Sandslash - Generation 7 learnset

Below are all the moves that Sandslash can learn in Generation 7, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Sun
  • Pokémon Moon
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun
  • Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu
  • Pokémon Let's Go Eevee

Moves learnt by level up

Sandslash learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Crush ClawNormal 75 95
1Defense CurlNormal
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1Sand AttackGround 100
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
24Sand TombGround 35 85
28SlashNormal 70 100
33DigGround 80 100
38Gyro BallSteel 100
43Swords DanceNormal
48SandstormRock
53EarthquakeGround 100 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormal
1Ice BallIce 30 90
1Icicle CrashIce 85 90
1Icicle SpearIce 25 100
1Metal BurstSteel 100
1Metal ClawSteel 50 95
1SlashNormal 70 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Sandslash learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Icicle SpearIce 25 100

Egg moves

Sandslash learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Sandslash 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
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
Chip AwayNormal 70 100
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
CurseGhost
EndureNormal
FlailNormal 100
Icicle CrashIce 85 90
Icicle SpearIce 25 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Night SlashDark 70 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Sandslash. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Level up
BlizzardIce 110 70 Level up
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Level up
Fury SwipesNormal 18 80 Level up
Gyro BallSteel 100 Level up
HailIce Level up
Iron DefenseSteel Level up
Iron HeadSteel 80 100 Level up
Powder SnowIce 40 100 Level up
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100 Level up
ScratchNormal 40 100 Level up
SwiftNormal 60 Level up
Swords DanceNormal Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Sandslash is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

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 Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
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
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Sandslash learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Crush ClawNormal 75 95
1Defense CurlNormal
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1Sand AttackGround 100
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
24Sand TombGround 35 85
28SlashNormal 70 100
33DigGround 80 100
38Gyro BallSteel 100
43Swords DanceNormal
48SandstormRock
53EarthquakeGround 100 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormal
1Ice BallIce 30 90
1Icicle CrashIce 85 90
1Icicle SpearIce 25 100
1Metal BurstSteel 100
1Metal ClawSteel 50 95
1SlashNormal 70 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Sandslash learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Icicle SpearIce 25 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Chip AwayNormal 70 100
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
EndureNormal
FlailNormal 100
Hone ClawsDark
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Mud ShotGround 55 95
Night SlashDark 70 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
RototillerGround
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
Chip AwayNormal 70 100
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
CurseGhost
EndureNormal
FlailNormal 100
Hone ClawsDark
Icicle CrashIce 85 90
Icicle SpearIce 25 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Night SlashDark 70 100

Move Tutor moves

Sandslash can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Sandslash. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Level up
BlizzardIce 110 70 Level up
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Level up
Fury SwipesNormal 18 80 Level up
Gyro BallSteel 100 Level up
HailIce Level up
Iron DefenseSteel Level up
Iron HeadSteel 80 100 Level up
Powder SnowIce 40 100 Level up
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100 Level up
ScratchNormal 40 100 Level up
SwiftNormal 60 Level up
Swords DanceNormal Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Sandslash is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
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
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Sandslash learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CounterFighting 100
1Defense CurlNormal
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1Sand AttackGround 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
4Poison StingPoison 15 100
8Sand AttackGround 100
12SwiftNormal 60
16Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
20DigGround 80 100
28ProtectNormal
36Swords DanceNormal
44SlashNormal 70 100
52EarthquakeGround 100 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormal
1CounterFighting 100
1Defense CurlNormal
1Ice ShardIce 40 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Sandslash is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee: