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 ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
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
24Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
28SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
33DigGroundPhysical 80 100
38Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
43Swords DanceNormalStatus
48SandstormRockStatus
53EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1Ice BallIcePhysical 30 90
1Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90
1Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
1Metal BurstSteelPhysical 100
1Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
1SlashNormalPhysical 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 ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 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 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
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
CurseGhostStatus
EndureNormalStatus
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
Night SlashDarkPhysical 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
BideNormalPhysical Level up
BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70 Level up
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Level up
Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80 Level up
Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100 Level up
HailIceStatus Level up
Iron DefenseSteelStatus Level up
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100 Level up
Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100 Level up
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100 Level up
ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100 Level up
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Level up
Swords DanceNormalStatus 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
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
FissureGroundPhysical 30 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
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
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 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 ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
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
24Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
28SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
33DigGroundPhysical 80 100
38Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
43Swords DanceNormalStatus
48SandstormRockStatus
53EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1Ice BallIcePhysical 30 90
1Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90
1Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
1Metal BurstSteelPhysical 100
1Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
1SlashNormalPhysical 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 ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 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 AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
EndureNormalStatus
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Hone ClawsDarkStatus
Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100
Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85
RototillerGroundStatus
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
CurseGhostStatus
EndureNormalStatus
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Hone ClawsDarkStatus
Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
Night SlashDarkPhysical 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
BideNormalPhysical Level up
BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70 Level up
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Level up
Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80 Level up
Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100 Level up
HailIceStatus Level up
Iron DefenseSteelStatus Level up
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100 Level up
Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100 Level up
Rapid SpinNormalPhysical 50 100 Level up
ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100 Level up
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Level up
Swords DanceNormalStatus 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
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
FissureGroundPhysical 30 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
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
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 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.
1CounterFightingPhysical 100
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
4Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
8Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
12SwiftNormalSpecial 60
16Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
20DigGroundPhysical 80 100
28ProtectNormalStatus
36Swords DanceNormalStatus
44SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
52EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormalPhysical
1CounterFightingPhysical 100
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

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