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Sandslash (Pokémon)/Generation V learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - VI - VII
BW B2W2 Move Type Cat. Power Accuracy PP
0011 0011 Scratch Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 35
0011 0011 Defense Curl Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 40
0011 0011 Sand-Attack Ground Status 0000 100}}100% 15
N/AN/A 0011 Poison Sting Poison Physical 01515 100}}100% 35
0077 0033 Sand-Attack Ground Status 0000 100}}100% 15
0099 0055 Poison Sting Poison Physical 01515 100}}100% 35
02121 0077 Rollout Rock Physical 03030 090}}90% 20
01313 0099 Rapid Spin Normal Physical 02020 100}}100% 40
01515 01111 Swift Normal Special 06060 —}}—% 20
02828 01414 Fury Cutter Bug Physical 02020 095}}95% 20
N/AN/A 01717 Magnitude Ground Physical 0000 100}}100% 30
01919 02020 Fury Swipes Normal Physical 01818 080}}80% 15
02222 02222 Crush Claw Normal Physical 07575 095}}95% 10
03333 02323 Sand Tomb Ground Physical 03535 085}}85% 15
04040 02626 Slash Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
N/AN/A 03030 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
04545 03434 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
N/AN/A 03838 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
05252 04242 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
N/AN/A 04646 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
0033 N/AN/A Defense Curl Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 40
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandslash
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandslash
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - VI - VII
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM20 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 05050 080}}80% 10
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 04040 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
Bag TM Steel Sprite.png TM74 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM81 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandslash
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandslash
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI - VII
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
NidokingRhyhornRhydonRhyperiorSlakothVigoroth
SlakingScraggyScrafty
Chip Away Normal Physical 70 100% 20
SlakothVigorothSlakingLucario Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
SandslashZangoose Crush Claw Normal Physical 75 95% 10
SwinubPiloswineMamoswinePhanpyVigorothPachirisu
BunearyLopunnyCubchooBeartic
Endure Normal Status —% 10
DunsparceSwinubPhanpyDonphanZigzagoonSlakoth
SlakingTorkoalSpindaCubchooBeartic
Flail Normal Physical 100% 15
SneaselWeavilePrinplupEmpoleonLucarioDrilbur
Excadrill
Metal Claw Steel Physical 50 95% 35
WooperQuagsire Mud Shot Ground Special 55 95% 15
DugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSeviperAbsol
StunkySkuntankWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoroark
Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15
SandshrewSandslashDonphanTorkoalDrilburExcadrill Rapid Spin Normal Physical 20 100% 40
ScraggyScrafty Rock Climb Normal Physical 90 85% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Sandslash in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Sandslash in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandslash
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandslash
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Covet Normal Physical 60 100% 40
B W B2 W2 Earth Power Ground Special 90 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15
B W B2 W2 Knock Off Dark Physical 20 100% 20
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snore Normal Special 40 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20
B W B2 W2 Super Fang Normal Physical 90% 10
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Sandslash can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Sandslash cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandslash
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandslash
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - VI - VII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
027 Super FangBW Normal Physical 90% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandslash
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandslash
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations