Alolan Sandslash-GX (SM Promo 236)

Alolan Sandslash GX  
アローラサンドパンGX Alolan SandpanGX
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Alolan Sandshrew
Card name Alolan Sandslash-GX
Type Water
HP 200
retreat cost
English expansion SM Black Star Promos
English card no. SM236
Japanese expansion SM-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 384/SM-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Sandslash.

Alolan SandslashGX (Japanese: アローラサンドパンGX Alolan SandpanGX) is a Water-type Stage 1 Pokémon-GX card. It is one of the SM Black Star Promos.

Card text

Spiky Shield
If this Pokémon is your Active Pokémon and is damaged by an opponent's attack (even if this Pokémon is Knocked Out), put 3 damage counters on the Attacking Pokémon.
    Frost Breath
    Spiky Storm-GX
This attack does 100 damage to each of your opponent's Pokémon that has any damage counters on it. (You can't use more than 1 GX attack in a game.)
Pokémon-GX rule
When your Pokémon-GX is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.

Release information

This card was included in the Alolan Sandslash-GX Box as one of the SM Black Star Promos, released January 24, 2020. A Jumbo version was also included in the box. In Japan, this card was one of seven possible SM-P Promotional cards available in promotional packs awarded to participants of Pokémon Card Gym tournaments during September, October, and November 2019. This print features the Pokémon Card Gym logo.



This card features the Alolan form of Sandslash. Spiky Shield and Frost Breath are both moves in the Pokémon games. Alolan Sandslash cannot learn Spiky Shield, but can learn Frost Breath via TM.

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