus
53EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100

Egg moves

Sandslash learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. 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
RototillerGroundStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus
Super FangNormalPhysical 90

Moves learnt by HM

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

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire.

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
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor